Denver Health Residency in Emergency Medicine

777 Bannock Street, MC #0108

Denver, Colorado 80204

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CLASS OF 2019

Andres Camacho, MD
Alexa Camarena-Michel, MD
Brittany Catanach, MD
Stephanie Diebold, MD
Nigel George, MD
Shea Gilliam, MD
Mariana Guerrero, MD, MPH
James Haycock, DO
Kimberly Hill, MD
Patty Klingenbjerg, MD
Ben Li, MD
Christian Magallanes, MD
Chelsea McCullough, MD, MPH
Ryan Murphy, MD
Monica Noori, MD
John Rague, MD
Kate Wurlitzer, MD
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Class of 2019 Bios

M. Andres Camacho, M.D.

Birthplace: Quito, Ecuador

Undergrad: Northwestern University
Med School: Harvard University

Alexa Camarena-Michel, M.D.

Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Undergrad: University of Pennsylvania
Med School: University of Minnesota

Dream Travel Location: Anywhere and everywhere please!

Hobbies: dancing, yoga-ing, hiking, biking!

If I couldn't be an EM doc, I would be a: professional sleeper

Other interesting fact: I cycled from Seattle to Mexico City before residency and it was awesome.

 

Brittany Catanach, M.D.

Birthplace: Santa Fe, New Mexico

Undergrad: University of Denver
Med School: University of Colorado

Dream Travel Location: Iceland

Hobbies: yoga, hiking, seeing live music

If I couldn't be an EM doc, I would be a: yoga teacher

Stephanie Diebold, M.D.

Birthplace: Dallas, Texas

Undergrad: University of Rochester
Med School: Texas Tech Health Sciences Center El Paso

Dream Travel Location: Many places, but India, Australia, Colombia, Chile just to name a few

Hobbies: running, yoga, climbing

If I couldn't be an EM doc, I would be: the owner of a bakery

Nigel George, M.D.

Birthplace: New York, New York

Undergrad: University of Georgia - Go Dawgs!
Med School: Medical College of Georgia

Dream Travel Location: African safari

Hobbies: playing fetch with my dog, chipper, playing tennis, drinking beer on a beach

If I couldn't be an EM doc, I would be a: pilot or Bruno Mars backup dancer

Shea Gilliam, M.D.

Birthplace: Denver, Colorado

Undergrad: University of Colorado, Boulder
Med School: University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus

Dream Travel Location: New Zealand

Hobbies: skiing, hiking, music

If I couldn't be an EM doc, I would be a: ski bum

Mariana Guerrero, M.D., M.P.H.

Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico

Undergrad: University of Houston
Med School: Weill Cornell Medical College

Dream Travel Location: Thailand

Hobbies: running, sleeping, yoga

If I couldn't be an EM doc, I would be a: National geography photographer

Other interesting fact: When I was a kid, I got slimed at Nickelodeon Studios!

James Haycock, D.O.

Birthplace: New York

Undergrad: Long Beach
Med School: Western

Dream Travel Location: Southeast Africa

Hobbies: skateboarding, snowboarding, beer tasting

If I couldn't be an EM doc, I would be a: trash man (you get to keep everything you find)

Other interesting fact: most stairs ollied = 12

 

Kimberly Hill, M.D.

Birthplace: San Diego, California

Undergrad: University of Arizona (Go Wildcats!)
Med School: University of Arizona - Tucson

Dream Travel Location: Mount Huashan, China (look it up!)

Hobbies: shreddin' the gnar, climbing, painting

If I couldn't be an EM doc, I would be a: professional musician vs novelist vs marine biologist

Other interesting fact: I dominate spicy food challenges

Patty Klingenbjerg, M.D.

Birthplace: Barrington, Illinois

Undergrad: Illinois Wesleyan University
Med School: University of Illinois at Chicago

Dream Travel Location: anywhere along the Mediterranean

Hobbies: cooking, hiking, relaxing outdoors with friends and family

If I couldn't be an EM doc, I would be a: chef or park ranger

Other interesting fact: I met my husband while studying abroad in Denmark and my last name translates to dagger mountain in Danish

 

Ben Li, M.D.

Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin

Undergrad: UC Santa Cruz
Med School: Michigan State University

Dream Travel Location: Cuba

Hobbies: traveling, soccer, writing

If I couldn't be an EM doc, I would be a: travel journalist

Other interesting fact: I have alopecia areata and didn't grow eyebrows til I was 21

 

Christian Magallanes, M.D.

Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee

Undergrad: Auburn University
Med School: East Tennessee State University

Dream Travel Location: Tibet

Hobbies: whitewater kayaking, skydiving, motocross riding

If I couldn't be an EM doc, I would be a: military fighter pilot

Chelsea McCullough, M.D., M.P.H.

Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

Undergrad: University of Victoria
Med School: Emory University

Dream Travel Location: Norway

Hobbies: yoga, hiking, traveling

If I couldn't be an EM doc, I would be a: bartender

Ryan Murphy, M.D.

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona

Undergrad: University of Colorado/University of Arizona
Med School: University of Arizona

Dream Travel Location: Norway

Hobbies: friends, skiing, yoga

If I couldn't be an EM doc, I would be an: amazing musician (would need to acquire skills)

Other interesting fact: favorite quote about our job: "Your job is not to judge. Your job is not to figure out if someone deserves something. Your job is to lift the fallen, to restore the broken and to heal the hurting."

Monica Noori, M.D.

Birthplace: Austin, Texas

Undergrad: UT Austin
Med School: University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Dream Travel Location: the list is endless, but next up is either Iceland or Norway

Hobbies: eat, sleep, travel

If I couldn't be an EM doc, I would be a: travel blogger, interior designer, museum curator

John Rague, M.D.

Birthplace: Chandler, Arizona

Undergrad: Arizona State University
Med School: NYU

Dream Travel Location: Space

Hobbies: running, reading, foreign films

If I couldn't be an EM doc, I would be a: writer

Katherine Wurlitzer, M.D.

Birthplace: Elkhorn, Wisconsin

Undergrad: Northwestern
Med School: Jefferson Medical College

Dream Travel Location: Myanmar

Hobbies: skiing, open water swimming, and organizing things

If I couldn't be an EM doc, I would be a: professional organizer

Other interesting fact: "I'm allergic to grass...lame I know."