Class of 2023

Nicholas Cooper, MD

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Undergraduate: Georgia State University

Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine

Favorite Chief Complaint: "I don't know, my wife told me to come in"

Favorite Thing About Syracuse: I can walk anywhere I need to go

EM Interests: Flight medicine, EMS, Ultrasound

Felipe Firmo, MD

Hometown: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Undergraduate: Oberlin College

Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Favorite Chief Complaint: "Chest pain"

Favorite Thing About Syracuse: Live music scene

EM Interests: PEM, Education and Simulation

Joseph Heath, DO

Hometown: Marinette, WI

Undergraduate: Northern Michigan University

Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine

Favorite Chief Complaint: "He's less lovable..."

Favorite Thing About Syracuse: There is a restaurant that makes it seem like I could be eating triceratops.

EM Interests: Critical Care, Disaster Medicine, Toxicology

Bernie Holtman, DO

Hometown: Syracuse, NY

Undergraduate: St. John Fisher College

Medical School: Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine-Middletown NY

Favorite Chief Complaint: "I smoked some bad crack"

Favorite Thing About Syracuse: It's home for me! Smaller city but with lots of things to do, four beautiful seasons (although winter can be a little long), and great food. Go Orange!

EM Interests: Critical care and sports medicine

Jonathan Hund, MD

Hometown: Kansas City, MO

Undergraduate: University of Missouri

Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine

Favorite Chief Complaint: "Swallowed foreign body"

Favorite Thing About Syracuse: Beak & Skiff Orchards and Cidery

EM Interests: Ultrasound

Jeffrey Kiser, DO

Hometown: Grand Sault, NB, Canada 

Undergraduate:  University of Maine at Presque Isle

Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

Favorite Chief Complaint: "I fell on it"

Favorite Thing About Syracuse: There is something for everyone, endless hiking options, lots of lakes, and a cool downtown area. It's big enough that there is always something to do, but small enough that you don't spend 2 hours in traffic getting there.

EM Interests: International Medicine, Toxicology

Marcus Kolber, MD

Hometown: Highland, NY

Undergraduate: McGill University

Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Favorite Chief Complaint: "Need doctor's note"

Favorite Thing About Syracuse:  Supportive faculty and residents, central location

EM Interests: PEM, Bioethics

Brad Middleton, MD

Hometown: Queensbury, NY

Undergraduate: Ithaca College, UC San Diego

Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Favorite Chief Complaint: "Pain everywhere"

Favorite Thing About Syracuse:  The diversity, Syracuse basketball, and great food!!

EM Interests: Toxicology, EMS, Disaster Medicine, and generally anything related to EM!

Joseph Teresi, MD

Hometown: Jamestown, NY

Undergraduate: SUNY Geneseo

Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Favorite Chief Complaint: "Dyspnea"

Favorite Thing About Syracuse:  Great blend of urban and rural activities!

EM Interests: Ultrasound and Toxicology

Steve Terry, MD

Hometown: Rochester, NY

Undergraduate: University of Rochester

Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University-Binghamton

Favorite Chief Complaint: "Chest pain, also I stubbed my toe"

Favorite Thing About Syracuse:  All the state parks nearby. Also lots of hills for longboarding.

EM Interests: Global medicine, Wilderness medicine

Jarred Worthy, DO

Hometown: Boynton Beach, FL

Undergraduate: Florida Atlantic University

Medical School: Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine-CA

Favorite Chief Complaint: "Chest pain"

Favorite Thing About Syracuse:  Great blend of city and suburban lifestyles

EM Interests: Critical Care, Medical Education, Administration

Conor Young, MD

Hometown: Newark Valley, NY

Undergraduate: SUNY Cortland

Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University-Binghamton

Favorite Chief Complaint: "Abdominal pain"

Favorite Thing About Syracuse:  Local trails for biking and hiking

EM Interests: Education, Ultrasound, Toxicology

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