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Medicine

Chief Residents 2019-2020

Katie Berlin, DO

Katie Berlin, Internal Medicine Resident
Hometown: Muskego, WI
Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Career Plans: Academic Medicine
Favorite Aspect of Residency at MCW: My wonderful co-residents!
Favorite Aspect of Milwaukee: The lakefront.
One Thing You Must Try While Living in Wisconsin: Deep-fried cheese curds with a Spotted Cow to wash it down.
Interesting Fact About Me: JJ Watt was my powderpuff coach in college, which means I’m basically a pro-athlete.

Lindsay Hang, MD

Lindsay Hang, Internal Medicine Resident
Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI
Medical School: Case Western Reserve University
Career Plans: Med-Peds Primary Care
Favorite Aspect of Residency at MCW: The camaraderie and close family feel.
Favorite Aspect of Milwaukee: The ability to have it all! Beautiful state parks and bike trails, while having a pretty active downtown scene.
One Thing You Must Try While Living in Wisconsin: Cheese curds!!!
Interesting Fact About Me: My Instagram is littered with pictures of my geriatric dogs, who I love exploring and adventuring with.

Benjamin Hofeld, MD

Benjamin Hofeld, Internal Medicine Resident
Hometown: Morton Grove, IL
Medical School: St. George’s University
Career Plans: Cardiology, Physician Scientist Track
Favorite Aspect of Residency at MCW: The passion for education among all departments and trainees of all levels. The team-based approach to both education and patient care.
Favorite Aspect of Milwaukee: Accessibility to the outdoors with the perks of a big city, summertime festivals, and excellent beer.
One Thing You Must Try While Living in Wisconsin: The cheese, of course!
Interesting Fact About Me: I barefoot waterski!

Matthew Mohorek, MD

Matthew Mohorek, Internal Medicine Resident
Hometown: Milwaukee, WI
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin
Career Plans: Gastroenterology
Favorite Aspect of Residency at MCW: Being able to practice medicine in the community I grew up in and love.
Favorite Aspect of Milwaukee: It’s four wonderful seasons!
One Thing You Must Try While Living in Wisconsin: If you’re not afraid to get wet, try the Ding’s Dock Crystal River Canoe trip in Waupaca, WI. While in Waupaca, make sure to stop at the Harbor Bar for a ‘Summer Hummer’ and the Wheelhouse for their excellent pizza.
Interesting Fact About Me: I am an avid woodworker and can build almost anything you can imagine.

Sowmya Palam, MD

Sowmya Palam, Internal Medicine Resident
Hometown: Portland, OR
Medical School: Oregon Health & Sciences University
Career Plans: Gastroenterology
Favorite Aspect of Residency at MCW: Diverse patient population and the collegiality amongst residents and faculty.
Favorite Aspect of Milwaukee: People are so nice here! There are also great breweries in Milwaukee.
One Thing You Must Try While Living in Wisconsin: Fried cheese curds!
Interesting Fact About Me: I have lived in three countries and I’m able to speak four languages.