Chief Residents 2015-2016

Tadeo Diaz Balderrama, MDTadeo Diaz Balderrama, MD

Hometown: Hermosillo, Sonora (Mexico)

Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin

Career Plans: Cardiology fellowship

Favorite Aspect of Residency at MCW: Faculty accessibility, camaraderie among residents

Favorite Aspect of Milwaukee: Living space, outdoor activities during all seasons

One Thing You Must Try While Living in Wisconsin: Brats

Interesting Fact About Me: Worked in a herpetology lab with rattlesnakes and Gila monsters during college
 


Rochelle Herre, MDRochelle Herre, MD

Hometown: Green Bay, WI

Medical School: University of Kansas

Career Plans: Primary Care

Favorite Aspect of Residency at MCW: Sense of community and staff support

Favorite Aspect of Milwaukee: The lake and summer festivals

One Thing You Must Try While Living in Wisconsin: A Friday fish fry with cheese curds and an old-fashioned

Interesting Fact About Me: I played soccer in college.
 


Shivtej kaushal, MDShivtej Kaushal, MD

Hometown: Palatine, IL

Medical School: Ross University

Career Plans: Academic Cardiology

Favorite Aspect of Residency at MCW: Staff and other residents are very collegial and easy to talk with

Favorite Aspect of Milwaukee: Great food scene

One Thing You Must Try While Living in Wisconsin: Visiting Door County and the Apostle Islands

Interesting Fact About Me: I speak four languages and multiple dialects.
 


Jennifer Schmidt, MDJennifer Schmidt, MD

Hometown: St. Louis, MO

Medical School: St. Louis University

Career Plans: Academic Primary Care

Favorite Aspect of Residency at MCW: I feel like our residents really support each other. Someone is always willing to help you out whether it be helping you with a late admission or watching your kid on a weekend. There is a real sense of camaraderie.

Favorite Aspect of Milwaukee: All the delicious food, specifically burgers. This city also makes you appreciate the change of seasons (mostly when it changes out of winter in April or May). I always find myself ready for fall leaves, boots and sweaters come October.

One Thing You Must Try While Living in Wisconsin: Sobelman's burger--Marquette or the original location doesn't matter. They are absolutely the best.

Interesting Fact About Me: I got a perfect score on the National Latin exam.


Arun Singavi, MDArun Singavi, MD

Hometown: Plainfield, IL

Medical School: St. George's University

Career Plans: Hematology/Oncology

Favorite Aspect of Residency at MCW: IM Program Leadership. The program is fantastic and the success is a reflection of the many years of consistently incorporating feedback to make it better.

Favorite Aspect of Milwaukee: Accessibility. Plenty of activities are available all the time.  City is 10-20 minutes from pretty much anywhere.

One Thing You Must Try While Living in Wisconsin: Red curry at Jow Nai Fouqet

Interesting Fact About Me: After college, I bought a plane ticket to Germany and a Eurorail ticket.  No itinerary or plan. I ended up backpacking through Europe for 45 days. I was amazed by the warmth and kindness of the people I met in my travels. It was definitely one of the most defining moments of my life.
 


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To inquire further about the Internal Medicine Residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin, please contact us at immcw@mcw.edu.

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