Third Years

Third year residents focus on leading resuscitations, teaching medical students, and spend the entire year in the ED.

Kristen Dalton, MD (she/her)

Hometown? Medway, MA

Undergrad & Major? Saint Michael’s College. Biology

Med School? University of Vermont

Favorite thing to do in your free time? Anything involving my dog and being outside. Or baking. Or eating.

Favorite movie/tv show? Shawshank Redemption

Favorite place to travel? When I’ve traveled everywhere I’ll let you know.

Favorite food? Macaroni and Cheese

If you weren't an EM physician, what would you do? Wishing I was doing EM

What super hero or cartoon character would you be? Captain America

Favorite ice cream toppings? Hot fudge

Random fact? No one knew my natural hair color until after college

Favorite Western MA activity? So many things - great hiking, biking trails, local craft beer, farm fresh veggies!

Favorite thing about Baystate? The people, all of the people

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse? Ben Osborne. No explanation needed.

Caitlin Farrell, DO (she/her)

Hometown? New Haven, CT

Undergrad & Major? Trinity College, Biology then MPH Boston University

in Health Policy

Med School? UNECOM

Favorite thing to do in your free time? Not hike

Favorite movie/tv show? The Godfather

Favorite place to travel? Ireland, but not for the food

Favorite food? Pizza. I’m from New Haven, it’s a lifestyle.

If you weren't an EM physician, what would you do? Be practicing law for the ACLU

What super hero or cartoon character would you be? Harley Quinn

Favorite ice cream toppings? None, straight up coconut unaltered

Random fact? I lived in Las Vegas after college for Teach For America

Favorite Western MA activity? Finding secret beaches for my French Bulldog Lucy

Favorite thing about Baystate? My ride or die co-residents

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse? Keys to the Life Flight

Mat Goebel, MD (he/him)

Hometown? Fremont, CA

Undergrad & Major? BYU, Theatre Arts Studies

Med School? UC San Diego

Favorite thing to do in your free time? try new restaurants

Favorite movie/tv show? Westworld, Supernatural

Favorite place to travel? UK

Favorite food? mexican...real California mexican

If you weren't an EM physician, what would you do? probably go back to doing sound for theatre/TV (yes, I'm on IMDB)

What super hero or cartoon character would you be? Iron Man

Favorite ice cream toppings? oreos

Random fact? named in a 2011 Emmy award

Favorite Western MA activity? try new restaurants or just enjoy the scenery

Favorite thing about Baystate? Probably the people. Everyone is a Tigger - it doesn't matter how busy we are or how bad things get, it's all good and the shift just flies by with everyone having a good time.

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse? Probably ketamine. Because, well... ketamine,


Michelle Holton, DO (she/her)

Hometown? North Kingstown, RI

Undergrad & Major? University of Maryland - Biological Sciences Grad school at Georgetown University MS in Physiology and Biophysics

Med School? Nova Southeastern University

Favorite thing to do in your free time? Garden, cook, Peloton

Favorite movie/tv show? This Is Us, Chef’s Table, the Flash, the Unit, America’s Got Talent, World of Dance

Favorite place to travel? Anywhere near the ocean

Favorite food? Tacos, Pasta

If you weren't an EM physician, what would you do? Culinary School with the plan to open a homey but upscale inn and tavern/restaurant

What super hero or cartoon character would you be? Scarlet Witch - gotta think a few steps ahead

Favorite ice cream toppings? Rainbow sprinkles

Random fact? Married to one of the Baystate ED nurses, did martial arts and was on the boys’ high school wrestling team for years before

Favorite Western MA activity? Kayaking, visiting local farms and vineyards

Favorite thing about Baystate? The close knit community and family feel

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse? Detachable IV pole from the beds to use as a weapon

Joe Lahey, MD (he/him)

Hometown? Derry New Hampshire

Undergrad & Major? Medical laboratory science, UVM

Med School? UVM

Favorite thing to do in your free time? Hang with my wife and dogs, ski, mountain bike, brewery tours!

Favorite movie/tv show? Movie? The LOTR trilogy Show? The office

Favorite place to travel? Prague was magical when I went!

