Spagna, Sydney

Sydney Spagna, MD

Adult Neurology, Class of 2022

Biography

Undergraduate school: Purdue University

Medical school: Indiana University

A very short biography:
I grew up in a very small town in northern Indiana surrounded by cows and corn fields. My high school biology class was pretty awesome, so I decided to head to Purdue just an hour and a half from home to major in biology. I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life, but I ended up getting a part-time job as a patient transporter at a local hospital. It was an incredible experience and my first foray into the world of medicine. From then on, I was set on becoming a physician. My decision to pursue neurology was easy (because it's the coolest, most important body system), and heading to Michigan was an even easier one. First of all, the people are awesome and down-to-earth, even though they're ALL insanely smart. Ann Arbor's a fun place to live with something going on all the time, so you're never bored. And the state of Michigan itself is ridiculously beautiful and makes for great short road trips whenever you get a chance. I'm excited to see what these next few years bring!

One interesting personal thing we should know about you: I was once bitten by a dolphin. It was awesome.

Theme song: "You Make My Dreams Come True" by Hall and Oates