Chatterjee

Home Town: Sugarland, TX
Clinical Interests: I'm very interested in continuity of care so outpatient clinical medicine is the rock of my interest. I also enjoy inpatient medicine and the different approach it requires compared to outpatient medicine. My goal is to be a family practice physician in a clinic and as a hospitalist.
Personal Interests: I enjoy playing guitar in my spare time. I'm also an avid sports fan and enjoy watching live games. When the opportunity arises, I enjoy playing trivia, pool, and darts.
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: This program is about as supportive as a residency program can possibly be. It provides unopposed training and its residents are offered many opportunities to expand the scope of their goals in terms of procedures and are exposed to a wide spectrum of pathology. When interviewing at Union Hospital, it was obvious to me that the faculty and staff believe in nurturing their residents to become the best physicians they could be. At that moment, I knew this was the place for me.

 

Etters

Home Town: Oceanside, CA
Clinical Interests: I am particularly passionate about pain medicine, procedures, practice management, teaching, and geriatrics.
Personal Interests: I love music in its many forms (I play the piano and harp), and reading a good book with a cup of tea. Per family tradition, I am a very enthusiastic Euchre and Boggle player. The rest of my time is spent watching classic cinema and television shows while cross-stitching.
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: As a Union Hospital volunteer during my undergraduate years at Rose Hulman, I grew a personal attachment to the hospital's beautiful campus and its ability to inspire. Once I met the residents and faculty during my interview, I was convinced that this program is truly a "hidden gem." Unopposed, this program has a wide variety of educational experiences to offer and tailor to each resident's interests. Most importantly, this program has a distinctly strong sense of family. This ideal learning environment challenges and emboldens residents to become competent, practical, and compassionate physician leaders.

 

Fougerousse

Home Town: Linton, IN
Clinical Interests: Hospital Medicine, sports medicine, outpatient procedures, mental health
Personal Interests: Playing golf, pickup basketball, weight-training, fishing, kayaking, and anything outdoors. Rooting on the Colts & Dodgers too!
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: Everything I know about broad-spectrum family medicine, I learned here at Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency. I completed every medical school core rotation here because I saw first-hand how much hands-on experience the residents were getting and I wanted those opportunities too. I fell in love with the residents and faculty that really excelled at creating a challenging yet nurturing learning environment. I chose Union because I was confident I'd become a competent and well-rounded physician here with plenty of support along the way.

 

Griffin

Home Town: Jefferson City, MO
Clinical Interests: Rural family medicine, underserved populations, women's health, and family medicine for all age groups
Personal Interests: I love playing and watching sports! I'm an avid St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Steelers fan. I love cooking and outdoor activities like camping and fishing. I also enjoy live music and stand up comedy shows.
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: I chose Union Hospital because of the people and the comfort I felt after my interview. I immediately knew it was a welcoming environment and the faculty made me feel right at home. Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency offers a one of a kind, unopposed program that provides a positive learning experience that will foster personal growth and allow me to become the family physician I aspire to be.

 

Mohammad

Home Town: Skokie, IL
Clinical Interests: I am interested in full spectrum primary care medicine for all ages, sports medicine, and outpatient medicine. Lastly, I would like to incorporate procedures in my clinical practice.
Personal Interests: Spending time with family and friends, watching and playing basketball, football and soccer, working out, and boxing
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: During my interview, I was introduced to so many genuinely kind people at the hospital and around town. The program attracted me due to its focus on the development of their residents and providing the best educational environment.

 

Unger

Home Town: Sullivan, IN
Clinical Interests: Rural medicine, procedures, sports medicine
Personal Interests: Family, church, showing/raising cattle, woodworking/construction, sports, coaching cross country
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: Union provided me with the best opportunities to learn to practice medicine the way I envisioned myself practicing. I was raised in Sullivan, IN and was able to witness first-hand the exceptional well-rounded rural physicians this program has produced. This, along with the incredible faculty and support staff, made choosing Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency an easy choice.

 

Wood

Home Town: St. Louis, MO
Clinical Interests: I like being with friends and family including my two nieces, two nephews, and our dogs. I enjoy reading, music, movies, running, and lifting weights. I consider myself a sports fan, particularly of football and basketball and the St. Louis Cardinals.
Personal Interests: Full-spectrum family medicine including hospitalist and emergency medicine, geriatrics, sports medicine, obstetrics, procedures, preventative medicine, palliative care, mental health, academics, and research
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: This was by far the best program I interviewed at and I knew that I would be fortunate to be a part of it. I was particularly drawn to Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency because of the strong clinical faculty and the residents I met with on the day of my interview and also because of the program's supportive working environment. Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency is unopposed as well which is a major plus. Terre Haute is a short distance from my hometown and the more I visited and learned about the area, the more I realized that this would be a great place to live.

