Residency Program | Department of Family and Community Medicine | UC Davis Health

Residency Program

Discover your path to becoming a skilled family physician and excel in your career with our comprehensive and dynamic residency program.

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We’ve been training family medicine residents since 1972. Our graduates can be found everywhere – in rural communities, governmental organizations, community health centers, prisons, and large academic medical centers. We’re committed to supporting each resident in becoming the family physician they want to be through rigorous training, excellent support and resources, and amazing opportunities.

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Get to Know Our Residents

Our talented and diverse group of residents each bring their unique backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to our residency program.

Meet our current residents
Resident Spotlight
  • Shanon Astley
    Academic Achievement

    Shanon Astley, M.D., Chief Resident Family Medicine/Psychiatry

    Congratulations to Shanon Astley, who has been named a 2024 Alexandra Symonds Fellow by the American Psychiatry Association (APA) and Association of American Women Psychiatrists (AWP)! The fellowship is awarded to outstanding female psychiatry residents/fellows who have demonstrated significant potential for leadership and contributions to women’s health. Astley will participate in the APA/AWP Annual Meeting, May 4-8, in New York. The fellowship is designed to develop female psychiatrist leaders and improve the personal and professional roles of women. This is a remarkable honor and well deserved! 

    Learn about the award
  • Dr. Kimberly Augustine
    Community Engagement

    Kimberly Augustine, M.D., FMOB Resident

    Kimberly Augustine helped the community organization SAC Connect with youth outreach by leading a women's health education program. On March 16, Augustine presented "Let's Talk Period! Navigating Teenage Wellness Through Menstrual Empowerment" to help young people understand and manage their health.

    Learn about SAC Connect
  • Resident Inductee Emma Felzien, M.D.
    Academic Achievement

    Emma Felzien, M.D., FMOB Chief Resident

    Congratulations to Emma Felzien, who is a resident inductee to the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS). Out of 62 nominated residents, Felzien received the highest number of nominations for her work during clinical training that exemplified GHHS characteristics – namely, the practice of humanistic patient care and service as a role model, mentor, and leader in medicine. She accepts the award at a GHHS induction ceremony on March 13. We are proud of this remarkable accomplishment! 

    Learn about GHHS
  • Marisa Pinto

    Marisa Pinto, M.D.

    Congratulations to Marisa Pinto on being named one of only six UC Davis residents to receive the Class of 2024 Outstanding Teaching Award Resident Medical Staff recognition. Pinto will be honored for her teaching at an awards banquet organized by UC Davis graduating medical students. We are proud of her incredible work!

  • Shannon Satterwhite
    Academic Achievement

    Shannon Satterwhite, M.D., Chief Resident Family Medicine

    Congratulations to Shannon Satterwhite on the acceptance of her article, entitled “’Good care is slow enough to be able to pay attention’: Primary care time scarcity and patient safety,” which is now available in Journal of General Internal Medicine. We encourage you to read the article!

    Read the article

Resident Life, Wellness, and Resources

We prioritize the well-being and success of our residents.

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