Education

Chief Resident, Ophthalmology

Brown University / Rhode Island Hospital / VA (Providence, RI)
2010 – 2011

Resident, Ophthalmology

Brown University / Rhode Island Hospital (Providence, RI)
2008 – 2011

  • William Tsiaras research award recipient (2009)
  • Representative for student career panel; designed emergency medicine ophthalmologic quick reference card (2009)

Transitional Internship

Jefferson Health System / Frankford Hospital-Torresdale (Philadelphia, PA)
2007 – 2008

Doctor of Medicine

Penn State College of Medicine (Hershey, PA)
2007

  • Founder & president of “Hands On” – paired 100+ first year medical students with sub-specialists in a field of their choosing. Recognized in senior year with student leadership award (2007)
  • Scholarships: Hy Berman memorial in ophthalmology (2006-2007); Mellinger for ophthalmology research (2004); Ida Foreman Fleisher for academic excellence (2003-2007); Masonic for academic excellence (2003-2007)

Postgraduate Premedical Coursework

Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
2001 – 2002

  • Dialysis Clinic Inc. intern – paired with nephrologist; observed procurements & transplants and participated in research

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

University of Rochester (Rochester, NY)
1999

  • Studied abroad, University of London (London, England); Adventure Weekend participant – Wales (cliff jumping, mountain biking & kayaking) (1998)
  • Student Life Award for contributions to student activities (1999)

Management Certificate

William E. Simon School of Business, University of Rochester (Rochester, NY)
1999