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Maha KaissiSecond Year Fellow

Maha Kaissi, M.D.
Maha was born in Baghdad, Iraq, but her family moved when she was one year old to Nederland, Texas, where she grew up. She attended Texas A&M University for her Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences. She received her MD from McGovern Medical School in Houston, Texas, with a concentration in Global Health. She completed her residency in pediatrics at the University of Rochester in 2019 and completed a pediatric chief residency from 2019-2020. Her career interests include the care of children with medical complexity, medical education, quality improvement, and wellness. Outside of the hospital, she enjoys reading, traveling, all things Disney, spending time with family and friends, watching movies (especially at The Little Theatre in Rochester), being an Astros fan, and brunching.

 

Daniel TriggFirst Year Fellow

Daniel Trigg, M.D.
Daniel was born and raised in Manhasset, New York. He completed his undergraduate degree at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York where he majored in History. He then had careers in both finance and ski patrolling. He attended the Robert Larner, MD College of Medicine at the University of Vermont where he earned an MD degree. Daniel then completed his residency in pediatrics at Maine Medical Center where he created a successful bicycle helmet giveaway program for children. His area of interest is improving patient outcomes through QI work that links inpatient and outpatient care. Outside of pediatrics, he enjoys skiing, snow science, wilderness navigation, hiking, spending time with his rescue dog, and craft furniture fabrication.