Evelyn Song, MD

Evelyn was born in China and moved to Madison, Wisconsin in middle school. She majored in Biology at MIT, went to medical school at Penn State, and is currently a first/second year Internal Medicine resident at Johns Hopkins. After residency, Evelyn plans to specialize in either Cardiology or Oncology, or Cardio-Oncology! When Evelyn is not in the hospital, you can find her playing with her two dogs, dancing to random songs, trying out new restaurants, and traveling around the world. She strives to become a great diagnostician and clinical educator. 

Twitter: @EvelynSongMD

Eugene Sun – Chief engineer

Eugene was born in Wuhan, China, and moved to San Francisco with family when he wasn’t old enough to do otherwise. He studied EECS at MIT, and has bounced around in different startups since graduation. Other than typing loudly in front of a computer, he enjoys roasting coffee beans and making espresso, cooking with woks and cast-iron skillets, and writing pseudo-philosophical narratives for his indie video games.
Twitter: @eugsun

Ellen Yu

Ellen grew up in sunny Southern California, solely subsisting on a diet of boba milk tea and In-N-Out burgers. An early interest in science led Ellen to pursue a degree in Chemistry at Caltech, where her passion for science and human engagement led her to consider a career in medicine. She is currently pursuing an MD-PhD at Harvard Medical School and conducts research on the dysregulation of cell death in cancer. Ellen hopes to one day serve as a pediatric oncologist, guiding children and teenagers through one of the most grueling journeys that a person can face. In her spare time, Ellen rocks out on keytar in a four-piece girl band called Sister Citrus and dreams about a side-career in medical illustration.

Twitter: @ey_poptosis

Chris Jackson, MD 

Chris Jackson

Chris Jackson serves as Assistant Professor of Medicine and Assistant Program Director for Ambulatory Education at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). A native of Augusta, GA, he graduated from Emory University with a degree in Biology and Sociology. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree at the Medical College of Georgia. He completed his internal medicine and chief residency year in patient safety and quality improvement at UTHSC before joining the faculty in the Division of General Internal Medicine and the Center for Health System Improvement in 2019. Outside of work, he enjoys playing piano and watching forensic shows.

Twitter: @ChrisDJacksonMD

Jack Penner, MD

Jack Penner was born and raised in Los Gatos, CA (a small town about an hour south of San Francisco). He studied public health sciences at Santa Clara University, and then spent four years on the east coast, attending Georgetown University for medical school. He was lucky enough to come back home to the Bay Area for residency at UCSF, where he is in his second year. Jack is hoping to pursue a career as a clinician educator in HIV primary care, infectious diseases, and general medicine. Outside of residency, he is a fan of brewing coffee, attempting latté art, and spending time in the ocean whenever he can. 

Twitter: @jackpenner

Lindsey Shipley, MD

Lindsey Shipley is a second year internal medicine resident at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. She was raised in Jackson, TN and received her medical degree from East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine. After residency, she hopes to pursue a career in gastroenterology. In her free time she enjoys lifting weights and spending time with family, friends, and her Airedale Terriers, KC and Izzy. 

Twitter: @LindseyShipley8

H. Moses Murdock

H. Moses Murdock is a 5th year medical student at the University of Pennsylvania applying in Internal Medicine. He is originally from Orlando, Florida, and received his undergraduate degree at the University of Central Florida in molecular biology and microbiology. In his free time, Moses enjoys running, reading, and discovering new vegetarian restaurants.


Mike Rose, MD, MPH

Mike grew up in rural North Dakota. He went to Concordia College nearby where he majored in Biology and Chemistry and pitched for the baseball team. He then attended the University of Minnesota for Medical School. Between MS3 and MS4 years he took a break from his medical studies to get an MPH in Health Policy from Harvard. Now he is starting his Medicine and Pediatrics residency at Johns Hopkins. Mike plans to be a generalist,  loves morning report, care for the underserved, destigmatizing mental health, global health, and health policy. Outside medicine his loves include canoeing, fishing, writing, drinking coffee, playing cards with his grandparents, and listening to hip hop.   

