Resident Recruitment Team

Our team is dedicated to finding anesthesiology resident candidates who have the talent, intellect and dedication to become leaders in our field.

We are working to make sure your National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) experience is unique and personal, and you learn about the best Gainesville has to offer. We are excited to meet you!

Our Resident Recruitment Team:


Blessing Ogbemudia and Asad Bashir


  • EJ Collins
  • Meena Kanhai
  • Megan Koenig
  • Jessica Mandel
  • Olesia Merinova

The Department of Anesthesiology selects from among eligible applicants on the basis of residency program-related criteria such as their preparedness, ability, aptitude, academic credentials, communication skills and personal qualities such as motivation and integrity.

We do not discriminate with regard to sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, disability or any other applicable legally protected status.

The core Anesthesiology Residency Program selects qualified applicants from the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS®) at the level of PGY-1 or PGY-2 who have not completed any graduate medical education beyond the PGY-1 level. Rules of the NRMP govern the conduct of the applicants and of the Anesthesiology Residency Program.