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New Pediatrics Fellows and Subspecialty Residents (2020 - 2021)

Friday, July 10, 2020
Duke Medicine Pavilion

Welcome to our newest group of fellows and subspecialty residents to the Department of Pediatrics! The Duke Department of Pediatrics fellowship programs are designed to provide outstanding training to prepare our fellows to excel as superb clinicians, skilled researchers, excellent teachers and advocates within their subspecialty field of pediatrics. The department currently trains fellows in a wide variety of fellowship programs. These programs combine self-directed learning within the context of a large variety of clinical settings, didactic instruction, top-notch research, and faculty mentoring. Each program offers a variety of experiences for interested fellows, including a focus on clinical expertise, specialized clinical training, teaching proficiency, along with clinical, translational and basic science research opportunities, exposure to quality improvement, and work within interprofessional teams.

Allergy and Immunology

Pooja Purswani, MD
Residency: Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL

Alex Wonnaparhown, MD
Residency: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center at UCLA
Blood and Marrow Transplantation

Vanessa Fabrizio, MD
Fellowship: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Katie Wood, MD
Residency: Duke University Medical Center
BriAnna Souder, MD
Residency: Texas Children's Hospital
Child Abuse and Neglect
Mya Sendak, MD
Residency: Duke University Medical Center
Critical Care Medicine
Michelle DeRusso, MD
Residency: Duke University Medical Center
Jordan Pung, MD
Residency: Duke University Medical Center
Heather Slusser, MD
Residency: East Carolina University
Grace Hendrix, MD
Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin

Jonathan Bardahl, MD
Residency: University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria

Brian Guedes, MD
Residency: University of Florida, Gainesville
Zach Wilson, MD
Residency: Mayo Clinic, Rochester
Hospice Palliative Care
Abby Chilsen, MD
Residency: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Hospital Medicine
Laura Hampton, MD
Residency: University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Infant Complex Care
Elizabeth Heyward, MD
Residency: TBA
Infectious Diseases

Angelique Boutzoukas, MD
Residency: Nationwide Children's

Ganga Moorthy, MD
Residency: Duke University Medical Center
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Aaron Adams, MD
Residency: Madigan Army Medical Center
Candy Chan Poon, MD
Residency: Jackson Memorial Hospital
Ryan Kilpatrick, MD
Residency: Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center
Rachel Cason, MD
Residency: Duke University Medical Center
Mital Patel, MD
Residency: UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Lauren Chamberlain, Do
MD: Philadelphia College

Kayli Kishel, MD
MD: Florida State University
Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine
Nicholas Fitzpatrick, MD
Residency: Medical University of South Carolina
Lauren Covert, MD
Residency: University of California - San Diego

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