Chad was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana. He attended Purdue University (BOILER UP!) where he studied Neurobiology and Physiology as well as Spanish and Religious Studies. In both high school and college he spent time interpreting for physicians in Mexico and Ecuador. He attended Indiana University School of Medicine where he served in various leadership positions and worked locally and in Haiti caring for underserved and disadvantaged populations. Excited to move out of the Hoosier state, he looks forward to the patient diversity, service, educational opportunities, and cultural fusion that is Miami. Future plans include academic medicine in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics both in the United States and abroad.