Residency and Fellowship Programs

Pediatrics Residency Program

Meet our Residents



Mayra Ramirez, M.D.
New York Medical College
Class of 2024

College: Montclair State University 
Medical School: New York Medical College 
Career Goals:  
Favorite Thing About NOLA


Erin Asher, D.O.
Western University
Class of 2025

Hometown: Detroit Area, MI 
College: UC Santa Barbara 
Medical School: WesternU COMP- Northwest  
Career Goals: Splitting time between pediatric ED and generalized adult ED  
Favorite Thing About NOLA: the food, live music and people…. (Also that you can walk the streets with a drink)  

Jodi Hardy, M.D.
LSU New Orleans
Class of 2026

Hometown:  Lake Charles, LA
College: Xavier University 
Medical School:  LSU New Orleans 
Career Goals: Peds/EM
Favorite Thing About NOLA:  Saints

Lauren Blasen, D.O.
Michigan State University
Class of 2027

Hometown: East Lansing, MI 
College: Michigan State  
Medical School: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Career Goals: Undecided! Likely a combination of general pediatrics and a mix of both adult and pediatric emergency medicine 
Favorite Disney Character: Gotta love Simba

Jonah Gevercer, D.O.
Rocky Vista
Class of 2027

Hometown: Sacramento, CA
College: San Diego University
Medical School: Rocky Vista 
Career Goals: I hope to have diverse opportunities throughout my career working in academics, peds EM, and community EM
Favorite Disney Character: Grogu aka Baby Yoda

Favorite Thing About NOLA: A few of my favorite things about New Orleans are the soulful music, the vibrant food scene, and the lively festivals and celebrations that brings the city to life.

Jessica Aird, D.O.
Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Class of 2028

Hometown: San Antonio, TX
College: The University of Texas at Austin
Medical School: Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Career Goals: Peds-EM, Medical Education, Community Health and Education
Favorite Disney Character: Maui from Moana 

Baylee Bruton, M.D.
Mercer University
Class of 2028

Hometown: Dublin, Georgia
College: University of Georgia
Medical School: Mercer University School of Medicine 
Career Goals: 
Peds-EM, Global Health
Favorite Disney Character: Baloo from the Jungle Book