Check out our residents! They are diverse yet commonly united. Our residents are from all over the world, various medical schools around the country and work together to advance the field of Emergency Medicine, clinically and academically.


PGY 1 


Everett Austin

Everett's interests include home construction/remodeling, RC airplane making, and automotive mechanics/classic automotive.


Kristen Cadden Swann

I was born and raised in Northern California, but moved to Charlottesville to go to UVA for undergrad (and I have been in Virginia ever since!). After undergrad I went to the Medical College of Virginia to get my masters in physiology for two years, and I was an emergency department scribe during that time as well. I then moved to Costa Rica for two years to learn Spanish, manage a small hotel in the jungle, and volunteer at various clinics and hospitals. I came back to Virginia after my adventure in Costa Rica to attend medical school at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk. I have now come full circle and have ended up back at UVA for my residency in emergency medicine, and I am so happy to be back in Charlottesville and back at UVA!

Elizabeth (Libby) Gorbe

Libby’s interests include reading, cooking, running, hiking, learning the fiddle, learning Spanish, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Erin Talman

I was born and raised in Ohio.  I went to Marshall University (We Are...Marshall) in West Virginia for undergrad.  I played soccer for the Thundering Herd and met my now husband, Kyle, there.  I went back to Ohio for medical school at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.  In my spare time I like to run, play soccer (or really any sports), snowboard, listen to music (especially live music), and watch movies.  I also LOVE trivia.  I have a lifetime goal to be on jeopardy some day.  I am so excited to be a part of the UVA EM family and be living in Charlottesville.  My husband and I can't wait to try out the amazing local restaurants, wineries, breweries, and outdoor activities that Charlottesville offers.


Kyle Kindley

Growing up in a rural area, most of my hobbies are related to outdoor recreation. I love to fish during the summer and hunt during the winter. Growing on the largest reservoir in Virginia. I have always enjoyed boating, skiing, swimming, jet-skiing, and hanging out with family and friends on the lake. Throughout medical school, I had many cookouts that included grilling, corn hole, and much needed relaxation. Finally, I am a BIG sports fan and often catch myself spending too much time on

David Kumar

I was originally born in Calcutta, India and was adopted at a few months of age by my parents, who grew up in Guyana, South America. Logically (or not so much), my folks and I then settled in northern Wisconsin, where I went to undergrad at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and medical school at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. My fiancé Dayna is a mental health therapist and we are excited to explore Charlottesville and escape the frigid Wisconsin winters. In my free time, I enjoy rooting on the Green Bay Packers and Wisconsin Badgers, golfing, working out, and playing guitar.


Justin Rizer

I was originally born in Louisville, Kentucky but was raised in Tampa, Florida which is also where I attended undergrad & Med school at the University of South Florida. Less than a month before moving up to Charlottesville for residency, I got married to my wife, Angela. My interests in EM include International, Wilderness, and Sports. Outside of the hospital, my hobbies include being a sports nut - both watching and playing. I also enjoy going to the gym and most any outdoor activity. I'm looking forward to working in Charlottesville and learning some winter sports as well.


Joran Sequeira

Hi! My name is Joran (rhymes with Duran Duran…the 80s band). After growing up in NJ, going to undergrad in upstate NY, and attending med school at NY Medical College, I finally left the cold weather for beautiful Charlottesville! Current interests in EM include Geriatric EM, Medical Education and Ultrasound. Other interests include singing, baking (an excellent stress-reliever), and traveling/backpacking. I experienced Charlottesville for the first time during an away rotation in medical school, and loved the city and UVA’s EM program. Thus, I’m thrilled and blessed to be a resident here. Also looking forward to trying out the restaurants, hiking, discovering Jeffersonian history, touring the vineyards, and cheering for the Cavaliers!

