NEED ASSISTANCE? | CALL 855-546-0672

Current Residents

Family Medicine Residences at 2019 Orientation Dinner
Family Medicine Residences at 2019 Orientation Dinner

PGY 1


Danny Flautero Arcos, MD

Danny Flautero Arcos, MD

 

Hometown: Minneapolis, MN / Bogota, Colombia
Undergrad: Amherst College
Med school: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Other degrees: BA in Biology and French
Favorite candy: Kit Kat
Favorite hobby: Cooking/Baking
Favorite music: Top 40
Favorite movie: Matilda or Mulan
Favorite thing about Washington D.C.: It's a big city with small city feel. There’s always something to do, new places to eat, and green spaces to get away all within reach.

Nolan Patel, DO

Nolan Patel, DO

 

Hometown: Bridgewater, New Jersey
Undergrad: Rutgers University – New Brunswick
Med school: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine – Seton Hill
Favorite candy: If it’s candy, then it’s already my favorite – but sour candy always gets preference!
Favorite hobby: Spending time with my family, friends, and my pup. Going for a drive.
Favorite music: John Mayer, Maggie Rogers, Leon Bridges, J. Cole, pretty much anything and some Bollywood here and there
Favorite movie: Gladiator
Favorite thing about Washington D.C.: It is the center of politics and policy, the pulse is palpable here and it’s really inspiring and stimulating. I love how close DC is to my family. I love the blend of city, greenspace, and suburbia. Nothing like getting a moment of mindfulness at the Lincoln Memorial on a quiet night.

Jasmine Skinner, MD

Jasmine Skinner, MD

 

Hometown: Belvidere, North Carolina
Undergrad: North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
Med school: The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
Other degrees: MS-Medical Science at Hampton University, MPH concentration in Healthcare Administration at ECU
Favorite candy: Kit Kat, Starburst
Favorite hobby: Reading
Favorite music: R&B
Favorite movie: Too many but Love & Basketball, Mean Girls, and Harry Potter to name a few
Favorite thing about Washington D.C.: Various professional sports teams especially football and basketball. (Cowboy Nation, Go Lakers

Arianne Wilson, MD

Arianne Wilson, MD

 

Hometown: Saranac Lake, NY
Undergrad: Villanova University
Med school: Upstate Medical University, Syracuse NY
Favorite candy: Snickers, Chocolate oranges
Favorite hobby: Spending time with friends or cross-country skiing
Favorite music: Alternative, pop
Favorite movie: Tangled, Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Favorite thing about Washington D.C.: Beautiful parks and outdoor spaces to explore, and amazing and diverse people and food!

PGY 2


Larissa Assam, MD

Larissa Assam, MD

 

Hometown: Douala, Cameroon
Undergrad: SUNY Oswego
Med school: State University of New York, Upstate Medical University 
Other degrees: Master of Public Health (MPH), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 
Favorite candy: Lindtt chocolate
Favorite hobby: Writing non-fiction
Favorite music: Hillsong United, Bethel Music, Elevation Worship
Favorite movie: Grease
Favorite thing about Washington D.C.: It's modern, fun and bougie all in one!

Emili Delp, MD

Emili Delp, MD

 

Hometown: Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania
Undergrad: University of Pittsburgh
Med school: Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Favorite candy: Reese's holiday shapes 
Favorite hobby: Traveling, politics, sleeping
Favorite music: Drake, Hamilton Soundtrack
Favorite movie: Slumdog Millionaire 
Favorite thing about Washington D.C.: being at the heart of policy
Favorite thing about our program: My co-interns and dedication to the underserved 

Rebecca Fujimura, MD

Rebecca Fujimura, MD

 

Hometown:  Tipp City, OH
Undergrad:  Ohio State University
Med school:  Wright State University
Favorite candy:  Raisinettes  
Favorite hobby:  traveling, theater, hiking and running
Favorite music:  show-tunes
Favorite movie: A good adventure story & anything Disney
Favorite thing about Washington D.C.:  the wide array of museums and parks
Favorite thing about our program: the open and accepting culture, as well as the ability to learn more about global health and health policy

Melat Gebremichael, MD

 

Hometown: Born and raised in Ethiopia, but New Yorker none the less.
Undergrad: Manhattanville College
Med school: SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Favorite candy: not a big sweets person, but can be convinced to have KitKat or starburst 
Favorite hobby: hiking
Favorite music: will listen to anything except metal
Favorite movie: The GodFather, Top Gun
Favorite thing about Washington D.C.: You can enjoy the summer a little longer
Favorite thing about our program: Everyone makes you feel like you belong

Kenneth Jackson, MD

Kenneth Jackson, MD

 

Hometown: Boston, MA
Undergrad: Excelsior College
Med school: Howard University College of     Medicine
Favorite candy: Reese’s
Favorite hobby: working out 
Favorite music: Hip Hop
Favorite movie: Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
Favorite thing about Washington D.C.: Brunch!
Favorite thing about our program: OB training

Iyesha Robinson, MD

Iyesha Robinson, MD

 

Hometown: Bellwood, Illinois
Undergrad: University of Southern California
Med school: University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Favorite candy: Sour Patch Kids and Skittles
Favorite hobby: Talking on the phone; Watching documentaries on youtube; Visiting museums.
Favorite music: Rap, Motown & Gospel
Favorite movie: The Temptations
Favorite thing about Washington D.C.: The culture.
Favorite thing about our program: The genuine commitment to community engagement and helping the underserved. 

