Alexander Beland, DO

  • Hometown: Altadena, CA
  • Education: Gonzaga University (Go Zags!)
  • Medical Education: Rocky Vista University
  • Hobbies: Running, photography, film nerd
  • Fun Fact About Yourself: I had my 1.5 seconds of fame when I got to walk in the background of an episode of Scrubs.
  • Plans after Residency: Be the best community doc that I can be. Figure out how to be an adult.
  • Next Adventure: Somewhere tropical
  • EM Interests: Critical Care, Ultrasound, Homelessness

Caleb Everett Chu, MD

  • Hometown: Claremont, CA
  • Undergraduate Education: Pomona College
  • Medical Education: University of Queensland
  • Hobbies: SCUBA diving, skiing, weight lifting, sports, board games, eating
  • Fun Fact About Yourself: I’m an Eagle Scout
  • Plans after Residency: Go travel then find a job somewhere
  • Next Adventure: Himalayas
  • EM Interests: Global health, disaster medicine, EMS

Robert Dang, MD

  • Hometown: Fremont, California
  • Undergraduate Education: UC Irvine
  • Medical Education: California Northstate College of Medicine
  • Hobbies: Cooking, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Lifting, Running, Video Games, Music
  • Fun Fact About Yourself: I can sneeze with my eyes open
  • Plans after Residency: Developing a long-lasting career in Emergency Medicine, serving the community, and furthering medical education
  • Next Adventure: To the fridge
  • EM Interests: Social EM, Ultrasound, Critical Care, Research

Aaron Ho, DO

  • Hometown: Cupertino, CA
  • Undergraduate Education: UC Santa Cruz
  • Medical Education: Western University of Health Sciences
  • Hobbies: BEING OUTSIDE, playing soccer, basketball, hiking, biking, playing guitar/singing/songwriting, snowboarding, food exploring, live music, travel
  • Fun Fact About Yourself: I’ve traveled to 30 countries and counting!
  • Plans after Residency: finding a job, crit care fellowship?, napping
  • Next Adventure: Patagonia, Algarve coast, Zanzibar
  • EM Interests: crit care, global health, disaster relief

Katherine Hsueh, MD

  • Hometown: Diamond Bar, CA
  • Undergraduate Education: University of California, San Diego
  • Medical Education: Creighton University – Phoenix Regional Campus
  • Hobbies: Cooking, traveling, music, shopping for good deals, cosmetics, audiobooks, video games
  • Fun Fact About Yourself: I got succinylcholine when I was awake. 2/10 would not recommend.
  • Plans after Residency: Hopefully can go straight into attendingship, ideally in Southern California
  • Next Adventure: Domestic destinations that I haven’t explored yet (e.g. Miami, Austin, New Orleans, Salt Lake City, Atlanta)
  • EM Interests: Disaster medicine, ultrasound, toxicology

Oscar Lee, DO

  • Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
  • Undergraduate Education: University of Pittsburgh
  • Medical Education: Touro University California
  • Hobbies: Golfing, basketball, baseball, hiking, live music, board games, having spirited debates about the life of a Costco $5 rotisserie chicken
  • Fun Fact About Yourself: Met Oscar De La Hoya once – he was not impressed we share the same first name
  • Plans after Residency: Find a job and not be homeless
  • Next Adventure: Machu Picchu!
  • EM Interests: Toxicology, Critical Care, Ultrasound

Ryan Ley, MD, MBA, MS

  • Hometown: Reno, NV and San Diego, CA
  • Undergraduate Education: Dartmouth College
  • Medical Education: University of Nevada School of Medicine
  • Hobbies: skiing, cycling, hanging out with the family, eating burritos
  • Fun Fact About Yourself: I thought it would be fun to open a couple of waxing salons…it wasn’t
  • Plans after Residency: work, paint, travel
  • Next Adventure: Airstream…or maybe just get a longboard.
  • EM Interests: EMS, wilderness medicine

Christopher Ma, DO

  • Hometown: Palo Alto, CA
  • Undergraduate Education: UC Davis
  • Medical Education: Touro University California
  • Hobbies: Board games, basketball, snowboarding, reading
  • Fun Fact About Yourself: Used to do pop and lock dancing before my joints got creaky
  • Plans after Residency: Possibly fellowship, continue to work with the Southern California patient population, plan for family
  • Next Adventure: Hopefully Maui!
  • EM Interests: Ultrasound, admin

Kaya Minezaki, MD

  • Hometown: Torrance, CA; Tokyo, Japan
  • Undergraduate Education: University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Medical Education: Sackler School of Medicine
  • Hobbies: Traveling, cooking, watching true crime documentaries and war films
  • Fun Fact About Yourself: As of 2022, I’ve lived on 3 continents and traveled throughout 20 different countries
  • Plans after Residency: Fellowship
  • Next Adventure: Australian outback, Swiss alps, Norwegian fjords
  • EM Interests: Critical care, EMS, tactical medicine

Anthony Nguyen, MD

  • Hometown: Kent, WA
  • Undergraduate Education: University of Washington (GO DAWGS!)
  • Medical Education: University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Hobbies: Lifting, skiing, camping, traveling, trying new restaurants
  • Fun Fact About Yourself: Big fan of Avatar the Last Airbender
  • Plans after Residency: Travel, spend time with family/friends/pupperoni
  • Next Adventure: Maui, HI (hopefully)
  • EM Interests: Global Health, Event Medicine, Pain Medicine