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COVID-19 presented challenges to providing medical care to our most vulnerable patients. Listen as our residents and faculty describe the changes we implemented.

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Ethan Schimmoeller, MD, MA Bioethics

Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

I am originally from a small town called Fort Jennings, Ohio – population 485 in the 2010 census – and went to college at The Ohio State University. From there, I graduated from medical school at the University of Cincinnati, though not before taking a detour to complete a master’s degree in bioethics along the way. Memorial is a great fit for me due to the breadth of clinical training, autonomy afforded to residents, and, most of all, the people. Prior to the pandemic, I was fortunate enough to meet faculty and residents in person. It was very clear they were like family together gathered around the dinner table. Within family medicine, I am particularly interested in end of life care, theology and medicine, and medical humanities.­­My wife and I met in college through serving in campus ministry, and helped start a new chapter of the organization in medical school. When we aren’t meeting with college students or writing talks, we try to grow vegetables in our garden with intermittent success or sink into a Dostoevsky novel. We have one son who was born just before match day.

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714 N. Michigan Street South Bend, IN 46601 574.647.7913 Email

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27 Residents (9 per year)

About South Bend

City Size: 101,860 southbendin.gov visitsouthbend.com