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HPH Family Medicine Residency

Curriculum

Beyond the core requirements for Family Medicine set forth by the ACGME, the curriculum is organized in a unique layering of experiences that provides the learners with timely exposure and reinforcement of medical subspecialties as their continuity clinic responsibilities evolve. Additionally, residents are given scheduled time to undertake quality improvement projects, engage in community outreach, and develop practice management skills in a longitudinal fashion through the TEAM Care rotations. Finally, a midyear session known as “Interlude” creates opportunities to learn new procedure skills, explore the humanities, and take time for self-care and wellness. ​ The grid below details the rotation requirements for Family Medicine Residents: (13-4 week blocks)

One to two half-days of continuity of care clinic in the PGY-1 year
Two to three half-days of continuity of care clinic in the PGY-2 year
​Three to four half-days of continuity of care clinic in the PGY-3 year

Application Requirements

Must be a graduate of an accredited medical school. USMLE Scores: passing scores on Step 1, Step 2 CK, and CS Foreign applicants must be ECFMG certified. You must be a permanent resident or US citizen. ​Our hospital does not sponsor visas. Application: All applications must be submitted via ERAS Our Program Number is: 1201600705

Salary and Benefits

Health, Dental and Vision Insurance Life/Accident/Disability Insurance Malpractice Insurance Free parking Free meals in physician dining room 2 lab coats for PGY-1 year 1 additional lab coat PGY-2 & PGY-3 Hospital subscription to Up-to- Date 24 hour access to Medical Library

Residents

Medical Residents

PGY-3

Indre Aleksaite, MD

Hi everyone! I'm Indre. I was born in Lithuania and was raised in the northern suburbs of Chicago. I went to Loyola University Chicago for my undergrad and then to St. George's University for medical school in the Caribbean island of Grenada. In my free time, I love to travel, spend time outdoors in nature, and try new restaurants. I'm really excited to be back home in Chicago for residency!

Olha Huzo, MD

Hi everyone! My name is Olha. I was born in Ukraine and raised in Toronto, Canada! I completed my science degree at McMaster University and medical school in St. Vincent. I love to learn about and experience different cultures, which is why Chicago was the place for me. In my spare time and when I am not out and about in the city, I enjoy cooking, gardening, rowing and walking my two french bulldogs. I am passionate about women’s health and global health issues. I look forward to joining the NAH family and contributing to the community.

Jared Kealy, MD

Hey there, my name is Jared Kealy and I grew up in Dallas, Texas and throughout various countries in Europe. I attended medical school at St. George's University and completed rotations here, at Norwegian American Hospital! Living overseas made me appreciate different cultures and ultimately, formed my passion towards caring for underserved communities, particularly in preventative and sports medicine. Outside of medicine, you'll find me playing and watching sports, working out, anything technology, and spending time with family. I'm excited to join the team at Norwegian and garnering new rewarding experiences with a diverse local patient population.

Oludara Talabi, MD

Hi everyone! My name is Oludara; Many people call me by my middle name, Tomi. I was born in Chicago and raised in both the Chicago area and Nigeria. I completed my undergraduate degree at University of Illinois in Chicago and graduated medical school from St. George's University. After living in Nigeria, Chicago, and Nicaragua for a medical missionary trip, I developed an interest in serving under-served areas such as Humboldt Park. My medical interests are preventive medicine, women's health, and patient education. On my spare time I enjoy eating food from different cultures. I also enjoy cooking, exploring, and watching Netflix. I look forward to residency at Norwegian American Hospital. I get to help those that need it the most and be close to home at the same time!

Birva Trivedi, MD

Hey everyone! My name is Birva Trivedi. I was born in India, moved to a suburb outside of Chicago with my family when I was 7, and have called Chicago home ever since. I have dreamed of becoming a doctor since middle school, when I first realized that doctors are heroes. I attended Benedictine University for undergrad and majored in Biology with a minor in Psychology. I then traveled to Grenada, New Jersey, New York, Illinois, and Georgia in pursuit of my medical degree from St. George’s University. I am especially interested in the intersection of social justice, education, and healthcare, and in preventative healthcare practices such as yoga, meditation, and pranayama. In my free time, I enjoy doing yoga, reading, painting, dancing, traveling, and exploring new cuisines. I am eager to train in family medicine at Norwegian American Hospital and excited to be back in Chicago.

PGY-2

PGY-1

Faculty & Administration

Samir Shahen, MD, Program Director

I am born and raised in Chicago, therefore was excited to complete my family medicine residency at St. Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, in Chicago, serving as a Chief Resident in my last year of residency. I am board certified in Family Medicine and have been working as a member of the Hospitalist Program and a faculty member for the Family Medicine Residency teaching service. I’m an active member of the American Academy of Family Medicine (AAFP), American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM), and in the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM). I have a strong interest in working in an underserved community as well at teaching I enjoy watching Chicago sport teams, working on cars, traveling and playing recreational soccer.

Margot Ocampo, MD, Maternal Child Director

I have been working in the world of Family Practice with Obstetrics for over 20 years. I joined the team here at Norwegian American Hospital in January of 2019 after years in private practice. In my personal time, I enjoy volunteering at church, spending time with my children and enjoying some nice hikes when the weather allows!

Nadia Kalam, Manager

I'm Nadia! I've been working with residents for several years, and in Graduate Medical Education for the last five. My favorite part of the job is meeting and working with new & different people of all kinds of backgrounds every year, but mostly watching everyone grow throughout their three years with us. I'm happy to be a part of the family environment we have formed here amongst our team. In my spare time, I enjoy taking my new puppy Olivia to the park, spending time with family and friends, and following most Chicago team sports! I'm a die hard Chicago Cubs, Bears and Bulls fan!

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