Current Residents

Our residents hail from diverse backgrounds, and each resident brings a unique perspective to our program.

Please visit our Alumni page for information on our fellowship distribution and recent alumni.


PGY-5 Residents

Sarah K. Rapoport, MD

Medical School: Brown University
Undergrad: Brown University
Hometown: New York, NY
Hobbies: Triathlons, playing the guitar
Favorite thing about DC: Exploring new neighborhoods and the proximity of the city to the mountains and nature 

Caroline C. Rieger, MD

Medical School: LSU-Shreveport
Undergrad: College of Charleston
Hometown: Baton Rouge, LA
Hobbies: Hiking with Kinley (my pup), traveling, Cajun cooking, rooftops, Tex Mex

Jennifer R. White, MD

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia
Undergrad: Georgia College & State University
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Hobbies: Running, discovering new shows on Netflix, all things red wine and Southern
Favorite thing about the program: The collegiality


PGY-4 Residents

Adnan S. Hussaini, MD

Medical School: Saint Louis University
Undergrad: Saint Louis University
Hometown: Fenton, MO
Hobbies: Modifying cars, autocross racing, graphic design, aquariums
Favorite thing about the program: We have a close-knit group that truly feels like a family

Atur P. Patel, MD

Medical School: Boston University
Undergrad: Tufts
Hometown: Holliston, MA
Hobbies: Grilling, app development, trying new restaurants
Favorite DC restaurant: Ambar
Favorite thing to do in DC: Biking between monuments and on the waterfront

Mark E. Russo, MD

Medical School: Georgetown University
Undergrad: Georgetown University
Hometown: Glenview, IL
Hobbies: Weightlifting, spending time with my dog, local breweries
What I like about DC: Awesome neighborhoods and food


PGY-3 Residents

Christine M. Clark, MD

Medical School: Penn State
Undergrad: University of Pittsburgh
Hometown: Indiana, PA
Hobbies: Drawing, art, gardening, piano, zumba
Favorite places to go in/near DC: Great Falls, the Hirshhorn

Peter L. Nguy, MD

Medical School: Georgetown University
Undergrad: University of California, San Diego
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Hobbies: Dining out, techno/trance music, craft beer, exploring local hikes in DC/VA/MD, Netflix/Hulu binges, walking and jogging around my neighborhood
Favorite thing about the program: My incredible co-residents

Mueez Qureshi, MD

Medical School: Florida State University
Undergrad: University of North Florida
Hometown: Jacksonville, FL
Hobbies: Chick-fil-A, Drake, the Jags, memes
Favorite thing about the program: My co-residents


PGY-2 Residents

Keon M. Parsa, MD

Medical School: Georgetown University
Undergrad: Georgetown University
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Hobbies: Techno, work-out classes, wine, brunch
Favorite thing about the program: The people!

Sarah C. Shearer, MD

Medical School: Rush University
Grad: Columbia University
Undergrad: Cornell University
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Hobbies: Hammocking in Meridian Hill Park, running in Rock Creek Park, camping in nearby Shenandoah, hanging out with my co-residents

Eric Wu, MD

Medical School: Tulane University
Grad: Boston University
Undergrad: Harvard University
Hometown: Tampa, FL
Hobbies: Scuba diving, running, cycling, gardening, photography
Favorite thing to do in DC: Weekly run to the Lincoln Memorial


PGY-1 Residents

Jason R. Crossley, MD

Medical School: Georgetown University
Undergrad: Cornell University
Hometown: Redmond, WA
Hobbies: Running, cycling, hiking, pick-up basketball, watching the Seahawks and UW Huskies
Favorite things about DC: Lots to do, livable, easy to travel

James A. Leonard, MD

Medical School: Albert Einstein University
Undergrad: Stony Brook University
Hometown: Rocky Point, NY
Hobbies: Hiking in national parks, porgy fishing, cast iron cooking, urban gardening

Amanda R. Walsh, MD

Medical School: Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Undergrad: University of Richmond
Hometown: Newark, DE
Hobbies: Trying new restaurants, cooking, traveling, hiking, yoga, barre, spin, and hanging out with my co-interns, Jason and Jamie!
Favorite thing about DC: I love all there is to do in DC – exploring the museums, restaurants, and parks. Also rooftops in the summer!