Elana Hayasaka

Resident — Class of 2021

Hometown: Clemson, SC

Medical School: Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Previous Lives: Writer/Editor, Social Media Strategist, Snow Leopard Tracker/Sheep Counter/Peace Corps Volunteer, Theater Techie, Guardian of Aquarium Touch Pool Critters

Interests/Hobbies: Traveling, cooking, going to farmer’s markets, horseback riding, reading People magazine, watching Shakespeare plays

5-year plan: Survive residency, heal the sick, care for the underserved, advocate for social justice, resist hate, take my son to lots of museums, go on dates with my wife

If he/she wasn’t a doctor, he/she would be: Wild pony wrangler  

Favorite sports team: The Paw Sox 

Favorite places to visit: Wellesley, MA; Portland, ME; Bayan-Olgii, Mongolia; Chobe, Botswana

Favorite Movies: Waiting for Guffman, Best in Show, Anne of Green Gables, Much Ado About Nothing, D.E.B.S., A Christmas Story, Harry Potter movies 3 – 8