Fellows' Council

Fellow's Council is a fellow-led committee that meets to form new initiatives, social opportunities and projects that support all fellows.  Council members act as a liaison to the fellowship leadership and have the opportunity to work on projects aimed at improving the fellowship experience and well-being for their community.

Members are elected from each program around April and serve an academic year term. Specific lead roles may arise during the year such as organizing fitness challenges, planning social outings, and organizing inter-disciplinary QI projects.

Meet Your Council Representatives


Hannah Canty
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine


Danielle Shin
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Devika Bhushan 
Academic General Pediatrics 

Megan Wong
Adolescent Medicine 

Aminaa Siddiqi
Allergy & Immunology 

Wui Ip
Clinical Informatics 

Sarah Dubner
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics  

Craig Baker
Medical Biochemical Genetics

Jennifer Schymick
Medicinal Genetics & Genomics 

Kevin McKim
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine 

Mehreen Iqbal (Treasurer)
Pediatric Cardiology 

Ananta Addala
Pediatric Endocrinology 

Katelyn Saarela
Pediatric Gastroenterology 

Melissa Martin
Pediatric Gastroenterology 

Cheny Chen (QI Chair)
Pediatric Hospital Medicine 

Ayelet Rosenthal
Pediatric Infectious Disease 

Ava Satnick
Pediatric Integrative Medicine 

Amanda Uber
Pediatric Nephrology 

Cissy Si
Pediatric Pulmonology 

Uptej Khalsa
Pediatric Rheumatology 

Council Activities

Big/Lil' Sib Program 

The Big/Lil' Sib Program matches incoming first-year fellows with second or third-year fellows from outside of their divisions. When new fellows arrive at Orientation breakfast, they may be met by their Big Sib for the first time or schedule a coffee date a nearby Tootsie's for a more convenient time to meet up. Our hope is that this connection helps foster a broader sense of community among fellows and provides an opportunity to expand both professional and social networks.

Social Events

The Council has discretionary funds with which to plan activities and has planned quarterly events like dinner hikes, quiz nights, and happy hours. Contact your division rep with activities you'd like to see.