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Medicine Pediatrics Residency Graduates

Our Grads Successfully Pursue Fellowships

"I became part of a strong Med-Peds family."

"I learned how to become a well-rounded, well-trained empathetic Med-Peds physician under the mentorship of amazing leaders in a supportive learning environment."

—2016 Graduate

About a third of our graduates pursue subspecialty training after residency.

Recent graduates have entered fellowships in:

  • Sports medicine (Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center, University of Colorado)
  • Infectious disease (Brown University, University of Minnesota, Maine Medical Center, Dartmouth Medical Center)
  • Global health (Harvard)
  • Critical care (Long Island Jewish Children’s Hospital, Jefferson Medical College)
  • Pulmonology (Children’s Hospital Boston)
  • Hematology/oncology (University of Massachusetts Medical School-Worcester)
  • Pediatric emergency medicine (Rochester)
  • Endocrinology (University of California San Diego, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate, Henry Ford)
  • Cardiology Fellowship, Seattle Children's Hospital
  • Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship - Long Island Jewish Hospital
  • Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship, University of Utah

Many Join Our Local Med-Peds Community

Approximately 20% of our graduates have continued to practice locally, making this a great place to learn and thrive in a med-peds friendly area. You will be able to find mentors both at Baystate and in the community.

Of our grads who have stayed locally: 14% practice academic primary care, 48% are private primary care physicians, 12% are subspecialists, and 26% are med-peds hospitalists.

Our Graduates from the Past Five Years

See what our graduates have gone on to do immediately post-grad.

2019 Grads

Jamie Bowen, MD

University of Utah School of Medicine
Post Graduate Position:  Med-Peds Hospitalist, Baystate Medical Center

Benison Lau, MD

University of Illinois College of Medicine
Post Graduate Position:  Primary Care, Indian Health Service

Deirdre Lewis, MD

University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Post Graduate Position:  Pediatric Critical Care, Hofstra-Northwell

Celia Martinez, DO

University of North Texas Health Science Center Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Post Graduate Position:  Primary Care, Baystate Mason Square Neighborhood Health Center

Jason Phillippi, MD

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Post Graduate Position: Hospital Medicine, Mission Hospital, Asheville, NC

Joshua Price, MD

University of Vermont College of Medicine
Post Graduate Position:  Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship, Seattle Children's Hospital

Jonathan Sawicki, MD

Tufts University School of Medicine
Post Graduate Position:  Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship, University of Utah

Angela Slick, MD

University of Utah School of Medicine
Post Graduate Position:  Hospital Medicine, Providence Medical Group, Spokane, WA

2018 Grads

Clara Chu, MD

Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Med-Peds Primary Care, California

Nura El Haj, MD

Medical School: Trinity College Dublin School of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Pediatric Hematology / Oncology Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco, CA

Grace Kim, MD

Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Medicine Nocturnist, White Plains Hospital

Jessica Penney, MD, MPH

Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Pediatric Chief Resident, UMMS – Baystate Medical Center

Matthew Shiel, MD

Medical School: Albany Medical College
Post-Graduate Position: Pediatric Hematology / Oncology Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh

David Sorkin, MD

Medical School: Albany Medical College
Post-Graduate Position: Med-Peds Hospitalist, Berkshire Medical Center

Anna Zenno, MD

Medical School: Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Med-Peds Combine Endocrinology Fellowship, NIH / Children’s National

2017 Grads

Pooja Apte, MD

Medical School: The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
Post-Graduate Position: Pediatric Hospitalist, Vidant Edgecomb—Tarboro NC

Cambel Berk, MD

Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Primary Care Med-Peds, UMMS-Baystate, Northern Edge

Brian Ferrara, MD

Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Post-Graduate Position: Adult Medicine Hospitalist, Milford Regional Medical Center

Andrea Goossens, MD

Medical School: Albany Medical College
Post-Graduate Position: Pediatric Chief Resident, UMMS-Baystate

Brittany Halbardier, DO

Medical School: Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Primary Care Med-Peds, TBD

Laura Harrison, MD

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Doctors without Borders

Sarah Laurenzano, MD

Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Post-Graduate Position: Endocrine Fellowship, Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego, CA

Natalie Ronshaugen, MD

Medical School: University of Nebraska College of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Sports Medicine Fellowship, University of Colorado, Denver

2016 Grads

Megan Edwards, MD

Medical School: East Tennessee State University James H Quillen College Of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Adult Infectious Disease Fellowship, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME

Michele Gortakowski, MD

Medical School: Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Fellowship, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA

Adam Holers, MD

Medical School: Florida State University College Of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Hospitalist, Central Florida Hospitalists Partners, Orlando, FL

Zachary Kahn, DO

Medical School: Arizona College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of Midwestern University
Post-Graduate Position: Primary care

Robert McDonald, MD, MPH

Medical School: New York Medical College
Post-Graduate Position:

Zachary Schepart, MD

Medical School: SUNY At Buffalo School Of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Sports Medicine Fellowship, Rutgers RW Johnson Med. School, NJ

Anna Yousaf, MD

Medical School: University Of Missouri, Kansas City School Of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Adult Infectious Disease Fellowship, Brown University, Providence, RI

2015 Grads

Shannon Andrews MD

Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Post-Graduate Position: Med-Peds Infectious Disease Fellowship, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Matthew Chabot, MD

Medical School: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Primary Care Med-Peds Attending, Baystate Mason Square Neighborhood Health Center/Brightwood Health Center,  Springfield, MA

Jean Dejace, MD

Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Adult Infectious Diseases Fellowship, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME

Sarah Dreiling, MD, MPH

Medical School: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Post-Graduate Position: Primary Care Med-Peds Attending, Baystate Northern Edge Medical Associates, Springfield, MA

Grace Ker, MD

Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship, North Shore, Long Island Jewish Hospital, New Hyde Park, NY

Eimear Kitt, MD

Medical School: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Post-Graduate Position: Med-Peds Infectious Diseases Fellowship, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Katie Krone, MD

Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: 2015-2016 - Primary Care Med-Peds Attending, Baystate Northern Edge Medical Associates, Springfield, MA; 2016 - Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Eva Lewin, MD

Medical School: SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine
Post-Graduate Position: Primary Care Med-Peds Attending, Baystate Northern Edge Medical Associates, Springfield, MA