Combined EM - Peds Residency - Class of 2021

Joshua Glasser, MD

Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University

Where are you from?

Boston, MA -> Atlanta, GA -> Baton Rouge, LA -> Augusta, GA. But mostly I’ll claim ATL.  

What are your personal interests/hobbies?

Ultimate Frisbee, tennis, hiking, climbing, skiing, cooking Cajun food, drinking good beer, reading many non-medical books, learning new hobbies.  

What are your professional interests?

Pediatric emergency medicine, ultrasound, academics, possibly critical care.

Why did you choose UA EM?

Extremely impressed during my visiting rotation by the friendly culture, approachable attendings, complex patients, and excellent teaching.  

Favorite activity in Tucson?

Anything involving Mt. Lemmon, chasing a frisbee, or sampling from one of the many breweries

What are your non-medical goals during residency?

Becoming a better climber, learning to ride a bike, exploring all Arizona has to offer, learning to speak Spanish.  

Victor Laurion, MD

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Where are you from?

Boulder, CO.

What are your personal interests/hobbies?

Skiing, Bicycles, Cherry Farming.

What are your professional interests?

Economics, Strategy, Communication.

Why did you choose UA EM?

Great people in a college town with an EM/Peds program.

Favorite activity in Tucson?

Climbing on Mt. Lemmon.

 

Jacob Wannemacher, MD

Ohio State University College of Medicine

Where are you from?

Grew up in Chiang Mai, Thailand, but went to undergrad and medical school in Columbus, Ohio.

What are your personal interests/hobbies?

Adventuring in any way possible, reading, spending time with my awesome wife, and talking about things that matter.

What are your professional interests?

Academic global health, refugee health

Why did you choose UA EM?

Fantastic EM/Peds program with a lot of EM and critical care months.  Very laid back atmosphere and great camaraderie among residents and faculty.  Opportunities to do global health electives and work with a diverse and underserved population.  And an amazing location for exploring and relaxing when work is done.

Favorite activity in Tucson?

Finding new places to hike or run off the beaten path.

What are your non-medical goals during residency?

Build my marriage, build strong friendships, actually get good at climbing, explore the West, and grow as a person as much as possible.