PGY-4 Residents

Current PGY-4 residents will graduate as the class of 2018. To see a list of all the residents click here.

Liezel Avila

Liezl Avila D.O.

Hometown: Redlands, California
Undergraduate Education: California State University, San Bernardino
Medical Education: Western University of Health Sciences

Hobbies: Running, CrossFit, going to the beach, and trying out food on Yelp’s Top 100 Places to Eat
Next adventure: Trip to Thailand
EM interests: Ultrasound and international medicine

Braeden Carrico

Braeden Carrico D.O.

Hometown: La Crescenta, CA
Undergraduate Education: UCSD
Medical Education: Western University

Hobbies/interests: Hiking, shooting, camping, body boarding, cooking, MMA
Next Adventure: South America, Australia
EM Interests: Tactical medicine, Wilderness medicine, med refills

Nina David

Nina Jabourian D.O.

Hometown: Chicago, IL
Undergraduate Education: Loyola University Chicago
Medical Education: Touro University California

Hobbies/interests: Crossfit, rock climbing, swimming, traveling, beach, spending time with family/friends, Chicago Blackhawks
Plans after residency: family, travel
Next adventure: Baby!
EM interests: EMS, ortho, wildnerness medicine
Favorite thing about inland empire/California: weather, beach, mountains, and all the best vacation spots are a short drive away

Alex Jabourian

Alex Jabourian D.O.

Hometown: Glendale, CA
Undergraduate Education: California State University Northridge
Medical Education: Touro University California

Hobbies/Interests: CrossFit, Powerlifting, Obstacle (Spartan) racing, Climbing, Running, traveling..
Plans after residency: Family time!
EM interests: tactical medicine, wilderness medicine
Favorite things about IE/California: Every day is a beach day

Eric Sechrist

Eric Sechrist D.O.

Hometown: Yorba Linda, CA.
Undergraduate education: BS Business Administration, University of Southern California.
Medical Education: Western University of Health Sciences.

Hobbies/interests: Fishing, golfing, snowboarding, guitars, traveling, riding motorcycles
Fun facts about yourself: I’ve custom built my own guitar, and I used to be a professional moto-scooter rider.
Plans after residency: Working in SoCal, preferably somewhere with students or residents.
Next adventure: Yosemite and anywhere tropical.
EM interests: Trauma, ophtho, ultrasound, wound care
Favorite thing about inland empire/california: Close proximity to just about everything.

Kathryn Seiler

Kathryn Seiler D.O.

Hometown: Arnold, CA
Undergraduate Education: Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
Medical Education: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine and Touro University, Nevada

Hobbies: cycling, mountain biking, snowboarding, skiing, wine, spending time with my family, and traveling to places where I can do all of that combined
Plans after Residency: move back to SLO and work in the same ED where I used to be a scribe
Next Adventure: Destination wedding in ITALY!
Favorite thing about IE: I can ride my bike to the mountains or to the beach depending on how I feel that day

Lauren Bennallack

Lauren Bennallack D.O.

Hometown: Redlands, CA
Undergraduate Education: Cal State University, San Bernardino
Medical Education: Touro University – California

Hobbies/interests: Crossfit, SCUBA, camping, hiking, snowboarding, and anything that involves the beach
Plans after residency: TRAVEL!!
Next adventure: Thailand and the Philippines
EM interests: Wilderness medicine and critical care

Sara Wattenbarger

Sara Wattenbarger D.O.

Hometown: Tacoma, WA
Undergraduate Education: Whitman College, BA in Psychology; Seattle University, Post-baccalaureate pre-medicine program
Medical Education: AZCOM/Midwestern University

Hobbies: Traveling without an itinerary, being outdoors, singing, and hunting for amazing thrift store finds
Next adventure: Wherever has the cheapest plane tickets the next time my vacation week rolls around! Peru, Thailand, Spain are all on the list.
EM interests: EMS and disaster medicine
Plans after residency: Hoping to land back in the NW for awhile
Favorite thing about the IE: Love having the mountains in my backyard!

Tifany Hoyne

Tifany Hoyne D.O.

Hometown: Chicago, IL
Undergraduate Education: University of Michigan
Medical Education: AT Still University, Kirksville

Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, traveling, cooking/baking, Krav Maga
Fun fact about yourself: I have a knack for adventure races- the more obstacles and mud, the better
Plans after residency: Working in California, traveling
Next Adventure: Hiking in Alaska, GoRuck Heavy
EM Interests: Wilderness and disaster medicine
Favorite thing about California: The beach and sunshine year round