Class of 2023

Solomon O. Badejoko, MBChB

Hometown: Lagos Nigeria
Undergrad: Olabisi Onabanjo University, Nigeria
Medical School: Obafemi Awolowo College of Health Sciences, Nigeria
Previous lives: pediatrics resident, MD Anderson research data assistant, saxophone instructor, clothing entrepreneur
Professional Interests: EKG and cardiology, teaching, point of care ultrasound, telemedicine, health outcome research
Hobbies: playing the saxophone, live music (jazz/ salsa), soccer, biking, playing FIFA

Manpreet Bains, MD

Medical School: American University of Antigua
Hometown: Dallas, Texas.
Fun Fact: I love to draw and I found my way to combine my love for both Medicine and drawing through medical illustration. Also, I am a huge soccer fan!

Sabrina Beacom, MD

Medical School: American University of Antigua
Hometown: San Jose
Fun Facts: Speaks basic Spanish, Former Veterinarian Assistant, Former Pharmacy Technician

Asma Haji Datoo, MD

Hometown: Pakistan/Los Angeles, CA.
Undergrad: California State University Northridge
Medical School: St. George's University.
Hobbies: focusing on her consultant business that entails YouTube educational videos, mentorship, and apparels for medical students. She enjoys stock investments, reading, camping, spending time with her sister and overly excited when she is petting dogs.

Onkar Mudhar, MD

Hometown: Stockton, CA
Undergrad: UC Berkeley
Medical School: St Georges University
Previous lives: Competitive bhangra, EM scribe, professional photographer
Hobbies: Running, weightlifting, Spartan races and video games

Emilin D. Pandian, MD

Medical School: Ross University
Fun Facts: Speaks Tamil, Former Scribe, Stop The Bleed Instructor, Chair of Public Relations and Events for Ross University Cardiology Club

Dr. Paul Shiu

Hometown: Modesto, CA
Undergrad: University of California, Berkeley
Medical School: Touro University California, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Previous Lives: Hem/Onc Research, Tutor
Hobbies: Tennis, Mind melds
Professional Goals: Community health, Teaching, Sporting a bow tie

Dharminder Singh, MD

Hometown: Fremont, CA
Undergrad: San Jose State University
Medical School: American University of Antigua
Previous lives: Little League Basketball Coach, RN
Hobbies: Basketball, Football, Hiking, Running and Music

Parampreet Singh, MD

Medical School: St. George’s University
Hometown: Stockton
Fun Facts: Volunteered at St. Joe’s for two years, Speaks Punjabi and basic Hindi and Urdu, Iota Epsilon Alpha member, Legacy of Excellence Scholar

Caroline Tashdjian, MD

Hometown: La Crescenta, CA
Undergrad: University of California, Irvine
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Exploring cultures through food, working out, marathons, visiting art galleries, attending live concerts, pop culture, outdoors, spending time with my family and friends.

Class of 2024

Hometown: Clovis, CA
Undergrad: Fresno State University
Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences
Previous Lives: Scribe
Professional Interests: Hospital Medicine, Point of care ultrasounding
Hobbies: Family, Traveling, Backpacking, Gardening, Baking

Hometown: Los Palacios, Cuba / Miami, FL
Undergrad: Antillean Adventist University
Medical School:  American University of Antigua
Previous Lives: Uber driver, bible worker
Professional Interests: Research
Hobbies: Fishing, traveling, outdoor activities

Hometown: Union City, CA
Undergrad: University of California San Diego
Medical School: Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine
Previous lives: Research Associate, Tutor
Professional interests: Critical Care, Cardiology
Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, hiking, traveling.

Hometown: Santa Monica, CA
Undergrad: Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka.
Medical School: New York Institute of Technology- College of Osteopathic Medicine
Previous lives: Medicine and Surgery Internship in Sri Lanka, Staff Research Associate and Assistant Scientist at UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine.
Professional interests: Preventive Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology.
Hobbies: Hiking, Cooking, Listening to music and Basketball.

Undergrad: Drexel University
Medical School: St George's University School of Medicine  
Previous Experiences: Stanford University Research Assistant, Medical Billing
Professional Interests: Primary Care & Hospital Medicine, Community Health, Mentoring, Curating Personalized Medical care
Hobbies: Enjoying meals with friends and family, going to the beach & picking seashells, exploring new places, reading, swimming.

Undergrad: University of South Florida, Tampa
Medical School: Touro University California College of Osteopathic Medicine  
Previous Experiences: Graduate student, Teacher, Behavioralist Therapist
Professional Interests: Critical Care
Hobbies: Rescue animals, gardening, bonsai, cook, food is my love language.

Hometown: Union City, CA
Undergrad: California State University East Bay
Medical School: American University of the Caribbean
Previous Lives: Medical Assistant and wannabe Ninja Warrior
Professional Interests: Rheumatology and Infectious Disease
Hobbies: Running, strength training, cooking (sometimes), playing with my fur baby.

Hometown: São Paulo, Brazil
Undergrad: University of California Riverside
Medical School: American University of Antigua
Previous Lives: I was probably a panda.
Professional Interests: Critical Care, Cardiology
Hobbies: Snowboarding, Taekwondo, video games.

Hometown: Pleasanton, CA
Undergrad: University of California San Diego
Medical School: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Previous Lives: Medical Scribe, Robotics Coach, Tutor
Professional Interests: Hospital medicine and Internal Medicine subspecialties.
Hobbies: Health and fitness, robotics, technology, cars and motorsport. Martial Arts.

Hometown: Camarillo, CA
Undergrad: University of Pennsylvania
Medical School:  St. George's University School of Medicine
Previous Lives: Iota Epsilon Alpha member, volunteer for Learning Ally
Professional Interests: Point of Care Ultrasound
Hobbies: hiking, visiting art and historical museums, trying different cuisines.