Current Fellows

Meet our CCM fellows, who come to St. Louis from around the U.S.

First Year Fellows


Brian Ashbrock
Dr. Ashbrock attended the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and graduated in 2017. He completed his Emergency Medicine Residency at Mercy Sr. Vincent Medical Center


Allan Hamilton

Dr. Hamilton attended the University of Tennessee HSC College of Medicine-Memphis and graduated in 2016. He completed his Anesthesiology Residency at UTSW Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management. Dr. Hamilton also matched 2nd year into our CTA fellowship.



Bruno Maranhao

Dr. Maranhao attended the University of California San Diego School of Medicine and graduated in 2016. He completed his Anesthesiology Residency Program at Washington University in Saint Louis. Dr. Maranhao also matched 2nd year into our CTA fellowship


Chris Murphy

Dr. Murphy attended the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine and graduated in 2016. He completed his Anesthesiology Residency Program at University of Mississippi


Lynn Pauls

Dr. Pauls attended John Hopkins University School of Medicine and graduated in 2016. She completed her Anesthesiology Residency Program at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Pauls also matched 2nd year into our CTA fellowship.


Kristin Schmid

Dr. Schmid attended the University of Colorado School of Medicine and graduated in 2017. She completed her Emergency Medicine Residency Program at the University of New Mexico.


Jelaina Scott

Dr. Scott attended the University of South Alabama College of Medicine and graduated in 2017. She completed her Emergency Medicine Residency Program at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga


Aaron Surrey

Dr. Surrey attended George Washington University School of Medicine and graduated in 2017. He completed his Emergency Medicine Residency Program at Virginia Commonwealth University Health System.


Michael Wojdan

Dr. Wojdan attended Nova Southeastern University Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine and graduated in 2016. He completed his Emergency Medicine Residency at Wright State University, where he as the Chief Resident.


Aaron Murphy-Crews

Dr. Murphy-Crews attended The George Washington University and graduated with his Doctor of Medicine in 2016. He completed his Emergency Medicine residency at University of Cincinnati


Nicole Benzoni

Dr. Benzoni attended Washington University in St. Louis and graduated with her Doctor of Medicine in 2017 and Masters in Population Health Science in 2015. She completed her Emergency Medicine Residency at Indiana University School of Medicine.



Second Year Fellows

Shaynna Mann
Dr. Shaynna Mann joins the EM Multidisciplinary Critical Care Medicine Fellowship in her first year of the two-year tract.  Dr. Mann completed an emergency medicine residency at John Peter Smith Hospital in Texas.  She is a graduate of the University of ND SMHS.



Danny VanValkinburgh

Dr. Danny VanValkinburgh joins the EM Multidisciplinary Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program in his first year of the two-year tract.  Dr. VanValkinburgh completed an emergency medicine residency at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis.  He is a graduate of University of Tennessee HSC College of Medicine.


Maura Walsh

Dr. Maura Walsh joins the EM Multidisciplinary Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program in her first year of the two-year tract.  Dr. Walsh completed an emergency medicine residency at Indiana University School of Medicine.  She is a graduate of Rush Medical College in Chicago, Illinois.


Robert Klemisch
Dr. Robert Klemish joins the EM Multidisciplinary Critical Care Medicine Fellowship in his first year of the two-year tract.  Dr. Klemisch completed an emergency medicine residency at Denver Health.  He is a graduate at Washington University in Saint Louis, School of Medicine.

Jonathon Thorndike
Dr. Jonathon Thorndike joins the EM Multidisciplinary Critical Care Medicine Fellowship in his first year of the two-year tract.  Dr. Thorndike completed an emergency medicine residency at Rhode Island Hospital/Alpert Medical School of Brown University.  He is a graduate at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Rhode Island.