Morgan Brock, DO | Fourth Year Resident
I chose ETSU Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency program for so many reasons! The number one being that I wanted a place where the faculty and residents are a close knit, supportave team, and I found that here. I plan on working in the Appalachian area after residency, so I wanted a program that was familiar and worked with the population. During my interview day, the residents and faculty were so friendly and welcoming, it just felt like home. Lastly, I love living in the mountains.
Undergrad: University of the Cumberlands, Williamsburg, KY
Grad: University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Med School: Lincoln Memorial University - DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine, Harrogate, TN
Caroline Bulger, MD | Fourth Year Resident
Having gone to medical school at ETSU, I knew the program well. The patients and the faculty here were a huge part of why I fell in love with this specialty. The residents always gave me so many opportunities to learn and made me more confident in my clinical skills. When choosing a residency program, I knew I would get all of the training I needed to become the compassionate and capable OB/GYN I amined to be by choosing my home program
Undergrad: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Grad: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birminigham, AL
Med School: East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine, Johnson City, TN
Elizabeth Van Buren, MD | Fourth Year Resident
I chose the program because I loved the people here! When I interviewed here, I could tell the residents treated each other like family. I also loved the mountains and couldn't believe how beautiful it is here
Undergrad: Clemson University, Clemson, SC
Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine, Charleston, SC
Bree Bishop, DO | Third Year Resident
I am happy to be back home in East Tennessee! I grew up in Jefferson City, TN, and I am so grateful for the opportunity care for the women of this region. I love my co-residents and feel supported by my attendings and faculty and can't wait to continue my education in this program. Go Bucs!
Undergrad: East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Blacksburg, VA
Emily Holton, MD | Third Year Resident
I’ve spent my entire life in East Tennessee and couldn’t imagine calling anywhere else home. I loved my OBGYN rotation at Quillen and became even closer with the residents and attendings during my fourth year elective rotations. When I matched at ETSU, I truly felt like I had joined a family, because almost all the residents reached out to me immediately to welcome me to the program.
Undergrad: Carson-Newman University, Jefferson City, TN
Medical School: East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine
Meghan Olson, MD | Third Year Resident
I chose ETSU for the opportunity to work with a rural and often underserved patient population. I’m very interested in the overlap between OBGYN and mental/behavioral health, and ETSU was one of the few programs I found that trained residents in medication assisted treatment in pregnancy. Plus, East Tennessee is beautiful, and you could not finder a nicer or more supportive group of people to train with.
Undergrad: Linfield College, McMinnville, OR
Grad: University College London, London, UK
Medical School: Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
Audrey Smith, DO | Second Year Resident
The connection these residents have with their community and each other is amazing. ETSU OB/GYN is a family, and I could feel how supportive everyone is of each other.
Undergrad: Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington IL
Med School: Kansas City University, Joplin MO
Thomas Snead, MD | Second Year Resident
I wanted to serve a high-risk and underserved patient population and I love the mountains, so ETSU was a great fit. I have also been impressed with the culture that my co-residents have fostered. A culture of supporting each other in the common goal of ever better patient care.
Undergrad: Auburn University
Med School: University of South Alabama College of Medicine
Callie Watson, MD | Second Year Resident
I love the people here! This program helped me fall even more in love with OB/GYN and I knew I would receive great training if I stayed here at ETSU. The mountains are a huge plus!
Undergrad: Mississippi State University
Med School: ETSU Quillen College of Medicine
Dr. Samantha Bookbinder, MD | First Year Resident
ETSU was my program goldilocks. After spending my third year of medical school at our rural health sister campus, I wanted a program that had both high acuity cases but with a small community environment. I wanted a program that had the resources of an academic institution but was more focused on medical education than on research. Applying for residency, I was also deeply conflicted about how to access training in complex family planning without being a part of the “medical brain drain”, and ETSU’s location on the border of Tennessee and Virginia has allowed me to advocate for patients while still getting appropriate training for my career.
Undergrad: Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT
Med School: Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
Dr. Chloe O'Dell, MD | First Year Resident
I chose ETSU OBGYN because I love this area and I am passionate about serving the people of this region! Seeing this program as a medical student and watching the relationship between the residents really sold me on the program. ETSU helped me realize that OBGYN was my passion, and I am thrilled to be able to complete my residency training here.
Undergrad: University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
Med School: East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine
Dr. Olivia Van Benschoten, MD | First Year Resident
Undergrad: Northeastern University, Boston, MA
Med School: Emory University School of Medicine