Meet Our Emergency Medicine Residents

PGY4 Residents



Agnieszka Bar, DO

Hometown: Rzeszow, Poland
Emergency Medicine Interest: Wilderness medicine, ultrasound
Personal Interest: Rock climbing, reading dystopian novels, backpacking, making pasta from scratch, eating ramen


Mitchell D’Aloia, DO

Hometown: Dayton, OH
Emergency Medicine Interest: Social determinants of health, critical care, and #FOAMed
Personal Interest: Professional fan of tennis (but a novice player), sampling beer at breweries, Purdue Boilermakers, music, and all kinds of food


Conor Farley, DO

Hometown: Cincinnati, OH
Emergency Medicine Interest: Critical Care
Personal Interest: Jiu Jitsu, playing guitar, and neglecting my houseplant, 'Oprah'


Marina Karamanis, DO

Hometown: Barrington, IL
Emergency Medicine Interest: Ultrasound, Toxicology
Personal Interest: Golfing, playing video games (esp. Zelda), binge watching entire seasons of tv shows, eating in Chinatown


Spencer Suppes, DO

Hometown: Barrington, IL
Emergency Medicine Interest: Critical Care, Trauma
Personal Interest: Riding my motorcycle, cycling, snowboarding, Chicago sports, trying new bars/restaurants in the city, and traveling

PGY3 Residents



Adam Van Handel, DO

Hometown: Matawan, NJ
Interests: Hiking, the outdoors, craft beer, movies, exploring new restaurants
EM Interests: Ultrasound


Kevin Tom, DO

Hometown: Chicago, IL
Interests: Weightlifting, travel, food, Chicago sports
EM Interests: Global Health, Sports Medicine


Gabriel Lathrop, DO

Hometown: Portland, Oregon
Interests: Dog dad, outdoor recreation, travel, consuming food (esp. nachos), live sports, & live music.
EM Interests: Toxicology, global health



Yixuan Liao, DO

Hometown: Sharon, MA
Interests: Consumer electronics, audio equipment enthusiast, grilling
EM Interests: EM administration, education


Brandon Byers, MD

Hometown: Durham, North Carolina
Interests: Weightlifting, movies, exploring local restaurants, and my dog, Koda.
EM Interests: Disaster Medicine, Critical Care


PGY2 Residents



Kayla Balousek, MD

Hometown: St. Charles IL
Interests: Outdoor adventures such as camping or kayaking, but also fun crafty activities like knitting or painting
EM Interests: Global Emergency Medicine


Chathushki Bandara,DO

Hometown: Tinley Park, IL
Interests: Cooking, Gardening, The Chicago Bulls, Cheeseburgers
EM Interests: Ultrasound


Kevin Bosnoyan, MD

Hometown: Beirut, Lebanon
Interests: Skiing, Hiking, Traveling, Craft beers and breweries, exploring Chicago's food scene, live music
EM Interests: International EM


Gabriella Dupont, DO

Hometown: Burr Ridge, IL
Interests: Food (cooking and eating), swimming, skiing, travel
EM Interests: Medical Education


Samantha Turner, DO

Hometown: Biloxi, MS
Interests: Being a cat mom to Loki & Luna, yoga, pure barre, hiking, killing all the house plants I buy, gaming on my Xbox, & finding new GF recipes to cook
EM Interests: Social EM, Addiction Medicine

PGY1 Residents


Connor Lueck, DO

Connor Lueck, DO

Hometown: Wheeling, IL
Interests:Concerts and Wine
EM Interests:Ultrasound

Grace Kim, MD

Grace Kim, MD

Hometown: Bayside, NY
Interests:Reading and Traveling
EM Interests:Critical Care

Robert Rodriguez, MD

Robert Rodriguez, MD

Hometown: Skokie, IL
Interests: Live Music, Cooking, Reading, The Beach
EM Interests: Critical Care

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