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Southeast Health Welcomes New Transitional Year Residency Class

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DOTHAN, AL (WDNews) – Southeast Health is excited to announce the arrival of its 2024 Transitional Year residency class. This esteemed one-year program serves as a clinical base year for advanced residencies in various medical fields such as Anesthesiology, Dermatology, Neurology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Radiation Oncology, and Radiology.

The incoming class of 12 residents is set to begin their journey on July 1, bringing a diverse range of backgrounds and expertise to the hospital. Among them is a student from the Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine, highlighting the program’s commitment to fostering local talent.

The new residents are:

– Sanjana Sundara Sreenath, MD from Austin, Texas

– Lifei Zhu, MD from Chengdu, China

– Anita Nwiloh, MD from Nashville, Tennessee

– D’Angeleau Newsome, DO from Kansas City, Missouri

– Trevor Decker, DO from Tinley Park, Illinois

– Saru Acharya, MD from Huntsville, Alabama

– Austin Ly, MD from Huntsville, Alabama

– Jared Hall, DO from Samson, Alabama

– Melissa Millett, MD from Miami, Florida

– Andrew Kennedy, MD from Huntington, Indiana

– Katherine Oakley, DO from New Market, Alabama

– Sudharani Kinthada, MD from Aurora, Illinois

Led by Program Director Dr. Ravi Nallamothu and Program Coordinator Elizabeth Payne, the Transitional Year program aims to provide extensive clinical experience and robust support as residents prepare for their specialized medical careers. Dr. Nallamothu emphasized the program’s dedication to excellence, stating, “Our goal is to equip these bright minds with the foundational skills they need to excel in their future specialties.”

Southeast Health is proud to support these young physicians in their professional journeys, contributing to the growth and advancement of healthcare in the Wiregrass region and beyond.