Barry Simon, MD

Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine

Hometown: Detroit, MI
Undergraduate School: Michigan State University
Medical School: Wayne State University
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, Denver General Hospital
Professional Interests: Emergency Ultrasound, Airway, Wound Care
Interests / Hobbies: Hiking, camping, travel, reading, tech toys, family, hockey, dogs

Eric Snoey, MD

Vice-Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine. Director of GME

Hometown: Holland, MI
Undergraduate School: University of Michigan
Medical School: University of Michigan
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, Harbor/UCLA
Professional Interests: International EM, Emergency Ultrasound, Cardiology
Interests / Hobbies: My kids, guitar, travel, tennis

Charlotte Page Wills, MD

Residency Director

Hometown: Waterford, CT
Undergraduate School: Bryn Mawr College
Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Graduate Education: Emergency Medicine Residency, Highland General Hospital
Professional Interests: Medical Education, Student Advising, Pedatrics, EMS Education
Interests / Hobbies: Chasing and being chased by 3 small boys


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Class of 2016

Justin Bosley

Hometown: Grosse Pointe Farms, MI

High School: Grosse Pointe South High School
Undergraduate School: Harvard University
College Major: Biology
Medical School: University of Pennsylvania
Interests / Hobbies: Musculoskeletal anatomy, trying not to kill things in a garden, riding bikes uphill but not down, yoga-ing, fizzy water, standing desks, staying close with amazing friends around the world
Previous Lives: Rower of boats, rider of bikes, devourer of cereals, consultancy minion, research minion
5 Year Plan: Win the heart of the most amazing woman in the world; Ultrasound and/or Sports Medicine Fellowship(s); be humbled daily

Eli Carrillo

Hometown: Albuquerque, NM
High School: North Salinas HS
Undergraduate School: Stanford University
College Major: Human Biology
Medical School: UCSF
Interests / Hobbies: Writing, reading, ice-cream making/tasting, Corgis, running, NPR
Previous Lives: Consumer advocate, infant researcher, composer of soundtracks, Orange Julius master blender
5 Year Plan: Learn to fly fish, become a father, love residency, have a sandwich named after me, spend time with family

Edwin Dietrich

Hometown: Baltimore, MD
High School: Gilman School
Undergraduate School: Yale University
College Major: Ethics, Politics, and Economics
Graduate School: Stanford Law School
Graduate School Degree: J.D.
Medical School: UCSF
Interests / Hobbies: Biking, Cooking, Ultimate Frisbee, Basketball, The Wire, Wandering with my dog
Previous Lives: Law student, cross-country cyclist, wilderness expedition leader, basketball player, rower
5 Year Plan: Residency => hybrid career in EM and urban health policy

Edward Durant

Hometown: Mexico D.F. and Bonita, CA
High School: Bonita Vista High School
Undergraduate School: UC Berkeley
College Major: Philosophy
Graduate School: UC Berkeley
Graduate School Degree: MPH (Epidemiology)
Medical School: UCSF
Interests / Hobbies: Krav Maga, cooking, urban cycling, board and card games, science fiction, early childhood development (specifically, my daughter's)
Previous Lives: Paramedic, veterinary assistant, garbageman
5 Year Plan: Now that Kobayashi is out, this seems like the perfect time to make my mark in the world of competitive eating. However, I'll probably concentrate on finishing residency and getting into a fellowship instead.

