Our alumni are the embodiment of Texas investing in education and healthcare.  While our alumni make an impact on emergency medicine and healthcare globally, they overwhelmingly call Texas home after they graduate. They go on to practice medicine in myriad settings including academia and teaching, private practice in the community, and the military.

Our Residency Alumni

The Department of Emergency Medicine graduated its first class of residents in 2016.

Patrick V. DiCosimo, M.D. | Medical School: UT Health San Antonio | Currently Employed at Metropolitan Methodist, San Antonio

Elijah J. Katz, M.D. | Medical School: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine | Currently Employed at UT Health San Antonio as a Global Health/US Fellow

Rachel C. Keaton, M.D. | Medical School: Louisiana State University | Currently Employed at Mississippi Community Hospital

Anders M. Messersmith, D.O. | Medical School: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine | Currently Employed at Metropolitan Methodist Hospital, San Antonio

David Noorvash, M.D. | Medical School: University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine | Currently Employed at Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York

Julie E. Odette, M.D. | Medical School: UT Health San Antonio | Currently Employed at Baptist Health System, South Texas

Ronnie K. Ren, M.D. | Medical School: Baylor University | Currently Employed as a Baystate Fellow

Matthew Robinson, M.D. | Medical School: Duke University | Currently Employed as a UT Health San Antonio Palliative Care Fellow

Angela M. Schafer, M.D. | Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine | Currently Employed as a Vanderbilt Hospital Global Health Fellow, Nashville

Andrew L. Stricklin, M.D. | Medical School: Texas A&M University Health Science Center | Currently Employed as a UT Health San Antonio Global Health Fellow

Leanna Dolson, M.D. | Medical School: UT Medical Branch | UT Health San Antonio

Jeff Ford, M.D. | Medical School: UT Health San Antonio | Currently Employed at Metropolitan Methodist, San Antonio

Linda Hatch, M.D. | Medical School: UT Health San Antonio | Currently Employed at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, New Hampshire

Marcos Mavromaras, M.D. | Medical School: UT Health San Antonio | Currently Employed at Metropolitan Methodist, San Antonio & Medical City, Denton-DFW

Abdul Mohamed, M.D. | Medical School: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine | Currently Employed at Team Health, Houston

Rob Mohr, M.D. | Medical School: UT Health San Antonio | Currently Employed as an Emergency Medical Specialist, Colorado Springs

Dai Nguyen, M.D. | Medical School: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine | Currently Employed at Questcare, Dallas

Eduardo Salinas, M.D. | Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine | Currently Employed at Mercy Hospital, Miami

Branden Skarpiak, M.D. | Medical School: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine | Currently Employed at UT Health San Antonio

Jessica Solis-McCarthy, M.D. | Medical School: Texas A&M University Health Science Center | Currently Employed at UT Health San Antonio

Duncan Hansing, M.D. | Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine

Robert Ikerd, M.D. | Medical School: UT Health San Antonio

David Le, M.D. | Medical School: University of Kansas School of Medicine | Currently Employed at Brooks City Base Complete Care, SA, TX

Monica Lee, M.D. | Medical School: Texas Tech University | Currently Employed at UT Health San Antonio

Wan Ching Lee, M.D. | Medical School: UT Health San Antonio |

Matthew Marquez, M.D. | Medical School: UT Health Houston

Bennie Rush, M.D. | Medical School: UT Health Houston | Currently Employed at Main Methodist, San Antonio

Nicolas Spampinato, M.D. | Medical School: UT Health San Antonio | Currently Employed at Main Methodist, San Antonio

Todd Stewart, M.D. | Medical School: UT Health San Antonio | Currently Employed at Main Methodist, San Antonio

Cassandra Zhuang, M.D. | Medical School: Texas A&M University Health Science Center | Employed at Metropolitan Methodist, San Antonio

Our Fellowship Alumni

Our fellowship programs in Ultrasound, EMS, and Global Health graduate fellows who go on to make significant contribution to Emergency Medicine as well as their respective fields of study while doing their fellowship.

Learn more about our fellows here

2010
Roberto Hennessy, M.D.

2012
Daniel Schwartz, M.D.

2013
Todd Burgbucher, M.D.| Medical School: Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine

2017
Damien Liebhardt, D.O.| Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, Pomona Campus
C.J. Winckler, M.D.| Medical School: St. George’s University School of Medicine

2018
Branden Skarpiak, M.D.| Medical School: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

2018
Jessica Solis-McCarthy| Medical School: Texas A&M University Health Science Center

Residency Alumni Quick Facts

  • 73.3% practice in Texas
  • 50% practice in San Antonio
  • 30% go on to additional fellowships or careers in academia