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Medical School:  VCOM - Auburn
Residency Class: CA-2 (PGY-3)
Hometown: Montgomery, AL
#WhyIChoseUAB: The complexity of cases, clinical autonomy. great work-life balance
Fun Fact: Worked for DoorDash during the pandemic ($$$) and never stole a fry 
Favorite part of the program/UAB or something you love about it: The people. Both residents and faculty promote a very positive work environment that minimizes stress and make everyday fun.
Favorite rotation and why: Inpatient Pain Service. I'm a very hands on person and love doing procedures. 
My neighborhood and why I like it: Moutain Brook. 10 minute drive to work (with traffic) and it has great outdoor parks and walking trails. It's also home to many great local restaurants and bars. 
Best places for soaking up the local culture: Avondale, Regions Field, Back Forty Beer Co., can't go wrong with any local restaurants as Birmingham as a nationally ranked food scene
Favorite spots for a date night: Mexico Lindo, my wife's go-to Mexican spot so it's a win every time. Others include Automatic Seafood, Helen, El Barrio, East West
Favorite places to take guests: Avondale, Railroad Park, Back Forty Beer Co., El Barrio, Baron's Games
Best things to do with family/kids: Hanging out with my dog Sa, walking on the local trails, hanging out with other classmates and their families at a local brewery or sporting event
Best park, trail, or golf course/Where I take in the scenic views: Jemison Trail, Highland Park Golf Course, Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail
Why I like Birmingham: It has all the amenties of a large metropolitan city without feeling overcrowded. Great small community scene as well so it's the best of both worlds.