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Medicine

Chief Residents 2018-2019

Ariel Bodker, MD

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Hometown: Leawood, Kansas
Medical School: Rush Medical College
Career plans: Cardiology
Favorite aspect of residency at MCW: The people! MCW has a great community of people that are supportive, encouraging, and approachable.
Favorite aspect of Milwaukee: The food and festivals. Cheese curds at Lake Front Brewery are a must!
One thing you must try while living in Wisconsin: Attending a concert at the Rave Eagles Club or Summerfest.
Interesting fact about me: I got certified in Scuba Diving in Belize during my Intern year.

Patrick Kennedy, DO

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Hometown: Galesburg, Illinois
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Career plans: Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Favorite aspect of residency at MCW: Collegiality
Favorite aspect of Milwaukee: The restaurants and breweries. Cheap concerts!
One thing you must try while living in Wisconsin: Fish fry. This seems obvious but is actually good.
Interesting fact about me: I once lost at the state level of the Geography Bee and may have missed my chance to meet Alex Trebek.

Annie Rusk, MD

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Hometown: Edina, Minnesota (a suburb of Minneapolis)
Medical School: University of Minnesota
Career plans: Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Favorite aspect of residency at MCW: My wonderful co-residents!
Favorite aspect of Milwaukee: The running in Milwaukee is one of the best kept secrets in town! There are miles of running trails along lake Michigan, in Wauwatosa, and more rugged trails in the Brookfield area. Running the trails in Milwaukee is a great way to get to know your city!
One thing you must try while living in Wisconsin: Running the trails or checking out some of the state parks
Interesting fact about me: The most interesting job I've ever had (not counting medicine, of course!) was working for the Minnesota Zoo Marine Mammals Department as a dolphin trainer!

Ensi Voshtina, DO

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Hometown: Tirana, Albania
Medical School: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Career plans: Hematology/Oncology
Favorite aspect of residency at MCW: All my awesome co-residents! And the very diverse patient population.
Favorite aspect of Milwaukee: Running by the lake and the multitude of breweries and summertime festivals.
One thing you must try while living in Wisconsin: All the fried food at the Wisconsin State Fair.
Interesting fact about me: One of my favorite things to do is hiking and the coolest place I've gotten to hike through is Geirangerfjord in Norway.

Abby Walch, MD

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Hometown: Zumbrota, Minnesota
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin
Career plans: Endocrinology
Favorite aspect of residency at MCW: Amazing colleagues
Favorite aspect of Milwaukee: Awesome restaurant scene
One thing you must try while living in Wisconsin: Fried cheese curds
Interesting fact about me: I have a twin sister, and my parents thought we were going to be 1 boy until the day we were born.