Chief residents are generally appointed by the program director of a given residency program, and they’re entrusted with developing clinical rotation schedules, performing administrative duties, and supervising junior residents, among other responsibilities.

 

Anesthesiology

 

Dipan Patel, MD: New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

 

Emergency Medicine Chief Residents

 

Nicole Battaglioli, MD: WellSpan York Hospital, York, PA

Brian Kendall, MD: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Daniel Kemple, MD: University of Toledo, OH

Ginny Lee, MD: Summa Akron City Hospital, Akron, OH

Eric Sanders, MD: WellSpan York Hospital, York, PA

Deepak Vatti, MD: SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY

 

Family Medicine Chief Residents

 

Reynald Lamarre, MD: The Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, GA

Bryce Moody, MD: University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine, Chattanooga, TN

Justin Ossman, MD: University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine, Chattanooga, TN

Christine Pierre, MD: University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

Grant Studebaker, MD: University of Tennessee Family Medicine Program, Jackson, TN

Brandy Tarap, MD: Rapid City Regional Hospital, Rapid City, SD

Lisa Torgersen, MD: Central Maine Medical Center, Lewiston, ME

Anna Wani, MD: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Philip Verel, MD: Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare

Emantavius Williams, MD: Southwest Georgia Family Residency, Albany, GA

Megan Yee, MD: Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners/Michigan State University, Grand Rapids, MI

 

General Surgery Chief Residents

 

Sola Fasusi, MD: Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA

 

Internal Medicine Chief Residents

 

Neil Bhalerao, MD: John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL

Paul Bradley Brasher, MD: Albany Medical College, Albany, NY

Jagman Chahal, MD: Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ

Saima Dean, MD: University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

Shivtej Kaushal, MD: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Jonathan Preston, MD: Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Marissa Sardinha, MD:  Wayne State University/Crittenton Hospital Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency Program

 

OB/GYN Chief Residents

 

Shelly Gibbs, MD: The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine Chattanooga

Carson Kaeser, MD:The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine Chattanooga

Magda McKearin, MD: Richmond University Medical Center, Staten Island, NY

Sherifat Ope, MD: Richmond University Medical Center, Staten Island, NY

Nicole WaschakMD: Central Michigan University, Saginaw, MI

 

Pathology Chief Residents

 

Jason Chen, MD: The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine

 

Pediatrics Chief Residents

 

Crystal Bass, MD: Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, OH

Mansi Desai: University of California San Francisco, Fresno, CA

 

Psychiatry Chief Residents

 

Jyotsna Kilani, MD: Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA

Justin Mortimer, MD: University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

Sonia Riyaz, MD: Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA

Alyse Stolting, MD: University of Toledo, OH

 

Radiology Chief Residents

 

Chirag Dani, MD: Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

 

In 2020, 91% of RUSM students passed the initial step of the United States Medical Licensing Examination® (USMLE®) on the first attempt. And in 2021-2022, results show yet another strong year for RUSM with a 96% first-time residency attainment rate* thus far. Located on the island of Barbados and with a network of more than 15,000 alumni, RUSM is one of the largest providers of doctors for the U.S. healthcare system. RUSM graduates practice in all 50 states and in Puerto Rico.

*First time residency attainment rate is the percent of students attaining a 2022-23 residency position out of all graduates or expected graduates in 2021-22 who were active applicants in the 2022 NRMP match or who attained a residency position outside the NRMP match.