MEET OUR RESIDENTS

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ALYSSA ZUZIAK, DO

PGY-5

Where are you from? Novi, Michigan

Where did you go to college? University of Dayton

Where did you go to medical school? Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

What is your favorite muscle? Sartorius

What is your favorite night float snack? Anything chocolate – calories don’t count on night float

What is your favorite animal? Monkey 

Favorite activity outside of work? Anything outside - hiking, biking, kayaking

What is your opinion on garden gnomes? They are a necessary part of any garden

KATIE ZURBACH, MD

PGY-4

Where are you from? Media, Pennsylvania
Where did you go to college? Middlebury College
Where did you go to medical school? Jefferson Medical College (aka Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University)
What is your favorite muscle? Serratus Anterior
What is your favorite night float snack? Pizza Bagels!
What is your favorite animal? Sea Otter
Favorite activity outside of work? Finding new local food! Especially beer and ice cream
What is your opinion on garden gnomes? In favor.

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JESSICA FERNANDEZ, MD

PGY-3

Where are you from? Venezuela/Florida
Where did you go to college? University of Tampa
Where did you go to medical school? University of Central Florida
What is your favorite muscle? I wouldn’t want the others to feel excluded or less important so I like them all ( I do love to eat, so secretly I would have to say masseter). 
What is your favorite night float snack? Nutella
What is your favorite animal? Don’t really have one
Favorite activity outside of work? Painting, going to the beach
What is your opinion on garden gnomes? Garden fairies > garden gnomes 

SARAH GHATTAS, DO

PGY-2

Where are you from? Oreland, Pennsylvania

Where did you go to college? Pennsylvania State University

Where did you go to medical school? Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

What is your favorite muscle? Zygomaticus Major

What is your favorite night float snack? Breakfast sandwich (sesame bagel, bacon, egg and cheese)

What is your favorite animal? Kids (aka baby goats)

Favorite activity outside of work? Eating.

What is your opinion on garden gnomes? I’ve never given thought to this question…creepy

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REBECCA WILDING, DO

PGY-1

Where are you from? Jefferson City, MO
Where did you go to college? University of Missouri-Columbia
Where did you go to medical school? AT Still University-Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
What is your favorite muscle? Probably sternocleidomastoid because I think it’s a pretty baller name
What is your favorite night float snack? Cheez balls by the handful 
What is your favorite animal? Manatee 
Favorite activity outside of work? Napping, listening to true crime podcasts, buying way too many plants
What is your opinion on garden gnomes? Honestly they are creepy and probably haunted

WHERE ARE OUR ALUMNI?

2020

Texas Children's Hospital

Assistant Professor

2019

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Assistant Professor

2018

Mass General Hospital for Children

Faculty

2017

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Faculty

2016

Nemours Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children

Clinical Assistant Professor

2015

Kennedy Krieger Institute

Faculty

2014

Rady Children's Hospital

Clinical Assistant Professor

2013

Nemours Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children

Faculty

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