Interns












As interns the year starts with a one month long Orientation month designed to bond your class together, gather a strong foundation and get some ED shifts under your belt before launching into the rest of the year.

Oscar Barnes Valldejuly, MD (he/him)

Hometown? Ponce, PR

Undergrad & Major? University of Dayton, Pre-Med with minor in Business Administration

Med School? University of Puerto Rico SOM

Favorite thing to do in your free time? Toss up between watching movies in bed and going to the gym

Favorite movie/tv show? The Office

Favorite place to travel? Madrid

Favorite food? I don’t generally enjoy eating :(

If you weren't an EM physician, what would you do? Probably getting an MBA

What super hero or cartoon character would you be? Iron Man, he’s got it all

Favorite ice cream toppings? Hot fudge

Favorite Western MA activity? Haven’t found one yet, but a big fan of going to breweries

Favorite thing about Baystate? The people, hands down

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse? Ketamine. Ketamine. Ketamine.

Gabby Bilyeu, DO (she/her)

Hometown? Spokane, WA

Undergrad & Major? Carroll College - Biology & French

Med School? Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences

Favorite thing to do in your free time? hike, read books, campfires, breweries, watch movies, listen to records, yoga

Favorite movie/tv show? The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus

Favorite place to travel? Paris

Favorite food? chicken pot pie

If you weren't an EM physician, what would you do? Travel

What super hero or cartoon character would you be? idk but my superpower would be teleportation

Favorite ice cream toppings? magic shell

Random fact? I threw javelin in college

Favorite Western MA activity? hike (just waiting for the fall colors)

Favorite thing about Baystate? the senior residents who keep us little baby chickens from losing our minds

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse? can I take the whole pyxis? medications are like gold in apocalyptic times

Will Fisher, DO (he/him)

Hometown? Tolland, CT

Undergrad & Major? Stonehill, Biology

Med School? UNECOM

Favorite thing to do in your free time? Hanging out by a campfire

Favorite movie/tv show? Breaking Bad

Favorite place to travel? Costa Rica

Favorite food? Pizza

If you weren't an EM physician, what would you do? Something with dogs

What super hero or cartoon character would you be? Deadpool

Favorite ice cream toppings? Ice cream shouldn’t need toppings

Random fact? I got married on top of Mount Washington

Favorite Western MA activity? The Breweries

Favorite thing about Baystate? Emphasis on wellness

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse? All the ketamine

Meghan Harrington, MD (she/her)

Hometown? Northampton, MA

Undergrad & Major? Biology at UMass Amherst

Med School? UMass Medical School

Favorite thing to do in your free time? Go to the beach

Favorite movie/tv show? Reality TV on TLC or Bravo

Favorite place to travel? Would love to go back to Amsterdam!

Favorite food? Eggs Benedict

If you weren't an EM physician, what would you do? Full-time furniture flipping

What super hero or cartoon character would you be? Mr. Narwhal from Elf

Favorite ice cream toppings? Hot Fudge

Random fact? I've kissed the Blarney Stone!

Favorite Western MA activity? Try every ice cream place I can find

Favorite thing about Baystate? The vibes!! The residents and faculty go above and beyond to make us feel welcome!

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse? I would take the helicopter and fly myself to an island

Grace Klanderud, MD (she/her)

Hometown? Shoreview, MN

Undergrad & Major? University of Minnesota Morris, Biology

Med School? Creighton University

Favorite thing to do in your free time? Play with my pets

Favorite movie/tv show? Psych

Favorite place to travel? New Zealand!!

Favorite food? Chocolate

If you weren't an EM physician, what would you do? Open a coffee shop

What super hero or cartoon character would you be? Perry the Platypus

Favorite ice cream toppings? Hot fudge

Random fact? When I was in high school I went on Safari in Tanzania

Favorite Western MA activity? Anything outside, it is so beautiful here

Favorite thing about Baystate? The amazing community

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse? Abdominal pads

Jimmie Kramer, DO (he/him)

Hometown? Corvallis, OR

Undergrad & Major? Western Oregon University - Biology

Med School? Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences

Favorite thing to do in your free time? Trying to convince my daughter how fun and amazing Lego's are while simultaneously having a dance party

Favorite movie/tv show? Movie - Top Gun (my Grandpa was a fighter pilot) / TV comfort show: Scrubs

Favorite place to travel? Honestly it depends on the season and what kind of food is available

Favorite food? Easy, Bacon Bleu Cheeseburger

If you weren't an EM physician, what would you do? Sitting in front of a computer screen as a systems analyst

