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Children's Hospital at Dartmouth Hitchcock (CHad)
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Current Residents

You will find our housestaff to be a wonderful collection of intellectually curious and socially diverse women and men. Their broad interests and academic pursuits have found these remarkable individuals circling the globe. Beyond their superb academic backgrounds, we believe our housestaff are some of the most engaging and personable individuals you could ever hope to work with.

Learn more about our residency levels and the curriculum of the Pediatric Residency.

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Kirsten Breslin, DO

Kirsten Breslin, DO
Medical School
DO: Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, 2017
Undergraduate Education
BA: Gonzaga University, 2013
Why I Chose CHaD
"I chose CHaD because of the people. The genuine family feel and emphasis on teamwork create an open and supportive place to practice medicine. It is also a fun group of people to be with during our off time when we can explore the hiking, food and activities of the Upper Valley."

Keira Kilmartin, MD

Keira Kilmartin, MD
Medical School
MD: University College Cork School of Medicine, Ireland, 2017
Undergraduate Education
BS: McGill University, 2013
Why I Chose CHaD
"The sense of community and compassion at CHaD was evident from my very first day, providing a culture of support in a challenging academic institution. I am excited to be training at a center where people are passionate about caring for their patients and advocating for their health and well-being."

Cristina Mamolea, MD

Cristina Mamolea, MD
Medical School
MD: Jagiellonian University Medical College, Poland, 2015
Undergraduate Education
BA: Rutgers University, 2010
Why I Chose CHaD
"The people, the program's commitment to education and the beautiful nature in the Upper Valley. It's more perfect then anything I could have asked for."

Angela Monafo, MD

Angela Monafo, MD
Medical School
MD: Wake Forest School of Medicine, 2017
Undergraduate Education
BA: Dartmouth College, 2009
Why I Chose CHaD
"The residents and faculty are a really close-knit group, creating a really great learning environment and a true feeling of family. Also, the residents get a ton of autonomy while on service which makes them extremely prepared for life after residency. Plus, there are tons of opportunities to work with really fantastic people through the Dartmouth community."

Robert Murray, MD

Robert Murray, MD
Medical School
MD: University College Cork School of Medicine, Ireland, 2017
Undergraduate Education
BS: McMaster University, Ontario, 2013
Why I Chose CHaD
"CHaD provided the opportunity to learn and work with incredible people at an academic institution. At the same time the close proximity to running and cycling trails, ski hills, rivers and lakes provides an optimal setting to get outside no matter the season and relax after a day at work."

Josia Schlogl, MD

Josia Schlogl, MD
Medical School and Undergraduate Education
MD: Weill Cornell Medical College, Qatar, 2017
Why I Chose CHaD
"Nowhere else did I feel as at home and as much as though I was being welcomed into a family as here, while at the same time being in a rigorous and challenging program that wants to make each resident the best they can be. I knew that was the environment in which I would learn the most in and thrive."

Jessica Truelove, DO

Jessica Truelove, DO
Medical School
DO: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2017
Undergraduate Education
BA: Connecticut College, 2011
Why I Chose CHaD
"The people and the place! Everyone is so friendly and welcoming, and the whole institution makes teaching a huge priority. And the Upper Valley is a fun and beautiful place to live and practice!"

Chelsey Coles, DO

Chelsey Coles, DO
Medical School
DO: Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Graduate Education
MS: Colorado State University

Undergraduate Education
BA: Colorado College

Why I Chose CHaD
"A small, resident-focused program with incredible co-residents and attendings in one of the most beautiful spots in the country…..what more could I ask for!?"

Angela Doswell, MD

Angela Doswell, MD
Medical School
MD: University of Vermont, 2016
Graduate Education
MSPH: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2012

Undergraduate Education
BA: Johns Hopkins University, 2009


Why I Chose CHaD
"Because of the comradery and close knit nature of the community, everyone is supportive of each other."

