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Welcome the EM Residency Class of 2018

Emergency Residency Class of 2018

The OHSU Department of Emergency Medicine is excited to announce the 11 incoming interns in the class of 2018. This year we received over 1100 applications for 11 open positions. A selection committee, comprised of 18 faculty members and current residents, spent over 300 hours interviewing over 100 applicants from October 2014 through January 2015. The applicants represent the top medical schools across the country. On March 20, 2015, the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) released the names of the 11 applicants who matched with OHSU Emergency Medicine. Please welcome the class of 2018.


Introducing our 11 new residents!

Helen Adams

Helen Adams

Undergraduate:
University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA

Medical School:
University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Hobbies & Interests:
Outdoor enthusiast, self-taught baker, likes traveling, horseback riding, , hiking, downhill skiing, fishing, and yoga.

Michael Allain

Michael Allain

Undergraduate:
University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Medical School:
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Hobbies & Interests:
Likes hiking and camping, downhill and cross-country skiing, traveling, reading, exploring local restaurants and breweries, and spending time with friends and family.

Katy Applin

Katy Applin

Undergraduate:
Northeastern University, Boston, MA

Medical School:
Wake Forest, Winston-Salem, NC

Hobbies & Interests:
Likes competitive cycling, ice hockey, reading, hiking and camping.

Brittany Arnold

Brittany Arnold

Undergraduate:
University of Portland, Portland, OR

Medical School:
Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR

Hobbies & Interests:
Likes rock climbing - both lead sport and bouldering, backpacking, surfing, snowboarding,distance running; Photography; Vintage Camera Collecting; Map Collecting, and beer brewing.

Nick Boespflug

Nick Boespflug

Undergraduate:
Seattle University, Seattle, WA

Medical School:
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Hobbies & Interests:
Likes spending time with family and adventure racing, trail running, skiing, backpacking, camping, bicycling/cyclocross racing, and traveling.

Joaquin Espinoza

Joaquin Espinoza

Undergraduate:
Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH

Medical School:
University of Pittsburgh , Pittsburgh, PA

Hobbies & Interests:
Likes flying, classical guitar, music of all genres, and cooking diverse cuisine.

Val Griffeth

Val Griffeth

Undergraduate:
Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY

Graduate:
University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA

Medical School:
University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA

Hobbies & Interests:
Likes rugby, sailing, running, road biking, rock climbing, hiking, weight lifting, and board games.

Tom Nelson

Tom Nelson

Undergraduate:
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

Medical School:
Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

Hobbies & Interests:
Likes running and the outdoors and intramural basketball.

Allison Palmer

Allison Palmer

Undergraduate:
Macalester College, St. Paul, MN

Medical School:
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

Hobbies & Interests:
Likes cooking, rafting, skiing, reading, gardening and hiking.

Alexander Skog

Alexander Skog

Undergraduate:
Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

Medical School:
University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD

Hobbies & Interest:
Likes soccer, surf casting, furniture building and woodworking, and scuba diving.

Mark Wilkison

Mark Wilkison

Undergraduate:
University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA

Medical School:
University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

Hobbies & Interests:
Avid outdoor athlete. I enjoy climbing, backpacking, kayaking, and my newest endeavor, packrafting. I love to travel. While at home, I enjoy cooking and spending time with friends and family.

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