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Our 2019-2020 fellowship team. From left: Chris Park, MD; Patrick Thompson, MD; Josh Bies, MD; Mike Winstead, MD; Tina Abrams, MD; Brendan Kleiboer, MD; Kim Youkhana, MD; Catherine Habashy, MD; Sam Wilson, MD.

Current Fellows

Current Training YearFellowResidency Training
Year 1Jessica Benjamin-Eze, DOWake Forest University School of Medicine
Ken Busby, DOThe University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Beatriz Caceres, MDUniversity of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
Year 2April Evans, MDUniversity of Kentucky
Jen Newcome, MDEast Carolina University
Justin Sperlazza, MD, PhDUniversity of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Year 3Tina Abrams, MDUniversity of Tennessee
Catherine Habashy, MDUniversity of Kentucky
University of Tennessee (Palliative Care Fellowship)
Kim Youkhana, MD*Geisinger Commonwealth
Year 4Sam Wilson, MD*University of Michigan
* Combined Internal Medicine - Pediatrics Fellow

 

Graduates

Graduation YearFellowCurrent Practice LocationPractice Area
2021Chris Park, MDPediatric neuro-oncology fellowshipChildren's National Medical Center
Washington, DC
2020Joshua Bies, MDUniversity of Nebraska
Omaha, NE
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Patrick Ellsworth, MD*University of North Carolina -Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
Hematology and Hemoglobinopathies
Brandon Kleiboer, MDAtrium Health
Charlotte, NC
Pediatric Hematology and Coagulation
2019Kate Westmoreland, MDKamuzu Central Hospital
Lilongwe, Malawi

University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology and Global Health
2018Jen Brondon, MDUniversity of North Carolina -Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Betsy Finch, MDPennState Health
Hershey, PA
Pediatric Neuro-Oncology
2017Jennie Hart, MDSinai Health
Baltimore, MD
Pediatric Hematology and Hemoglobinopathies
Kristy Pahl, MDDuke University
Durham, NC
Pediatric Hematology
2016Maria Boucher, MDAlbany Medical College
Albany, NC
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Andrew Smitherman, MDUniversity of North Carolina -Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
Pediatric/Young Adult Oncology and Survivorship
2015Yasmina Abajas, MDUniversity of North Carolina -Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
Pediatric Hematology and Coagulation
Jake Troutman, MDLeHigh Valley Health Network
Allentown, PA
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
* Combined Internal Medicine - Pediatrics Fellow