Meet our Residents

1st Year Residents

  • Breezy (Brianna-Lee) Beaudry, Vancouver Island Site
    Breezy joins us from the NOSM Thunder Bay campus where she completed her medical school training. Her passion for the great outdoors is only matched […]
  • Damian Feldman-Kiss, Interior Site
    Damian was born in Ottawa but raised by the mountains in BC and New Zealand. How, might you ask? Well, refusing to become an adult, […]
  • Daniel Shi, Vancouver Site
    Daniel hails from the far-away land of Brampton, Ontario. He grew up playing chess, video games, cards, and pretty much any other type of game […]
  • Emma Croft, Interior Site
    Meet Emma, our new bespectacled R1!  Emma was born and raised by the shores of Deer Lake in the shadow of the majestic Metrotown (Burnaby […]
  • Eva Bruketa, Vancouver Island Site
    Eva joins us with a bit of mileage under her belt as she was born in Germany, lived in California, and then moved to Toronto […]
  • Francesca Bell Peters, Vancouver Site
    Francesca grew up on beautiful Gabriola Island, trail running, cliff jumping, and getting sea-sick on the ferry to school every day. After completing her degree […]
  • Hanna Parmar, Vancouver Site
    Hanna joins an elite crew of UBC lifers, having completed her undergraduate and medical degrees in Vancouver before joining the Vancouver emergency medicine residency program. […]
  • Inderdeep Mander, Fraser Site
    Inderdeep was born and raised in cold and snowy Edmonton. She completed her undergrad in Psychology and Bio Sci and worked on community advocacy throughout […]
  • Jessica Jacob, Fraser Site
    Jessica was born in South India and spent her early childhood in the UK and the Middle East before finally settling in Maple Ridge, BC. […]
  • Sarah Douglas, Vancouver Island Site
    Sarah completed a degree in biomedical engineering at UVIC and when she was starting to get a few too many looks for talking to the […]
  • Tracy Huynh, Vancouver Site
    Tracy was born and raised in the beautiful city of Surrey, BC. She went to Simon Fraser University and never finished her degree in Molecular […]
  • Trisha Kandiah, Vancouver Site
    Having lived in Ontario her whole life, Trisha was excited to make the drive from her hometown Ottawa all the way to Vancouver in order […]
  • Victoria Forcina, Vancouver Site
    Victoria is from Toronto, Ontario but made the big move to BC for EM and wouldn’t have it any other way. Shocked by the flashing […]

2nd Year Residents

  • Adam Arthurs, Vancouver Site
    Did he drive from Northern Ontario, or did he actually trail run to Vancouver? We will never know. What we do know is Adam grew […]
  • Alex Senger, Interior Site
    Alex grew up on a grain farm in rural Saskatchewan, which means his first exposure to emergency medicine was as a patient. Somehow, seeking treatment […]
  • Brendan Lee, Vancouver Site
    Brendan is the only flat-lander to make his way to the VGH crew all the way from Saskatchewan. As a born and bred prairie boy, […]
  • Christina Botros, Vancouver Site
    Christina hails from the far-away town of Langley, BC. She grew up as a classically trained competitive dancer, but now can commonly be found tearing […]
  • Daria Hutchinson, Interior Site
    Born and raised in the small coastal town of Tsawwassen, BC, Daria always knew she wanted to broaden her horizons and see the wide world […]
  • Dylan Collins, Vancouver Site
    A retired competitive Alpaca handler, Dylan brings many valuable skills to the Emergency Department. After he left the Petri dishes of UVic’s biochemistry labs behind, […]
  • Frances Clayton, Interior Site
    A love child hailing from Montreal, Frances spent her early years growing up across Northern England and Chicago before her parents came to their senses […]
  • Hilary Drake, Vancouver Island Site
    Hilary grew up on the North Shore but has since steeped in many different towns including Sackville NB where she completed her undergraduate degree at […]
  • Jen-ai Lai, Fraser Site
    Jen-Ai has been enjoying beautiful BC for the last 9 years, ever since a fateful phone call from UBC altered her life path. Offered a […]
  • Kiran Grant, Vancouver Site
    Kiran grew up in Calgary playing any and all sports at a largely mediocre level. After an undergrad in his hometown and stints working in […]
  • Morgan Haines, Vancouver Site
    Found beside a hiking trail in North Vancouver, baby Morgan lived a simple life until he was “discovered” by a talent agent in a coffee […]
  • Paul Clerc, Fraser Site
    Born at Royal Columbian, raised in Coquitlam, legend has it Paul was destined for the Fraser Emergency Medicine program from the very beginning. Cast overseas […]
  • Rod Vafaei, Vancouver Island Site
    Rod Vafaei grew up on B.C.’s beautiful North Shore and acquired numerous nicknames from his rugby days including Hot Rod, the Persian Rifle, and… less […]