What super hero or cartoon character would you be? Batman, for obvious reasons

Favorite ice cream toppings? Smashed up Butterfingers

Random fact? I have made a chicken fall asleep during my 4-H showmanship at our County Fair

Favorite Western MA activity? I am still exploring, but honestly being able to walk out of my house, get on my bike and ride to the park with my daughter has been amazing

Favorite thing about Baystate? How quickly you become family. From admin/coordinators bringing you food/coffee and all the residents supporting you every single day

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse? Candy Safe (when freshly filled)

Jinjoo Lee, DO (she/her)

Hometown? Lexington, MA

Undergrad & Major? UMass Amherst, Nutrition

Med School? Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Favorite thing to do in your free time? Try new restaurants, explore new cities, eat, get lost on YouTube and try and backtrack how I got to watching a video about what space smells like, hang out with friends, travel

Favorite movie/tv show? She's the Man/Friends

Favorite place to travel? Seoul, South Korea

Favorite food? Rice, in any and all forms

If you weren't an EM physician, what would you do? Pastry Chef

What super hero or cartoon character would you be? Wanda from the Fairly OddParents

Favorite ice cream toppings? No toppings! I like to enjoy the ice cream in it's purest form

Random fact? I had a dog walking "business" in middle school, had a total of 2 loyal customers

Favorite Western MA activity? Apple picking and all the other fun fall activities

Favorite thing about Baystate? The people and all the support and love we get from everyone in the program!

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse? A blanket from the warmer because let's face it there's no way I'm surviving this so I might as well be comfy

Zoe Lombard, DO (she/her)

Hometown? Belleair Bluffs, Florida

Undergrad & Major? Boston College, Biology

Med School? VCOM - Carolinas

Favorite thing to do in your free time? Hang out with my fiancé and dog, explore new hikes, skiing in the winter, drinking coffee, trying new restaurants, and reading

Favorite movie/tv show? New Girl or Schitt’s Creek

Favorite place to travel? Love traveling to new places! My most recent trip was to Chile

Favorite food? Mac n Cheese

If you weren't an EM physician, what would you do? A Zookeeper

What super hero or cartoon character would you be? Wonder Woman

Favorite ice cream toppings? Gummy bears

Random fact? I have been to 30 countries in the last nine years

Favorite Western MA activity? Explore all of the amazing things that the region has to offer

Favorite thing about Baystate? The people by far!

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse? Cheese sticks from pedi pod

Jake Luecke, MD (he/him)

Hometown? Freeport, IL

Undergrad & Major? Evangel University, Theology/Philosophy

Med School? UConn

Favorite thing to do in your free time? Run, hike, drink beer

Favorite movie/tv show? The Office/ It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Favorite place to travel? Maine

Favorite food? Pizza

If you weren't an EM physician, what would you do? Chef/own food trucks

What super hero or cartoon character would you be? Doug

Favorite ice cream toppings? Brownies

Random fact? I didn’t touch the ocean until I was 20…. Cornfield life problems

Favorite Western MA activity? Hike and drink beer(at the same time)

Favorite thing about Baystate? The people and culture and Buffalo chicken tendies

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse? US machine…. You can do anything with those things

Brendan McFall, DO (he/him)

Hometown? Downey, California

Undergrad & Major? California State Polytechnic University of Pomona - Microbiology; Georgetown University - SMP Program; Troy University - Masters in Management

Med School? Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine

Favorite thing to do in your free time? Snowboard, hike, canoe, photography, travel, sit by the fire, take the dogs for adventures, road bike, great beer!

Favorite movie/tv show? Sherlock, Scrubs, Mandalorian

Favorite place to travel? Spain, South America, Somewhere with a Beach

Favorite food? Spicy food, Korean, Steakkkkkkk

If you weren't an EM physician, what would you do? I would be a Formula 1 Racecar Driver

What super hero or cartoon character would you be? Deadpool

Favorite ice cream toppings? Reeses Peanut butter Cup

Random fact? I am a AirBNB Superhost

Favorite Western MA activity? White water raft with Chris

Favorite thing about Baystate? Great group of people and environment

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse? Ketamine duhhh. I'd enjoy my last living moments.

Sebastian Orman, MD (he/him)

Hometown? Waterbury, CT

Undergrad & Major? Georgetown University, Biology

Med School? Georgetown School of Medicine

Favorite thing to do in your free time? Lift, hike, bike, & play soccer

Favorite movie/tv show? Rick and Morty

Favorite place to travel? San Diego

Favorite food? Acai bowls

If you weren't an EM physician, what would you do? Astronomy

What super hero or cartoon character would you be? Ash Ketchum

Favorite ice cream toppings? Oreos

Random fact? I did three years of ortho residency before deciding to do emergency medicine!

