Current Rheumatology Fellows
First Year Fellows
Amy Archer, MD, PhD, was named a 2012-2013 Driskill Fellow. She joined the Division of Rheumatology in 2012 after completing her residency at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. She completed her MD/PhD at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. During her MD/PhD Program, she received the Eliot Goldings Award in Rheumatology at UT Southwestern, and a PEO Scholar award, which is a merit-based award granted to only 85 women in the US and Canada who are pursuing advanced degrees. Outside of her fellowship, she enjoys cooking, running, playing sports and traveling.
Diana Sandler, MD, was named a 2012-2013 Driskill Rheumatolgy Fellow. She joined the Division of Rheumatology in 2012 after completing her residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Chicago (Northshore). She completed her MD at Rush University Medical College in Chicago in 2009. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Loyola University Chicago in 2004 with a BS in Business Administration and a minor in Biology. Diana has been active around the Chicagoland community, splitting her time during college and medical school among the Uptown Café Restaurant for the Homeless, the Children’s Memorial Teen Center, the Hillel Jewish Student Organization, and the Pilsen Homeless Healthcare Clinic. Outside of her fellowship, her interests include spending time with family, traveling, restaurants, and the ballet.
Second Year Fellows
Ben Korman, MD, PhD, was named a 2012-13 Driskill Rheumatology Fellow. He joined the Division of Rheumatology as a fellow in the summer of 2011. Dr. Korman is from the Cleveland area and earned his undergraduate and medical degrees at The Ohio State University. During medical school, he participated in the NIH Clinical Research Training Program and won Ohio State's Department of Internal Medicine Research Award. He has since gone on to do his Internal Medicine Residency at Northwestern University where he is a part of the Physician Scientist Training Program (PSTP) and been awarded multiple Department of Medicine teaching awards.
Apinya Lertratanakul, MD, was named a 2012-13 Driskill Rheumatology Fellow. She joined the Division of Rheumatology as a first-year fellow in the Summer of 2011. She earned her medical degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 2008, and completed her residency at the North Shore University HealthSystems in 2011. Prior to that, Dr. Lertratanakul worked in PK/PD modeling and clinical trial simulations for Pharsight Corporation. She completed a Master’s of Science in Bioengineering from the University of Utah. Dr. Lertratanakul was awarded a Medical Student Training in Aging Research (MSTAR) Program research Scholarship in 2005.
Third Year Fellows
Grace Ahn, MD, was named a 2012-13 Driskill Rheumatology Fellow. She joined the Division of Rheumatology in 2010 after completing her Residency in Internal Medicine at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, where she was named chief resident for the 2009-2010 academic year. She completed her Internship in Internal Medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania after completing medical school at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in Richmond, Virginia. She is looking forward to beginning a research project with Dr. Rowland Chang and Dr. Rosalind Ramsey-Goldman this year. Outside the laboratory, Dr. Ahn is a musician and completed a Bachelors of Arts with Distinction in music at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Dr. Ahn focused on piano, and still plays intermittently, especially for friends and family weddings.