Jennifer Silber

I moved to Charlottesville from Baltimore with my husband, Dan, and my dog, Willow. We’re excited to trade in Baltimore corners (The Wire, anyone?) for The Corner. I’m from Maryland originally, but I went to Duke for my undergraduate degree. This was followed by a year in Central America working for a public health NGO, and a year in DC working for an HIV/AIDS non-profit organization. I attended University of Maryland for medical school, and I’m glad to keep it in the ACC family by joining UVA! I’m looking forward to exploring local trails, learning how to home brew, biking to work, and finally having a backyard big enough for grilling and corn hole. Feel free to contact me with any questions!


Michael Wakim

Michael enjoys playing basketball, flag football, cooking, reading, and hanging out with family and friends.



Lee Cunningham

I first came to Charlottesville in 2002, and have been here for undergrad, a year for post-bac pre-med, a year working in the UVA ED as a tech, and after that medical school. During that time I spent a few years running with the local rescue squad as well.  My favorite things to do in town are to go to music concerts and try out the new restaurants and breweries that are coming to town.  I also enjoy backpacking and camping on the AT as well as going on day hikes. I play squash and swim laps occasionally if time/weather constraints prevent me from going outdoors.  I really like to play music (mainly mandolin and guitar) so if anyone plays I’d be happy to get together to do a little pickin’.  Other hobbies I enjoy when time and circumstance permit are working on my car, gardening, and photography.


Kevin Dabrowski

After growing up in Big Ten country (Champagne, IL) I headed south to the SEC (Athens, GA) for college where I majored in Exercise and Sports Science with a minor in Geography.  While at the University of Georgia I enjoyed watching college football, getting outdoors, and listening to live music.  I completed my medical school training at Rush Medical College in Chicago, IL.  My interests in medicine in addition to Emergency Medicine are Sports Medicine, Wilderness Medicine, and International Medicine. I'm looking forward to enjoying everything Charlottesville has to offer from hiking, biking, golfing, wine tasting to great food and live music. 

Kelly Estes

What is the best part about this residency program? The people! More than anything I wanted a residency program that could provide a supportive learning environment. You will find that here.I was born and raised in Columbus, OH where I lived until heading to Kalamazoo, MI for undergrad. I attended Kalamazoo College as a soccer player, chemistry major and also enjoyed a year of foreign study in Germany. With my now husband Josh, I then moved to New York City for two years where I completed a master's degree in human nutrition at Columbia University and worked for an electronic medical record company. After our time in NYC, we headed back to the Midwest to attend Wright State University in Dayton, OH where I graduated with a combined MD-MPH degree. My current interests in medicine include sports medicine, community health, and injury mechanisms. I am considering a Sports Medicine Fellowship. Josh and I are heading to Charlottesville along with our two dogs. We are looking forward to exploring the trails, eating at local restaurants, and the mountain views.


George Glass

Medical School: University of Virginia School of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of Virginia

Activities: Baritone Saxophonist, Northern Lights, Swing Dance Orchestra, Chorus Member, Virginia Glee Club

Laura Grangeia

Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine
Undergraduate: Bucknell University

Activities: Nutrition and fitness, cooking, swimming, playing the saxophone, traveling and spending quality time with family and friends.


Heather Groth 

I grew up in Appleton, WI surrounded by my large, crazy, and wonderful family.  I moved to Ames, IA for undergrad and studied Biochemistry.  It was there I met the love of my life, Christopher. We were married after undergrad and moved together across the state for medical school.  We are now excited to come to Virginia together for residency!  He will be a Neurology resident this year. In general, I will try about anything and am incredibly easily entertained (yes, I did once watch 3 hours in a row of Swamp People…).  I enjoy cooking/baking, travel, running, cycling, and about anything outdoors.  I am excited for the chance to explore some of the climbing, hiking, and paddling around Charlottesville!


Adam Nevel

I'm a born-and-raised Indiana boy, growing up in South Bend, IN before heading off to Indiana University for undergrad and med school.  Having spent the majority of my time in Indiana, it was impossible not to grow up a huge Fighting Irish and Hoosiers fan. I graduated medical school with a joint MD/MBA degree and also spent two months during fourth year on a medicine rotation in Kenya.  My current interests include Emergency Department operations, hospital administration, and international health systems.  These interests, however, are constantly evolving… I came to Charlottesville with my wonderful wife Kait (a neurology resident) and our English Cocker Spaniel, Scout.  Having previously spent only minimal time in Charlottesville, we have loved exploring the beautiful Virginia countryside!


