Second Year Residents

Here are some areas where our residents have resided while in residency:

Willoughby Hills, Mayfield Heights, Lyndhurst, Chardon, Hudson, Lakewood, Downtown Cleveland

Samantha Kiefer, DO

Hometown: Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania
Undergraduate Institute & Major/Minor: Gannon University
Medical School: LECOM
Professional/Medical Areas of Interests/Future Aspirations: Outpatient family practice
Personal Interests/Hobbies: Reading, hiking, cooking
Why I chose UH Regional: Friendly atmosphere
Favorite Quote: “Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing”.  – Teddy Roosevelt

Michael Majetich, DO

Hometown: Chardon, Ohio
Undergraduate Institute & Major/Minor: Hiram College (2010) – BA in Biomedical Humanities, Minor Chemistry
Medical School: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (2015)
Professional/Medical Areas of Interests/Future Aspirations: Ambulatory Family Medicine/Community Integrative Medicine/Preventative Care
Personal Interests/Hobbies: Movies, Music, Kayaking, Hiking
Why I chose UH Regional: I loved the personal feel at UH Regional which was perfect for coming back to work in and around my hometown. I was also very drawn to the opportunity to work in multiple locations across Northeast Ohio which has such a diverse mixture of learning environments.
Favorite Quote: “The only man who never makes mistakes is the man who never does anything.” – Theodore Roosevelt

Simone Majetich, DO

Hometown: Chardon, Ohio / Johannesburg, South Africa
Undergraduate Institute & Major/Minor: Hiram College (2010) – B.A. in Biomedical Humanities, Minor in Communications
Medical School: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (2015)
Professional/Medical Areas of Interests/Future Aspirations: Ambulatory Family Medicine/Community Integrative Medicine/Community Development
Personal Interests/Hobbies: Painting, Travel, Cooking, Crafts
Why I chose UH Regional: I was looking to settle down and start a family near my hometown, and was drawn to the ideal balance that UH FM offers in regards to your personal and professional life, along with the strong bonding and compassion that exists between the residents and faculty/staff.
Favorite Quote: “It always seems impossible until it’s done” – Nelson Mandela

Tulja Parmar

Hometown: Sachse, Texas
Undergraduate Institute & Major/Minor: University of Texas at Dallas – Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience
Medical School: Des Moines University
Professional/Medical Areas of Interests/Future Aspirations: Family Medicine
Personal Interests/Hobbies: Cooking, painting, yoga
Why I chose UH Regional: A community based program with opportunities to work in urban and rural communities. As part of UH Cleveland Medical Center, a large academic teaching institution with every specialty imaginable allows the opportunity to rotate through different aspects of medicine based on personal interest.
Favorite Quote: “Pivot! Pivot! Pivot! Pivot! Pivot! PIVOT!”

Sandra Raduta, DO

Hometown: Elgin, Illinois
Undergraduate Institute & Major/Minor: UIC biology
Medical School: AT Still Kirksville
Professional/Medical Areas of Interests/Future Aspirations: Integrative health
Personal Interests/Hobbies: tennis, baking, traveling
Why I chose UH Regional: The residency is a diverse group of people from all over the country who are down to earth and encourage one another. There is plenty of opportunity here to tailor your schedule to your interests and be prepared for life after residency.
Favorite Quote: “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn”. – Ben Franklin

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Donna Ayres
Program Coordinator
440-585-4821

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