Class of 2021
Blake Drury, DO
Hometown: SLC, Utah
Undergraduate Education: University of Utah
Medical Education: A.T. Still University KCOM
Hobbies/interests: Family time, anything outdoors, adventuring/traveling, golf
Fun Fact About Yourself: Was commissioned to play the piano in a movie in 6th grade, little did I know my trailer on set was next to Hilary Swank’s.
Plans after residency: Buy a boat and catch up for lost time at Lake Powell with family…and work I guess
Next adventure: Welcoming a new addition (little girl) to the family
EM interests: Trauma, wilderness medicine, international medicine
Andrew Frierson, DO
Hometown: Houston, Texas
Undergraduate Education: Pepperdine University
Medical Education: Western University of Health Sciences
Hobbies/interests: Spending time at the beach or pool with my babies and babe
Fun Fact About Yourself: pre-med adviser told me to do something productive before med school – spent a year being a kayak whale tour guide in Maui with my wife and brother-in-law.
Next Adventure: Hiking the Cascades with family
EM Interests: Ultrasound, wilderness, Ultrasound in the wilderness
Ashley Garispe, DO
Hometown: Dinuba (Fresno), CA
Undergraduate Education: California State University of Fresno
Medical Education: Western University of Health Sciences, COMP
Hobbies: Leisure reading (comics, novels, audiobooks), movies, archery, swimming, stand up paddle boarding, wine tasting.
Fun Fact About Yourself: My interest in medicine was first sparked by my love of comics, specially Thor (aka Dr. Donald Blake)
Plans after Residency: Plenty of time to figure it out
Next Adventure: Road trip to Oregon
EM interests: Ultrasound, EMS, Teaching
Alan Goff, DO
Hometown: Escondido, CA
Undergraduate Education: Ohio University
Medical Education: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies: Family, football, hiking, driving my 1969 Chevelle, shooting, weightlifting
Fun Fact About Yourself: My sons were both born on June 23rd…2 years apart.
Next adventure: New Zealand
EM interests: Wilderness medicine and ortho.
Mayur Kashi, DO
Hometown: San Jose, CA
Undergraduate Education: UC Irvine
Medical Education: Midwestern University – Chicago
Hobbies: Dance, Travel, Ski, Hike, and anything outdoors!
Fun Fact About Yourself: On my way to getting my pilot’s license.
Plans after Residency: Likely work in a community and academic center in Northern California and look into various medical business opportunities down the line
Next Adventure: Skiing the Rockies, hopefully cage diving with Great Whites in South Africa and climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro or something else related to international travel!
EM interests: Wilderness, Disaster, and International Medicine.
Tyler Mitchell, DO
Hometown: Plainfield, IL
Undergraduate Education: Cornerstone University Grand Rapids, MI
Medical Education: Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Fishing for bass and trout, exploring mountains, soccer, basketball, trying new foods, learning to cook, Chicago Bulls
Fun Fact About Yourself: I made moonshine for a semester in college
Plans after residency: Traveling to new places with my fiance
Next adventure: Learning to do California stuff: rock climbing, scuba, surfing, snowboarding
EM interests: Trauma, Burn
Nolan Page, DO
Hometown: Detroit, MI
Undergraduate Education: Miami University of Ohio
Medical Education: Midwestern University – Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies/interests: Camping/hiking, golf, fly fishing, live music, eating food.
Fun Fact About Yourself: A.T. Still is my dad.
Plans after Residency: Buying stuff
Next Adventure: Patagonia
EM interests: Trauma, wilderness medicine.
Nam Pham, DO
Hometown: Simi Valley, CA
Undergraduate education: UC Irvine
Medical Education: Western University of Health Sciences.
Hobbies/interests: Muay Thai, Jiu Jitsu, donuts, cookies, dessert
Fun Fact About Yourself: I like turtles
Plans after residency: Apply to be an astronaut
Next adventure: I’m looking forward to picking up weights and and putting them down repetitiously
EM interests: Procedures, trauma, education