So You’ve Matched into Vascular...Now What? (Part 2)

Matt Chia and Ali Irshad sit down with Drs. Meryl Simon Logan and Sree Kanna in part 2 of our series for newly-matched vascular residents embarking on their next stage of training.

Show Guests:

  • Dr. Meryl Simon Logan (@ProleneQueen) is a staff vascular surgeon at the Olin E. Teague Central Texas Veteran’s Health Care System in Temple, Texas, as well as holding an adjunct assistant professorship at Texas A&M.  She currently holds the rank of Major in the U.S. Air Force, as well as chairs the SVS Social Media Committee.  She completed an integrated residency in vascular surgery at the University of California in Davis and received her medical degree from the Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia.  
  • Dr. Sree Kanna (@VulnerableAorta) is finishing his intern year in vascular surgery at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. Originally from Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, he completed his medical training at the Dalhousie Medical School in Halifax, Nova Scotia.  He has an interest in aortic surgery and surgical outcomes in indigenous populations, and on his days off describes himself as an experimental cook and a horror movie addict.

Relevant Links:

If you missed it, check out "So You've Matched into Vascular...Now What? (Part 1).

Host Introductions:

  • Dr. Irshad (@AIrshad_MD) is an assistant professor at the University of Connecticut in Hartford. He completed his integrated vascular surgery residency at the Houston Methodist Hospital, earned his medical degree from the University of Massachusetts in Worcester.  He has special interests in medical innovation, novel devices, complex aortic disease, and diagnostic imaging.
  • Dr. Chia (@chia_md) is in his 5th of 7 years in the integrated vascular surgery program at Northwestern University.  He obtained his medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine and is obtaining a Master’s in Health Services and Outcomes Research at Northwestern.  He is part of the Vascular SECOND trial team at the Surgical Outcomes and Quality Improvement Center and is an avid podcast fan.