Twitter: @MikeRoseMDMPH 

Stephenie Le, MD

Stephenie Le grew up in a small town in Ohio and attended college at the University of California, Berkeley and medical school at Albany Medical College. There she fell in love with the Adirondack and Catskill ranges and loves hiking and camping trips.  She is currently a third year internal medicine resident at the University of California, San Francisco. She is interested in clinician education, physician mentorship, and clinical reasoning. In the future she plans to pursue additional specialty training in infectious diseases. 

Twitter: @StephenieLe11

Ryoko Hamaguchi, BS – Lead illustrator

Ryoko Hamaguchi is a self-taught artist and medical student at Harvard Medical School with a passion for the intersection of visual art and medicine. Throughout her medical school career, she has expanded her repertoire to include surgical and scientific illustrations, portraits of patients aimed to humanize the illness experience, and innovative applications of the visual arts in medical education. She has published illustrations in a variety of journals including the AMA Journal of Ethics, Circulation, and the Journal of Laparoendocopic and Advanced Surgical Techniques, and has spoken about her work at the 2017 Hippocrates Symposium on Poetry and Medicine. 


Emma Levine, BA

Emma Levine

Emma Levine is currently a fourth-year medical student at the University of California, San Francisco, applying to Internal Medicine residency programs this fall. She is interested in clinical and epidemiological research, medical education, and clinical reasoning. Her clinical interests include gastroenterology, with a special interest on how we can use food to heal the gut and better understanding the gut microbiome, as well as palliative care.

When not in the hospital, Emma  enjoys training and teaching as a barre instructor, traveling the world with her family, and exploring restaurants in San Francisco and abroad.

Twitter: @EmmaHLevine

Saman Nematollahi, MD – Director of Med Ed Research

Saman is from Tucson, AZ. He graduated from the University of Arizona College of Medicine and finished internal medicine residency at Columbia. He is currently a second year ID fellow at Johns Hopkins. He is interested in transplant ID and is obtaining a Master’s of Education in the Health Professions at The Johns Hopkins School of Education. He enjoys cooking with Reza and washing the dishes. In his spare time, he loves to watch PJ Masks with his wife and son, who was featured in Episode 42 as AstroBoy.

Twitter: TxID_Edu

Greg Garneau – Organizational Development

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Greg is a retired consultant for numerous nonprofit and for profit organizations. He also served as the executive director for two national organizations and as a board member for a variety of nonprofit organizations. Greg Garneau earned his MBA at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business.

Will Garneau, MD, MPH

Will Garneau is from Durham, NC and attended Yale University. After college he served for two years in the Peace Corps as a teacher in Namibia. After his experience in Peace Corps he decided to pursue medicine and enrolled at UNC School of of Medicine where he also earned a masters of public health. He recently completed the internal medicine residency at Johns Hopkins and joined the faculty of Johns Hopkins as an academic hospitalist. Outside of the hospital he enjoys yoga, sharing delicious food with friends and listening to podcasts.

Twitter: @gaarno

Salmaan Kamal, MD

Sal is from Tuscaloosa, AL and attended Princeton University with focuses in  biology and public health. After college, he briefly worked in health policy in Washington, DC before returning to his home state to attend UAB School of Medicine. He’s currently a second year internal medicine resident at UAB and plans to pursue a career in academic GIM, caring for the underserved, and health policy reform. When not in the hospital, Sal enjoys lifting weights, biking, watching NBA basketball, and re-watching Marvel superhero movies!

Twitter: @SZKamal

Zari Zahra

Zari Zahra

Zari was born in Lahore, Pakistan and moved to the US for college. After her Harvard MBA, she worked as a Product Manager and builder of web and mobile apps for Pandora, SquareTrade, RealtyShares and Rakuten, before co-founding Spekit – a just-in-time knowledge management solution. In her spare time, she enjoys reading a good murder mystery and spicy sub-continental food.

Twitter: @zarizahra