First Aid Step 1 Express 2011

EditorJeffrey Hofmann
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
MD/PhD Candidate
 
  
 
Authors

Aaron Feinstein
 Yale School of Medicine
Class of 2012

Babita Panigrahi
Yale School of Medicine
Class of 2013

 

   
 

Jonathan Fu
Yale School of Medicine
Class of 2013

Nilay Patel
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Class of 2012

   
 

Jeffrey Futterleib
Yale School of Medicine
Class of 2013

Alex Raufi
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Class of 2013

  
 
 

Peter M. Gayed
Yale School of Medicine
MD/PhD Candidate

Jeremy Stricsek
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Class of 2013

  
 
 

Clayton Haldeman
Yale School of Medicine
Class of 2012

Rany Woo
Yale School of Medicine
Class of 2012

   
 

Lauren de Leon, MD
Resident
Department of Internal Medicine
Rhode Island Hospital

Catherine Yang
Yale School of Medicine
Class of 2012

  
 
 

Mary Ottinger, MD
Resident
Department of General Surgery
Rhode Island Hospital

 
  
Biographies    

 

Editor

Jeffrey Hofmann

Jeff is from Rhode Island and graduated from Brown University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science degree in computational biology. He is currently in his third year of an MD/PhD program at Brown, and is studying the molecular biology of aging for his PhD thesis. In his spare time, Jeff enjoys cycling, rowing, and playing the guitar.

 
Authors

Aaron Feinstein

Aaron is a fourth-year student at the Yale School of Medicine. He is currently a Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Clinical Research Fellow, and looks forward to starting an otolaryngology residency in 2012. Aaron completed his undergraduate studies in neuroscience and international relations at the University of Southern California.

 
 

Jonathan Fu

Jonathan is from the suburbs of Atlanta and graduated from MIT in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. He is currently a third-year medical student at Yale and is interested in pursuing a career in emergency medicine. Jonathan enjoys racket sports, bowling nights, and all-you-can-eat sushi.

 
 

Jeffrey Futterleib

Jeff is from Connecticut and graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. He is currently a third-year medical student at Yale and will be studying melanoma vaccines in the lab next year as part of his "fifth year." In his free time, Jeff enjoys playing basketball.

 
 

Peter M. Gayed

Peter is an MD/PhD candidate at Yale. He received his undergraduate education from the University of Oxford, Hertford College, and the University of Illinois, where he was a four-year Edmund J. James Scholar. Peter is a published scientist and has been a contributing author to First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 and First Aid for the Basic Sciences. He has served as editor-in-chief of the Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine, an open-access, peer-reviewed, graduate student–run publication founded in 1928. His writing has appeared in the Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine, Connecticut Medicine, the Legible Script, and the independent student newspapers of Yale College and the University of Illinois. Peter plans to pursue an academic career following combined training in pediatrics and child psychiatry.

 
 

Clayton Haldeman

Clayton is from Indiana and graduated from Indiana University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science degree in physics. Before starting medical school, he spent two years with the Peace Corps teaching physics and math to secondary school students in Tanzania. Clayton is currently a third-year student at Yale School of Medicine.

 
 

Lauren de Leon, MD

Lauren is a recent graduate of the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She is finishing her internship year in internal medicine and loving it. She enjoys traveling, cooking, and searching for the perfect dumpling. In terms of medical career, Lauren is debating between gastroenterology and palliative/end of life care.

 
 

Mary Ottinger, MD

Mary graduated from Brown University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in human biology in 2006. She attended the Alpert Medical School of Brown University, and is currently pursuing residency in general surgery at Rhode Island Hospital. In the few hours each week Mary is not at the hospital, she enjoys triathlon training and baking cupcakes.

 
 

Babita Panigrahi

Babita is from Virginia Beach and graduated from the University of Virginia with Bachelor of Science degrees in biochemistry and mathematics in 2008. She is currently a third-year medical student at Yale School of Medicine, and will be conducting research next year at the Janelia Farms Research Campus. In her free time, Babita enjoys playing the piano and baking scones. 

 
 

Nilay Patel

Nilay attended Brown University and graduated with a degree in economics before going on to the Alpert Medical School at Brown. He is a fourth-year medical student and intends to apply to internal medicine residency programs. His professional interests include clinical research, social entrepreneurship, and medical education

 
 

Alex Raufi

Alex is a Brown University graduate, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in biology in 2008. He is a third-year student at the Alpert Medical School and is interested in translational medical research. Alex is from Rhode Island and enjoys rowing, listening to music, reading, and traveling.

 
 

Jeremy Stricsek

Jeremy is from the Pittsburgh area and graduated from Brown University with a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology. He is currently a third-year medical student at Alpert Medical School and is interested in pursuing a career in child psychiatry or pediatrics. Jeremy is also an avid sculler and loves the city of Providence.

 
 

Rany Woo

Rany grew up in North Carolina and attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in brain and cognitive sciences. She is in her fourth year at Yale School of Medicine. In her free time, Rany enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, playing with puppies at pet stores, and dancing.

 
 

Catherine Yang

Catherine is currently a medical student at Yale School of Medicine and will graduate in 2012.