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Meet Our Residents (2020-2021)

 

   

PGY-1

   
 

Rachel Ceccarelli, DO

Medical School: Michigan State College of Osteopathic Medicine
Graduate School: Boston University, MPH
Undergraduate: Michigan State 

Hometown: Grosse Ile, MI
Family Medicine interests: Women’s Health, Underserved Medicine, Global Health
Why did I choose to train at Hahnemann? After completing an audition rotation at Hahnemann, I knew that the faculty and residents were extremely supportive and invested in the learning of their residents. The variety of patients in clinic representing the different needs throughout the Worcester community was another huge draw for me. I love how all-encompassing the training is at UMass.
Hobbies: Skiing, golfing, cooking, traveling, spending time at the beach.
Fun Facts: I grew up on an island and I’m a soon-to-be cat mom of two. 

     
 

Sonia Marcello, DO

Medical School: University of New England College of
Osteopathic Medicine
Undergraduate: UMass-Lowell
Hometown: Dracut, MA
Family Medicine interests: Women's Health, Addiction medicine, Geriatric Medicine and Palliative care
Why did I choose to train at Hahnemann? I chose UMass and HFHC because of the opportunity to serve a diverse patient population in an academic setting.
Hobbies: Hiking, camping, knitting, playing with my cat and collecting house plants.
Fun Facts: I have a cat named Ginger, but she's not orange in color.

     
 

Craig Pille, MD

Medical School: 
SUNY Upstate
Undergraduate: Northeastern University
Hometown: Skaneateles, NY
Family Medicine interests: Sports Medicine, Geriatrics, and Addiction Medicine 
Why did I choose to train at Hahnemann? The UMass Family Medicine team. Every person I met on my interview day was incredibly welcoming and friendly. It was clear that all faculty, residents, and administrative staff made it their primary goal to foster a sense of family and community that was unparalleled elsewhere on the interview trail.
Hobbies: Reading, playing basketball, running, golf, and collecting vinyl records. 
Fun Facts: As a kid, I helped build a regulation size little league baseball field in my neighbor's backyard, and I could tell you just about anything you’d want to know about Syracuse University Basketball.

     
  Conner Soderquist, MD

Medical School:
Larner College of Medicine at the
University of Vermont
Undergraduate: Warren Wilson College 

Hometown: Asheville, NC
Family Medicine interests:
  Full-scope family practice including outpatient procedures and obstetrics, culinary medicine, medical education, and working to improve the learning environment.
Why did I choose to train with Hahnemann? I chose Hahnemann Family Health Center because of the culture of kindness and the opportunity to serve in a diverse, vibrant community. In addition, I was impressed by the emphasis on procedural training, integrated behavioral health, and a commitment to transforming primary care.
Hobbies:
 Spending time with my family and friends while hiking, trail running, exploring swimming holes, cross-country skiing, and split-boarding. I also enjoy gardening, cooking, and practicing mindfulness.
Fun Facts: I am a new dad! My wife and I are loving every minute of exploring the world through our son's eyes.


PGY-2:

   
  Eric King, MD

Medical School:
Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont
Undergraduate: Denison University 

Hometown: Burlington, VT
Family Medicine interests: Literally everything; medical ethics
Why did I choose to train at HFHC? Excellent people to work with. Great location.
Favorite place(s) in the Worcester area: Shrewsbury Street
Hobbies: Hiking, skiing, running, gaming
Fun Facts: I'm a returned Peace Corps volunteer who lived in Mozambique as a high school chemistry teacher before medical school.

     
 

Laura Schoerning, DO 

Medical School: Marian University College of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin
Hometown: Appleton, WI
Family Medicine interests: Women's health, Behavioral Health, Academic Medicine
Why did I choose to train at Hahnemann? I chose to train at Hahnemann Family Health Center based on the broad range of patients and procedures residents are exposed to. Hahnemann also has wonderful faculty, nurses, medical assistants, and admin staff who create an excellent learning environment for residents.
Favorite place(s) in the Worcester area: My husband and I live in Grafton and we love going to Silver Lake Beach with our 5 month old daughter. Also, the Flying Rhino and Basil N Spice restaurants on Shrewsbury street are amazing!
Hobbies: Pre-Mom Life: Running, gardening, reading, going to concerts, trying new restaurants, and travel Now: sleeping, Netflix, and hanging out with my 5 month old. 
Fun Facts: I "matched" into residency, got married, and had a baby all within the same week!

