EM Residents Class – PGY IV

Christopher Allen, MD
cmallen@wustl.edu

Hometown: San Diego, CA
Medical School: Saint Louis University
Undergrad: UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Hobbies: Fixing up my house, biking (commuting and for fun on Gayle’s trails), cooking, brewing beer (harder since there’s so much good beer to drink in STL), reading
Super Power: I really like night shift and have never had trouble switching my sleep schedule around.  We’ll see how long that lasts as my birthdays continue to stack up.
Kryptonite: Ties.  The worst invention on this planet.


Nikolai Arendovich, MD
arendovich@wustl.edu

Hometown: Lemont, IL
Medical School: 
University of Illinois College of Medicine
Undergrad: 
Illinois Institute of Technology
Hobbies: 
Biking, Baking, anything related to electronics and gadgets
Super Power:
 Ingesting expired foods
Kryptonite: 
When my dogs tilts his head and I can see the whites of his eyes


Sara Berg, MD
bergse@wustl.edu

Hometown: Bloomington, IL
Medical School: 
Virginia Commonwealth University
Undergrad: 
University of Illinois
Hobbies:
 Horseback riding, yoga, hiking, Netflix, craft beer, reading books that have nothing to do with medicine
Super Power: 
Extreme procrastination
Kryptonite: 
Any and all dogs.  I’m that girl who takes pictures of stranger’s dogs.


William Boland, MD
wboland@wustl.edu

Hometown: Calgary, Alberta
Medical School: 
Weill Cornell Medical College
Undergrad: 
McGill University
Hobbies: 
Soccer, Squash, Board Games, Cooking, Brewing Beer
Super Power: 
Driving incredibly long distances
Kryptonite: 
Sunburns


Brandon Drazich, MD
bcdrazich@wustl.edu

Hometown: Hockessin, DE and St. Paul, MN
Medical School: 
University of Minnesota
Undergrad:
College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University (MN)
Hobbies: 
Cycling (CX/MTB/road), Nordic skiing, hiking, baking bread, literature/poetry/ and international travel
Super Power: 
Crusading for social justice and health equity – Social Emergency Medicine!
Kryptonite: 
My heart turns to jelly every time I watch Moana.  That little feminist Disney character is my hero.


Ian Holley, MD
ianholley@wustl.edu

Hometown: Victoria, BC, Canada
Medical School: 
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Undergrad: 
University of Victoria, BSc Chemistry
Hobbies: 
Playing soccer, going to the gym, traveling, snowboarding, hanging with friends, Netflixing
Super Power:  
Living in new cities/countries
Kryptonite:  
Reading long emails and legal documents


Julia Lange, MD
jmlange@wustl.edu

Hometown: Menlo Park, CA
Medical School: 
Washington University in St. Louis
Undergrad: 
University of California, Santa Barbara
Hobbies: 
Bicycling, traveling for as cheaply as possibly, road trips with minimal planning, making strange new friends, Halloween, sportball
Super Power: 
Sleeping anywhere
Kryptonite: 
Temperatures below 20 degrees Fahrenheit


Patrick Lanter, MD
planter@wustl.edu

Hometown: Belleville, IL
Medical School: 
University of Illinois Chicago
Undergrad: 
Emory University
Hobbies: 
Basketball, climbing, spikeball, running, trivia (especially Star Trek trivia), traveling, camping, trying new food
Super Power: 
Seemingly inhuman ability to be a coffee snob
Kryptonite: 
Bad coffee


Matthew Murphy, MD
mmmurphy@wustl.edu

Hometown: West Bend, WI
Medical School: 
University of Wisconsin
Undergrad: University of Wisconsin
Hobbies: 
Skiing, volleyball, eating, cooking, Badger games
Super Power: 
Buying nice looking plants
Kryptonite: 
Watering nice looking plants before they die


Ghady Rahhal, MD
grahhal@wustl.edu

Hometown: New Paltz, NY
Medical School:
 Medical College of Wisconsin
Undergrad: 
SUNY New Paltz
Hobbies:
 Cooking, eating, soccer, bolleyball, reading, writing, gaming, playing piano, and more eating
Super Power: 
The ability to watch an endless stream of YouTube videos
Kryptonite: 
Any meal cooked from a bird (quail, fried chicken, wings, duck…)


Alek Rosenthal, MD
rosenthal.a@wustl.edu

Hometown: Houston, TX
Medical School: 
University of Texas School of Medicine, San Antonio
Undergrad:
 University of Texas at Austin
Hobbies: 
Climbing, traveling, hiking, biking, cooking
Super Power:
 Getting lost in YouTube, and I mean real lost
Kryptonite: 
Donuts and spontaneous adventures


John Schneider, MD
schneider@wustl.edu

Hometown: Columbus, OH
Medical School: 
University of Missouri, Columbia
Undergrad:
 Washington University in St. Louis
Hobbies: 
Mountain biking, hiking, watching and playing football, sand volleyball, camping, fishing….pretty much anything outdoors and active
Super Power:
 Dad humor
Kryptonite: 
Chewing noises aka misphonia…it’s a disease…look it up…I’m sick


Michael Wilson, MD
mkwilson@wustl.edu

Hometown: Houma, LA
Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
Graduate School: Rice University (Bioengineering)
Undergrad: Louisiana State University (Chemistry, Physics)
Hobbies: pick-up basketball, watching collegiate football and NBA basketball, cooking large quantities of Cajun food, fishing, playing golf
Super Power: Making a good roux and any meals that start with the cajun trinity (plus garlic of course)
Kryptonite: I am completely incapable of downsizing my recipes and am useless without a 5 gallon cast iron pot.


Patty Yang, MD

yangpatricia@wustl.edu

Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Medical School: 
University of Missouri, Columbia
Undergrad: 
University of Missouri, Columbia
Hobbies: 
Volleyball, rock climbing, hiking, public health/advocacy, trying new food, pictures of fluffy animals
Super Power: 
Napping on airplanes
Kryptonite:
 Keeping any plant alive (even cacti!)