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.
Eugene Sun – Chief engineer
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Greg Garneau – Organizational Development
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 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.
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.