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Meet the Fellows

3rd Year Fellows


Ahmed Aly MD

Fellowship: Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship at SUNY Downstate Medical Center/ Kings County Hospital

Residency: Mount Sinai School of Medicine Elmhurst Medical Center

Medical School: Faculty of Medicine Ain Shams University

Research interests: Cardiac Intensive care, Quality improvement, Education

What I like about fellowship: I most enjoy the wide variety of patients we have the opportunity to take care of and the mentorship and support from my attendings. I love the family atmosphere and enjoy spending time with my co-fellows.


Jordan Schneider MD

Residency: Florida Hospital for Children (now AdventHealth for Children)

Medical School: St. George's University

Research interests: Delirium, Cardiac Intensive Care

What I like about fellowship: I like our exposure to high-acuity, widely varied pathology. Constant support and graduated autonomy from our faculty help us feel supported in our busy unit.


Yu-Shan Tseng MD

Residency: Cohen Children's Medical Center (Northwell Health), NY

Medical School: University of Texas Southwestern, TX

Research interests: Medical education, hyperglycemic hyperosmolar syndrome

What I like about fellowship: I like the diversity of our faculty staff and how approachable they are when we need help. I also appreciate our program director Dr. Sarnaik always there fighting for us to make sure our education is the top priority. Lastly, I love how supportive my co-fellows are and I know that I can always depend on them when I am in a pinch.

2nd Year Fellows


Yasir Ahmed MD

Residency: Faculty of Medicine University of Khartoum- Sudan

Medical School: Case Western Reserve University/Metrohealth Medical Center

What I like about fellowship: High patient acuity, supportive attendings and staff with appropriate autonomy and well structured fellowship program.


Bilal Khan MD

Residency: Mount Sinai School of Medicine Elmhurst Medical Center

Medical School: Aga Khan University

What I like about fellowship: Diverse pathology and complex medical problems in both rural and urban communities.

1st Year Fellows


Nina Ma MD

Residency: Nationwide Children's Hospital

Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine

What I like about fellowship: Working with the most hard working co-fellows, nurses, and attendings in the most rewarding place in the hospital and learning something new every day.


Nicole Swaney DO

Residency: Maimonides Medical Center

Medical School: Lincoln Memorial University DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine

Research interests: Global Health, Quality improvement, Education/SIM

What I like about fellowship: Great pathology at a busy hospital and constant education opportunities with enthusiastic attendings, nurses, and staff.


Saad Feroz MD

Residency: INOVA Fairfax Children’s Hospital

Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School

Research interests: ICU delirium, ECMO outcomes, International PICU development

What I like about fellowship: Volume, fellow-driven hospital, supportive environment