Dr. Sanjay Shrestha was born in Butwal, Nepal, and graduated from Nepal Medical College, where he received the highest scores in his class for Pathology and Community Medicine. Immediately following his graduation, he volunteered to help with medical relief efforts following the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal in 2015.
Dr. Leticia Antunes is a native of Sao Paulo, Brazil, and completed her medical education at Universidade Federal de Sao Carlos. She is the first member of her family to pursue a career in medicine, and was one of the youngest students in her college class to gain entrance to her medical school.
Dr. Anmol Chaudhary was born in Kathmandu Nepal, and completed his medical education at Kathmandu Medical College. He has numerous presentations and publications to his credit.
Dr. Ahmad Omairi was born in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada. He attended medical school at the University of Debrecen Medical School and Health Science Centre in Hungary. His MD thesis was a review of the practical aspects of therapeutic hypothermia.
Dr. Ihianle Edgar Osagie was born in Lagos, Nigeria, and completed medical school at the College of Medicine, University of Lagos. He became drawn to Family Medicine as a student, enjoying the vast scope of practice and the potential for lifelong relationships with patients.
Dr. Bikash Poudel was born in Damak, Nepal, and finished medical school at B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences. He attributes his appreciation of teamwork and organization to participation in United Nations partner organizations caring for refugees in Nepal.
Dr. Rashmi Sharma was born in Nepal and went to Kathmandu Medical College for her medical training. She has a Master's Degree in International Health from the Swiss Tropical Institute, a Fellowship in Disaster Medicine and Emergency Preparedness from Brown University, and is a Fellow at the Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies at Brown University.
Dr. Kanika Sood was born in Moga, Punjab, India. She completed her medical education at Government Medical College Amritsar. Dr. Sood has experience as a research coordinator in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, including the National Psoriatic Foundation Research Fellowship Award in 2017.
Dr. Khalid Elias was born in Bean, Israel and completed his medical training at the University of Szeged in Hungary. He developed an interest in Family Medicine because of the opportunity to have a broad knowledge base, and to use that to help at risk patient populations. His volunteer experience includes tutoring and mentoring underprivileged children.
Dr. Aastha Garg is a native of Patiala, India and earned her medical degree at Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital. She has been active in community health education with special attention to the importance of psychosocial factors that place populations at risk.
Dr. Yousef Hasan was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and completed his medical education at The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Dr. Hasan participated in research involving transplant medicine as well as stroke, and has also been active in community assistance programs for underserved populations.
Dr. Yagyesh Karki is a native of Khare, Dolokha, Nepal and a graduate of Punjab Medical College in Pakistan. His experience prior to residency includes volunteer work with the Ask Foundation, where he operated and coordinated implementation of telemedicine services for remote health posts. He also participated with research in the Department of Neurology at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois.
Dr. Yousaf Khan was born in Quetta, Pakistan and earned his medical degree from Aga Khan University Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan. He has participated in multiple research projects including primary biliary cholangitis, musculoskeletal and biomechanical abnormalities, and depression. He has a great appreciation for the needs of underserved populations after a community outreach experience during his training.
Dr. Hemanth Kilaru is originally from Warangal, India, and completed his medical education at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India. Dr. Kilaru has multiple publications to his credit. He chose Family Medicine because of the diversity of demographics and pathology, as well as the ability to be a "front line" physician.
Dr. Kapil Pokharel was born in Kaski, Nepal and earned his medical degree from the B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences. He increased his skill at being a team player by participating in the Rapid Response Team following a massive earthquake in Nepal during his internship. He has also participated in multiple research projects prior to entering residency.
Dr. Modnath Sangroula was born in Jhapa, Nepal, and earned his medical degree from The College of Medical Sciences, Bharatpur, Nepal. He has participated in research in community medicine and has submitted two works for publication. He is motivated by Family Medicine for the opportunity to address the holistic needs of his patients.
Dr. Kene Ben-Okafor is a native of Anambra state, Nigeria. He attended medical school at Nnamdi Azikiwe University College of Health Sciences. He chose to pursue Family Medicine because of its broad scope, deep relationships, and flexible lifestyle.
Dr. Roberto Carranza was born in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. He attended medical school at Universidad Catolica de Honduras. He strives to provide quality care to the underserved population and develop a lasting relationship with his patients. The wide scope of practice is what led him to Family Medicine and his professional interests lie in preventive medicine.
Dr. Omar Fahmy was born and raised in Alexandria, Egypt. Dr. Fahmy has a background in radiology and clinical research experience from the University of Louisville, KY.
Dr. Anusha Gaddam was born and raised in Nizamabad, India and earned her medical degree from Chalmeda Anand Rao Institute of Medical Sciences. After graduation, she dedicated time to work with the underserved population, and also presented a poster at the AHA Scientific Sessions 2020. Her career aspirations include practicing preventive medicine, continuity in care, establish a long-term connection with patients, and promote holistic health care.
Dr. Tejaswi Katakam is originally from Guntur, India and earned her medical degree from Guntur Medical College, India. Her goal is to serve the needs of underserved populations and explore new avenues in the field of medicine.
Dr. William Rosales was born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela and completed his medical education at Universidad Central de Venezuela. After graduation, he worked for a year as a rural physician, serving underserved communities, including the indigenous population of the Venezuelan river delta. His experience includes volunteer work with the Covid-19 vaccination efforts.
Dr. Harsimar Singh is originally from Jalandhar, India, and earned his medical degree from Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi. He has experience in the field of Orthopedic Surgery and completed a thesis on the outcome of total hip replacement. He chose family medicine because of the chance to serve a wide population base with diverse pathologies, and to establish long-term relationships with the patients.
Dr. Maxime Tindong was born and raised in Cameroon. He did his medical studies at the University of Buea, Faculty of Health Sciences, Buea, Cameroon. In addition, he holds a Master's degree in Public Health from the Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium. He chose to do a residency in Family Medicine because of his huge interest in primary care medicine. His hobbies include soccer and visiting new places.