Current GPC Residents


  • Shivangi Goel, MD MBA

    Shivangi grew up in New Jersey and earned her undergraduate degree at MIT in Biology, with a focus in biomechanical engineering, and Political Science. She worked as an EMT through high school and college, which jump started her interest in improving preventative care for patients in underserved communities. Shivangi founded a public health education organization, called Save a Life, Save a Heart, to educate people on providing basic life support and change public school healthcare education. She went to Harvard Medical School and continued to conduct medical device research to increase healthcare access and improve quality outcomes, after which she developed an interest in life science entrepreneurship and pursued an MBA at Harvard Business School. Shivangi spent 2 years leading clinical product strategy at an AI and medical device startup, focused on augmenting Gastroenterology care. She is excited to devote her career to providing holistic care to patients with chronic diseases and conducting medical device research to make primary care more accessible and affordable. Outside of medicine, Shivangi loves dancing, singing karaoke, and playing with dogs.

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  • Daniela Suarez-Rebling, MD

    Daniela was born and raised in New York City, however both of her parents are Mexican and she considers herself Mexican-American. She completed her undergraduate degree at Harvard University where she majored in History of Science and minored in Global Health and Health Policy. She spent four years working in maternal and child global health at the Massachusetts General Hospital’s Division of Global Health and Human Rights before attending the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. While in medical school, Daniela focused her work on immigrant health and became a leader of the Mount Sinai Human Rights Program providing medical evaluations to asylum seekers, as well as EHHOP, the student-run free clinic providing care to the uninsured and mainly Hispanic East Harlem community. Daniela aspires to devote her career in medicine to the immigrant community of New York City and is thrilled to be serving the patient population in Washington Heights! Outside of medicine, she enjoys reading, going to the movies, running in Central Park, hiking, and exploring NYC’s amazing food scene.

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  • Caroline Boyle, MD

    Caroline grew up in Princeton, NJ, and earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Pennsylvania in neuroscience. She spent her gap year living in New York City and working at the Hospital for Special Surgery doing clinical research on injury prevention. She stayed in the New York area for medical school and attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine. While in medical school she developed a passion for medical student education and worked as a tutor as well as a teaching assistant for a variety of classes. Outside of medicine, she enjoys cooking, going out to eat, and long walks through Central Park and Riverside Park! 

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  • Rocio Casanova Torres, MD

    Rocío was born and raised in Puerto Rico. She completed her undergraduate degree in Interdisciplinary Sciences at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus. She later went to University of Connecticut School of Medicine where her early interest in geriatrics  led her to pursue research in depression among the aging community at an urban senior center in Hartford and volunteer at a nursing home facility. Guided by her love for teaching, she also mentored  students of underrepresented  backgrounds in STEM careers. Rocío aspires to give back to the Hispanic community and is so glad to be serving the patient population in Washington Heights!  Outside of medicine, she enjoys the  beach, board games, puzzles, thrift shopping and, mostly, eating! 

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  • Yardelis Diaz, MD

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  • Karly Hampshire, MD

    Karly grew up in San Diego, California and completed her undergraduate degree in anthropology at Emory University. In college, her coursework and extracurricular activities focused on refugee and immigrant populations, which led her to study abroad at a Tibetan Buddhist monastery in northern India. Seeing climate change as a powerful driver of displacement and other inequities impacting health, she became a climate and health advocate in medical school at UC San Francisco. She founded the Planetary Health Report Card Initiative ( and took a gap year to lead various climate change and health education, research, and advocacy initiatives. In her spare time, she enjoys pottery, biking along the West Side Highway, and quirky NYC festivals. 

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  • Allyson Hernandez, MD

    Allyson was born and raised in New York City, in the neighborhood of Inwood Manhattan. She earned her undergraduate degree at City College of New York in Biochemistry. Before starting medical school, she spent 1 year teaching science/health topic to elementary school aged students from The Bronx who come from underrepresented backgrounds in STEM and medicine. While attending SUNY Downstate medical school, she worked in a literature review project looking into the in the bidirectional relationship between COVID-19 and diabetes mellitus. Her clinical interests include endocrinology as well as exploring the structural and hidden barriers that prevent patients from seeking medical care. Outside of the hospital, she enjoys video games, attending rock concerts, and reading. 

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  • Dipal Nagda, MD

    Dipal grew up in Boston and earned her undergraduate degree at Brown University in neuroscience. She spent a gap year working in a neurobiology lab in Germany before heading to Harvard for medical school. She found a career interest in community and immigrant health, and spent an extra year pursuing her Master’s in Public Health. She has worked on projects related to health inequities in immigrant communities and patient burden of healthcare costs. Outside of the hospital, she loves dancing, doing puzzles, and strolling Central Park.

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  • Rosanna Sanchez, MD

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  • Erik Carlson, MD

    Erik Carlson grew up mainly in North Carolina but completed high school in the Chicago suburbs. He studied at the University of Notre Dame, where he attended a semester-long study-abroad program in Puebla, México. After graduation, he completed a yearlong service fellowship at a free primary-care clinic for the uninsured in South Bend, IN. While pursuing his MD/MPH dual degree at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, he worked with the department of interpreter services to develop an interpreter training program for Spanish-speaking medical students. Entering residency, his interests include serving Spanish-speaking patient populations, developing more equitable health care systems, and the intersection of climate change and health. He also enjoys backpacking, playing soccer, and participating in a book club with college friends.

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  • Roger Lin, MD

    Roger was born in Maryland but spent many years living in Taipei and Shanghai before moving back for high school, undergraduate studies (Nutritional Science), and medical school at the University of Maryland. He spent a gap year before medical school as a mental health case worker in Washington DC, helping recently discharged psychiatric patients re-establish themselves and thrive in the community. He especially loves helping patients work around their cultural and structural barriers to care. He is passionate about mentorship and spent much of medical school tutoring, organizing workshops on soft skills, and leading the Wellness Committee. Outside of medicine, he is an avid salsa dancer and tennis player.

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  • Erin Rieger, MD

    Erin Rieger was raised in upstate NY and moved to Houston, TX to study chemistry and sociology at Rice University. After graduation, Erin spent 10 months in Oslo, Norway performing qualitative interview-based research with Turkish migrants. During a second gap year, she worked at Weill Cornell as a research assistant in transplantation-oncology infectious diseases. Erin then attended the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. During medical school she continued engaging with qualitative research including a study of patient perspectives on involvement of their primary care physician during hospitalization. Entering residency, Erin’s interests include general medicine, gastroenterology/hepatology, qualitative methods, and health communication. Outside of medicine she enjoys biking, podcasts, and cooking.

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  • Suraj Shah, MD

    Suraj was born and raised in North Jersey and earned his undergraduate and medical degrees from Tufts University. Passionate about addressing health disparities, he was a volunteer and Director of the General Project at the Sharewood Project - a student-run free healthcare and education project that predominantly serves immigrant communities in the Greater Boston Area with primary medical services and health insurance onboarding. He is also deeply interested in peer mentorship and medical education, having served as a mentor and small group facilitator for pre-clinical and clinical year medical students. His clinical interests include academic general medicine, diagnostic framework creation, and critical care. In his free time, he enjoys playing tennis, dancing bhangra, and exploring nature and restaurants.