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Current Fellows

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship

Coby R. Bidwell, MD

Coby Bidwell is a third-year fellow. He received an undergraduate degree in Health Science from Coran University in Salem, Oregon. He received his medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine in True Blue, Grenada. He completed his residency in Pediatrics at the Texas Tech University Health Science Center Paul L. Foster School of Medicine in El Paso, Texas.

Frances Curran, MD

Frances Curran is a third-year fellow. She received an undergraduate degree in History from the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign in Champaign, Illinois followed by a Biomedical Sciences from Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois. She received her medical degree from the Ross University School of Medicine in Portsmouth, Dominica. She completed her residency in Pediatrics at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky.

Timothy M. Waer, MD

Tim Waer is a third-year fellow. He received an undergraduate degree in Biology and Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He received his medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He completed his residency in Pediatrics at Levine Children’s Hospital at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolinas.

Marc J. Zafferani, DO

Marc Zafferani is a third-year fellow. He received an undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from Carroll College in Helena, Montana. He received his medical degree from the Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Parker, Colorado. He completed his residency in Pediatrics at the Michigan State University Pediatric Residency Program in Lansing, Michigan.

Megan F. Fields, MD

Megan Fields is a second-year fellow. She received an undergraduate degree in Biology from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. She received her medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana. She completed her residency in Pediatrics at Phoenix Children’s.

Kelsey M. Gladen, MD

Kelsey Gladen is a second-year fellow. She received an undergraduate degree in Mathematics from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She received her medical degree from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine in Grand Forks, North Dakota. She completed her residency in Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.

Lauren E. Schopman, DO

Lauren Schopman is a second-year fellow. She received an undergraduate degree in Vertebrate Physiology from the Pennsylvania State University in Pennsylvania. She received her medical degree from the Campbell University Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lillington, North Carolina. She completed her residency in Pediatrics at Advocate Children’s Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois.

Gul Sher, MD

Gul Sher is a second-year fellow. He received his medical degree from the Dow Medical College in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. He completed his residency in Pediatrics at Brookdale Hospital Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Between medical school and residency in the United States, he worked as a critical care physician in Pakistan.

Elizabeth A. Beaty, MD

Liz Beaty is a first-year fellow. She received an undergraduate degree in Biology and Psychology from the College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph, Minnesota. She received her medical degree from the University of South Florida Health Morsani College of Medicine in Tampa, Florida. She completed her residency in Pediatrics at the University of South Carolina/Prisma Health Midlands Children’s Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina.

Andrew J. Farias, MD

Andrew Farias is a first-year fellow. He received an undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. He received his medical degree from the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He completed his residency in Pediatrics at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami, Florida where he also stayed an extra year as a Chief Resident.

Grace Rovner, DO

Grace Rovner is a first-year fellow. She received an undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She received her medical degree from the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Worth, Texas. She completed her residency in Pediatrics at Advocate Children’s Hospital in Oak Lawn, Illinois.

Andrew D. Walls, MD

Andrew Walls is a first-year fellow. He received an undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He received his medical degree from the Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. He completed his residency in Pediatrics at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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