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Kirsten Cable

I danced with the Los Angeles Ballet


Hometown: Camarillo, CA

Undergrad: University of Utah

Medical School: Western University


Hobbies: Hiking, skiing, travel, taking photos, eating

Pets: 3 cats (Olive, Sweetie, Kona), 1 dog (Jetty)

If Not ER: Anestheshia

If Not a Doctor: National Geographic Photographer

Favorite Band: 

Favorite Book: Outliers by Malcom Gladwell

Best Star Wars Character: I have never watched Star Wars

Favorite Sports Team: Lakers

Best of Palm Springs: No traffic

Worst of Palm Springs: Heat in the summer


Jason Cinti

I eat organ meats


Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Undergrad: Kenyon College

Medical School: Western University


Hobbies: Cycling, swimming, running, triathalons, hiking, backpacking, skiing, golf, reading books, podcasts, meditating

If Not ER: Psychiatry

If Not a Doctor: Journalist

Favorite Band: Blue Scholars

Favorite Book: Waking Up by Sam Harris

Best Star Wars Character: Darth Maul

Favorite Sports Team: Golden State Warriors, San Francisco Giants, San Francisco 49ers

Best of Palm Springs: Proximity to the mountains, Joshua Tree and the ocean, awesome hiking trails, sunshine year-round

Worst of Palm Springs: The heat


Anne Deleon

I almost died from Typhoid Fever


Hometown: Paranaque City, Philippines then Tacoma, WA

Undergrad: University of Santo Tomas and University of Washington

Medical School: Pacific Northwest University


Hobbies: Tennis, yoga, walking with dog and baby, hiking, spending time with family

Pets: Dog (Hunter), Cats (Gracie and Ning-Ning)


If Not a Doctor: Science tutor

Favorite Band: BTS

Favorite Book: Harry Potter, Hunger Games, The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, God's Hotel, Being Mortal, Son of Hamas

Best Star Wars Character: Yoda

Favorite Sports Team: They're not a team, but - Rafa, Roger, Djokovic, Serena - could you imagine if they were!

Best of Palm Springs: Close to family

Worst of Palm Springs: Armpit sweat and premature aging


Paula Gomez

I performed at the 2018 NBA All-Star Game halftime as a cheerleader


Hometown: Santa Clarita, CA

Undergrad: UCLA

Medical School: Kansas City University

Hobbies: Cooking, hiking, watching reality TV or crime shows, walking shelter dogs (and talking about shelter dogs)

Pets: Covi (cat) and Tino (dog)


If Not a Doctor: Chef or Detective

Favorite Band: Ariana Grande and Celine Dion

Favorite Book: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Best Star Wars Character: C-3PO

Favorite Sports Team: UCLA Football

Best of Palm Springs: Lots of restaurants to try, close to family and friends, and close to Joshua Tree

Worst of Palm Springs: The 120 degree summer


Anna Kosmalska

I can do the worm...but only backwards


Hometown: Mountain View, CA

Undergrad: UCLA

Medical School: Burrell COM

Hobbies: Anything outdoors, sports, travel, photography, eating & wine tasting

Pets: I would love to get a dog and name her Josie after UCLA's mascot


If Not a Doctor: Math teacher

Favorite Band: Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Beatles, Queen

Favorite Book: It's Not About the Bike

Best Star Wars Character: Yoda

Favorite Sports Team: Warriors, but SF Giants/SJ Sharks/49ers are all a close second

Best of Palm Springs: Getting to spend time with an amazing group of residents and attendings

Worst of Palm Springs: The heat


Dustin Marinelli

I won $10,000 in a baby crawling contest when I was 11 months old


Hometown: Anaheim Hills, CA

Undergrad: Loyola Marymount University

Medical School: Midwestern University (AZCOM)

Hobbies: Golf, snowboarding, wakeboarding & cooking

Pets: Dog (Sadie) and eight chickens

If Not ER: Anesthesiology

If Not a Doctor: Teacher

Favorite Band: Greta Van Fleet

Favorite Book: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

Best Star Wars Character: R2-D2

Favorite Sports Team: Anaheim Ducks

Best of Palm Springs: Great golf courses

Worst of Palm Springs: The heat in the summer


Vickie Penghsiung

I buy shoes from the kids' section

Hometown: Portland, OR

Undergrad: Oregon State University

Medical School: Western University

Hobbies: Napping, Netflix, plant hoarding, chillin' like a villain with my doggo

Pets: Mabel, my wiggle-butt Aussie

If Not ER: ICU or Anesthesiology

If Not a Doctor: A professional-traveling-food-taster

Favorite Band: Usher

Favorite Book: Harry Potter

Best Star Wars Character: Baby Yoda because I don't know any others

Favorite Sports Team: 

Best of Palm Springs: The warm weather for hiking/kayaking/laying by the pool/outdoor activities

Worst of Palm Springs: The warm weather is going to melt my doggo


Osher Shefer

I've ridden a camel three times


Hometown: Oak Park, CA

Undergrad: UCSB

Medical School: Georgetown

Hobbies: Painting, scary movies, camping

Pets: Miley, a cutie patootie black pit-lab mix

If Not ER: Trauma surgery

If Not a Doctor: Traveling yoga instructor

Favorite Band: Tame Impala

Favorite Book: Nonfiction: Incognito, Fiction: Tuck Everlasting

Best Star Wars Character: Never seen!

Favorite Sports Team: LA Lakers

Best of Palm Springs: Best winter

Worst of Palm Springs: Worst summer


Bradley Steuble

I have way too many sneakers


Hometown: Jackson, CA

Undergrad: UC San Diego

Medical School: Touro University California

Hobbies: All forms of exercise, golf, hanging out with my dog (and my friends too), playing and watching sports, traveling in Europe

Pets: Maverick - our golden retreiver

If Not ER: Family/Sports Medicine

If Not a Doctor: Paramedic

Favorite Band: 6LACK, Pink Sweat$, Anderson .Paak, Mac Miller (RIP), & Luke Combs on the golf course

Favorite Book: Ready Player One

Best Star Wars Character: Chewbacca

Favorite Sports Team: My fantasy football team

Best of Palm Springs: Great golf, cute downtown, friends want to visit

Worst of Palm Springs: Not having seasons


Bryn Walsh

I used to volunteer my evenings to help endangered toads cross the road

Hometown: Portland, OR

Undergrad: La Salle University (Philadelphia, PA)

Medical School: Western University - NW

Hobbies: Hiking, hanging out by any body of water, and whatever my hobby of the week is (embroidery, brewing kombucha, refurbishing old furniture, etc.)

Pets: Teddy (dog), Finn (cat)


If Not a Doctor: A marine biologist or forester

Favorite Band: ABBA

Favorite Book: Where the Crawdads Sing

Best Star Wars Character: The little Ewoks

Favorite Sports Team: Portland Timbers

Best of Palm Springs: No more vitamin D deficiency

Worst of Palm Springs: Sales tax

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