Our Residents


 

PGY4s

Colleen Connor, MD

Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School
Hometown: Arlington, Virginia
Hobbies/Interests: The beach, traveling, playing with my dogs, cooking,and wine.
What I Like About the Program: My co-residents are great.  They are all easy to get along with and hard working.  We have a great time together outside of work too!  The program is very supportive of resident feedback and responsive to our suggestions. I also love being able to spend my days off at the beach.

 

Katie Dorfler, MD

Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School
Hometown: Fairfax Station, Virginia
Hobbies/Interests: Symphony, travel
What I Like About the Program: EVMS Ob/Gyn is a great program.  Everyone in the department is enthusiastic about education and creating a positive working environment. To me, the members in the program are like a second family - we all support and encourage each other to excel.  If I had to go through residency match again, EVMS would still be my number one choice.

 

 

Lea Harrell Porche, MD

Medical School: UNC- Chapel Hill
Hometown: Durham, North Carolina
Hobbies/Interests: Eating, sewing, interior decorating, and anything HGTV
What I Like About the Program: Fun co-residents and wonderful attendings.

 

 

 

‌Gloria Too, MD

Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School
Hometown:  Oak Hill, Virginia
Hobbies/Interests:  Cooking, biking, playing with my dog, and traveling
What I Like About the Program:  All the residents and attendings are wonderful.  It makes coming to work fun!

 

 

 

PGY3s

Emily Myer, MD

Medical School: Albany Medical College
Hometown: Woodbury Minnesota
Hobbies/Interests:Hiking, Baking, Traveling, Visiting Friends and Family, and reading Real Simple and Martha Stewart Living
What I Like About the Program: The family-like atmosphere. I felt welcomed the first day I came. Faculty take an active role in supportive teaching. Residents get along great and will always stick up for one another. We see a lot of pathology and high risk pregnancies, but I never feel like I am dealing with it alone. When there is a poor outcome, the team really unites to support and help one another.

 

 

Sarah Salamon, MD

Medical School:  Eastern Virginia Medical School
Hometown:  Raynham, Massachusetts
Hobbies/Interests:  Relaxing and sleeping
What I Like About the Program:  My awesome co-residents!

 

 

 

Marie E. Shockley, MD

Medical School: University of Maryland
Hometown: Snow Hill, Maryland
Hobbies/Interests: Running, baking, riding my vintage road bike, and traveling to Spanish speaking locales
What I Like About the Program: The attendings are approachable and friendly.  The rotations are well organized.  But what really makes this residency stand out is the diversity of the residents.  Despite different backgrounds and interests, the large majority are gregarious people with a shared desire to strike the elusive work-life balance that makes residency bearable, and more importantly, fun.

 

 

Carolyn Wood, MD

Medical School: Mount Sinai
Hometown: Beaverton, Oregon
Hobbies/Interests:  Running, baking, hanging out with friends, and traveling.
What I Like About the Program: We get great ultrasound training and access to the newest generation of ultrasound machines from GE.  It’s a supportive learning environment with friendly co-residents and approachable faculty.  I enjoy the area and being able to live walking distance from the hospital, multiple restaurants/bars and my gym and it’s only a short drive to the beach! I also love the waterfront events and local sports teams.

 

PGY2s

Ibrahim Hammad, MD

Medical School: St Med & Pharmaceutical Univ 'Nicolae Testemitanu'
Hometown: Beirut, Lebanon
Hobbies/Interests: Anything outdoors, hiking, camping, bicycling
What I Like About the Program:I'm finally experiencing my residency in the US, and I can tell you from my multicultural educational background this program has been by far the most energetic and and exciting to be in . The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at EVMS presented me with the occasion to obtain top-notch training through the excellent faculty and mentors that are leaders in Obstetrics and Gynecology and their areas of interest, from MFM to REI to benign gynecology.

 

 

Dorothy ‘Dory’ Miller, MD

Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Hometown: Nashville, Tennessee
Hobbies/Interests: Running and cooking!
What I Like About the Program: I enjoy our work environment, especially the support I receive from co-residents and faculty.

 

 

 

Olubunmi ‘Bunmi’ Olude, MD

Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin
Hometown: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Hobbies/Interests: Cooking, running, and hanging out with friends
What I Like About the Program: The residents and faculty members have been very welcoming. They are eager to teach and continue to challenge the interns to develop critical thinking skills in taking care of complicated patients

 

 

Giselle M. Torres, MD

Medical School: University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
Hometown: San Juan, Pureto Rico
Hobbies/Interests: Going to the beach, paddle-boarding, kite-surfing, yoga, tennis, and Puerto Rican food
What I Like About the Program: Close-knit group of residents. Supportive atmosphere. Good relationships between residents and faculty.

 

 

 

Interns

 

Christina Baraty, MD

Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina
Hometown: Greer, South Carolina
Hobbies/Interests: Celebrity Gossip, libraries and lighthouses, running, photography/instagram, the beach, cooking/wine, outdoor concerts/festivals
What I Like About the Program: We have the best residents and faculty!  We love seeing each other outside of the hospital just as much as we love working together!  They are all so friendly and knowledgeable.  I feel so lucky to be a part of this family.

 

 

Alexandra DiMatteo, MD

Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School
Hometown: Marietta, Ohio
Hobbies/Interests: Rock climbing, baking, reading
What I Like About the Program: I chose EVMS because I had a great learning experience as a medical student.  Both residents and attendings are incredibley helpful, supportive, and enthusiastic about guiding you ou your path to become a physician.

 

 

Katherine Weyer, MD

Medical School: University of Queensland School of Medicine
Hometown: Richmond, Virginia
Hobbies/Interests: Running, yoga, playing outside, plotting great adventures
What I Like About the Program: Everyone involved in the residency program has, at some point, gone out of their way to show their own unique brand of kindness to the people around them, whether it's taking the time to explain the theoretical basis of a procedure, holding an elevator door or the invitation to have a drink (or go for a run) after a overwhelming day.  There is a certain thoughtfulness that makes coming to work remarkably enjoyable.  Also I love the patient population.  There's never a dull moment.

 

 

Catherine Wilkes, MD

Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School
Hometown: Norfolk, Virginia
Hobbies/Interests: Beach, scuba diving, skiing, traveling and hanging out with friends.
What I Like About the Program: All of my amazing co-residents!  The attending faculty are very approachable and supportive as well.  Overall, EVMS is a great learning environment and I am extremely happy that I am here.