Christopher Hahn

Chief Resident

Hometown: Madison, WI
High School: West High
Undergraduate School: Boston University
College Major: Biology
Medical School: Columbia
Interests / Hobbies: Good music, hanging with the wife, working out, freestyle cyphers, harm reduction, Mexican food, anything Green Bay Packer related
Previous Lives: House painter, lyricist, physics teacher, world traveler, gym rat, Wisconsin beer connoisseur, proud murse carrier
5 Year Plan: Discover from personal experience if the 10,000 hour rule is correct, look older than 18, cut back on my hot sauce intake, witness a winter without snow, make my nephew a cousin or two to play with

Dennis Hsieh

Hometown: Camarillo, CA 
High School: Camarillo High School
Undergraduate School: Harvard University
College Major: Biochemical Sciences
Graduate School: Yale University
Graduate School Degree: J.D.
Medical School: UCSF
Interests / Hobbies: Snowboarding, soccer, tennis, ultimate, traveling, eating, cooking, board games, health policy, reading, trying to surf, learning ice hockey (how to skate), paying off my loans, wedding crashing, procrastinating
Previous Lives: Public Interest Attorney, Professional Student, Struggling Want-to-be Academic/Researcher
5 Year Plan: Attending at a county hospital, advocating on behalf of those in need, working on making the world a better place, and traveling/hanging with my friends in my free time

Bella Liu

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
High School: Winchester Thurston
Undergraduate School: Swarthmore College
College Major: Biochemistry
Medical School: Harvard University
Interests / Hobbies: Running, tennis, yoga, traveling in good company, singing in the car, the Berkeley Bowl
Previous Lives: Camp counselor, movie theater employee, hospital mail courier, part-time receptionist
5 Year Plan: Saving lives, traveling to South America, eating my way through North Cal

Lia Losonczy

Hometown: New York, NY
High School: The Bronx School of Science
Undergraduate School: Columbia University
College Major: Political Science / International Relations
Graduate School: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Graduate School Degree: M.P.H.
Medical School: Johns Hopkins
Interests / Hobbies: Photography, Back packing, Sleeping under the stars, Trying not to fall into too many large bodies of water, Soccer, Dancing, Inappropriate humor
Previous Lives: Bartender, Translator, Hair-Wrapper, Make Believe Lawyer
5 Year Plan: Learn how to best care for the underserved- making slight differences in their lives where we can, with the goal of figuring out ways to effect lasting change; Learn how to learn medicine; Explore as much of California, the west coast, and the rest of the world as residency will let me!

Benjamin Morrissey

Chief Resident

Hometown: Sparta, NJ
High School: Sparta High School
Undergraduate School: George Washington University
College Major: Biology
Medical School: UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School
Interests / Hobbies: Music (playing, listening to), travel, reading, movie making, politics, soccer, tennis, home-brewing
Previous Lives: Dish washer, piano teacher, busboy, lab servant, clinical trial assistant, medical student
5 Year Plan: Become the best EM physician I can, have fun while doing it, and eat only burritos for 5 straight years

Kara Toles

Hometown: Angleton, TX
High School: Brazoswood High School
Undergraduate School: Pomona College
College Major: Black Studies
Medical School: UC Davis
Interests / Hobbies: Riding bicycles, social justice, mentoring, being in the sun, climbing, eating delicious food with friends, witty banter, exploring identity, laughing (especially at myself), dancing, and music festivals
Previous Lives: Professional car washer, drive-thru attendant at Pizza Hut (drive-thru pizza=bad idea), social case manager, minister of adventure, admissions officer, referrals officer for student-run clinic
5 Year Plan: Travel the world, reflect and stay centered, be super buff, explore Social and International Emergency Medicine, work on my teaching skills, hang out with young people in the outdoors, visit the fam

Marcus Williams

Hometown: Oakland, CA
High School: Arroyo High School
Undergraduate School: Dominican University of California
College Major: Biology with a minor in Chemistry
Medical School: UC Irvine of California School of Medicine
Interests / Hobbies: Basketball, football, soccer (although I can't play it), traveling, working out, bbq'n, maxin' and relax'n with family and friends
Previous Lives: NBA/NFL ref, movie producer and movie critic, head/sous chef, ghost writer for Marvin Gaye and Barry White, drums for Jimi Hendrix, European soccer star
5 Year Plan: Residency, find a girl who can stand me for more than a few months, settle down with new found girl, marry girl... you know the rest! Hopefully fit a trip to Japan and Brazil in there some how...

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