Favorite food? Queso!!!!

If you weren't an EM physician, what would you do? Probably open a pizzeria

What super hero or cartoon character would you be? Spongebob squarepants!

Favorite ice cream toppings? Sprinkles!

Random fact? I have an amazing shower singing voice (according to me)

Favorite Western MA activity? Swimming holes and river floats! Or treehouse!

Favorite thing about Baystate? The people! Focus on hard work and wellness.

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse? Does haldol work on zombies?


Cody Laverdiere, DO (he/him)

Hometown? Folsom

Undergrad & Major? CSU Monterey Bay; Cell and Molecular Biology

Med School? Western University of Health Sciences

Favorite thing to do in your free time? MTB

Favorite movie/tv show? Rocket Power

Favorite place to travel? Greece

Favorite food? Pasta of all kinds

If you weren't an EM physician, what would you do? Ski Patrol or Brewery

Favorite ice cream toppings? Fudge

Favorite Western MA activity? Paddle Board

Favorite thing about Baystate? The people and acuity!!

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse? The security guard team.. I've seen them in action

Bry Macdonald, MD (she/her)

Hometown? Belchertown, MA

Undergrad & Major? Mount Holyoke College- Biochemistry

Med School? University of Massachusetts Medical School

Favorite thing to do in your free time? Cook, hangout with my dogs, ride horses

Favorite movie/tv show? Independence day

Favorite place to travel? Cancun, Mexico

Favorite food? any form of pasta

If you weren't an EM physician, what would you do? become a chef

What super hero or cartoon character would you be? Sandy Cheeks from spongeBob

Favorite ice cream toppings? rainbow sprinkles

Random fact? I created ice cream flavors for a local creamery growing up!

Favorite Western MA activity? try out all the great local food in the area

Favorite thing about Baystate? that our residency is one huge family

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse? the candy safe- provides nourishment, can hold a bunch of stuff and would work as a handy zombie battering ram

Dylan Maziur, DO (he/him)

Hometown? Oak Forest, IL

Undergrad & Major? Loyola University Chicago, biochemistry

Med School? Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine

Favorite thing to do in your free time? mountain bike, hike, paddle board, cook with my wife, grilling

Favorite movie/tv show? Jurassic Park!

Favorite place to travel? Love the south, Nashville specifically

Favorite food? pizza

If you weren't an EM physician, what would you do? something in the tech industry

What super hero or cartoon character would you be? Batman

Favorite ice cream toppings? Sprinkles

Random fact? I'm 6'4, yep the tall guy.

Favorite Western MA activity? Hiking is beautiful here!

Favorite thing about Baystate? Hands down the people

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse? I'm stealing the code cart. Its got all the goods.

Masood Mohammed, DO (he/him)

Hometown? West Palm Beach, Florida

Undergrad & Major? University of Miami, Major in Biology

Med School? Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Favorite thing to do in your free time? Play video games!

Favorite movie/tv show? Favorite movie is GATTACA, favorite TV show is The Flash

Favorite place to travel? Anywhere with a nice beach!

Favorite food? TACO

If you weren't an EM physician, what would you do? Good question....maybe OB/GYN? Shocking, isn't it?

What super hero or cartoon character would you be? The Flash, duh!

Favorite ice cream toppings? Graham cracker dust!

Random fact? I've eaten a scorpion before...very crunchy, very salty

Favorite Western MA activity? Explore hiking trails

Favorite thing about Baystate? Definitely the people!

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse? #10 Blade scalpel, STAT. Good for close combat, maybe I can get creative and tie it to the end of a pole. The possibilities are endless...

Ellie Ragone, DO (she/her)

Hometown? Wyckoff, NJ

Undergrad & Major? Bioinformatics and molecular biology at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Med School? LECOM-Greensburg

Favorite thing to do in your free time? Woodworking, software stuff. Biking/running when I can!

Favorite movie/tv show? West Wing, M*A*S*H*

Favorite place to travel? Anywhere with snow!

Favorite food? Anything my girlfriend makes

If you weren't an EM physician, what would you do? Obgyn for sure

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

Favorite ice cream toppings? Sprinkles!

