Combined EM & Peds Residency - Class of 2020

Stephany Chiacchio

Stephany Chiacchio, MD

Ross University School of Medicine

Where are you from?

White Plains, NY

What are your personal interests/hobbies?

Running, cooking.

What are your professional interests?

Peds EM, duh

Why did you choose UA EM?

Combined program, wonderful program director and faculty, good vibes on interview dinners and day, sunny weather all year :)

Favorite activity in Tucson?

 Hiking and the gorgeous sunsets.

What are your non-medical goals during residency?

Have a life outside of the hospital.

Kathryn Hodgdon, MD

Indiana University School of Medicine

Where are you from?

Reston, VA

What are your personal interests/hobbies?

Being outdoors, hiking, bicycling, camping

What are your professional interests?

Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics

Why did you choose UA EM?

The people and the program

Favorite activity in Tucson?

Going for a dusk hike in Sabino Canyon

What are your non-medical goals during residency?

Go camping at Havasu Falls

Lindsey Retterath

Lindsey Retterath, MD

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Where are you from?

Grand Rapids, MI

What are your personal interests/hobbies?

I’m an equal opportunity (and amateur) outdoor adventurer: hiking, rock climbing, trail running, camping.

What are your professional interests?

Pediatric Emergency Medicine, border health

Why did you choose UA EM?

I came here as a 4th year med student interested in the Peds-EM program and was blown away by how smart, supportive, and enjoyable the residents and faculty were at this program.

Favorite activity in Tucson?

There are a lot of good, affordable yoga studios and going to classes is my favorite after work activity. When I have a day off, hands down hiking/camping is a favorite, and there are great areas to explore all around Tucson.

What are your non-medical goals during residency?

To build lasting friendships, keep (generally) healthy habits, and take advantage of living in the Southwest!