RobertAyres-resized


Clinical Interests: I have a strong interest in rural medicine, inpatient medicine, procedural medicine, and emergency medicine.
Personal Interests: I am an avid golfer with one career hole in one. If I am not on the course, I am either hiking or reading.
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: I was introduced to Union Hospital through one of its alumni. This alum spoke so highly of the program, mentioning its versatility, its robust academic experience and personable faculty; all of which were trails highlighted and confirmed to me in my interview. In addition, everyone was personable, thoughtful, and were focused on creating well-rounded family doctors capable of handling anything. This residency was clear on creating an environment that fostered both professional growth and personal growth. All these traits combined led me to choose this residency as I am confident it will help make me the best family doctor possible.

DavidElkins-resized

Home Town: Martinsville, IN
Clinical Interests: Emergency medicine, sports medicine, critical care
Personal Interests: golf, fitness, trucks
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: I chose Union because it checked a lot of boxes for me. I wanted to serve the people of my home state. I wanted a program where I felt like I would get along with the other residents well, and of course, a program that would feed me well. I found all these things to be true for me at Union.

VictorKeesee-resized

Home Town: Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Clinical Interests: emergency medicine, primary care, and pediatrics
Personal Interests: I am an avid cyclist and ukulele player. I also bake cheesecake and like to learn new languages in my spare time.
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: I really liked the sense I felt of being surrounded by family while interviewing. I knew that after I became trained by the program I would be able to be anywhere and an excellent doctor due to the top-notch education provided by the program at Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency.

WhitneyLeininger-resized

Home Town: Greenville, IL
Clinical Interests: My clinical interests include primarily outpatient clinic care with specific interests in training in addiction medicine, procedures and endoscopy.
Personal Interests: I enjoy anything outdoors including running, hiking, hunting, fishing, and anything sports related! I also love to bake and draw or paint to relax! But more than anything, I love spending quality time with my husband, family, and friends.
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: My first impression of the Union Family Medicine Residency actually came from working with program alumni. My experiences with these graduates revealed the high quality, well-rounded education and tools that the program provides as it prepares its residents to enter their own practice. In addition to the advantages of an unopposed program, the residency also provides training in the various areas of medicine that I am interested in including rural and addiction medicine tracks, as well as endoscopy and other procedures. Most of all, my interactions with faculty, staff, and residents during my interview truly made me feel at home and that my training would be in a very supportive learning environment.

SameerMadidi-resized


Clinical Interests: outpatient medicine, sports medicine, emergency medicine
Personal Interests: Current events, world history, cars, and motorcycles
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: The interview process and everyone I met along the way from Union was very friendly. There is a family atmosphere at Union. I chose Union Hospital FMR for the vast opportunities that will be available to me due to its unopposed status. The class size is small enough for me to get individual attention and big enough to be engaging and entertaining.

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Clinical Interests: Addiction medicine, women's health, and procedures
Personal Interests: Swimming, hiking, playing chess
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: I chose Union Hospital because of the welcoming culture among residents and supportive environment from faculty and staff.

ElizabethVoirol-resized

Home Town: Warsaw, IN
Clinical Interests: outpatient family medicine, OB
Personal Interests: Spending time with my husband, son, and dog. I also enjoy playing board games with friends and baking cookies.
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: I chose Union Hospital because of the excitement the residents and faculty had towards the program. I also chose Union Hospital to be closer to my family and because I knew the program would prepare me to be a well rounded family physician.

Adrian Carder MD

Home Town: Harrisonville, Missouri
Clinical Interests: Hospital medicine, sports medicine, procedures
Personal Interests: Football, basketball, baseball, track and field, swimming, fishing. I'm a big fan of the Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Royals, and the Miami Heat.
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: I chose Union Hospital because of the learning environment it provides as well as the people. As an unopposed program, there is a multitude of experiences and opportunities available. The faculty and staff are all very supportive and fully committed to helping us become excellent physicians.

Emily Fitzsimmons MD

Home Town: Schererville, Indiana
Clinical Interests: Women's health, obstetrics, community health
Personal Interests: I love spending time with friends and family, running, playing with my dog, cooking, and Lady Gaga.
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: I chose Union Hospital because not only was it close to home but it was an unopposed program that offered all the opportunities to train in areas of my clinical interests. I also loved how passionate the faculty was about teaching and future success of their residents.

Sean Hauser MD

Home Town: Brazil, Indiana
Clinical Interests: Outpatient family medicine, sports medicine, procedures
Personal Interests: I enjoy watching sports and reading fiction novels. I also enjoy spending time with my family and friends.
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: I chose Union Hospital because it is an excellent program filled with welcoming people. I could immediately tell the residents shared a close bond and I knew I would receive an excellent education. The program is also close to my homeown of Brazil, Indiana.

Meagan Nowlan MD

Home Town: Coffeen, Illinois
Clinical Interests: Rural medicine, sports medicine
Personal Interests: I love anything outdoors including running, hiking, and off road riding. In my down time, I enjoy reading, cooking, and baking. I also love playing and snuggling with my cat, Cass.
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: By working with multiple Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency graduates, I knew that Union not only prepared physicians but gave them the tools to succeed in residency and beyond. This, in addition to being unopposed and offering both rural and sports medicine tracks, really drew me to this program. Feeling at home during the interview was just icing on the cake.

Paul Ormston DO

Home Town: Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
Clinical Interests: Full spectrum care, procedures, emergency medicine
Personal Interests: Biking, cooking, working on cars and motocycles, dirt biking, and spearfishing.
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: Union Hospital trains family medicine residents to practice with a very wide scope. The opportunity to pursue training in procedures in an unopposed environment was also very appealing to me. I also rotated at Union as a medical student and felt that the faculty and staff I interacted with were second to none. I knew if I were fortunate enough to match at Union Hospital, I would receive excellent training from excellent physicians in a supportive environment with colleagues who felt like family.

Daniel Paeth MD

Home Town: Toledo, Oregon
Clinical Interests: Procedures, ER, women's health, rural medicine
Personal Interests: Movies, working out, off-roading, fishing, restaurants, and disc golf
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: I chose Union Hospital because of the faculty, history of the program, quality of the hospital, and resident satisfaction.

Dallas Wright MD

Home Town: Riverton, Illinois
Clinical Interests: Rural medicine
Personal Interests: Pickle ball, hiking, cooking, spending time with family and friends
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: During my interview, the program seemed like a big family. Everyone was welcoming and supportive. Additionally, the program brought me back to the midwest and closer to my family.

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.

 

Alexander Weber MD

Home Town: Cleveland, OH
Clinical Interests: Rural medicine
Personal Interests: Cars, PC gaming, military history, and dachshunds
Why I Chose Union Hospital Family Medicine Residency: I was looking for a rural, unopposed program located in a wonderful community that I could see myself living in after residency was over.

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.

 

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Kristin Busenbark
Residency Coordinator 
(812) 478-4183
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