     
  Lyndsey Stadtmueller, MD

Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Undergraduate: Olin College
Hometown: Dingmans Ferry, PA
Family Medicine interests: Everything! (full spectrum care, procedures, women's health...)
Why did I choose to train at Hahnemann? I chose HFHC for the focus on quality improvement and the varied population.
Favorite place(s) in the Worcester area: Currently working my way through the list of great places to eat!

Hobbies: Food (making, eating, watching TV shoes about), painting, learning more about gardening
Fun Facts: Fluent in Spanish; trying and failing to learn Portuguese

     
 

Pratiksha Yalakkishettar, MD 

Medical School: Zucker Scholl of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Undergraduate: UMass-Amherst
Hometown: Andover, MA
Family Medicine interests: Social justice, reproductive justice, adolescent medicine, medical education
Why did I choose to train at Hahnemann? I chose to train at Hahnemann because of the focus on medical education and on innovation in medical practice and healthcare delivery. I also chose Hahnemann because of the full reproductive options counseling and availability.
Favorite place(s) in the Worcester area: All the wonderful restaurants!
Hobbies: Creative writing, watching Korean dramas, cooking
Fun Facts: I love languages and linguistics! I hope to learn to speak at least 4 languages fluently in my lifetime.


PGY-3:

   

  Jie (Jenny) Chan, MD

Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Graduate School: Boston University, MS in Medical Sciences  
Undergraduate: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Hometown: Knoxville, TN
Family Medicine interests: Working with vulnerable populations
Why did I choose to train at Hahnemann? To work with underserved populations
Favorite place(s) in the Worcester area: Chelsea and Kara's apartment!
Fun Facts: 1) I am a cat aunt. 2) Quiero aprender Español en la residencia! 
     
     
   
   

Chelsea Evans, MD

Medical School: Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Undergraduate: Lehigh University
Hometown: Norwich, CT
Family Medicine interests: Behavioral health, Global health, Women's health
Why did I choose to train at Hahnemann? I chose HFHC for its strengths in Behavioral and Women's health, specifically the ability to receive feedback from, do warm hand-offs with, and refer to BH practitioners, as well as opportunities for colposcopy and medical termination training.
Favorite place(s) in the Worcester area: Lake Park, Steam Cafe, Nu Kitchen, Kenichi, Meze
Hobbies:  Fitness (e.g. running, dancing, kickboxing, hot yoga), music, nature
Fun Facts: I've danced at a Philadelphia 76ers game and have had two three-legged cats.

     

    





Michael P. Flynn, MD, Chief Resident

Medical School: UMass Medical School
Undergraduate: UMass-Amherst
Hometown: Holyoke, MA
Family Medicine interests: Hospitalist and academic medicine, leadership and advocacy, care of the underserved
Why did I choose to train at Hahnemann? I felt I meshed best with the Hahnemann residents, and many of the faculty with whom I interacted and viewed as mentors/role models as a medical student trained or worked at Hahnemann. They also had the most socioeconomic diversity of the Worcester sites in addition to faculty who are well known for their academic and leadership contributions to the field locally and nationally. Worcester is also close to my wife's and my family (especially now that we are parents) and an awesome area to live and raise a family. And most importantly, everyone is nice, helpful, and fun to work with!
Favorite place(s) in the Worcester area: Armsby Abbey, Tree House Brewery, Wegmans
Hobbies: Guitar, golf, being a New England sports fan and UMass lifer, exploring local breweries, being a proud husband and father
Fun Facts: I learned and performed the song "Free Bird" on guitar in college because it would jokingly get requested at my band's gigs...all 9 minutes of it.

     
 

Tammer Masoud, MD

Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of Toronto
Hometown: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Family Medicine interests:  Sports medicine, outpatient care, urgent care, emergency medicine, geriatrics, pediatrics
Why did I choose to train at Hahnemann? I love the diversity at HFHC! This includes wide ranges in ethnicities, ages and socioeconomic statuses in the patient population, making every patient encounter feel very unique.
Favorite place(s) in the Worcester area: A long stretch of restaurants on Shrewsbury street, WPI area, downtown core, and the lake by UMass
Hobbies: Basketball, watching movies, playing videogames and board games, weight-lifting, socializing outside of work and trying new food spots.
Fun Facts: I've moved to 6 different cities in the span of 3 years after living in on a Caribbean island for some time!