I have a history of pulling pranks on people
Hometown: Stockton, CA (Don't mess with the 209 - we have MMA fighter Nate Diaz!)
Undergrad: UC San Diego
Medical School: Western University
Hobbies: Surfing, SUPing, reading, journaling, traveling, hiking, jumping off cliffs, eating in hole-in-the-wall places, learning about different cultures, learning theology, watching British TV shows,: Top Gear, Bear Grylls, An Idiot Abroad
If Not ER: Gen surg with a trauma or peds fellowship
If Not a Doctor: Bumming it at the beach
Favorite Band: I could listen to opera, Weezer, 2Pac, or Metallica. It all depends on my mood.
Favorite Book: The Simarillion by JRR Tolkien and Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Best Star Wars Character: The Wookie; he's intelligent, kind, and probably the most misunderstood character
Favorite Sports Team: San Francisco Giants (WS Champs 2010, 2012, 2014). I love the 49ers and the GSWs. Nor-Cal sports team love.
Best/Worst Aspects of Palm Springs: I get to stay on the West Coast and I'm 2 hours away from any major coastal city in SoCal, new restaurants/It's HOT, lots of rectal foreign body removal practice