Grace Walter, MD

Grace Walter, MD

 

Hometown: Kalamazoo, MI
Undergrad: Kalamazoo College
Med school: Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine
Favorite candy: chocolate
Favorite hobby: politics, running, reading, spending time with friends and family
Favorite music: pretty much anything, country and pop mostly
Favorite movie: Bridesmaids, Disney movies especially the Lion King
Favorite thing about Washington D.C.: The National Mall, free museums, festivals
Favorite thing about our program: the people, my co-interns, commitment to the underserved and the tracks

PGY 3


James Conti, MD

James-Conti-MD

 

Hometown:  Old Tappan, NJ
Undergrad:  University of Notre Dame
Med School:  Temple University School of Medicine
Favorite Candy:  Kit-Kat
Favorite Hobby:  Soccer
Favorite Music:  Indie-rock/folk
Favorite Movie:  Children of Men, Forgetting Sarah Marshall
Favorite thing about Washington D.C.:  So many restaurants, museums and parks to explore!
Favorite thing about our program:  The commitment to working with underserved populations.

Ayanna Gouch, MD

Ayanna-Gouch-MD

 

Hometown:  Detroit, MI
Undergrad:  University of Michigan
Med School:  Temple University School of Medicine
Grad School:  Masters in Bioethics, Urban Health and Policy
Favorite Candy:  Ferrero Rocher
Favorite Hobby:  Hiking and biking
Favorite Music:  Erykah Badu
Favorite Movie:  Inception
Favorite thing about Washington D.C.:  Great parks!
Favorite thing about our program:  I love the emphasis on community health and resident wellness in addition to the diverse faculty, staff and patient population.

Trent Hope, MD

Trent-Hope-MD

 

Hometown:  Temecula, CA
Undergrad:  Brigham Young University
Med School:  George Washington University
Favorite Candy:  Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
Favorite Hobby:  Playing tennis
Favorite Music:  90’s Rock (Weezer)
Favorite Movie:  Cinderella Man
Favorite thing about Washington D.C.:  Biking the monuments
Favorite thing about our program:  How nice and approachable the attendings and staff are.

Liseli James, MD

Liseli-James-MD

 

Hometown:  Trinidad and Tobago
Undergrad:  Howard University
Med School:  Howard University
Favorite Candy:  Haribo Gummy Bears
Favorite Hobby:  Binge watching TV, brunch, reading new books, writing, hiking, and amusement parks
Favorite Music:  Beyonce, Hip Hop, RnB, Pop
Favorite Movie:  Anything end of the world or zombie or sci-fi
Favorite thing about Washington D.C.:  Brunch, diversity of young professionals
Favorite thing about our program:  Camaraderie among the residents, focus on community health and the tracks

Deepika Kunnath, DO

Deepika-Kunnath-DO

 

Hometown:  Ashburn, VA
Undergrad:  Virginia Tech (Let’s Go Hokies!)
Med School:  Edward Via (VCOM)
Favorite Candy:  Reese’s, dark chocolate with caramel
Favorite Hobby:  Cooking and eating
Favorite Music:  RnB and Pop
Favorite Movie:  Coco
Favorite thing about Washington D.C.:  So much culture and diversity, fun to explore, great food
Favorite thing about our program:  Strong commitment to service, underserved care and learning!

Allison Latimore, MD

Allison-Latimore-MD

 

Hometown:  Atlanta, GA
Undergrad:  Howard University
Grad School:  Master of Science from Meharry Medical College 
Med School:  Meharry Medical College
Favorite Candy:  Snickers, Reese’s
Favorite Hobby:  Shopping
Favorite Music:  R&B
Favorite Movie:  Mulan
Favorite thing about Washington D.C.:  Cherry Blossom season
Favorite thing about our program:  The opportunity to learn from a group of diverse individuals with all kinds of interests.

Selamawi Mesfin, MD

Selamawi-Mesfin-MD

 

Hometown:  Alexandria, VA
Undergrad:  James Madison University
Med School:  Virginia Commonwealth University
Favorite Candy:  Toblerone
Favorite Hobby:  Visiting historic sites, spending time with family and friends
Favorite Music:  Reggae, R&B
Favorite Movie:  Inglorious Basterds
Favorite thing about Washington D.C.:  Variety of things to do including museums, foods, concerts, waterbodies…
Favorite thing about our program:  The collegiality between attendings and residents and the extent of their willingness to help us grow is fabulous!