Conwell Ottenritter 

I grew up in Phoenix, Maryland, a small town 30 minutes north of Baltimore. My love of football lead me to Clemson University, where I graduated with a degree in Biology. After a year of neuroscience research at the NIH, I went on to medical school at Eastern Virginia Medical School. I had a great time at EVMS and am excited for the next step of my training in Charlottesville. My interests primarily revolve around the Baltimore Ravens and Clemson Tigers; however, I'm excited to root for the Cavaliers in 2012. I also enjoy cooking and traveling whenever I get the chance.


Mark Pierce

Medical School: Mercer University School of Medicine - Macon
Undergraduate: Clemson University

Activities: Travel: Experiences include a three-week trip to Italy and several trips to Costa Rica.

Outdoor activities: Backpacking, Scuba diving, Fishing, Snowboarding, Hiking, Golf, Baseball.
Cooking: Self-proclaimed expert chef of anything that goes on my Big Green Egg smoker or grill.


David Wilcocks

I was born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa until age nine when my family moved to Vancouver, B.C.  After three years we ended up in Dallas, not far from the University of North Texas where I did my undergrad.  I attended the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) for med school,half of which took place in Galveston, the other half in Austin. I am the oldest of four and enjoy road & mountain biking, backpacking, climbing, guitar, and golf. I have a dog named Cooper and we are both looking forward to the mountains, four real seasons, and all the other great things Charlottesville has to offer!


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Jonathan Andrick

I was born and raised in Waterworld (Michigan), the youngest of 5 children. I graduated from the University of Michigan (GO BLUE!) then received my MD degree from the University of Chicago where I left the intramural flag football fields ablaze. I have been happily with my wife since high school. I have a six year old Chicagua (chihuahua mutt from Chicago) and now an amazing little boy named Desmond. I love playing and watching football and basketball. My wife, dog and I (and now Dez) love being outdoors, going to parks, hiking, and so on. I'm into different styles of music, namely hip hop and jazz and some acoustic/guitar. Personal interests in EM include wilderness medicine and toxicology.

Joseph Grover

I attended Case Western Reserve University for both undergraduate and medical school and therefore have been a loyal Cleveland sports fan for the past 8 years.  While I really enjoyed my time in Cleveland, I am looking forward to some warmer winters in Virginia.  I originally grew up in Silver Spring, MD, so of course my parents could not be happier of having me closer to home.  I recently married my medical school sweetheart, Natalie, who I couples matched with (she is in internal medicine).  In my spare time, I enjoy antique shopping, biking, hiking, and old book collecting.  Within EM, my particular interest is EMS.  I currently serve as the Midwest Regional Coordinator of the National Collegiate EMS Foundation.
Andrew Matuskowitz

The best part of the UVA residency program is the people! Hands down the smartest, friendliest, and funniest group of people I've worked with in a professional environment.I grew up outside of Latrobe, Pennsylvania, home of Arnold Palmer and Rolling Rock Brewing Co.  I played a lot of football, but was too small (and uncoordinated) to play in college.  I went to Holy Cross in Massachusetts for undergrad, and then taught high school biology at Landon School in Bethesda, MD for two years.  I debated whether to become a paleontologist or a doctor but ultimately chose to serve the living.  Next, I attended Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia.  I'm a huge movie buff, but mix it up with shows like Game of Thrones, New Girl, and old-school Office episodes.  I enjoy anything outside, exercising, and White Russian cocktails. 

Amit (Krishna) Pandit

Born in London and I moved to Munich at the age of 11. I completed medical school at the Technical University of Munich and fell in love with Emergency Medicine after an away rotation at UVA. I worked in a TCV PO in Munich after graduating from medical school and during this time I completed my credentialing for transitioning to the US. Residency at UVA has been an awesome experience, I have forged lifelong relationships with some of the most compassionate and smartest people I know. I am a self taught guitarist, and immerse myself in music during down time. I most certainly would have become a music journalist if medicine had not been on the radar. Post residency I plan on pursuing a critical care fellowship with the aim of teaching in an EM residency.