3rd Year Residents

  • Aidan McParland, Vancouver Site
    This Brockville (aka Brock Vegas) import brought a whole new level of stoke to the VGH ED. Joining us from Toronto, this committed carnivore is […]
  • Andrew Chang, Vancouver Site
    Andrew hails from “far away” Coquitlam, BC, where he grew up with the dream of moving to the big city. From SFU for undergrad, he […]
  • Chris Doyle-Kelly, Fraser Site
    Chris grew up in Montreal, Irish-blooded and English-speaking. He later drifted to southwestern Ontario for an undergrad in Kinesiology at Western, an experience which, to […]
  • Claire Ronsley, Vancouver Site
    Though Claire would tell you she chose Emerg late in the game, with her numerous visits to the ER, we knew it was never in […]
  • Devon Mitchell, Vancouver Site
    Born and raised in the cosmopolitan metropolis of Langley, BC, Devon is our program’s UBC lifer, spending undergrad, med school and now residency in beautiful […]
  • Emily Lostchuck, Fraser Site
    Hailing from the end of a loooong dirt road in rural Ontario, Emily spent her youth galloping through open meadows on horseback and sailing off […]
  • Kevin Duncan, Interior Site
    Kevin grew up in Summerland with a farm full of chickens to call friends! He then moved to the big city of Kelowna, and then […]
  • Lulu Yang, Vancouver Island Site
    Hailing from Vancouver (where she did both her undergrad and medical school), Lulu has decided to ditch the traffic and noise of the big city […]
  • Max Moor-Smith, Vancouver Island Site
    This young buck was born & raised in Richmond, BC. He finally found his footing at the age of 17 and wandered over to Vancouver […]
  • Meg Singh, Vancouver Site
    Meg, if that’s even her real name, lived in five countries before she started university at McGill for undergrad. Now that she’s lived in both […]
  • Ryan Kohler, Interior Site
    Like any good emerg doc, Ryan was constantly on the move since day one. Originally hailing from Ontario, he lived in Singapore and Australia for […]
  • Seb Przech, Fraser Site
    Somehow not ashamed to admit that he came from Onterrible, or that he cheers for the Leafs, Seb grew up in Etobicoke, where he spent […]

4th Year Residents

  • Ateshia York, Fraser Site
    Ateshia likes exploring and taking the scenic route and she held true to that in her journey to becoming an EM resident. Born and raised […]
  • Colin Sedgwick, Vancouver Island Site
    Colin Sedgwick is a born and bred BC boy. Just prior to being born in Vancouver, his mother obtained an ultrasound that showed him reading […]
  • Hélène Morakis, Vancouver Site
    Growing up in the prairies, Helene dreamt of finding mountains and coasts. She first sought out the shores of Lake Ontario for medical school – […]
  • Jamieson Ward, Vancouver Island Site
    Master Corporal Jamieson Ward, is not your average EM resident. First of all, he’s a father of two beautiful girls, he once lived on the […]
  • Kate Eppler, Fraser Site
    Kate grew up in Kelowna, spending her days playing in the mountains and water. At a young age, she fell in love with cross-country skiing, […]
  • Kelly Huang, Vancouver Site
    When Kelly isn’t fussing over us like a mother hen, she’s collecting blackmail material on us all with her daily videos as an up-and-coming movie […]
  • Kia Dullemond, Vancouver Site
    The trendiest of the R2 crew, Kia always has his finger on the pulse of all things cool in this city. You can find this […]
  • Kiran Rikhraj, Vancouver Site
    Our transplant from tropical Singapore, this cold-averse chicka was once torn between wanting to catch babies, fix bones and figure out the cause of someone’s […]
  • Qadeem Salehmohammed, Interior Site
    Qadeem is the resident you’ve all been waiting for. Qadeem grew up in Surrey, BC as a huge nerd. He learned about hard work by […]
  • Stephen Watson, Interior Site
    EM resident, grilled meat enthusiast, stay-at-home son. I emigrated from South Africa to the balmy shores of the North Saskatchewan River where I spent my […]
  • Xin Mei Liu, Vancouver Site
    The resident with the most Air Miles under her belt proves that residency ain’t no match for her. Catch this badass zooming (tumbling) down the […]

5th Year Residents

  • Brad Stebner, Interior Site
    Coming all the way from beautiful Fort McMurray, Alberta, this former oil sands worker can now be seen in the Kelowna General Hospital ED trauma […]
  • Brandon Chau, Vancouver Site
    This UBC real estate mogul has endless tricks up his sleeve. Born and raised in Vancouver, after an extended Spring Break at Western he skedaddled […]
  • Brendan Arnold, Fraser Site
    Brendan was born in rainy Vancouver, BC, and after a brief stint in New Zealand grew up in Campbell River on Vancouver Island. He grew […]
  • Holly Sherman, Vancouver Site
    Who needs a switchboard when Holly’s in town?  This born and raised Vancouverite turned field hockey star has got everyone in the city on speed-dial.  […]
  • Katie Maguire, Vancouver Site
    Katie was born and raised in Winnipeg. She made the most of her winters making snow angels, crafting homemade greetings cards and driving countless hours […]
  • Kerry Spearing, Interior Site
    Kerry was born in Northern Ireland, where she lived until emigrating to Victoria, BC, at the age of 4. During her youth she developed a […]
  • Kira Gossack-Keenan, Vancouver Site
    Our own ray of sunshine, she has been voted best hair six months in a row and counting. This Irish lass claims she’s from a […]
  • Matt Douglas-Vail, Vancouver Site
    Never one to turn down a challenge, Matt is the resident badass. This consummate traveler will make you think he’s an Instagram influencer by day, […]
  • Michelle Chuang, Fraser Site
    Michelle was born and raised in Vancouver, where she spent much of her youth playing the piano and countless video games. After briefly entertaining the […]
  • Sam Brophy, Vancouver Island Site
    Drafted first round into the Vancouver Island Spikeball League, Sam is another born and bred Island boy, if you couldn’t tell from his luscious facial […]
  • Sean Nugent, Interior Site
    Hailing from the thriving metropolis of Duncan BC, Sean grew up on the island playing high levels of both lacrosse and hockey. After his days […]
  • Sean Patrick, Vancouver Island Site
    Seany P is the more muscular, and some might say shorter, half of the Sham-Wow pair. Standing a full 5ft 7inches tall, what he lacks […]
  • Shari Li, Vancouver Site
    Shari came to Vancouver after completing Le Toure d’Ontario (French accent required). Heralding from Ottawa, she spent her undergrad in Toronto and completed medical school […]