Class of 2021
Michael Briskey, MD
Hometown: Selinsgrove, PA
Undergrad: The University of Scranton
Med School: Drexel University College of Medicine
Hobbies: golf, rock climbing, camping, running, traveling
Favorite movies/TV: The Office, Boondock Saints
Biggest non-EM accomplishment: Getting engaged on the top of a mountain in Thailand
Favorite Food: Indian food, Mood Indian in Fishtown
If not EM: Professional golfer (I wish)
Random fact: Will challenge anyone to Mario Kart for N64
Joshua Pathman, MD
Hometown: Durham, NC
Undergrad: Wake Forest University
Med School: Wake Forest School of Medicine
Hobbies: Medical Education, Mentorship, Home Chef (since before it was cool), Hosting, Local History, Anything Social, Backpacking, Story Telling, North Carolina
Favorite movies/TV: Best Show: Scrubs, Most Respected: Arrested Development, Best Written: Archer.
Biggest non-EM accomplishment: Built a land based Pirate Ship.
Favorite Food: Hot Wings (non-breaded)
If not EM: Cruise Ship Director (once they're safe again), Game Show host, High School Math Teacher, or Waffle House Cook
Random fact: The only thing I don't like about EM is that we wear scrubs, I have a closet full of lovely clothes and I feel bad not wearing them. I get it, I'm going to keep wearing them, but I'm changing the moment I get home.
Michael Shalaby, MD
Hometown: New Orleans, LA
Med School: LSU
Hobbies: working out, reading, Cosette my dog.
Favorite movies or TV shows: The Goonies
Biggest non-EM accomplishment: I Forced my way into the Saints training camp and got to meet all the players.
Favorite Food: Vietnamese
If not EM: lawyer or chef
Random fact: rode the same camel in front of the pyramids of Giza twice, 12 years apart
Joseph Zarraga, DO
Hometown: Milford, DE
Undergrad: University of Delaware
Med School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies: Photography, Part time DJ, Cars/Driving, Video Games, Traveling
Favorite movies/TV: The Office, How I Met Your Mother, Parks and Rec, Saving Private Ryan, Forrest Gump, Shawshank Redemption, any comedy special.
Biggest non-EM accomplishment: 4th Place Medal in my 3rd grade Spelling Bee.
Favorite Food: Sucker for all food. Korean BBQ, Tacos, Pizza, Wings, Indian, Sushi.
If not EM: Professional car reviewer/racer or world traveler.
Random fact: My DJ career peaked when I opened up for THE Aaron Carter (I Want Candy)
Wajid Ali, MD
Undergrad: Drexel University
Med school: Drexel College of Medicine
Hobbies: Running through the 6 with my woes, traveling, working out, trying to take my cat for walks, Philly Sports.
Favorite movies/TV: Titanic, The Lord of the Rings movies , Shawshank Redemption, Breaking Bad, GoT, Scrubs, Avatar the last Airbender, Entourage, Fresh Prince, Malcolm in the Middle.
Biggest non-EM accomplishment: Being undefeated in N64 SuperSmash bros.
Favorite Food: Hole in the wall Asian foods, Indo-paki food (represent!), Taro bubble tea, Mint Choco Chip ice cream.
If not EM: Probably some type of Law (public defender).
Morgan Ritz, MD
Hometown: Plano, TX
Undergrad: texas A&M
Med School: UT southwestern
Hobbies: cinematography, parkour, animal rescues,
family video game time, board games, D&D. Favorite movies/TV: constantine, swat, mr. right, northanger abbey
shooter, new girl, happy endings, adventure time,
bob's burgers, atomic blonde, king arthur: legend of the sword,
scott pilgrim vs the world, flipped, live free or die hard, cursed, the bone collector
Biggest non-EM accomplishment: trying to be a good sibling.
Favorite Food: pizza, popcorn, redvines, anything super sour, hot cheetos, hibachi
If not EM: genetic counseling, baker, EMS
Random fact: I usually pick the most muscular male avatars in video games
Muhamad Masood Khalid, MD
Hometown: Karachi, Pakistan
Undergrad: DJ Sind Government Science College.
Med School: Dow Medical College. Karachi
Hobbies: talking to my family back in Pakistan and spending time with my son and wife.
Favorite movies/TV: House, Fast and Furious & Rush Hour series.
Biggest non-EM accomplishment: My 3 old son.
Favorite Food: Nihari, Biryani, and anything my wife makes. She's the best cook. PF Changs
If not EM: Surgery with my dad lol.
Random fact: I drive in silence with no music or radio. Pretty boring, I know.