Favorite Western MA activity? Bike - lots of great trails crossing through the western MA / northern CT area.

Favorite thing about Baystate? The residents and faculty are amazing teachers, colleagues, and friends.

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse? Antibiotics. How embarrassing would it be to die of an infected paper cut during a zombie apocalypse

Matt Senno, DO (he/him)

Hometown? Cumberland, RI

Undergrad & Major? UNE, Psychology

Med School? UNECOM

Favorite thing to do in your free time? Drum, wildlife photography

Favorite movie/tv show? Jurassic Park

Favorite place to travel? Maine

Favorite food? Pizza

If you weren't an EM physician, what would you do? Hot dog vendor

What super hero or cartoon character would you be? Teddy from Bobs Burgers

Favorite ice cream toppings? Peanut butter

Random fact? International jazz band champion

Favorite Western MA activity? Hike

Favorite thing about Baystate? The people

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse? Trauma Shears!

Syara Slaughter, DO (she/her)

Undergrad & Major? Rice University, Cognitive Sciences

Med School? PCOM Georgia

Favorite thing to do in your free time? Sleep! Just kidding. Read outside. Preferably under a tree or in a hammock

Favorite movie/tv show? Movie: Mulan. Show: Black Mirror

Favorite place to travel? Busan, South Korea

Favorite food? Muffins (all pastries really)

If you weren't an EM physician, what would you do? Medicine: peds Non-Medicine: travel blogging

What super hero or cartoon character would you be? Storm

Favorite ice cream toppings? More ice cream

Random fact? I've played 5 sports and 3 instruments

Favorite Western MA activity? Play with my co-interns fur babies

Favorite thing about Baystate? People are always checking in on you from nurses to attendings so you never feel super lost.

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse? Rolls and rolls of gauze. Can do everything from patch a wound to hog tie a zombie

Andrew Tan, DO (he/him)

Hometown? New York City, NY

Undergrad & Major? NYU, majored in Biology

Med School? NYITCOM

Favorite thing to do in your free time? Video games, parks, traveling

Favorite movie/tv show? Lord of the RIngs trilogy

Favorite place to travel? Iceland

Favorite food? Pho

If you weren't an EM physician, what would you do? Software developer

What super hero or cartoon character would you be? Philip J Fry

Favorite ice cream toppings? Sprinkles!

Random fact? I've lived in London and Taiwan

Favorite Western MA activity? New to the area so figuring this out, but so far petting other people's dogs and cats

Favorite thing about Baystate? Super friendly and down to earth people!

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse? Vanc and Zosyn will always come in handy

Ashley Tracy, DO(she/her)

Hometown? Atlanta, GA

Undergrad & Major? International Affairs, Kennesaw State University

Med School? UNECOM

Favorite thing to do in your free time? Spending time with my family - my husband Alejandro, our 1.5 year old daughter and our two cats. Also being outside, eating, drinking coffee and shopping!

Favorite movie/tv show? Haunting of Hill House or anything by Mike Flanagan

Favorite place to travel? Costa Rica

Favorite food? Pizza, preferably with pineapple and ham!

If you weren't an EM physician, what would you do? In a parallel life? I would have loved to be on Broadway or some sort of music career.

What super hero or cartoon character would you be? The Pink Panther

Favorite ice cream toppings? Cookie dough

Random fact? My two cats are named after the main characters from Grand Theft Auto 4 - Niko and Roman

Favorite Western MA activity? Going on flat hikes (aka walks), riding bikes, and the fall colors

Favorite thing about Baystate? The people make it a fun place to be!

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse? Bair hugger to hide and survive the winter... also it just looks nice and cozy

Jenna Wells, MD (she/her)

Hometown? Morrisville, VT

Undergrad & Major? Stony Brook, Health Science

Med School? University of Vermont

Favorite thing to do in your free time? SKI, bike, hike, trail run, breweries, interior design

Favorite movie/tv show? Dream Home Makeover

Favorite place to travel? Crested Butte, CO

Favorite food? Literally anything with maple syrup in it

If you weren't an EM physician, what would you do? Ski and interior design

What super hero or cartoon character would you be? Batgirl

Favorite ice cream toppings? Maple sprinkles (really is just crystallized maple syrup)

Random fact? My mom calls me Maggie

Favorite Western MA activity? Hike, trail run, bike for miles, ski lil mountains

Favorite thing about Baystate? The energy, patient population, emphasis on wellness, positive culture!

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse? Code cart... many uses for the good people and many ways to combat the zombies

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Our Residents

Orientation Month

During our month long orientation you will get to know where everything is with our annual scavenger hunt