Congratulations to all who matched into the department’s fellowship programs this month! Thirteen fellowships matched 28 residents who will begin their fellowships in July 2021. Read more for the full listing.

Kamir Boodoo, MD – Infectious Diseases
Joydeep Chakraborty, MD – Digestive Diseases
Prakhar Vijayvargiya, MD – Infectious Diseases
Yousaf Zafar, MD – Hospital Medicine

Herbert G. Langford Research Mentor Excellence Award – Dr. Tariq Shafi
Fred Allison, Jr Research Excellence Award – Dr. Sarah Glover
Stanley Chapman Young Investigator Research Excellence Award – Dr. Maria Gonzalez Suarez

Dr. Schaefer joined UMMC in early 2020. He completed his internal medicine training at York Hospital in York, PA, and his gastroenterology training at Johns Hopkins (Baltimore, MD). Since completing his gastroenterology training, he has served in leadership positions in a variety of private and academic gastroenterology practices.

Congratulations to all the residents and fellows who received awards this year and best of luck to all graduating and moving on either in their training or into practice!

We continue to grow! The Department is excited to announce the following new faculty that will be starting over the next several months. Read more to see who will be joining the UMMC family.

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