Class of 2020


Humaira Ali, DO

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Undergraduate School: NYIT
Medical School: NYIT
EM Interests: Simulation, Event Medicine
Hobbies: spending time with family, being outside at music festivals with friends whenever possible, preferably when Beyonce is mainstage.
Previous Career: Stylist
EM Super Power: I already have an EM super power… I can’t smell anything.

Drew Carlton, MD

Hometown: Monroe, CT
Undergraduate School: Vassar College
Medical School: Hofstra School of Medicine
Foreign Languages: French
EM Interests: Simulation, peds
Hobbies: Hiking, cooking, board games
Previous Career: Verizon salesperson, tutor, research assistant
EM Super Power: Brain-computer link for instant note writing

Sirivalli Chamarti, MD

Hometown: Irvine, CA
Undergraduate School: UCLA
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia
Foreign Languages: Selective Spanish
Hobbies: Trying new foods, traveling to new places and finding ways to keep working out interesting. Also eating at all the dessert places in NYC.
EM Super Power: Electricity- my fingertips can shock the patient #roscbabyrosc

Suman Gupta, MD

Hometown: San Diego, CA

Taryn Hoffman, MD MS

Hometown: Monrovia, CA
Undergraduate School: UCLA
Medical School: St. George’s University
Graduate School: New York Medical College
EM Interests: Ultrasound, Critical Care
Hobbies: baking, snowboarding
Previous Career: Waitress/bartender
EM Super Power: X-ray vision

Bob Hoke, MD

Hometown: New City, NY
Undergraduate School: University of Pennsylvania
Medical School: Rutgers NJMS
EM Interests: Academics, Medical Education
Hobbies: “You don’t need to know”
Previous Career: Concert planning / Advertising
EM Super Power: Velvety smooth voice.

Tome Levy, DO

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Undergraduate School: Binghamton University
Medical School: NYITCOM
Foreign Languages: Hebrew, Russian
EM Interests: Resus, PEM
Hobbies: Chasing Archie (my sharpei/ridgeback) for that toilet paper he always manages to snag. Playing peekaboo with Huddy, my 6 month old little boy. Hanging on the boardwalk, there’s something calming about water. Traveling, can’t wait for vacation! Baking, even though I’m no good.
Previous Career: I was a sea otter ”expert” at the NY aquarium when I was 16 years old, does that count?
EM Super Power: It’d be great if I had the power to give my people contrast when they really needed it :)

Antony Mathew, MD

Hometown: Fort Myers, FL

Irina Mironova, MD

Hometown: Krasnodar, Russia
Hobbies: Volleyball, yoga

Tina Nguyen, MD

Birthplace: Vietnam
Undergraduate School: Missouri State University
Medical School: St. George's University
EM Interests: Not sure yet
Foreign Languages: Vietnamese
Hobbies: Watching Korean drama, reading, food tour/traveling
Previous Career: Logistics manager
EM Super Power: Ability to be in multiple places at once

Alex Romero, MD

Hometown: Miami, FL
Undergraduate School: Yale University
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Foreign Languages: Spanish, Italian
EM Interests: Med Ed, International EM
Hobbies: Music production, screenwriting, improv comedy, hard sci-fi, cryptocurrency, wine enthusiast, travel
Previous Career: Cruise line inside sales rep, waiter, bartender, patient transporter, organic chemistry teaching fellow
EM Super Power: Mute button

Aaron Ryoo, MS MD

Hometown: Born in Korea and then moved around a bit
Undergraduate School: NYU
Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Graduate School: Pace University
Foreign Languages: Korean (kind of), Spanish (kind of)
Hobbies: Movies, bouldering, biking, rewatching old tv, eating
Previous Career: HS science teacher, waiter, various tertiary sector jobs, EMT
EM Super Power: X-ray vision, telepathic consultation

Aneri Sakhpara, MD

Hometown: Mumbai, India
Undergraduate School: Penn State
Medical School: St. George’s University
Foreign Languages: Hindi and Gujarati
EM Interests: Critical Care, Ultrasound
Hobbies: Sharks and Fantasy Fiction
EM Super Power: Professor X’s mind reading

Sneha Shah, MD

Hometown: Jersey City, NJ
Undergraduate School: Rutgers University
Medical School: New York Medical College
Foreign Languages: Gujurati
EM Interests: Wellness
Hobbies: Hangin’ with my nieces, travel, playing with pups, cardmaking, obsessing over the wall decor in my apt to satisfy my personal feng shui
Previous Career: EM scribbler, tutor, Central Park Zoo ticket attendant
EM Super Power: Shapeshift so i can fit through all these stretchers


Richard Wang, MD

Hometown: Newton, MA
Undergraduate School: University of Chicago
Medical School: University of Chicago
Foreign Languages: Mandarin
EM Interests: Event medicine, critical care
Hobbies: Traveling to lesser-known places, meeting international people, running,
Previous Career: I was a sea otter ”expert” at the NY aquarium when I was 16 years old, does that count?
EM Super Power: Fluency in Russian

Elly Warman, MD

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY