Current Residents

Meet Our 2017-2018 Residents

Mary Nybakken, MD

Mary Nybakken, MD

HOIV

Undergrad - Concordia College Minnesota

Medical - University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Why I'm happy I chose UNMC: The faculty and staff have been overwhelmingly supportive of my education and are truly invested in training residents to be competent, caring and successful physicians. Learning is fostered in a non-threatening, constructive manner with excellent didactics and hands-on practice. The residents are team-players and genuinely happy to work together! UNMC is a fantastic place to train and I couldn't be happier!

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Melissa Deer, DO

HOIV

Undergrad: Simpson College, Indianola, Iowa

Medical School: Des Moines University

Why I’m happy I chose UNMC: The residents, faculty and curriculum are the factors that set UNMC apart. The residents truly enjoy spending time together and are extremely supportive of one another. Our curriculum allows great experience in both academic and private practice.

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Kimberly Huhmann, MD

HOIV

Undergrad: University of Nebraska Lincoln 

Medical School: University of Nebraska College of Medicine

Why I’m happy I chose UNMC: It feels like home. The faculty are approachable, supportive, and truly enjoy academics.  To top it off, UNMC has a beautiful facility and Omaha is a great, family-friendly city.

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Jenna Rehmer, MD

HOIV

Undergrad: University of Missouri – Columbia

Medical School: University of Missouri – Columbia

Why I’m happy I chose UNMC: The program is resident centered and provides the family atmosphere I was looking for in a smaller program. I get to work with exceptional and supportive faculty while receiving training in both academic and community-based sectors. All this plus the city of Omaha made UNMC a win-win for me!

 

Kirstin Sholes, MD

Sholes, Kirstin

HOIV

Undergrad: University of Nebraska Lincoln

Medical School: University of Nebraska College of Medicine

Why I’m happy I chose UNMC: UNMC provides an excellent balance of training in both academic and private practice settings. I like the family atmosphere within the program and all of the residents and faculty are wonderful to work with!

Emily Abele, MD  

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HOIII

Undergrad: Augustana College

Medical School: University of South Dakota

Why I’m happy I chose UNMC: The residents and faculty are such a great team, working together, and making sure that excellence is a part of our daily routines.

Marissa Decker, MD

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HOIII

Undergrad: Truman State University

Medical School: University of Iowa

 

Why I’m happy I chose UNMC: Our staff and residents are extremely supportive. Education and quality patient care are always the priority. 

 

Pamela Jordi, MD

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HOIII

Undergrad: University of St. Thomas

Medical School: Creighton University

Why I’m happy I chose UNMC: The residents and staff here have been extremely welcoming and supportive. I know I am receiving the best education in both a community and academic setting, and I'm building long-lasting friendships along the way! 

Marisa Shiode, MD  

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HOIII

Undergrad: University of California

Medical School: University of Nevada

Why I’m happy I chose UNMC: The residents and staff support each other and provide an excellent and welcoming environment. The residents seem to be truly happy working with each other and have a great time both within and outside of work. This program provides an excellent mix of community and academic practices as well as sufficient focused and protected resident education time.  

Kelsie Cabrera, DO, MS 

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HOII

Undergrad: Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

Medical School: Kansas City University

Why I’m happy I chose UNMC: The staff and residents set learning and excellent patient care as high priorities. Everyone is willing to help and work as a team when things get tough. The program is run very efficiently and I can tell a lot of time and energy is put in to making it a wonderful residency program.

Elizabeth Hultgren, MD, PhD 

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HOII

Undergrad: Augustana University, Sioux Falls, SD

Medical School: Sanford School of Medicine

Why I’m happy I chose UNMC: UNMC is a unique blend of an academic center with a strong sense of community in the heart of the Midwest.  The program delivers the ability to learn from a variety of physicians in order to provide a unique learning environment for the residents.  I appreciate the autonomy I am given with my patients while being provided the backbone of a strong education in order to enhance competence in my knowledge as well as confidence in my skillset as a physician.

Casey Sautter, MD, MS  

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HOII

Undergrad: Lawrence University, Appleton, WI

Medical School: University of Minnesota

Why I’m happy I chose UNMC: I was impressed by the quality and friendliness of the faculty and residents and the breadth of experiences offered throughout the program. We receive strong clinical training in a supportive learning environment.

Luke Wenzel, DO 

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HOII

Undergrad: Winona State University, Winona, MN

Medical School: Des Moines University

Why I’m happy I chose UNMC: UNMC is the perfect mix between an academic and a community program. It has the rigor of an academic program, mixed with all the hands on experience of a small community program. Also the faculty and residents care about creating a supportive learning environment for everyone. Plus outside of work Omaha is a fun and affordable city!

Alissa Burchell, MD   burchell

HOI

Undergrad: Duke University

Medical School: UNMC

Why I’m happy I chose UNMC: I wanted to stay at UNMC for many reasons, but primarily because I love the faculty and residents. There is a great sense of community among residents and the faculty is very supportive of our education. Our program has a nice blend of academic and community based medicine, which all facilitate a lot of hands on learning. Omaha is also a fun city with lots of things to do!

Anna Gorman, DO  gorman

HOI

Undergrad: Florida Southern College

Medical School: Kansas City University

Why I’m happy I chose UNMC: UNMC has been extremely welcoming from day one! The faculty is extremely supportive of my education and they genuinely care about the residents. I love that we get experience in both an academic setting as well as in private practice, and I know that I will receive adequate training. UNMC is the perfect blend of academic medicine with a Midwestern community feel.

Melissa Mathes, MD   mathes

HOI

Undergrad: University of Minnesota

Medical School: UNMC

Why I’m happy I chose UNMC: I loved the residents at UNMC.  They function like a true team and are all very supportive of each other.  I also like that we get training experience at a large academic center as well as a community hospital. The staff is dedicated to ensuring we are strong providers after graduation and foster a positive working relationship between all members of our team.

Garth Summers, DO  summers

HOI

Undergrad: University of Denver

Medical School: Des Moines University

Why I’m happy I chose UNMC: I am enthralled with the collaborative and supportive training environment created by our faculty, staff, and my co-residents. I appreciate the balanced training opportunities in both the private practice and academic medicine settings. Most importantly, I look forward to learning daily to strengthen my fund of knowledge and aptitude as an obstetrician gynecologist.