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Medical School: University of Mississippi School of Medicine
Residency Class: CA-3
Hometown: Columbus, MS
#WhyIChoseUAB: Strong residency program and couples match friendly
Fun Fact: If I hadn't gone into medicine, I would have been an archaeologist. 
Favorite part of the program/UAB or something you love about it: The people
My neighborhood and why I like it: Brook Highland- quiet area with nearby amenities and restaurants
Best places for soaking up the local culture: The Summit
Favorite rotation and why: Pain clinic- early access to hands on procedures and working with some of the best attendings in the hospital
Favorite spots for a date night: Bellini's 
Favorite places to take guests: Perry's Steakhouse and Automatic Seafood
Best park, trail, or golf course/Where I take in the scenic views: Oak Mountain State Park
Why I like Birmingham: Fun place to live and work in a growing midsized city 
What I wish someone had told me before I moved here: The traffic around rush hour can be pretty heavy, so allow extra time if you are going to/leaving the hospital during these times. 
What I'll miss the most about UAB/Birmingham: The people 
Plans after graduation: Pain Management Fellowship