PGY4 – Class of 2018

 

tiffany

 

Tiffany Abramson

Hometown: Sylmar, CA

Medical School: Keck School of Medicine of USC

Interesting Fact: Halloween is my favorite holiday.

 

 


erik-a

 

Erik Akopian

Hometown: Tujunga, CA

Medical School: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Interesting Fact: I like playing improv guitar and I know Brian Raffetto personally.

 

 

 


ashkon

Ashkon Ansari

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Medical School: Temple University SOM

Interesting Fact: I invented the sandwich and helped Ice Cube write “It Was a Good Day.”

 

 


 

erik-b

 

Erik Berg

Hometown: San Diego, CA

Medical School: Keck School of Medicine of USC

Interesting Fact: Career aspirations: hospital administration and health policy.

 

 


wally

 

 

Wally Bugg

Hometown: Schweinfurt, Germany

Medical School: Keck School of Medicine of USC

Interesting Fact: My enthusiasm for breakfast burritos is exceeded only by my lack of fashion sense.

 

 


 

mary

 

Mary Cheffers

Hometown: Worcester, MA

Medical School: UMass Med School

Interesting Fact: Hiking, trail running, climbing, open water swimming.

 

 


danny

Danny Choi

Hometown: Agoura Hills, CA

Medical School: Georgetown

Interesting Fact: I am a huge fan of the Los Angeles Lakers, Dallas Cowboys (but now LA Rams), and first U.S. President George Washington. Career aspirations: To be the best and most compassionate doc I can be. Hobbies: Hanging out with my beautiful wife and son (soon to be two sons), running, hiking, exploring LA, and learning history (in particular European history from time of Roman Empire to World War II).

 


abe

Abe Flinders

Hometown: Tomales, CA

Medical School: Keck School of Medicine of USC

Interesting Fact: When I was young I wanted to be a rhino when I grew up. When I learned that wasn’t in the cards I wanted the next most awesome thing, to be an LA County ER Resident!

 

 


 

erika

 

Erika Flores

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Medical School: UCSF School of Medicine

Interesting Fact: Interested in Health Policy and Public Health; Hobbies:Dancing, Traveling and being out in nature.

 

 


 

david

David Hoffman

Hometown: Fox Island, WA

Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences

Interesting Fact: I have a private pilot’s license.

 

 

 


 

erik-h

 

Erik Hoffman

Hometown: Glendale, CA

Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine

Interesting Fact: Past jobs include rain forest conservationist, video game magazine copy editor, homeland security researcher, and landscape architect.

 

 

 


megan

 

Megan Johnson

Hometown: Flagstaff, AZ

Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine

Interesting Fact: Hobbies: My favorite way to relax is to cook a huge meal, using every dish, pot and pan in the house.

 


ben

 

Ben Musser

Hometown: Mechanicsburg, PA

Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine

Interesting Fact: I’ve been to all 50 states.

 

 


jorge

 

Jorge Ontiveros

Hometown: Tijuana, MX

Medical School: UCLA

Interesting Fact: Interests – History, social justice, soccer, sports in general, weightlifting, random trivia, people watching. I survived all of med school and residency with out one sip of coffee.

 

 


 

margarita

 

Margarita Santiago

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Medical School: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Interesting Fact: I love reading novels (love the Outlander series!) and watching Netflix.

 

 


rebecca

 

Rebecca Scott

Hometown: Victorville, CA

Medical School: Keck School of Medicine of USC

Interesting Fact: Travel, camping, hiking, Disneyland, Netflix, Harry Potter, and really anything that I can do with my pug. After residency, I plan on going out and working in the community so I can finally give my dog the luxurious life he deserves.

 

 


craig

 

 

Craig Torres-Ness

Hometown: Roanoke, IN

Medical School: State University of New York – Downstate

Interesting Fact: I’m a retired chemistry teacher.