PGY 1s

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Each PGY-1 resident completes rotations on each of the four general surgery services, the trauma service, the surgical intensive care unit, emergency room, and the vascular service. The resident is introduced to the basic elements of surgical patient care. Instruction includes conducting a comprehensive history and physical examination; evaluating and diagnosing patients and establishing a plan. Ordering appropriate laboratory tests, radiological tests and medications; preoperative and operative care at the PGY-1 level; postoperative care; and patient care in the inpatient facility.


 Dana Ferrari


Hometown:  Lake Orion, MI
Medical School: ATSU-SOMA
Post-graduate Plan: Cardiothoracic or Endocrine
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Daiji Kano

Hometown: New York
Medical School: University Of Pittsburgh
Post-graduate Plan: Trauma Surgery 
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Whiyie Sang


Hometown: Guaynabo, PR
Medical School: Universidad Central del Caribe SOM
Post-graduate Plan: Minimally Invasive Surgery 
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Adora Santos


Hometown: Hewlett, NY
Medical School: NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine
Post-graduate Plan: Uncertain
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 Ingrid Schmiederer


Hometown: Yardley, PA 
Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine
Post-graduate Plan: Undecided
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Amir Sharim


Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Medical School: University of Miami School of Medicine
Post-graduate Plan: Undecided 
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Mellany Stanislaus


Hometown: Fayetteville, GA
Medical School: Morehouse School of Medicine
Post-graduate Plan: Vascular Surgery 
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Arturo Torices Dardon


Hometown: Mexico City
Medical School: Universidad Anahuc
Post-graduate Plan: Minimally Invasive Surgery (Open my own practice in Mexico)
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 Roger Zhu


Hometown: Flushing, New York 
Medical School: SUNY Downstate 
Post-graduate Plan: Thoracic Surgery
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Eric Zimmermann

Hometown: Murfreesboro, TN
Medical School: University of Tennessee
Post-graduate Plan: Cardiothoracic Surgery, Global Health Work
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 Mays Zubair

Hometown: Baghad, Iraq
Medical School: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Post-graduate Plan:  Fellowship 
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