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House Staff Council

The Bridgeport Hospital House Staff Council (HSC) is a self-governing elected committee that represents the interests and needs of our residents and fellows. We strive to contribute to house staff well-being, improve the learning environment and foster a well-balanced residency/fellowship experience. The HSC provides an open forum of communication, and represents a unified voice on institutional committees such as the Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC).

As a Bridgeport Hospital resident/ fellow you are entitled to:

  • Attend all town hall meetings led by the HSC
  • Run for HSC executive positions
  • Vote at HSC executive elections
  • Serve as a chairperson or a member of any subcommittee of the HSC

Since its inception in 2016, the HSC has organized a number of resident/fellow events such as team building orientations, wellness and mindfulness seminars, in-hospital barbecues, bowling nights, and holiday parties.

What Residents Are Saying

"I loved the team building exercises. Very enjoyable and well organized event. The best event during the whole orientation week!"

"This is the reason I joined this residency."

"It was the best time to get to know each other and let us realize we are here to work as a team."

Executive Committee 2021-2022

President Selin Sakarcan
Vice President     Omar Sobh
Secretary Irem Sarihan
Treasurer Ashwin Desmukh