Residents Class of 2023

Anna A. Chen, BS
Hometown: Torrance, CA

Hobbies:
Creative writing, especially poetry and young adult fiction novels. Classical piano, musical composition and lyric writing. Figure skating. Web design, specifically working in Hypertext Markup Language (HTML). Traveling.

John Isaac, MD, PhD
Medical School:
University of California, Riverside

 

Hometown: Corona, CA
Medical areas of Interest:
Forensic Psychiatry, Community Psychiatry, Academic Medicine, Social Determinants of Mental Health
Hobbies:
Spending time with family, reading, writing and life-long learning.
What inspired me to go into Medicine:
I draw a great deal of inspiration from my wife, our four children, the South Los Angeles community wherein I worked prior to attending medical school and the Inland Empire community in which I was raised.
Goals for the future:
My goal for the future is to contribute to the South Los Angeles region both as a community psychiatrist and as an academic mental health educator with the aim of increasing access to care for all patients.  

Wyndy R. Bailey, MD Medical School:
Morehouse School of Medicine

 

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Hobbies:

Anime, manga, traveling, kpop, random adventures, drawing, essential oils, amusement, parks, trying new restaurants, reading.

Viktoriya Figlina
Medical School:
Touro University
Hometown: Konotop, Ukraine

 

Hobbies:
Traveling- Visited over 20 countries. Most recent travels: Albuquerque, NM and Southern Italy.
Reading- Most recent favorite: The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog by Bruce Perry.
Novel adventures- Most recent: Bioluminescence kayaking in Inverness, CA, visiting Meow Wolf Museum in Santa Fe, NM.
Trying exotic food-Most recent: Crickets, silkworms, and scorpions in Santa Monica, CA.

Anum I. Baig, MD, MBA
Medical School:
American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine

 

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Medical areas of interest:
I am most interested in mood disorders, memory, addiction, nutrition, fitness, and wellness.

Hobbies:
I like traveling, reading classic English literature, and spending time outdoors, especially at the beach. I also enjoy cooking and eating healthy food; listening to music; and spending quality time with family and friends.

What inspired me to go into Medicine:
I chose a career in medicine in order to help those in need and make a difference in their lives. I enjoyed studying science at a young age and my mother always encouraged me to pursue my interests. I majored in Neuroscience in college and now I'm studying psychiatry!

Goals for the future:
I am interested in pursuing a fellowship after residency, most likely in addiction medicine. I plan to practice adult psychiatry in a mixed setting at a large organization.

Jasmine A. Gray, MD, MHS
Medical School: Meharry Medical College

Jasmine Gray, MD, MHS Hometown: Porter Ranch, CA

Medical areas of Interest: General Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine, Neuropsychiatry

Hobbies: Dance, fitness, watching movies, exploring new restaurants, spending time with family

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