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Current Residents

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First Year Residents (PGY-1)

 
Claire Burrows
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Favourite movie: The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall (25th Anniversary, 2011)
Hobbies: Listening to and playing music, watching detective shows, cross-country skiing
#1 thing you love about Radiology at McMaster: The welcoming, friendly people
Most memorable job before medicine: Cellist (I can play a mean Pachelbel’s Canon bass line)
Favourite quote or words to live by: “In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” Albert Camus
 
 
Nanxi Zha
Hometown: Burlington, Ontario
Medical school: University of Western Ontario
 

Favourite movie: Love Actually
Hobbies: Board games, escape rooms, yoga, hiking, travelling
#1 thing you love about Radiology at McMaster: Collegiality, GTA living without the GTA prices
Most Memorable job before medicine: Code monkey at Microsoft
Favourite quote or words to live by: “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” - Oscar Wilde

 
 
Mirek Mychajlowycz
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario
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Favourite movie: The Lord of the Rings (all of them back-to-back-to-back)
Hobbies: skiing, mountain biking, and hockey
#1 thing you love about Radiology at McMaster: the people and the location!
Most memorable job before medicine: Whistler Blackcomb ski instructor
Favourite quote or words to live by: “Anything that gets your blood racing is probably worth doing.”

 
 
Mostafa Alabousi
Hometown: Mississauga, Ontario
Undergrad university:  
Medical school: University of Ottawa
 
Favourite movie: The Prestige, Shutter Island, The Untouchables
Hobbies: Soccer (playing and watching), running, and travel
#1 thing you love about Radiology at McMaster: The people
Most memorable job before medicine: I sold cars at some point
Favourite quote or words to live by: "You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go..." - Dr. Seuss
 
 
 
Ravi Shergill
Hometown: Brampton, Ontario
Undergrad university:  
Medical school: McMaster University
 
Favourite movie: Dark Knight, Shutter Island, Superbad
Hobbies: Sports, Movies, Reading
#1 thing you love about Radiology at McMaster: The people
Most memorable job before medicine: Chemistry Researcher
Favourite quote or words to live by: If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe - Carl Sagan
 
 
Sultan Yahya
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Favourite movie: Too many to recount but pretty much anything that leaves you moved.
Hobbies: sports, traveling, reading, documentaries
#1 thing you love about Radiology at McMaster: the great people that constitute an amazingly friendly educational atmosphere
Most memorable job before medicine: N/A
Favourite quote or words to live by: the cure for ignorance is to question. 
 
 
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