Residents

The Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program prepares residents for a vast assortment of future career opportunities. We promote a collaborative learning atmosphere which engages attending physicians, residents and ancillary staff in a team-based approach to provide residents with the knowledge and skills for success.

Learn More about Resident Life and Our Alumni

We value interpersonal relationships as much as we value education. Our residents and alumni come from broad and diverse paths. These collaborative relationships are strengthened through both professional experiences and getting to know our residents outside the workplace.

PGY1s

Lauren Sackett, MD

Lauren Sackett, MD

Hometown: Independence, Ohio
Undergraduate School: University of Dayton
Medical School: Case Western Reserve University
Professional Interests: AYA Heme/Onc, congenital hearts, adult and pediatric hospital medicine
Personal Interests: cooking, baking, reading, being my nephew's favorite aunt :)

Ioannis Milioglou, MD

Ioannis Milioglou, MD

Hometown: Thessaloniki, Greece
Undergraduate School: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Medical School: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Professional Interests: Hematology & Oncology, Immunology, Evidence-Based Medicine, Transitional Research
Personal Interests: crossfit, Milwaukee Bucks fan, hanging out with friends, postmodern cinema

Tolu Ifabiyi, MD

Tolulope Ifabiyi, MD

Hometown: Burlington, Ontario, Canada
Undergraduate School: McGill University
Medical School: Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
Professional Interests: Primary care, Hematology-Oncology, Global health, Working with Medically Underserved Populations
Personal Interest: Spending Time with Family and Friends, Cooking, Baking, Dinner Parties, Traveling, Musical Theatre/Broadway Shows, Singing

Angeline Sawaya, MD

Angeline Sawaya, MD

Hometown: Westland, Michigan
Undergraduate School: Central Michigan University
Medical School: University of Michigan Medical School
Professional Interests: med/peds hospitalist, transitions of care, global health, local health disparities, healthcare for Spanish-speaking patients, pediatric camps
Personal Interests: being a cat mom, traveling, exploring Cleveland, drinking coffee, eating lots of cheese, going to church, cooking new recipes!

PGY2s

Jamel Brown, MD

Jamel Brown, MD

Hometown: Ridgeville, SC
Undergraduate School: The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina
Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina
Professional Interests: Adult and Pediatric Hospital Medicine, HIV Primary Care, Health Disparities and Public Health
Personal Interests: Hanging out with my family, jazz music, politics, professional wrestling

Michael Daunov, DO

Michael Daunov, DO

Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Undergraduate School: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Medical School: AT Still University - Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Professional Interests: Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology, Hematologic malignancies
Personal Interests: Traveling, cooking (i.e., enjoying food my wife has cooked), hiking, running with my baby jogger, biking very short distances, drinking beer

Hong De Sa, MD

Hong De Sa, MD

Hometown: Stroudsburg, PA
Undergraduate School: Harvard University
Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine
Professional Interests: Hem/Onc, maybe pediatric cancer survivorship, academic medicine
Personal Interests: Ultra/trail running and the associated carb-loading, hiking, gardening, road trips with family and friends

Alissa Zeglin, MD

Alissa Zeglin, MD

Hometown: Barrington, IL
Undergraduate School: Loyola University Chicago
Medical School: Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Professional Interests: Academic medicine, primary care
Personal Interests: Crafting, reading

PGY3s

Reem Azem, MD

Reem Azem, MD

Hometown: Cleveland, OH
Undergraduate School: Case Western Reserve University
Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical University
Professional Interests: Infectious diseases, academic medicine, global and refugee health
Personal Interests: Travel, literature, music, spending time with my adorable nephew and niece, writing, nature, hiking, basketball, tennis, art, baking

Jit Patel, MD

Jit Patel, MD

Hometown: Gadsden, AL
Undergraduate School: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine
Professional Interests: Med-Peds hospitalist and pediatric oncology with focus on transitional care
Personal Interests: Running, trying new and different foods, traveling, spending time with friends and family, playing and watching sports

Justin Rondinelli, MD

Justin Rondinelli, MD

Hometown: New Castle, PA
Undergraduate School: Northwestern University
Medical School: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Professional Interests: Primary care, transitions of care, academic medicine, medical education
Personal Interests: Running, cooking, skiing, traveling, exploring new restaurants, spending time with friends and family - especially with my wife and our rescue pup Franklin

Laura Schapiro, MD

Laura Schapiro, MD

Hometown: Cincinnati, OH
Undergraduate School: University of Virginia
Medical School: University of Cincinnati
Professional Interests: Hospital medicine, patient safety, transitional care
Personal Interests: Choral singing, hiking, eating Skyline chili, listening to comedy podcasts, trying new breweries, attending music festivals, loving on other people's pets

PGY4s

Jake Aaron, MD

Jake Aaron, MD

Hometown: Newton, MA
Undergraduate School: Brandeis University
Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Professional Interests: Gastroenterology, infectious diseases, transitional care, academic medicine, program administration, medical education, sexual health, LGBTQ health
Personal Interests: Board games, knitting, tennis, running, homemade pizza, large dogs

Joel Goldberg, MD

Joel Goldberg, MD

Hometown: Boston, MA
Undergraduate School: Tufts University
Medical School: Tulane University
Professional Interests: Biomedical research, pediatric and adult patient care, infectious disease
Personal Interests: Tennis, sailing, music, astronomy, nature

Jenny Lee, MD

Jenny Lee, MD

Hometown: Seoul, Korea
Undergraduate School: University of Michigan
Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine
Professional Interests: Allergy and immunology, global health
Personal Interests: Snowboarding, playing tennis/racquetball, Instagraming, traveling, Yelping

Jumoke Ogundare, MD

Jumoke Ogundare, MD

Hometown: Lagos, Nigeria
Undergraduate School: Clayton State University
Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine
Professional Interests: Community health, health equity, health access and systems strengthening, quality and efficient healthcare delivery, global health research
Personal Interests: Art activities, music, exploring interesting places and concepts, church activities, teaching, journaling, Nollywood & Bollywood movies, cooking

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