Caroline Gorka

Resident — Class of2023

Hometown: Voorheesville, NY 

Medical School: University at Buffalo (Jacobs SMBS)

Previous Lives: College soccer player, fast order cook, Emergency department scribe, Asylee forensic examination coordinator 

Interests/Hobbies: Soccer and most other competitive sports/games, running, hiking/backpacking, sweets enthusiast, reading, knitting, social policy and advocacy, health equity

5-year plan: Become the best EM physician I can, improve my Spanish fluency and continue to foster my passions/hobbies

If he/she wasn’t a doctor, he/she would be: a National Park ranger or a small cafe owner

Favorite sports teams: While I love to play sports, I rarely watch them. But when asked to pick, it’s gotta be the Buffalo Bills #BillsMafia

Favorite place to visit: the Adirondack Mountains and Cape Cod

Favorite Movies: I’ll substitute my favorite TV shows– The Office, New Girl, Parks and Rec, Scrubs, This is Us, Handmaid’s Tale