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Current Residents

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Fourth Year Residents (PGY-4)

 
Kathy Zhao
Hometown: Mississauga, ON
Medical school: Boston University
 

Favourite movie: don't have one because I rarely watch any!
Hobbies: Traveling! Fine wines, great food, and enjoying life.
#1 thing you love about Radiology at McMaster: the people
Favourite quote or words to live by: “They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.” - Tom Bodett
Most Memorable job before medicine: Wading pool attendant, post office worker, hair salon receptionist, marketing intern, investment banking analyst....I've worked a range of jobs.
One word or phrase to describe yourself: listen to your gut instinct - it's rarely wrong.

 
 
Kathleen Hames
Hometown: Seattle, WA
Medical school: McMaster
 
Favourite movie: Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Fight Club, Contact, FOTR
Hobbies: music, rock climbing, sculpting, circus arts, travelling
#1 thing you love about Radiology at McMaster: The people and the comradarie
Favourite Quote or Words to live by: “Ideally, we lose ourselves in what we read, only to return to ourselves, transformed and part of a more expansive world – in short, we become more critical and more capacious in our thinking and acting.” Judith Butler
Most Memorable job before medicine: Teaching a writing course on Lost at Cornell (The Others are coming!)
One word or phrase to describe yourself: eclectic, empathetic, adventurous
 
 
Hamed Basseri
Hometown: Richmond Hill, ON
Medical school: University of Ottawa
 
Favourite movie: The Godfather (all parts), Gladiator
Hobbies: Piano, Swimming, Skiing
#1 thing you love about Radiology at McMaster: Excellent teaching and a close-knit group of residents.
Most Memorable job before medicine: Smashing atoms at a particle accelerator lab.
One word or phrase to describe yourself: Enthusiastic

 

 
 
David Li
Hometown: Oakville, ON
Medical school: McMaster
 
Favourite movie: The Usual Suspects, The Godfather Pt2, The Shawshank Redemption, Groundhog Day, The Big Lebowski
Hobbies: Cycling, basketball, piano, computers
#1 thing you love about Radiology at McMaster: The people and the collegiality
Favourite Quote: “Don’t panic.” - Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
Most memorable job before medicine: Bioinformatics research at UofT/destitute unemployment
One word or phrase to describe yourself: Easy-going!
 
 
Alden Ling
Hometown: Richmond, BC
Medical school: UWO
 
Favourite Movie: Children of Men
Hobbies: Photography, Golf, Travelling
#1 thing you love about Radiology at McMaster: The friendly environment
Favourite Quote: The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
 
 
Amna Al-Arnawoot
Hometown: Hamilton, ON
Medical school: Dubai Medical College, UAE
 

Favourite movie: Lord of the rings
Hobbies: traveling, reading, parasailing (but only in the company of a good parasailor)
#1 thing you love about Radiology at McMaster: close-knit group of residents
Words to live by: cultivate kindness
One word or phrase to describe yourself: optimistic


 
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