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Class of 2024

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Daniel Tirado, MD
Chief Resident

Hometown: Calexico, CA

Undergraduate: Northern Arizona University

Medical School: SUNY Upstate

Favorite Chief Complaint: Allergies

Favorite thing about Syracuse: Apizza Regionale

EM Interests: Toxicology, PEM

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Joan Chou, MD
Chief Resident
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Undergraduate:  UCLA
Medical School:  SUNY Upstate Medical University
Favorite Chief Complaint:  "Other"
Favorite Thing About Syracuse:  Snow, no traffic, having all four seasons, and suprisingly decent food
EM Interests: FEMinEM,  Education, Administration,  and International EM 

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Marc Hedlund, MD

Hometown: Stockholm, Sweden

Medical School: Lund University, Sweden
Favorite Chief Complaint: “Police brought me here”
Favorite Thing About Syracuse: The people
EM Interests: Education, Helicopter EMS, Rural EM

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Gurjot Multani, DO
Hometown: Queens, NY
Undergraduate: Adelphi University
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Favorite Chief Complaint: Abdominal Pain
Favorite Thing About Syracuse: Lively downtown scene with so many outdoors activities near by
EM Interests: Healthcare, Administration

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Nicholas Davis, DO
Hometown: Spokane, WA
Undergraduate: Whitman College
Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences, NW campus
Favorite Chief Complaint: Hand vs log-splitter
Favorite Thing About Syracuse: Cheap to live, great food and quick to get to the outdoors.
EM Interests: EM Ultrasound, EM Education

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Nicholas Cocchran-Caggiano, MD
Hometown: Brookline, MA
Undergraduate:  Boston College
Medical School:  Albany Medical College
Favorite Chief Complaint:  "Fever"
Favorite Thing About Syracuse:  CNY regional Market  - good cheap produce and the world'sbest rum cake from Albany 
EM Interests:  Health Policy, EMS, Resuscitation, Toxicology, and Infectious Disease 

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Allyson Coopersmith, MD
Hometown: New York, NY
Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania  
Medical School: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Favorite Chief Complaint: ED to ED transfer
Favorite Thing About Syracuse:  All of the outdoors stuff to do! Especially all of the biking trails
EM Interests:  EMS, Sports Medicine, International Medicine 

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Gajan Balakumar, MD
Hometown:  Brampton, ON
Undergraduate: Western University 
Medical School: Ross University 
Favorite Chief Complaint: "Google said I might be dying"
Favorite Thing About Syracuse:  Great parks to walk my dog
EM Interests: Ultrasound and Flight Medicine 

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Daniella Giardina , MD
Hometown: Albany, NY
Undergraduate: NYU
Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Favorite Chief Complaint: "had a dead mouse in his mouth"
Favorite Thing About Syracuse: Apizza Regionale  
EM Interests: Wilderness Medicine, Toxicology, Women in EM

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Stephen Rice, DO
Hometown: Bel Air, Maryland 
Undergraduate:  Salisbury University
Medical School:  Edward Via COM - Carolinas Campus
Favorite Chief Complaint: "Fidget spinner stuck"
Favorite Thing About Syracuse:  Surprisingly good music scene and great breweries in the countryside when you want to get out of the city for a while.
EM Interests: Toxicology and Wilderness Medicine

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Christopher Parshall, MD
Hometown: Barneveld, NY
Undergraduate:  ​Utica College
Medical School: American University of Antigua 
Favorite Chief Complaint: Trauma 
Favorite Thing About Syracuse:  Avid outdoorsman and Syracuse gives me the opportunity to continue enjoying my hobbies. 
EM Interests: Wilderness Medicine, Critical Care, PEM

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