 

Ahmed

Home Town: Karachi, Pakistan & Chicago, IL
Clinical Interests: Geriatrics
Personal Interests: Movies, tv-shows, and sports, especially cricket, soccer, and basketball.
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: I loved my interview here at Union Hospital. Everyone was very nice and the camaraderie between faculty and residents was amazing to see. I knew right away I wanted to be a part of this residency and I am grateful for it.

 

Bowen

Home Town: Anderson, IN
Clinical Interests: Geriatrics, in-office procedures, women's health, and behavioral health
Personal Interests: Reading (particularly Harry Potter), movies (I love going to opening nights of big movies), interior decorating, and hanging out with my dog and cat.
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: I fell in love with the program when I did my first family medicine rotation here during my 3rd year of medical school. I loved how friendly everyone was and how dedicated to teaching faculty was, coupled with how much residents were able to do!

 

Buck

Home Town: Kalamazoo, MI
Clinical Interests: Rural medicine, primary care for all ages, community-level care, maternal-infant care and preventative medicine. I am interested in improving upon community-wide health disparities.
Personal Interests: I love to paint and draw and enjoy all things craft and creative. I also love spending time in my garden or hiking with my husband and our two dogs.
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: I chose Union Hospital because of the overwhelming sense of family and community I felt from day one. At Union, every member of the team is important and everyone has a voice. I am able to pursue all of my clinical interests here in a supportive, collaborative environment with the best co-residents and faculty!

 

Guirguis

Home Town: Ellicott City, MD
Clinical Interests: I am interested in full spectrum family medicine with a special interest in pediatrics, obstetrics, outpatient medicine, and community health.
Personal Interests: I love spending quality time with my family and friends. My Christian faith is very important to me and I love to volunteer with my church. I also like to do arts and crafts, swim, explore new cities, and be outdoors!
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: This program does an excellent job in personalizing each resident's learning experience, which was clear to me on my interview day. The faculty, staff, and residents are extremely down to earth and friendly, and the program is very organized. I knew this was a place where I would get a great education to become a well-rounded family medicine physician while enjoying the journey at the same time.

 

King

Home Town: Rockville, IN
Clinical Interests: Full spectrum rural medicine, OB/GYN, mental health, and addictions
Personal Interests: Exploring local parks, attending local festivals, cooking/baking, spending time with friends, family, and pets
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: I chose Union because it is close to my hometown of Rockville, IN. I also knew that this program would provide me with a strong education to work in a rural area.

 

VLahood resized

Home Town: Peoria, IL
Clinical Interests: I have clinical interests in behavioral health, addiction medicine, palliative care, and hospital medicine. After residency I see myself working as a hospitalist in a rural area or practicing comprehensive family medicine, which could include a combination of inpatient and outpatient medicine.
Personal Interests: In my free time I like running for fun and training for competitive long-distance races, especially through group runs. I also enjoy the fellowship found in young adult bible study groups and seek to grow in my faith. Other hobbies include hiking, traveling, going to the movies, streaming TV, playing with dogs, learning new things, and trying out new activities such as rock climbing, skiing, glass blowing, sky diving, etc. During free weekends, you may find me visiting my family in Peoria, IL.
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: I found the program to have many strong suits such as interesting patient pathology, passionate teaching faculty, unopposed residency, generous resident benefits, and community-based training. I had the advantage of being familiar with the program because my husband is also a family medicine resident at Union Hospital. Therefore, I got to witness the reliability of the faculty and staff and their dedication towards supporting the residents in their personal and professional endeavors. A strongly supportive program is important to me as it is the foundation for achieving resident well-being and all subsequent goals.

 

Stimer

Home Town: Carmel, IN
Clinical Interests: Outpatient, sports medicine, procedures
Personal Interests: Cardio, weight lifting, movies, golf, and sleep is a must!
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: Union has the best of both worlds. On one hand, the residents and faculty are genuinely kind and accepting people who take an interest in ensuringyou have an enriching, challenging, and uniquely beneficial experience. In the same token, the program offers the opportunity to become certified and proficient in any number of majors or procedures.

