Med-Peds Resident Profiles


Reem Azem, MD

Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio
Undergraduate School: Case Western Reserve University
Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical University
Professional Interests: Infectious diseases, academic medicine, global and refugee health
Personal Interests: Travel, literature, music, spending time with my adorable nephew and niece, writing, nature, hiking, basketball, tennis, art, baking


Jit Patel, MD

Hometown: Gadsden, Alabama
Undergraduate School: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine
Professional Interests: Med-Peds hospitalist and pediatric oncology with focus on transitional care
Personal Interests: Running, trying new and different foods, traveling, spending time with friends and family, playing and watching sports.


Justin Rondinelli, MD

Hometown: New Castle, PA
Undergraduate School: Northwestern University
Medical School: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Professional Interests: Primary care, transitions of care, academic medicine, medical education
Personal Interests: Running, cooking, skiing, traveling, exploring new restaurants, spending time with friends and family - especially with my wife and our rescue pup Franklin!


Laura Schapiro, MD

Hometown: Cincinnati, OH
Undergraduate School: University of Virginia
Medical School: University of Cincinnati
Professional Interests: Hospital medicine, patient safety, transitional care
Personal Interests: Choral singing, hiking, eating Skyline chili, listening to comedy podcasts, trying new breweries, attending music festivals, loving on other people's pets.




Aaron_Jake_fcJake Aaron, MD

Hometown: Newton, MA
Undergraduate School: Brandeis University
Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Professional Interests: Gastroenterology, infectious diseases, transitional care, academic medicine, program administration, medical education, sexual health, LGBTQ health
Personal Interests:Board games, knitting, tennis, running, homemade pizza, large dogs.


Goldberg_Joel_fcJoel Goldberg, MD

Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts
Undergraduate School: Tufts University
Medical School: Tulane University
Professional Interests: Biomedical research, pediatric and adult patient care, intensive care.
Personal Interests: Tennis, sailing, music, astronomy, nature. <



Lee_Jenny_fcJenny Lee, MD

Hometown: Seoul, Korea
Undergraduate School: University of Michigan
Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine
Professional Interests: Hematology and oncology, infectious disesases, allergy and immunology, global health
Personal Interests: Snowboarding, playing tennis/racquetball, Instagraming, traveling and Yelping



Ogundare_Jumoke_fcJumoke Ogundare, MD

Hometown: Lagos, Nigeria
Undergraduate School: Clayton State University
Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine
Professional Interests: Community health, health equity, health access and systems strengthening, quality and efficient healthcare delivery, global health research
Personal Interests:
Art activities, music, exploring interesting places and concepts, church activities, teaching, journaling, Nollywood & Bollywood movies, cooking




Humphrey_Steven_fcSteven Humphrey, MD

Hometown: Louisville, KY
Undergraduate School: University of Washington
Medical School: University of Louisville
Professional Interests: Academic medicine, medical education, medical outreach (local and abroad)
Personal Interests: British pronunciations, rescuing stuffed animals, walking quietly, avoiding photographs, Cold War re-enactments, running to early 90s dance music, Depeche Mode, world mythology. And the usual things - cooking/baking, reading, learning languages, learning classical guitar.

Liebner_Julia_fcJulia Liebner, MD

Hometown: Silver Spring, MD
Undergraduate School: Stanford University
Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Professional Interest: Infectious Diseases and HIV medicine
Personal Interests: Community gardening, dogs, garden gnomes.



Moran_Aric_fcAric Moran, MD

Hometown: Muncie, IN
Undergraduate School: Indiana University
Medical School: University of Cincinnati
Professional Interest: Med-Peds hospitalist, transitional care
Personal Interests: Sports, computers/technology, breweries, running, Netflix.



Torrey_Keith_fcKeith Torrey, MD

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
Undergraduate School: Swarthmore College
Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine
Professional Interest: Peds-Medicine transitional care, patient advocacy, medical education.
Personal Interests: Running, cooking, eating, ultimate frisbee, tennis, TED talks, podcasts, traveling, being enthusiastic in general.




Barrett_Terry_fcTerry Barrett, MD

Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI
Undegraduate School: Michigan State University
Medical School: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Professional Interest: Acedemic medicine, primary care
Personal Interests: Cooking, baking, cupcake decorating, and running (so that I can eat more). I'm also an animal lover, and enjoy hanging out with my awesome cat, Lucy.


Guzman_Christina_fc2Christina Guzman, MD

Hometown: Windsor, CT
Undegraduate School: Columbia University
Medical School: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Professional Interests: Pediatric and adult emergency medicine, critical care, and global health
Personal Interests: Cooking, traveling, hanging out with my pets, hot yoga, music and checking out the city through concerts and restaurants.


Si_Cissy_fcCissy Si, MD

Hometown: Sugar Land, TX
Undegraduate School: Washington University in St. Louis
Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
Professional Interests: Tentatively primary care with an interest in public health and global health.
Personal Interests: Travelling, dancing, roller coasters, trying new restaurants and exploring Cleveland.






Courney Batt, MD

Hometown: Cleveland, OH
Undegraduate School: Colgate University
Medical School: Case Western Reserve University
Professional Interests: I’m interested in aspects of transitional medicine, adolescent and women’s health. Also in the health issues that have traditionally affected adults (obesity, HTN, DM2), but are now being seen in the pediatric population.
Personal Interests: I love playing sports (squash and football especially) and spending time with my friends and family. I enjoy volunteering at various organizations around Cleveland like Free Clinic, Urban Squash Cleveland and on the young alumni board at my high school.


Lundgrin_Erika_fcErika Lundgrin, MD

Hometown: Chattanooga, TN
Undergraduate School: UC Berkeley, CA
Medical School: Case Western Reserve University
Professional Interests: To be an endocrinologist who follows patients from childhood to adulthood; to incorporate clinical research and global volunteerism into this career.
Personal Interests: Dance (ballet, modern), theater, hiking, exploring new places, reading good fiction.


Patel_Namrata_fcNamrata Patel, MD

Hometown: Martin, TN
Undergraduate School: Emory University
Medical School: University of Tennessee School of Medicine
Professional Interests: Academic hospitalist medicine with a focus on public health both locally and abroad.
Personal Interests: Playing tennis, eating different food (especially Thai food), traveling, spending time with friends and family, sleeping, reading, playing sport really and trying new things (bungee jumping, rafting, etc.)


Peluso_Christopher_fcChris Peluso, DO

Hometown: Fort Smith, Arkansas
Undergraduate School: University of Arkansas
Other Grad Work: French Culinary Institute
Professional Interests: Potentially a fellowship in PICU, international wilderness/charity/disaster medicine
Personal Interests: World travel, NGO work, wilderness and disaster medicine, cooking a lot, running, rock climbing, hiking, writing, learning a second language and mandolin (those are upcoming)