3rd 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: Telemedicine
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.
2nd 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!
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!
1st year PEM fellows:
Hometown: Hamburg, NY
Medical School: Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo
Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Research Interests: QI (especially clinical effectiveness guidelines, workflow optimization, and throughput), and sedation
Personal Interests: I enjoy walking/hiking with my dog, lifting weights, and spending time with my family! Also just bought a house so I have been trying to hone my inner Johanna Gaines and do some DIY projects.
What you like about Buffalo: Buffalo is a great medium-sized city that has all the attractions of a larger city (sports, music, food/drink) but is much more spacious and homey! I love taking my dog for hikes at Chestnut Ridge or the Outer Harbor, I am always interested in trying out new IPAs and bourbon cocktails. I enjoy the many breweries and bars around town.
Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
Medical School: Semmelweis University Faculty of Medicine
Residency: Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
Research Interests: Ultrasound, SIM, medical education
Personal Interests: I’m an avid rock climber, love to kayak, and play tennis. During the winter, you’ll find me baking sweet treats, painting, and hitting the ski slopes.
What you like about Buffalo: It’s a stand-alone children’s hospital and level 1 trauma center. And the PEM fellows get priority for every trauma or procedure. Also great places to visit like the outer harbor & canalside. Also Susana’s backyard.