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Marquette Family Medicine Residency graduates physicians from program

MARQUETTE – Amardeep Dhugga, MD, Chelsea Ray, MD, Asma Shahid, MD, Hnan Sharif, MD and Jonathan Webb, DO, have graduated after completing three years of training with the Marquette Family Medicine Residency Program.

“This is such a great group of residents and we are really sorry to have to say goodbye,” said Dr. Stuart Johnson, Marquette Family Medicine Residency Program director. “That said, we take great pride in knowing that they will take skills they attained through our program and utilize them in caring for patients in their own practices. We are especially pleased that two of our graduates will be caring for patients right here in the Upper Peninsula.”

Amardeep Dhugga, MD, a native of Yuba City, Calif., earned his medical degree at St. George’s University in Grenada. Dr. Dhugga will return to California where he will provide care as a hospitalist near his hometown.

Chelsea Ray, MD, of Commerce Township, Mich., also received her medical degree at St. George’s University in Grenada. She and her family will remain in the Upper Peninsula, as Dr. Ray will be providing outpatient family medicine, nursing home care and inpatient care at Munising Memorial Hospital/Bay Care Medical Center.

Asma Shahid, MD, of Pakistan, spent half her life in Canada before earning her medical degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RSCI) campus in Bahrain. She will be providing family medicine and urgent care in both Arkansas and Texas.

Hnan Sharif, MD, of Vancouver, British Columbia, received his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine in the Caribbean. He will return to Canada to care for patients as a hospitalist in Calgary, Alberta.

Jonathan Webb, DO, completed his undergraduate work at Northern Michigan University before earning his medical degree from the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He will be providing inpatient and outpatient care at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry.

As the class of 2015 graduates, the Marquette Family Medicine Residency Program also welcomes six new residents who will make up the class of 2018: David Bidle, MD, (American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine), Cassie Bluhm, DO, (Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine), Kaity Lazet, DO, (Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine), Chris O’Connor, MD, (St. George’s University School of Medicine), Stephanie Rutterbush, MD, (Michigan State University College of Human Medicine), and Jason Van Antwerp, MD, (St. George’s University School of Medicine).

The Michigan State University College of Human Medicine – Upper Peninsula Region (formerly the Upper Peninsula Health Education Corporation) works in conjunction with UP Health System to coordinate the training of family medicine residents and Michigan State University College of Human Medicine medical students. Since its inception in 1978, 251 medical students and 180 resident physicians have graduated from the two programs.