Recent Graduates

Rachel Erdil, M.D.

Born: Northampton, MA

Education: B.A. Environmental Chemistry, Wellesley College (2007); M.Sc. Environmental Science, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland (2009); M.D. University of Massachusetts Medical School (2016)

Loves to: get outside as much as possible (running, hiking, picnicking, gardening), do yoga, eat leisurely brunch, peruse bookstores, drink tea and eat scones, spend time with family and friends

Wants to: work with under-served populations and learn to better address social determinants of health in the clinical setting, either through general medicine or a sub-specialty. I’m still trying to figure the latter part out by exploring all of the opportunities in internal medicine and pediatrics!

Ask me about: living in Cambridge, local hikes and rambles, farmers’ markets, finding the best falafel

Yamini Krishnamurthy, MD

Born: Rolla, Missouri

Education: BA Anthropology and Biology, Washington University in St. Louis; MD Duke University School of Medicine

Loves to: Do hot yoga, run along the water, explore the local food/drink scene, be outdoors, spend time with family and friends

Wants to: I’m hoping to have a career that will combine my interest in transitions of care, inpatient medicine, clinical research, and medical education. Maybe adult/pediatric hospitalist or Adult Congenital Cardiology

Ask me about: Moving to New England, running trails around the city, great restaurants

Margaret Threadgill, MD

Born: Southern California

Education: B.A. Biology, Anthropology, and Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology, Washington University in St. Louis; M.B.A. University of California, Los Angeles; M.D. University of California, Los Angeles

Loves to: Try new restaurants; explore the South End; slowly tackle home improvement projects; hang out at home with my husband, dog, and cat.

Wants to: Be a Med-Peds generalist, doing a mix of inpatient and outpatient medicine with both kids and adults; particularly interested in health care delivery innovation.

Ask me about: Living in the South End, SOWA market on the weekends, having pets in Boston, my awesome husband, and being vegan in Boston!

Chris Valle, MD

Born: Rochester, NY

Education: B.A. Chemistry and Middle Eastern History, Williams (2012); M.D. Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (2016)

Loves to: Play golf and tennis, hike/backpack, read anything I can get my hands on, try out all the restaurants, food trucks, and beer gardens that Boston has to offer

Wants to: become an adult congenital cardiologist or potentially go into primary care with a focus on transition care for children and adolescents living with chronic illness

Ask me about: golf in and around Boston, why the Buffalo Bills will be taking down the Pats this year, the joys of New England in the fall