Emergency Medicine Residency


Sidney Kimmel Medical College




Center City


On Campus


3 Years

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  • Director, Residency Program
  • Clinical Assistant Professor
Position: Associate Program Director

Program Contact

Name: Lori Berryman
Position: Residency Program Coordinator
Organization: Department of Emergency Medicine

1020 Sansom Street
Thompson Building, Suite 1615
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Peter Tomaselli, MD
Program Director

Hometown: Paramus, NJ
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Medical Education, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
EM Passion:
 GME, specifically the transition from medical student to intern, professionalism and hospitality in medicine, procedural skills teaching
Hobbies / Interests:
 Musicals/showtunes (faves include Les Miserables, most things by Rodgers & Hammerstein, Rent, and Dear Evan Hansen), Miami Hurricanes and New York-area sports teams, fiction novels (especially Stephen King), and relaxing on any number of Cape Cod beaches

Carlos Rodriguez, MD
Associate Program Director

Hometown: Arecibo, PR
Lincoln Medical Center
Fellowship: Medical Education, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
EM Passion: Mentorship, GME, Medical Education
Hobbies / Interests: Spending with friends and family, watching team sports, golf, exploring new restaurants and breweries, traveling (specially going back to PR), going to the beach

Lori Berryman
Residency Program Coordinator

Hometown: Manayunk, Philadelphia, PA
College: West Chester University
Background: I have held the position of Emergency Medicine Residency coordinator at Jefferson for over 20 years. I hold a degree in Public Health and am the co-founder of the Coordinator Wellness Committee at Thomas Jefferson University.
Hobbies / Interests: reading, writing, traveling (when we are allowed again), relaxing on the beach, obsessively organizing almost anything and spending time with my family.

Melanie Rivera
Education Coordinator I

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
School: Harcum College
Hobbies / Interests: reading, interior décor/event décor, any DIY project, brunch with friends

Natalie Tomiselli
Education Coordinator