Fellows 2021-2022

3rd year PEM Fellows:

Reshvinder Dhillon, MD

Hometown: Toronto Canada

College: Western University Canada

Medical School: St George’s University

Residency: University at Buffalo

Research Interest:

Personal Interests:
Rock Climbing, cooking, biking

What you like about Buffalo: Its a great sized town with friendly people. It has one of the best climbing gyms I have been to.

Nathan Williams, MD

Hometown: Nashville, TN

College: The University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN

Medical School: The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine

Residency: Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital/Michigan State Grand Rapids, MI 

Research Interest:
Physician Wellness

Personal Interests: Cooking, Audiobooks, and wellness. I have a corgi and a cat who are both super cute

What you like about Buffalo: The food scene is awesome and diverse. I like how close we are to some awesome state parks. My coworkers are truly amazing. 

Matthew Wiese, MD

Hometown: Syracuse

College:  College of the Holy Cross

Medical School: SUNY Upstate

Residency: University of Massachusetts

Research Interests:
Education, standardized care

Personal Interests:
reading non-medical books, running, my dog (but definitely not my wife’s cat

What you like about Buffalo: as a city, being back in New York, as a program, collegiality and support, our patient population.

Sarah DiPlmaMD

Hometown: Fredonia, NY

College: John Carroll University

Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine

Residency: University at Buffalo

Research Interest:
HFNC, Procalcitonin

Personal Interests:
Soccer, basketball, hiking, dancing, going out to eat, patio living, the sun, all the extroverted things with my friends and family

What you like about Buffalo: I love the food in Buffalo. there is a wide variety in both the city and suburbs. I love that it is so close to the lake and Canada too, opening up endless opportunities for fun. I appreciate how seriously everyone takes summers – there are endless festivals, outdoor farmers markets, opportunities for hiking, outdoor seating, and outdoor workout classes too. 

2nd year PEM Fellows

Alana Koehler, MD

Hometown: Macedon, NY

College: Ithaca College

Medical School:  State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine

Residency: Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital

Research Interest:
Reducing healthcare disparities and barriers to access to care; graduate medical education and curriculum development; water safety and drowning prevention

Personal Interests:
I love to travel and explore new places! I enjoy being physically active (swimming, dancing, weight lifting, kayaking, rock climbing, hiking, snorkeling, SCUBA diving, etc.). If I’m not at work or at the gym, you can probably find me at home watching late night comedy or rewatching my favorite episodes of “Parks and Rec”

What you like about Buffalo: I am excited to be back in Buffalo, where the food is delicious, the people are welcoming, and the city is surrounded by natural beauty! 

Maciej Sadowski, MD

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY

College: St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn

Medical School:  American University of Antigua

Residency: Janet Weiss Children Hospital Geisinger

Research Interest:

Personal Interests:
Skiing, Dancing and Outdoors

What you like about Buffalo:  It is a big city without the feel of one, there is no congestion and a lot of space for activities.

1st year PEM fellows:

Aadil Rahman, DO

Hometown: Chicago, IL


Medical School: Midwestern University Chicago College Osteopathic Medicine

Residency:  University of Illinois at Chicago

Research Interests:
Mental Health, sickle cell

Personal Interests:
Rock climbing, Chicago sports and hiking

What you like about Buffalo: Lot’s of stuff to do, nice harbor, great people!

Susana Ruano

Hometown: Toronto, Canada

College:  York University in Toronto

Medical School: American University of the Caribbean

Residency:  University at Buffalo

Research Interests:
Bronchiolitis, procedures, SIM, education

Personal Interests:
Outdoors, chicken wings, sports, brunch

What you like about Buffalo: PEOPLE – everyone is awesome!

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