Aleksi Saarela, MD

Aleksi Saarela, MD
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Program: 
University Campus Residency
Resident Status: 
PGY-II
Class of: 
2023

Where are you from?

Born in Tampere, Finland

What are your personal interests/hobbies?

Fitness, soccer, traveling, reading/watching/all things sci‐fi

What are your professional interests?

Ultrasound, possibly Critical Care

Why did you choose UA EM?

UA has a top tier program that trains amazing physicians, in an affordable city with lots to do! What's not to love?

What's your ideal vacation?

Backpacking or roadtrip through the Mediterranean, or anywhere really!

What are your non-medical goals during residency?

Nonmedical goals include working with and learning from incredible colleagues, making new friends/family, and constantly seeking improvement!