 

BalboaMaria

Home Town: Rockville, IN
Clinical Interests: Hospital medicine, OB, procedures, diabetes
Personal Interests: Soccer, traveling, playing violin, spending time with family, and being outdoors
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: Everyone is really friendly. The program provides full spectrum family medicine learning opportunities. I wanted to stay in Indiana and even better is being able to give back to the community that first welcomed me to the USA.

 

DulayDarren

Home Town: Evansville, IN
Clinical Interests: Traditional family medicine and sports medicine
Personal Interests: Spending time with my family, watching and playing sports (baseball, basketball, football), working out, traveling, cooking, and watching movies
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: The program is close to my hometown of Evansville, Indiana.

 

EbersSteve

Home Town: Danville, IN
Clinical Interests: I am interested in full scope family medicine including outpatient medicine, inpatient medicine, emergency medicine, rural medicine, procedures, and research.
Personal Interests: I enjoy spending time with my wife and pets. We have two dogs, two cats, and are expecting our first child. My wife and I foster sick and homeless pets whenever possible. I am also a St. Louis Cardinals fan.
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: I chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency for many reasons. The program was very welcoming and the faculty and staff are remarkable and very friendly. The faculty, staff, and residents have excellent relationships and function as a family. Union Hospital is large enough to see a wide variety of pathology but is an unopposed residency program which allows for broader training. It provides the opportunity to learn practically any procedure you want. This is important to me as I plan to practice in a rural setting and want to receive a well-rounded training which is what this program provides. The program also takes care of its residents which allows us to be able to focus on our training and get the most out of residency. Residents at Union are running codes and performing procedures such as placing central lines from day one.

 

KaurKhushwant

Home Town: Ft. Wayne, IN
Clinical Interests: I am interested in outpatient traditional family medicine, procedures, and preventative medicine
Personal Interests: I enjoy shopping, traveling, yoga, and spending time with my family.
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: On the day of my interview, the faculty and staff had a very welcoming attitude and I immediately felt comfortable being here. The residents made me feel included and definitely gave me a great sense of camaraderie. Union Hospital provides an unopposed residency program which allows residents to take advantage of limitless opportunities. The program has a perfect balance of a family-like environment while training residents to become well-rounded physicians. As an Indiana native, Terre Haute provides the small city atmosphere that I grew up in and I can see myself building a future here.

 

MartinLaney

Home Town: Paris, IL
Clinical Interests: I am interested in full scope family practice including adults, children, obstetrics, gynecology, procedures, geriatrics, and everything in between! I have a special interest in women's procedures - IUD insertion, colposcopy, endometrial biopsy and similar women's procedures.
Personal Interests: I like spending time outdoors, especially with my German Shepherd. I also like to visit the local wineries and breweries of which there are several in the Terre Haute area.
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: Union feels like one big family. Everyone is so welcoming, kind, helpful, and encouraging. The residents support each other and also have tremendous support from the faculty and hospital staff. Union provides a safe learning environment where it's okay to be wrong and it's okay to not know the answer because that's how you learn and grow.

 

PatelNishant

Home Town: Fishers, IN
Clinical Interests: My clinical interests include inpatient, outpatient, procedures, and sports medicine. I am keeping options broad and open so I can see what I love doing the most!
Personal Interests: I am a huge book nerd and soccer fanatic! I love Barcelona and Lionel Messi! I also love biking, hiking, playing video games, soccer, cricket, and almost anything outdoors. I also like reading fantasy and sci-fi novels and Brandon Sanderson is my favorite author.
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: I fell in love with Union Hospital during my pre-interview dinner with the residents. They are all very friendly and an awesome group. They seemed like they were part of a family and it really left an impression on me. My interview experience further solidified my love for this program with the warm reception I got from everyone. Union provides an excellent learning opportunity surrounded with a family who support you and I couldn't be more excited to spend my next three years here!

 

 

PatelSagar

Home Town: Memphis, TN
Clinical Interests: Outpatient medicine, sports medicine, procedures, and preventive medicine
Personal Interests: Golf, travel, hiking, and spending time with my wife and family
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: I chose Union because I saw how close-knit the residents and faculty were during my interview. I wanted an unopposed residency with strong clinical training. During my visit with the program, it was clear that UHFMR could provide everything I needed to become an exceptional primary care physician.

 

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