The People


We have talented and supportive faculty. We have residents from all over the world. They work together to provide top-notch care for our patients and families. Residents in our program build long-lasting meaningful friendships and mentoring relationships. They are forever part of our residency program family.

Program Leadership

Dr. Emily Borman-Shoap

Emily Borman-Shoap, MD
Vice Chair for Education & Associate Professor

Amy Gaug

Amy Gaug, C-TAGME
Senior Pediatric Residency Program Administrator

Chief Residents on bridge

Chief Residents

  • Bonnie Bentson, MD
  • Kayla Olson, MD
  • Abbey Schnaith, MD
  • Robert Mills, MD

Additional Program Leadership

  • Bryce Binstadt, MD, PhD - PSTP Director
  • Sonja Colianni, MD - Associate Program Director
  • Thomas George, MD - Associate Program Director
  • Patricia Hobday, MD - Associate Program Director
  • Erin King, MD - Associate Program Director
  • Maren Olson, MD, MPH, MEd - Associate Program Director
  • Mike Pitt, MD - Associate Program Director
  • Johannah Scheurer, MD - Associate Program Director
  • Alexandra Behrend - EPAC Coordinator
  • Laurel Jefferson - Education Office Coordinator
  • Alex Sandberg - Residency Program Administrator
  • Jack Schoephoerster - Residency Program Administrator

Meet the Residents


Our program alumni have a wide range of interests. Many of them have gone on to work around the globe and many have stayed right here at the University of Minnesota or work in one of the many Pediatric Clinics in the Twin Cities. View the composites linked here to see what each year of graduates went on to do following their Pediatric Residency.

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