POST-GRADUATE YEAR 2 - CLASS OF 2019

Urvika Choksey, M.D.
Kasturba Medical College

"I chose SR-AHEC for its unique amalgamation of strong academic teaching, focus on preventive medicine and commitment to the underserved. The staff members are very friendly and accommodating, and are willing to go that extra mile to ensure that one learns and understands the system, thereby getting the best out of a resident. This gives me confidence that when I finish my residency training, I will be a well honed and multifaceted family practitioner."

Kelsey Daum, D.O.
Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine

"I chose SR-AHEC for the opportunity to train at a large community hospital with a strong in-patient focus as well as an outstanding full-spectrum PCMH clinic. Everyone I’ve come into contact with has been excited about teaching and embraced me as part of the family. I’m excited about the opportunities to explore all aspects of family medicine in an environment that encourages education and facilitates my development as a clinician."

Pete Guerra, M.D.
University of Central Florida

"From my first time communicating with the wonderful people at SR-AHEC, I knew that this program would be a residency where everyone genuinely cares for patients and each other. I knew that such an attitude would foster an environment of healthy growth and relationship formation, which is exactly what I was looking for in a program. "

Bethlehem Kassaye, D.O.
Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, NY

"I'm excited to be a resident at SR-AHEC because the faculty, program director, chief residents and staff were ready and available to assist, guide and mentor me--demonstrating they really care about me and my success as a physician. I know a team as such will cultivate my skills and guide me in the right directions in becoming the best physician that I can be. I love the fact that SR-AHEC is a community-based academic program that afford me the opportunity of exposure to a wide range of patients, which I believe makes SR-AHEC one of the great training programs."

Will Nickles, M.D.
St. George's University

"I am very proud to be a part of the Southern Regional AHEC family medicine program. The program is full of supportive and caring staff and senior residents. I am excited to continue my passion in improving the quality of healthcare for the community. Challenging myself to be a better doctor is what has always driven me in the past and I feel that SR-AHEC is going to give me the tools I need to become the best doctor I can be."

Ayesha Safo, M.D.
American University of the Caribbean

"I chose SR-AHEC because I wanted a program that would challenge me and mold me into not only a competent but successful physician. Cape Fear Valley is a huge hospital so there is no doubt that you’ll see a variety of pathologies and learn from experiences that you can apply throughout your career. What stood out the most to me is the warm welcome I received on my interview; the residents here come from all over so to truly find a program that embraces the family aspect of Family Medicine is invaluable."

Ashley Self, D.O.
Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine

“I chose the SR-AHEC program for the variety of opportunities throughout the Cape Fear Valley Health System. Their emphasis on education and professional development provide a strong foundation for resident training and growth. The faculty and staff here are some of the most welcoming people I have ever met. They truly make you feel like family.”

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Andrew Stanton, D.O.
Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, Nevada

"I chose SR-AHEC for the exceptional educational opportunities of the program, the dual accreditation from both ACGME and AOA, and most importantly the people whom I have had the opportunity to get to know in my time here. The Residents, Faculty and Staff are welcoming, knowledgeable, and passionate about creating better health care by creating better health care professionals. I’m proud to be a part of the SR-AHEC family."