Class of 2023

Caitlyn Anderson, DO

  • Hometown: Westport, CT
  • Undergraduate Education: Vassar College
  • Medical Education: Western University of Health Sciences
  • Hobbies: Backpacking, skiing, traveling, sushi, cycling, trapeze, and sailing
  • Fun Fact About Yourself: I’m a dual citizen!
  • Plans after Residency: Moving back east (or perhaps buying a house in Claremont)
  • Next Adventure: Japan
  • EM Interests: Critical care, global health, and disaster medicine

Christina Cheung, MD

  • Hometown: Sacramento, CA “Go Kings!”
  • Undergraduate Education: UC Irvine “Zot Zot!”
  • Medical Education: California Northstate University College of Medicine
  • Hobbies: Being outside, carbo-loading on my days off, reading Annals of Emergency Medicine and NEJM with my eyes closed, gawking at other people’s babies, cooking for an army of one (my fiancé), and getting lost in a foreign country
  • Fun Fact About Yourself: Had aspirations of being a professional swimmer up until I realized I was not going to be as tall as Michael Phelps
  • Plans after Residency: Practicing EM and teaching the next generation of doctors
  • Next Adventure: Winning a dumpling eating competition. Learning a new language (Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Spanish, and Dothraki are on the list)
  • EM Interests: Toxicology, Critical Care, Wilderness Medicine, and Ultrasound

Brian Chin, MD

  • Hometown: Fremont, CA
  • Undergraduate Education: UC San Diego
  • Medical Education: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Hobbies: 3D printing, skiing, video games, shooting
  • Fun Fact About Yourself: I own multiple 3D printers
  • Plans after Residency: Hopefully a Pain Management fellowship, working in California
  • Next Adventure: An onsen in Japan
  • EM Interests: TEMS, Pain Management, Ultrasound

Danny Fernandez, MD

  • Hometown: Anaheim Hills, CA
  • Undergraduate Education: UCLA
  • Medical Education: UCSF
  • Hobbies: Hiking, wood working
  • Fun Fact About Yourself: Restore a ’68 VW
  • Plans after Residency: Critical care, EMS
  • Next Adventure: To be discover
  • EM Interests: Critical care, EMS, US

Eric Frendt, MD

  • Hometown: Boise, ID

  • Undergraduate Education: Masters College

  • Medical Education: Loma Linda University

  • Hobbies: Mountain biking

  • Fun Fact About Yourself: 

  • Plans after Residency: Get a job

  • Next Adventure: Surviving intern year

  • EM Interests: US

Nicholas George, MD

  • Hometown: Oakland, CA
  • Undergraduate Education: UC Berkley
  • Medical Education: University of Colorado
  • Hobbies: Playing music, power lifting
  • Fun Fact About Yourself: 
  • Plans after Residency: Critical Care Fellowship?
  • Next Adventure: Figure out my life
  • EM Interests: Critical care, ultrasound

Yuliya Matolina, DO

  • Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
  • Undergraduate Education: CUNY Hunter College
  • Medical Education: NYCOM/western
  • Hobbies: traveling, yoga, drinking wine and watching bravo
  • Fun Fact About Yourself: 
  • Plans after Residency: move next to the beach, travel and volunteer more
  • Next Adventure: Hawaii, Greece, learning to cook hopefully
  • EM Interests: global medicine

Scott Meeker, MD

  • Hometown: San Jose, CA
  • Undergraduate Education: San Jose State University
  • Medical Education: Boston University
  • Hobbies: Skydiving
  • Fun Fact About Yourself: I won the bronze medal at the World Skydiving Championship
  • Plans after Residency: EMS fellowship
  • Next Adventure: 
  • EM Interests: EMS, US