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Meeting the Residents

Family Medicine Residency Program

PGY 1


Asad-Butt

Asad Butt, MD

Hometown: Strongsville, OH
Undergraduate: Case Western Reserve University
Medical School: University of Toledo
Hobbies/Interests: In my free time I like working out, watching Netflix and doing outdoor activities

Why did you choose Lakeland's Family Medicine Program:
I chose Lakeland because I felt it was a place where the attending physicians and staff cared about resident learning and development.  Also, I wanted to be at a program where I could get a lot of experience in the different areas of Family Medicine

 
Jennifer-Humble

Jennifer Humble, DO

Hometown: Lakeport, CA
Undergraduate: Dominican University of California
Medical School: Pacific Northwest University
Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, ballet, cooking

Why did you choose Lakeland’s Family Medicine Program:
I was surprised by how at home I felt as soon as I started my interview weekend. Lakeland allows me to get the broad family medicine education I want, balanced with a supportive community feel

 
Lindsey-Kinney

Lindsey Kinney, DO

Hometown: Mason, MI
Undergraduate: Grand Valley State University
Medical School: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interest: Cooking, dance, watching sports, travelling, church, enjoying time at the beach, being with family, friends, and my cat Leah J

Why did you choose Lakeland’s Family Medicine Program:
When I came to Lakeland for an audition rotation I knew it would be a great fit for me.   All of the residents and attendings were very welcoming and eager to help and teach. I could tell it was a great place to learn with the various communities served and the knowledge of the residents. Plus, I knew I wanted to be back on the west side of the state and this location cannot be beat!

Zachary-Meyer

Zach Meyer, MD

Hometown: Ishpeming, MI
Undergraduate: Hillsdale College
Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interest: Weight lifting, video games, reading, writing, hunting, church

Why did you choose Lakeland’s Family Medicine Program: 
I was drawn to Lakeland by its faculty, residents, location, and positive atmosphere. I believe the culture of your residency has a large impact on your education, and Lakeland’s program made me feel incredibly confident in this regard.

Alexandria-Roden

Alexandria Roden, MD

Hometown:   Midland, MI
Undergraduate:   Michigan State University
Medical School:   University of Illinois College of Medicine at Urbana-Champaign
Hobbies/Interest:   Staying active, being outside, cooking, spending time with family and friends

Why did you choose Lakeland’s Family Medicine Program: 
During my away rotation here, I was really impressed by the great working and learning environment. I felt that the program really cared about the residents. Lakeland allows me to experience excellent training, while still staying close to family!

PGY 2


Brendan-Barnes

Brendan Barnes

Hometown: South Haven, MI
Undergraduate: University of Michigan 
Medical School: Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine – Harlem, NY
Hobbies/Interests: Sports, video games, exercise

Why did you choose Lakeland's Family Medicine Program:
Lakeland felt like the perfect fit in terms of location, atmosphere and education.

 
Chris-Currie

Christopher Currie

Hometown: Midland, MI
Undergraduate: Central Michigan University
Medical School: Central Michigan University College of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with my wife and kids; church activities; physical activities of all kinds

Why did you choose Lakeland's Family Medicine Program:
I chose Lakeland because I immediately connected with the faculty and residents.  Residency is a time of tremendous growth, but also significant stress.  I knew that my family and I would be supported here through this process.  Lakeland is also a place where you can train in a community setting, but still be within a larger system with exposure to a variety of demographics and conditions.  Lastly, my wife and I knew we wanted to live in West Michigan, and Berrien County felt like the right fit.

 
Ryan-Lingle

Ryan Lingle

Hometown: Niles, MI
Undergraduate: Olivet Nazarene University
Medical School: Michigan State University College of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Hanging out with family and friends, hiking, college football, Netflix, volunteering at church
 
Why did you choose Lakeland's Family Medicine Program:
I chose Lakeland because I was here for two years as a base student during medical school and I enjoyed working with the attendings and residents here.  I knew it would be a place I would feel comfortable learning and to me, it’s home.
 

Amanda-Marsh

Amanda Marsh

Hometown: Dexter, MI
Undergraduate: Eastern Michigan University
Medical School: Central Michigan University College of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Soccer, horseback riding, traveling, spending time with family and friends, and being outdoors as much as possible.

Why did you choose Lakeland's Family Medicine Program:
I chose Lakeland because I can obtain a high quality education, while enjoying being close to family.  Being on the lake is a huge plus!

 
Donald-Moore

Donald Moore

Hometown: Syracuse, NY
Undergraduate: Hamilton College
Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Hobbies/Interests: Fitness, music, movie buff

Why did you choose Lakeland's Family Medicine Program:
I was inspired by the sense of community and values exemplified by Lakeland. I felt like it would be the best place to grown into the physician that I want to be.

 

PGY 3


sean

Sean Kim, DO

Hometown: Incheon, South Korea
Undergraduate:
University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
Medical School: MSUCOM
Hobbies/Interests: Dancing, Swimming, TV shows, Camping, Skiing

Why did you choose Lakeland's Family Medicine Program:
I chose Lakeland because of friendly staff and faculties. I strongly believe that Lakeland provides an environment to make me reach my potentials. A short trip to Lake Michigan is a bonus!

lily

Lai Lai (Lily) Kwok, DO

Hometown: Minneapolis, MN
Undergraduate: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities and Columbia University
Medical School: Lincoln Memorial University
Hobbies/Interests: Cooking East Asian cuisine, playing with her two little dogs, traveling around the world and many more.

Why did you choose Lakeland's Family Medicine Program:
The people are down-to-earth and easy to work with and the residency program here really cares about its residents’ well-being. The hospital staffs and technologies are topnotch. I could see myself living and working here for a long time.

hao

Hao Shen, DO

Hometown: Lanzhou, China
Undergraduate: Hope College
Medical School: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Interests/Hobbies: Travel, Food, Music, Sleep, Staying Active

Why did you choose Lakeland's Family Medicine Program:
There's a team approach at Lakeland and genuinely good people to be around. It's a good feeling to be a part of a supportive community and I think patient's will get the best care in that kind of environment. Plus living by Lake Michigan is pretty awesome!

 

 

 

patrick

Patrick Stevens, DO

Hometown: South Bend, IN
Undergraduate Institution: Indiana University South Bend
Medical School: Campbell University, Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Hanging out with my wife & kids, playing with my dogs, traveling, playing board games, DIY projects, organizing, art, learning

Why did you choose Lakeland's Family Medicine Program:
First and foremost, I wanted a program focused on promoting osteopathic values. Second, I like the close relationship between faculty, residents, and staff members alike, which was apparent as I spent time in the clinic. Lastly, the Michiana area is my home and where I see myself practicing medicine and growing as a physician.

chelsea

Chelsea Wickenheiser, DO

Hometown: Carleton, MI
Undergraduate:
Albion College
Medical School: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: board games, running, baking, traveling

Why I chose Lakeland:
I loved the positive atmosphere of the program and the hospital. I could tell it would be a great learning environment and that I would make lots of friends along the way!
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