PGY-1s

Shaun Ali

Shaun Ali
Hometown: Orlando, FL
Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Hobbies: Playing Piano, Sports especially Orlando Magic and Gators, spending time with my family,video games and Disney
What attracted you to the program? Friendly residents, having a reputation of creating competent pediatricians. Being able to continue my medical education in my home town.

Alexa Aronow

Alexa Aronow
Hometown: Fort Myers, FL
Medical School: Des Moines University
Hobbies: Outdoor activities, spending time with family and friends
What attracted you to the program? The supportive and friendly residents, faculty and staff. The great location that is close to my family and offers many fun things to do

Lauren Borchardt

Lauren Borchardt
Hometown: Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin
Hobbies: Attending plays and musicals, watching Disney movies, doing yoga and playing with my cat Felix.
What attracted you to the program? I loved how warm and welcoming everyone I met was. I have family in the area so the location and size of the program were a huge plus. Also no snow!!

Caitlin Combs (Lindberg)

Caitlin Combs (Lindberg)
Hometown: Lake Mary, FL
Medical School: University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Hobbies: Traveling, playing with my dog Callie and yoga
What attracted you to the program? The Friendliness of the residents & staff and the location (close to the beach and Disney)

Bar Devald

Bar Devald
Hometown: Sarasota, FL
Medical School: Vcom-Carolinas (Edward via College of Osteopathic medicine)
Hobbies: Hanging out with my wife and dog, cooking, fishing, videogames, traveling and hiking with my dog.
What attracted you to the program? Orlando is a great city to live in. Orlando Health has a diverse community and lots of interesting pathology

Spenser Hayward

Spenser Hayward
Hometown: Jacksonville, FL
Medical School: University of Alabama
Hobbies: Running, hiking and traveling
What attracted you to the program? A strong community program with wonderful people in a great city

Hilary Howard

Hilary Howard
Hometown: Muskegon, MI
Medical School: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies:  Sports, yoga, going to the beach, cooking, movies, crafting
What attracted you to the program? Location and people! Close to family, beaches and Disney! Everyone is so nice and always willing to help. I was looking for somewhere with amazing people, closer to my family in a large city with an enthusiastic children hospital.

Amar M. Ingravera

Amar M. Ingravera
Hometown: Cherry Hill, NJ
Medical School: Rowan University
Hobbies: Weight Lifting, swimming and cooking
What attracted you to the program? The strength of the cardiology program, location and it was a good fit for me.

Keely Larsen

Keely Larsen
Hometown: Lumbercity, GA
Medical School: Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership
Hobbies: Traveling!  My favorite place that I’ve been so far is Valencia, Spain, I also love to scrapbook & read
What attracted you to the program? I loved the city! It’s close to my family & there is always something fun going on. Everyone in the program was kind and welcoming and seems down to earth. The faculty were very sincere and passionate about teaching not just medicine, but also compassion, leadership and solid ethical standards.

Shannen McGinley-Vallee

Shannen McGinley-Vallee
Hometown: Brodheadsville, PA
Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine-Virginia Campus
Hobbies: Reading, biking, going to Disney, traveling, spending time with my husband and dog also Penn State Football
What attracted you to the program? This Program offers everything I was looking for – a standalone children’s hospital, a medium sized program, a great pathology and diversity of patients, an excellent reputation and an amazing location

Jennifer Morehouse

Jennifer Morehouse
Hometown: Rochelle Park, NJ
Medical School: Rutgers New Jersey Medicine School
Hobbies: Spending time with my husband, baking, bouldering and video games
What attracted you to the program? I wanted a medium sized program with patient and pathology variety, as well as a new adventure! Orlando has been a great new homes and being close to Disney is a HUGE PERK!

Vihieu Pham

Vihieu Pham
Hometown: Orlando, FL
Medical School: LECOM
Hobbies: Weight lifting, cooking, brazilian Jiu-jitsu, anything active
What attracted you to the program? The location was a huge plus for me, as well as the interactions I’ve had during interview day made me feel that was the program for me

Martine Sainvilus

Martine Sainvilus
Hometown: West Palm Beach, FL
Medical School: Florida State University
Hobbies: Sewing, Binge- watching Netflix, Haitian Kompa dancing
What attracted you to the program? Beautiful weather, cultural diversity and our mission to serve the underserved

Sharina Vidal

Sharina Vidal
Hometown: Barranquilla, Colombia
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine- GA Campus
Hobbies: Spending quality time with family, friends, traveling and web-designing
What attracted you to the program? Location, reputation and the wonderful people