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Medical School: Ohio State University
Residency Class: Ca-2 
Hometown: Centerville, UT
#WhyIChoseUAB: UAB is the perfect combination between excellent case variety with top tier training, unmatched moonlighting, and an awesome resident culture.   
Fun Fact: I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. 
Favorite part of the program/UAB or something you love about it: My resident buds. 
Favorite rotation and why: I just love being in the general ORs. 
My neighborhood and why I like it: Fultondale (chapel hill neighborhood). Cheap, newish housing, safe neighborhoods, north of Birmingham (avoids traffic).
Best places for soaking up the local culture: Homewood, Mountain Brook.  
Favorite spots for date night: Botanical gardens with dinner at Brick and Tin.
Favorite places to take guests: Back40, Red Mountain Park, Moss Rock, Oak Mountain State Park.  
Best park, trail, or golf course/Where I take in the scenic views: Oak Mountain.  
Why I like Birmingham: The warmth, the food, great training, good people.
Plans for after graduation: Cardiac fellowship.