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Current Dermatology Residents

PGY-4

resident imageLaura Boger, MD

Undergraduate: Brown University
Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Previous Training: Internal Medicine Residency at University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Hobbies/Interests: Gardening, hanging out with my dog, traveling

resident imagePete Hayes, MD

Undergraduate: Saint Louis University
Medical School: University of Louisville
Previous Training: Preliminary year in Internal Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with my wife, Emily, and our two dogs, Lily (chocolate lab) and Henry (black lab/shepherd mix), college football and basketball, especially the University of Kentucky Wildcats, Memphis Grizzlies basketball, running and exercise, binge watching TV shows, trying new restaurants.

resident imageAllison Hood, MD

Undergraduate: Hendrix College
Medical School: The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Previous Training: Preliminary year in Internal Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Hobbies/Interests: Running, hiking, traveling, watching Netflix, drinking wine or hanging out at one of the local breweries with my fiancé and our 2-year-old Chesapeake bay Retriever named Nash.
What I love about UTHSC/Memphis: I love UTHSC because of the excellent clinical training and camaraderie among the faculty and residents. Some of my favorite things about Memphis are the food, the musical influences and its grit. And of course, the Memphis Grizzlies!

PGY-3

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Elizabeth Fite, MD

Undergraduate: University of Oklahoma
Medical School: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Previous Training: Preliminary year in medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Hobbies/Interests: baking, Thunder basketball, hiking, traveling, OU football, crafting, spending time with my husband and family, going to the lake
What I love about UTHSC/Memphis: I love that everyone in the program is extremely nice and approachable. Memphis is also a cool town with plenty of interesting restaurants and outdoor spaces.

resident imageStacy McMurray, MD

Undergraduate: Middle Tennessee State University
Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Previous Training: Preliminary year in Internal Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Hobbies/Interests:  traveling, Latin dance, cooking.
What I love about UTHSC/Memphis:  It has all of the amenities of a city with the feel of a small town. Plus, the people are generally friendly and welcoming. It's a great place to live and work.

resident imageWhitney Shroyer, MD

Undergraduate: University of Mississippi
Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Previous Training: Internal medicine residency at the University of Tennessee
Hobbies/Interests:  I love going to outdoor concerts- especially at the Levitt shell, Ole miss football games, Grizzlies games, and spending time with friends and family.
What I love about UTHSC/Memphis: All of the local restaurants and bakeries, the live music, the festivals in May, the river/restaurants on Mud Island and my church Sunday school class to name a few. 

PGY-2

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Joshua Bakke, MD

Undergraduate: Marquette University
Medical School: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Previous Training: Preliminary year in internal medicine at the University of Chicago
Hobbies/Interests: Catching up with family and friends, trying new restaurants, Wisconsin sports, outdoors/fishing, running, travel
What I love about UTHSC/Memphis: A resident-focused department with an atmosphere of camaraderie and a focus on developing superior clinical skills. A patient population who is very thankful for the care they receive. Fun city with tons of great options for restaurants and live entertainment. 

resident imageBlake Zelickson, MD. PhD

Undergraduate: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Graduate School: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Medical School
: Sackler School of Medicine - Tel Aviv University
Previous Training: Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, baking, running, and college football (ROLL TIDE!)
What I love about UTHSC/Memphis: Diverse clinical sites, great co-residents, and very approachable attendings.  Memphis has delicious food and a lot of fun things to do.

resident imageAlexandra Chantara, MD

Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Previous Training: Preliminary year in medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Hobbies/Interests: Trying new restaurants, watching Netflix, spending time with my husband and our dog, and traveling whenever I can!
What I love about UTHSC/Memphis: Not only does UT provide excellent training, but you also get to work with fun, supportive people! Memphis is a great city to live in - there are plenty of delicious restaurants, breweries, and festivals/markets to explore and discover! 

resident imageJosh Cash, MD

Undergraduate: LaGrange College
Medical School: Mercer University School of Medicine
Previous Training: Preliminary year in Internal Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Hobbies/Interests: Travel; spending time with my wife, Susannah, and our dog, Zoe; Auburn football
What I love about UTHSC/Memphis: Supportive faculty and co-residents,  number of great local restaurants, diverse patient population, and variety of clinical training sites

Last Published: Sep 22, 2017