Random fact? I had a prior career as a software engineer

Favorite thing about Baystate? How welcoming everyone has been about my gender transition; I transitioned just at the end of medical school, but Baystate has done so much to allow me to grow into my true self!

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse? Tonopen. Cause why not?

Natalie Strokes, DO (she/her)

Hometown? Kirtland Hills, OH

Undergrad & Major? Smith College -Neuroscience

Med School? ATSU-SOMA

Favorite thing to do in your free time? Hanging out with friends and my dog, Broca

Favorite movie/tv show? Forrest Gump

Favorite place to travel? Goa, India

Favorite food? Pineapple and black olive pizza

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

What super hero or cartoon character would you be? Gamora

Favorite ice cream toppings? Crumbled Oreo cookies

Random fact? Lived in Haiti for a year

Favorite Western MA activity? Trying new restaurants, bars and breweries in the area

Favorite thing about Baystate? All the amazing people I work with every day

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse? Cocaine- you definitely will need it to stop all the nose bleeds you’ll encounter...

Sean Tiret, MD (he/him)

Hometown? Mill Valley, CA

Undergrad & Major? University of Colorado, Boulder - Accounting & Finance

Med School? Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California

Favorite thing to do in your free time? What free time? I have a 1 year old son who occupies most of my time. In a former life I would bike or ski.

Favorite movie/tv show? Homeland

Favorite place to travel? Montana

Favorite food? Street tacos from Los Angeles...or lobster.

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

What super hero or cartoon character would you be? Batman

Favorite ice cream toppings? Hot fudge & banana

Random fact? I witnessed a friend getting attacked by a great white shark!

Favorite Western MA activity? Fly fishing

Favorite thing about Baystate? The people combined with an incredible patient population to learn from

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse? Hemoccult cards because even zombies deserve a thorough exam.

Anna Tyson, MD (she/her)

Hometown? Oxford Alabama

Undergrad & Major? The university of Alabama at Birmingham – biology

Med School? The University of Alabama school of medicine

Favorite thing to do in your free time? Soccer, kayak, paddleboard, and hang out with my friends

Favorite movie/tv show? Favorite movie – she’s the Man, favorite TV show- new girl

Favorite place to travel? Anywhere new

Favorite food? Mashed potatoes

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

What super hero or cartoon character would you be? Rapunzel from tangled

Favorite ice cream toppings? fruit

Random fact? I twirled fire in high school.

Favorite Western MA activity? Spend time in the beautiful water

Favorite thing about Baystate? My coworkers are my family.

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse? The Pyxis

Jeff Wisniowski, DO (he/him)

Hometown? Enfield CT

Undergrad & Major? Northeastern University - BS Health Science then MPH

Med School? University of New England

Favorite thing to do in your free time? Fishing, surfing and anything on the ocean!

Favorite movie/tv show? Live Hockey!

Favorite place to travel? Costa Rica

Favorite food? Smoked meat, any kind!

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

What super hero or cartoon character would you be? Ben Osborne

Favorite ice cream toppings? Cherry Dip

Random fact? I own a mini horse.

Favorite Western MA activity? Mountain Bike

Favorite thing about Baystate? The people.

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse? Ben Osborne, he’s my boss.


Adrianne Wurzl, DO (she/her)

Hometown? Leominster, MA

Undergrad & Major? Brandeis University, Neuroscience

Med School? UNECOM

Favorite thing to do in your free time? Hike!

Favorite movie/tv show? Parks and Recreation

Favorite place to travel? Switzerland for the skiing

Favorite food? Mashed potatoes

If you weren't an EM physician, what would you do? National Parks Ranger

What super hero or cartoon character would you be? Olaf

Favorite ice cream toppings? Whipped Cream!

Random fact? I speak 4 languages

Favorite Western MA activity? Exploring the food and brewery scene after going for a swim in the lakes

Favorite thing about Baystate? The people who make me feel supported 100% of the time

What one thing would you take from the ED in a zombie apocalypse? The entire trauma blood fridge- distracting, might take them off the trail