Heather Reed-Day (aka HRD)

My name is Heather Reed-Day.  I am originally from Knoxville, TN. My husband and I moved to Memphis, TN for medical school, and have really loved it. I have been married to my high school sweet heart for the last 10 years, and he is amazing.  He is currently a professor at University of Memphis, but is hoping to go back to teaching high school math.  We have one child, Maddox and one super awesome five year old nephew, Zach, who we claim as our own.  I enjoy running, working out, and playing outside. There really isn't much I don’t enjoy as I’m fairly easily entertained.  I am loving this chapter in my life in Charlottesville, VA!
Joshua Rothstein

I grew up in Atlanta and went to the University of Georgia. After college, I moved to Washington DC where I did a master’s degree at Georgetown University in Bio-hazardous Threat Agents and Emerging Infectious Diseases. I worked in bio-defense and disease surveillance in DC for a few years before moving back to Georgia to go to medical school at the Medical College of Georgia. I am a big Georgia Bulldog fan and look forward to bringing my love of SEC football to ACC country. I also enjoy outdoor activities and beating my friends in geography trivia games. I am very excited to be here in Charlottesville; training in the setting of such a unique university and city.

Christopher Stokes

What is the best part about this residency program? Depth of attending backgrounds, resources of UVA, and the scribe program.I grew up in Madison, Wisconsin, attended undergrad at Wheaton College (outside Chicago), and med school at the Medical College of Wisconsin.  I also completed an MBA in Health Administration from the University of Colorado Denver. I am interested in the business/systems side of EM and wilderness medicine.  I have a wonderful wife, Crissie, and two kids Nora (2) and Peter (0).  We enjoy family time together, the outdoors, and are active members in our church, Trinity Presbyterian.  Part of our family lives in Guatemala and we make a trip there every couple of years.  I also enjoy watching sports when I get the opportunity.

Justin Stone

I grew up in a rural area in Pennsylvania and later moved to the suburbs of Harrisburg, PA.  I earned bachelor’s degrees in anthropology and microbiology at Pitt, before moving to Philly for medical school at Drexel.  There I met my lovely wife Laura who is also an emergency doc at UVA.  Traveling and enjoying the world’s people and places has been a huge interest since high school and I hope to continue global activities throughout my career.   Over time I became a lover of both the city and the countryside, and Charlottesville is a great place to get a little of each.  I enjoy good food, exercise, sports, outdoor activities, wineries/breweries, and spending time with my family and friends.  I say we should try to love life…why not?

Heather Streich (aka Streicher)

I grew up in the sprawling, sweltering, wonderful city of Phoenix, Arizona with my two younger siblings and our parents until I went off to college at Creighton University in Omaha, about a culture shock! (Ask me to tell the story about my first few winter weeks there- classic ignorance!) I studied biology and philosophy and was very involved with my sorority while there. Right after college I hustled back to the University of Arizona for med school. As the Match drew near, I decided it was time for another change and was lucky enough to match at UVA. I have absolutely loved my first year here in Cville and really enjoy spending time with my fellow residents. When not at the hospital, I like to read, be outside, cook, work on my house, go wine tasting, and (ever the girl) shop! I have a goal of visiting all 7 continents before I turn 30 (3 to go!), I wish that I could dance (ballet, ballroom, you name it) every day, I am completely phobic of fish (seriously), and I can't wait for my sister to start college in North Carolina this fall and be within driving distance.



Kevin Sullivan

Born and raised in New Jersey.  Received a bachelors and masters in psychology from St Joseph's University.  My lovely wife Brynne is a pediatrics resident here at UVA.  I have a black lab named Cooper, and you can usually find us running on the trails around town!  My favorite things about C'ville are the Farmer's Market, Shenandoah Joe and Ridge Road.