Internship: Preliminary Medicine Saint Vincent Hospital, Worcester, Massachusetts
Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford, Maine
Hometown: Stoneham, MA
Why SVH Rad: Felt like a close-knit family of residents and attendings. Wanted the opportunity to take independent night call and get a great group of skills to make me a confident Radiologist.
Most Memorable Job before SVH: Semi-Professional Poker Player, unfortunately I was richer as an 18 year old than I am today.
Favorite Movie/TV Show: Game of Thrones except the final two seasons. Anything Tarantino directs.
Personal Interests/Hobbies: Pug walking, rolling on the floor with puppies, hiking, sports, poker, jig-saw puzzle enthusiast, cooking.
Favorite Food: Spaghetti and meatballs, Pizza, Oysters, Hot Brown Buttered Lobster Rolls, Steak (Ribeye).
Full Name: Sherif Darwish
Internship: Preliminary Surgery Nassau University Medical Center, Long Island New York
Medical School: King’s College London School of Medicine, London, UK
Hometown: London, UK
Why SVH Rad: Small program with a family feel, friendly. Great training, well supported, and great funding from the program for research and academics.
Most Memorable Job before SVH: Practice aesthetic medicine in London.
Favorite Movie/TV Show: F1 Drive to Survive, Breaking Bad, Inception.
Personal Interests/Hobbies: Cooking, if I didn’t do medicine I would be a chef. Coming up with excuses to not go to the gym.
Favorite Food: Deserts including Carrot Cake, Tiramisu, Chicken Parmesan, Hibachi special with steak, chicken, shrimp and add the fried rice.
Full Name: Varsha Kumar
Internship: Medicine Preliminary Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi
Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Hometown: Houston, Tx
Why SVH Rad: Nice that the program cares about us. Don’t mistreat residents. Actually care about well-being and come up with a work-study plan that works for you. Want you to succeed. Nice relationships between staff and residents.
Most Memorable Job before SVH: Tutored at-risk elementary children in Houston.
Favorite Movie/TV Show: The Expanse.
Personal Interests/Hobbies: Apartment Gardening (it’s a thing), Attempting to Cook, Dogs, Travelling (bucket list to visit as many national parks as possible).