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Match Day 2024: WashU Anesthesiology welcomes 22 new residents

Match Day 2024 - WashU Medicine Department of Anesthesiology

On March 15, 2024, the Department of Anesthesiology welcomed 22 new residents, including three graduates from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

This diverse group of residents represents medical schools across twelve states and three countries and is poised to make a positive impact in our department by bringing a rich tapestry of experiences, knowledge, and skills to our team.

The incoming class includes:

  • 20  categorical residents who will begin internships here this summer (July 2024)
  • 1 advanced-track resident (joining as a CA1 in July 2025)
  • 1 ASAP research track resident

“I am truly thrilled to welcome this exceptional group of residents to our department,” said Residency Program Director, Allison Mitchell, MD. “Their diverse backgrounds and experiences will undoubtedly enhance the learning environment for all of us, and I am confident that they will contribute significantly to our department’s mission of providing outstanding patient care, education, and research.”

Meet the Incoming Residency Class

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Andrew Benckendorf, MD
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Jacob Edwards, MD
University of Colorado School of Medicine

Jasper Han, MD
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

Ahmad Hassan, MD*
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
* Advanced-track resident 

Chandler Klemm, MD
University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine

Amanda Li, MD
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Cindy Li, MS, MD
Medical College of Wisconsin

Benjamin Miller, MD
Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science

Mark Morrison, MD
Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Ashley Prabakar, DO
New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine

Bradley Richards, MD
Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine

Hero Robles, MD
University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine

Deborah Rupert, MD, PhD, MA, MS*
Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
* ASAP research track resident

Roberta Teixeira Tallarico, MB
Escola Superior de Ciencias da Saude

Sydney Tyler, MD
University of Colorado School of Medicine

Miguel Valdez Zerpa, MD
Universidad de Oriente Escuela de Medicina Nucleo de Bolivar

Vivek Velagapudi, MD
University of Kansas School of Medicine

Nathan Verzeaux, MD
Tulane University School of Medicine

Andrew Wilkey, MD
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long SOM

Grant Yatzkan, MD
USF Health Morsani College of Medicine

Stephen Yoffie, MD, MPH
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Anna Zhou, MD
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine