Kylie Adamek, M.D.
Kylie grew up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She attended Louisiana State University,
where she earned a B.S. in Biological Sciences and played for LSU’s tennis
team. After college she moved to New Orleans, where she attended LSUHSC– New
Orleans for medical school. She couples-matched with her husband Matt, who is
currently completing his residency in Pediatric Neurology. She intends to
pursue a fellowship in Cardiology with an emphasis on medical education.
Outside of the hospital, she has fully embraced the Colorado lifestyle and can
be found rock-climbing, skiing, hiking, drinking craft beer, and tending to her
Alexander Ghincea, M.D.
Alex grew up in Denver, Colorado and attended college at Regis
University, earning his B.S. in Molecular and Cellular Biology. Alex completed
both medical school and his Internal Medicine residency at the University of
Colorado. He loves the Intensive Care Unit and all things Pulmonary, and is
applying for fellowship in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine. He is also
passionate about medical education and curricular development, and plans to
continue practicing in academic medicine after fellowship. Outside of the
hospital, Alex is an avid skier, and remains active with the Granby Ranch
Volunteer Ski Patrol. When not skiing, Alex enjoys hiking, camping, good books,
and great movies.
Andi Hudler, M.D.
Andi grew up in a small town called Burlington on the Eastern Plains of Colorado. She attended
the University of Colorado-Boulder for her undergraduate education and
went to the University of Colorado School of Medicine to complete her medical
degree. Andi's experiences in the ICU and pulmonary clinic during her clinical
training captivated her and she is planning on pursuing a fellowship
in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine after her time as a Chief Medical
Resident. She has a passion for research regarding how resiliency affects
quality of life and outcomes for patients with PAH, medical education, and
QI projects directed towards improving patient's access to care. In her
spare time, Andi enjoys gardening and hiking with her husband and dog.
Neelam Mistry, M.D.
Neelam grew up in Houston, TX. She
attended The University of Texas at Austin where she earned her degree in
Finance with a minor in Spanish. She attended Baylor College of Medicine for
medical school and moved to Colorado for her Internal Medicine Residency as
part of the Hospitalist Training Track. She is pursuing opportunities in
academic hospital medicine, with a focus on medical education and quality
improvement in our hospital system. Outside of the hospital, Neelam loves
hiking, exploring the Denver food scene, crafting personalized gifts, and
Tony Macedonia, M.D.
Tony Macedonia grew up in Steubenville, Ohio—the hometown
and birthplace of Dean Martin. He attended John Carroll University outside of
Cleveland, OH for undergrad and went on to receive his medical degree from
Georgetown University. After an internship at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth,
he spent 4 years in the United States Navy as a flight surgeon. Although it was
a tough decision to leave the Navy, he was happy to have landed at the
University of Colorado for his internal medicine training. He was quickly drawn
to the program because of the administration and faculty, the quality of the
training/education, and his love for skiing. He plans to pursue a fellowship in
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine after his chief year. His research
interests include deployment-related lung disease, inhalational lung injuries,
and critical care outcomes. Lastly and most importantly, he is happy to be
joined in Denver by his fiancé Maggie and their wedding is planned for later
Deepa Ramadurai, M.D.
Deepa grew up in the southwest suburbs of
Chicago, IL. She attended Northwestern University on the north side of Chicago
in Evanston, where she earned a B.A. in Biological Sciences and minored in
Spanish Language. She was part of the second-ever class of medical students at
the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine (now the Zucker SOM) in
Hempstead, NY, from where she graduated with AOA and Gold Humanism Honors. She
couples matched with her husband Kevin (who completed a residency in
pediatrics, now working at Children's Hospital Colorado) to the University of Colorado
where she realized her passion for pulmonary and critical care medicine. She
intends to pursue fellowship in pulmonary and critical care with a research
emphasis on patient-centered outcomes and implementation science. Her love for
academics and medical education is balanced by her passion for baking, tennis,
traveling, hiking, and craft beer.
VA Chief Resident for Quality and Safety
Sam Porter, M.D.
Sam Porter grew up in upstate New York. He
earned a BA in Liberal Arts at the Great Books Program of St. John's College in
New Mexico and Maryland. He then volunteered for a network of primary care
centers in rural upstate New York, completed a post-baccalaureate premedical
program at Bryn Mawr College, and spent a year volunteering with the Clinton
Health Access Initiative in Eswatini (also known as Swaziland), where he worked
on an access to medicines team that consulted with the country's central
medical stores and Ministry of Health. For medical school, he was a member of
the Columbia-Bassett Program, a medical school program with a focus on health
systems, leadership, and humanism that featured longitudinal integrated
clerkships. His academic interests include leading and teaching quality
improvement in health systems, connecting residents to disruptive healthcare
innovators, and recognizing contributions of cognitive bias to diagnostic
error. His hobbies include rock climbing, hiking, playing and recording music,
and creative writing.