TRAINEES IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Our 2021-2022 general psychiatry residency chiefs

Hammad Khan, M.D.
Hammad Khan, M.D.

PGY-3, 2021–22 Categorical Chief Resident

Hammad Khan, M.D., graduated from UC Davis School of Medicine. He currently serves as an American Psychiatric Association (APA) SAMHSA minority fellow as well as on the APA Council on Research with his area of focus centering on increasing access to mental health services for underserved communities. Locally, Khan directs Shifa Community Clinic’s MIND Clinic serving refugee and immigrant patients and also spearheads the Refugee Enrichment and Development Association (REDA) Center Sacramento’s mental health outreach efforts to address increasing suicide rates in Arabic-speaking communities.

Hillary Paulsen, M.D.
Hillary Paulsen, M.D.

PGY-2, 2021–22 Categorical Associate Chief Resident

Hillary Paulsen, M.D., grew up in Marin County and attended the University of Michigan Medical School, where she was the social services coordinator for the school’s only student-run free clinic. She additionally co-founded a program to expand insurance enrollment services. Since starting psychiatry training at UC Davis, Paulsen has enjoyed working with residents and faculty in her role as PGY-2 representative for the Psychiatry Resident Steering Committee in order to foster improvements in areas such as mentorship and clinical experiences.

View current trainees by program and year

PGY-1 residents

Jenna Bertsch Dobrick, M.D.

Jenna Bertsch Dobrick, M.D.

Estelle Dolan, M.D.

Estelle Dolan, M.D.

Barbara Ekeh, M.D.

Barbara Ekeh, M.D.

Emma Hare, D.O.

Emma Hare, D.O.

Linda Kang, M.D.

Linda Kang, M.D.

Dominic Le, M.D.

Dominic Le, M.D.

Adrienne Maguire, M.D.

Adrienne Maguire, M.D.

Adaobi Nwabuo, M.S.S.P..

Adaobi Nwabuo, M.B.B.S., M.P.H.

Erica Smith, M.D.

Erica Smith, M.D.


PGY-2 residents

Rachel Martino, M.D.

Rachel Martino, M.D.

Genise McAskill, M.D.

Genise McAskill, M.D.

Jasmine McClendon, M.D.

Jasmine McClendon, M.D.

Hillary Paulsen, M.D.

Hillary Paulsen, M.D.

Alexis Rosvall, M.D.

Alexis Rosvall, M.D.

Collin Shumate, M.D.

Collin Shumate, M.D.

Anokh Sohal, D.O.

Anokh Sohal, D.O.

Soe Thein, M.D.

Soe Thein, M.D.

Emily Weibel, M.D.

Emily Weibel, M.D.


PGY-3 residents

Andrew Biedlingmaier, M.D.

Andrew Biedlingmaier, M.D.

Lucy Funk, M.D.

Lucy Funk, M.D.

Ana Holland, M.D.

Ana Holland, M.D.

James Jung, M.D.

James Jung, M.D.

Hammad Khan, M.D.

Hammad Khan, M.D.

Leonard Marinis, M.D.

Leonard Marinis, M.D.

Lucy Sung, M.D.

Lucy Sung, M.D.

Julie Wu, M.D.

Julie Wu, M.D.

Lucia Zaffuto, D.O.

Lucia Zaffuto, D.O.


PGY-4 residents

Kyle Bickel, M.D.

Kyle Bickel, M.D.

Bethel Essaw, M.D.

Bethel Essaw, M.D.

Hallie Hogan, M.D.

Hallie Hogan, M.D.

Ryan Nugent, M.D.

Ryan Nugent, M.D.

Angela Yuen, M.D.

Angela Yuen, M.D.

Austin Hilt, M.D.

Austin Hilt, M.D., PGY-1

Sandy Moubarek, M.D.

Sandy Moubarek, M.D., PGY-1

Shanon Astley, M.D.

Shanon Astley, M.D., PGY-2

Beatrice Nichols, M.D.

Beatrice Nichols, M.D., PGY-2

Kelly Moquin, M.D.

Kelly Moquin, M.D., PGY-3

Zola Quao, M.D.

Zola Quao, M.D., PGY-3

Magi Aurora, M.D.

Magi Aurora, M.D., PGY-4

Nikos Karakashian, M.D.

Nikos Karakashian, M.D., PGY-4

Christina Bourne, M.D., M.P.H.

Christina Bourne, M.D., M.P.H., PGY-5

Rachel Mitchell, M.D., M.P.H.

Rachel Mitchell, M.D., M.P.H., PGY-5

Ethan Cermeño, M.D.

Ethan Cermeño, M.D., PGY-1

Garrett Peck, M.D.

Garrett Peck, M.D., PGY-1

Jacqueline Hsieh, M.D.

Jacqueline Hsieh, M.D., PGY-2

Kelsey Wong, D.O.

Kelsey Wong, D.O., PGY-2

Matthew Adams, M.D.

Matthew Adams, M.D., PGY-3

James Tur, M.D.

James Tur, M.D., PGY-3

Luther Arms, M.D.

Luther Arms, M.D., PGY-4

Joseph Kim, M.D.

Joseph Kim, M.D., PGY-4

Philippe Levy, M.D.

Philippe Levy, M.D., PGY-5

Simone Lew, M.D.

Simone Lew, M.D., PGY-5

Eleasa Sokolski, M.D.

Eleasa Sokolski, M.D., PGY-5

2 Year Program

Melinda Armstead, M.D.

Nicole Brooks, M.D., PGY-4, 1st year

Naren Clark, D.O.

Naren Clark, D.O., PGY-4, 1st year

Michelle Heare, M.D.

Michelle Heare, M.D.

JoAnn Park, M.D.

JoAnn Park, M.D., PGY-5, 2nd year

Shreesh Prasad, M.D.

Shreesh Prasad, M.D., PGY-4, 1st year

Ozra Nobari, M.D.

Ozra Nobari, M.D., PGY-5, 2nd year

Kevin Nowrangi, M.D.

Kevin Nowrangi, M.D., PGY-5, 2nd year

1 Year Program

Nicole Brooks, M.D.

Nicole Brooks, M.D., PGY-5

Kerry Mendes, M.D.

Kerry Mendes, M.D., PGY-5

Gowri Ramachandran, M.D.

Gowri Ramachan­dran, M.D., PGY-5

Natasha Thrower, M.D.

Natasha Thrower, M.D., PGY-5