Emma LeWinter, MD

Emma LeWinter, MD
Medical School
MD: University of Colorado, 2016
Undergraduate Education
BA: University of Vermont, 2007

Why I Chose CHaD
"Everyone knows you, you know everyone, and therefore your strengths are known but also your weaknesses. This combination makes for a great learning environment where you are individually appropriately supported."

Zachary Newton, MD

Zachary Newton, MD
Medical School
MD: Morehouse School of Medicine, 2016
Undergraduate Education
BA: Colby College, 2011

Why I Chose CHaD
"Everyone here makes work enjoyable."

Ashleigh Rushing, MD

Ashleigh Rushing, MD
Medical School
MD: The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, 2016
Graduate Education
BSN: University of North Carolina, 2010

Undergraduate Education
BS: University of North Carolina, 2008

Why I Chose CHaD
"Small enough program where I felt comfortable but also had the autonomy I needed."

Joel Sarmiento, MD

Joel Sarmiento, MD
Medical School
MD: University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio, 2016
Graduate Education
MS: Mississippi College, 2012

Undergraduate Education
BS: Texas A&M University, 2003

Why I Chose CHaD
"The clinic faculty are so supportive and just great people to around. They are the ones I want to model when interacting with patients. The faculty are also great teachers and do quite a bit with advocacy. The residents are very likeable and people I get along with. The area is also very beautiful, with lots of outdoor things to do. There are also mountains nearby for skiing/snowboarding!"

Muhammad Zain-ul-Abideen, MD

Muhammad Zain-ul-Abideen, MD
Medical School
MD: Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, 2016
Undergraduate Education
BA: Dartmouth College, 2012
Why I Chose CHaD
"Strong global health program, strong academic work, small program. I liked everyone during medical school."

Sarah Bingham, MD

Sarah Bingham, MD
Medical School
MD: Wake Forest School of Medicine, 2015
Undergraduate Education
BS: Davidson College, 2009
Why I Chose CHaD
"Overall, CHaD felt like a family—the nurses, therapists, residents and attendings all work together to provide the best care possible while also genuinely enjoying getting to know one another. And you cannot beat the location! I love knowing that I have access to the outdoors and numerous activities instantly upon leaving work."

Vanessa Garlick, MD

Vanessa Garlick, MD
Medical School
M.B., B.S.: University of Sydney, 2014
Undergraduate Education
BS: Butler University, 2010
Why I Chose CHaD
"The people and sense of small tight-knit community."

Sydney Hartman, MD

Sydney Hartman, MD
Medical School
MD: University of Massachusetts, 2015
Undergraduate Education
BS: Cornell University, 2010
Why I Chose CHaD
"The people! The teaching is top-notch and the environment is incredibly supportive. It has felt like home since day one!"

Nadim Khalil, MD

Nadim Khalil, MD
Medical School
MD: American University of Beirut, 2014
Undergraduate Education
BA: American University of Beirut, 2010
Why I Chose CHaD
"One of the reasons I picked CHaD was for how close the residents are to each other, like a family away from family."

Jennifer Lapin, MD

Jennifer Lapin, MD
Medical School
MD: University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 2015
Undergraduate Education
BS: Brigham Young University, 2010
Why I Chose CHaD
"Individualized attention and teaching, Attendings know your name and your family members and DH has amazing insurance!"

Sam Ogden, MD

Sam Ogden, MD
Medical School
MD: Albany Medical College, 2015
Undergraduate Education
BS: Siena College, 2009
Why I Chose CHaD
"Why CHaD? A primary reason is the size of the program which creates unique opportunities for personal and professional growth. Also, the people. The people in the hospital, my neighbors, and even strangers around this area share something I have found difficult to put my finger on or describe, but that I deeply respect and have come to share in."

Carrie Schulmeister, MD

Carrie Schulmeister, MD
Medical School
MD: Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, 2015
Undergraduate Education
BS: Yale, 2008
Why I Chose CHaD
"I love working with smart people in a very friendly and supportive environment."

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