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Meet our Residents 2019-20!

PGY-1:

   
  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-2:

   

  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

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!

     

PGY-3:

   
  

Jorge Finke, MD

Medical School:
UMass Medical School
Undergraduate: Massachusetts College of Pharmacy
Hometown: Lawrence, MA
Family Medicine interests: Evidence based medicine, addiction, OB,  medical education, Hepatitis C in Primary Care
Why did I choose to train at Hahnemann? Hahnemann has a wide-variety of patients and has great faculty. HFHC provides great teaching in all areas of family medicine.
Favorite place(s) in the Worcester area: Green Hill Park-- they have llamas
Hobbies: Watching TV and relaxing at home; sailing; cookies
Fun Facts: Fluent in Spanish; trying and failing to learn Portuguese

     
       

Dinah Gorelik, MD 

Medical School: UMass Medical School
Undergraduate: UMass-Amherst
Hometown: Sharon, MA
Family Medicine interests: Integrative Health and Occupational Medicine
Why did I choose to train at Hahnemann? Diversity of patients
Favorite place(s) in the Worcester area:  The Boynton (local restaurant)  
Hobbies: Hiking, reading, board games, travelling
Fun Facts: I speak Russian!

     
 

Aimee Kobjack, MD, Chief Resident

Medical School:
UMass Medical School
Graduate School: Brandeis University, MS in Molecular and Cell Biology
Undergraduate: UMass-Amherst
Hometown: Acton, MA
Family Medicine interests: Woman's Health, OB, Sports Medicine
Why did I choose to train at Hahnemann? Full Spectrum training, awesome co-residents.
Hobbies: Cooking/baking, yoga, gardening

     
 

Julie Powers, MD,

Medical School:
 Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont Undergraduate: Marlboro College
Originally from: California
Family Medicine interests: continuity of care, obstetrics, POCUS, evidence-based medicine
Why did I choose to train at Hahnemann? Diversity in the patient population, full-spectrum reproductive health, academic focus
Hobbies: Cats

     
     
     

 

   
     
     
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