Medical School: Wah Medical College, Pakistan
Hometown: Islamabad, Pakistan.
Career Goals: 51% inclined towards General pediatrics, and 49% toward a fellowship in developmental and behavioral pediatrics .
One person I would like to meet is: Stephen Hawking
Something you would never guess about me is: I can make the roundest and fluffiest of chapaties
Why you chose TTUHSC El Paso: People, place and Pediatrics department
Medical School: University of Santo Tomas
Hometown: Daly City, California
Career Goals: Have a career that will allow me to make long lasting, fruitful relationships with my patients and their parents; and have a career that I love so much that it doesn’t seem like going to work everyday.
One person I would like to meet is: Ellen Degeneres
Something you would never guess about me: When I was kid, I was so afraid of the drive-in car washes. I always had to go to the little shop and wait until the car wash ended.
Why you chose TTUHSC El Paso: Definitely, the people. During my first encounter at TTUHSC El Paso, I saw nothing but the warm hospitality and kindness embodied by the residents and the faculty. I felt a true spirit of family, camaraderie and uplifting support among the residents, administrative staff and faculty, and I honestly would love to be part of it and extremely glad I am now.
Medical School: Dayanand Medical College & Hospital
Career Goals: Not decided yet
One person I would like to meet is: Arvind Kejriwal
Something you would never guess about me: I'm fond of painting and gardening.
Why you chose TTUHSC El Paso: It's one of the best children hospitals in the country.
Medical School: TTUHSC El Paso Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
Hometown: El Paso, TX
Career Goals: I want to be a pediatrician that patients trust and stick with for a long time.
One person I would like to meet is: I wish I could have met Anthony Bourdain. His life seemed so interesting.
Something you would never guess about me:: I love to watch cooking shows even though I'm a terrible cook. Then I pretend to host a cooking show when I try out a recipe.
Why you chose TTUHSC El Paso: I grew up in El Paso and have always wanted to serve our population. I love El Paso!
Medical School: Universidad Autonoma de Aguascalientes. Centro de Ciencias de la Salud
Hometown: Aguascalientes, Mexico
Career Goals: To work as a general pediatrician in private practice and in a teaching hospital. I am still taking into consideration pursuing a fellowship.
One person I would like to meet is: Soraya. She was an American-Colombian singer, songwriter, and guitarist. She was an advocate of breast cancer support and education, especially for Hispanic women. Her songs reflected her struggles, beliefs, and love for life.
Something you would never guess about me: I love bears and everything related to them. They are extraordinarily intelligent animals, they care about family members, they are playful, and they are very strong while they look cute at the same time! My favorites are Grizzly and Spirit bears.
Why you chose TTUHSC El Paso: Because the program serves a very diverse patient population including patients from my home country. In addition, it offers the great opportunity to learn from an outstanding faculty about challenging cases and pathologies that are unique to a border region.
Medical School: Universidad Autonoma de Tamaulipas. Facultad de Medicina Matamoros
Hometown: Brownsville Texas
Career Goals: Finish pediatric residency, pursuing fellowship in neonatology
One person I would like to meet is: Katy Perry. Besides the great song writer and performer, she does a lot of charity work to help children in need around the world
Something you would never guess about me: According to 23 & me I am half Native American.
Why you chose TTUHSC El Paso: The top reason was the level IV NICU experience that the program offers and the opportunity to serve the population of a border town which is similar to the town I grew up.
Medical School: University of Medical Sciences and technology,l; Khrtoum- Sudan
Hometown: Sudanese, based in Saudi Arabia and Qatar.
Career Goals: To be a Pediatric Cardiologist and help children in my country and become the minister of health so I can be in a stronger position to guide and help.
One person I would like to meet is: My pediatrician.
Something about me: You can win my heart with a cup of good coffee.
Why you chose TTUHSC El Paso: At some point in your life, you realize that to be in a healthy, friendly and supportive working atmosphere is really all that matters.
Medical School: Universidad Central de Venezuela
Hometown: Caracas, Venezuela
Career Goals: I would like to open my own practice one day as a general pediatrician
One person I would like to meet is: The Pope
Something you would never guess about me: I am a big city girl and used to not like nature that much until I adopted my dog. Now all I like to do is be outdoors and spend time with him hiking and going on adventures
Why you chose TTUHSC El Paso: When I visited the program for the interview it really felt like home, everyone was very welcoming and friendly. It is a very diverse program, which I love because you get to meet people from around the world and learn about different cultures. It is a great environment to work in and everyone is willing to help and teach you.
Bangalore Medical College and Research institute
Career Goals: Fellowship after residency, I have a stronger interest for working as a hospitalist. But I want to keep my options open and walk through my first year of residency and find out what speciality interests me the most.
One person I would like to meet is: A.R. RAHMAN Famous indian music director, my all time favorite musician.Humble and down to earth person.
Something you would never guess about me: I like learning new languages, I can speak 3 indian languages and English.
Why you chose TTUHSC El Paso: Loved the university campus and friendly peds family.
Medical School: University of Tripoli
Career Goals: pediatric intensive care, neonatology, general pediatric
One person I would like to meet is: Bill Gates
Something you would never guess about me: I might look calm but I love roller coaster, scuba diving and trying new things.
Why you chose TTUHSC El Paso: Because it has excellent rotations that fits my future goals. So it will allow me take final decision. El Paso is ready beautiful and family friendly.