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Current Residents

Current Psychiatry Residents for academic year 2021-2022.

Alexandra Dyer

Alexandra Dyer MD

Eric Silverman

Eric Silverman MD

Gabriella Waserstein

Gabriella Waserstein MD

Alexander Brenner MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY1
  • Medical School
    University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
  • Undergraduate
    Washington University in St. Louis, B.S. Biomedical Engineering
  • Psychiatry Interests

    Medical Education, Women’s Mental Health, Neuropsychiatry, Addiction Medicine, Mood and Anxiety Disorders

  • Personal Interests

    Baking, Gardening, Video Games, Music, Spending time with friends and family

  • Hometown
    Chicago, IL
Alexander Brenner

Krishanu Chatterjee MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY1
  • Medical School
    Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine - Arizona
  • Undergraduate
    University of Chicago
  • Psychiatry Interests

    Psychodynamic therapy, child, ethics of psychiatry

  • Personal Interests

    Long walks, tending to my fish, political podcasts

  • Hometown
    Grayslake, IL
Krishanu Chatterjee

Robin Du MD, MPH

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY1
  • Medical School
    Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  • Undergraduate
    B.S., Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Molecular & Cellular Biology; Neuroscience
  • Psychiatry Interests

    Child/adolescent psychiatry, interventional psychiatry / neuromodulation, global mental health, community psychiatry, improving access to mental health care

  • Personal Interests

    Running with my dog, hiking, music, reading, learning languages, traveling, cooking

  • Hometown
    Carlisle, MA
Robin Du

Damek R. Homiack MD, PhD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY1
  • Medical School
    Tulane School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
  • Graduate School
    Ph.D. Tulane University, New Orleans, LA Neuroscience
  • Undergraduate
    B.A. University of Colorado, Boulder, CO Psychology
  • Psychiatry Interests

    Geriatrics, Consult/Liasion, Addiction

  • Personal Interests

    Classic and foreign films, live music, parades, basketball

  • Hometown
    Broomfield, CO
Damek R. Homiack

Tammy Hua MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY1
  • Medical School
    Northwestern University – Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
  • Undergraduate
    Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
  • Psychiatry Interests

    child and adolescent psychiatry

  • Personal Interests

    drawing, painting, origami, crocheting amigurumi, birding, running

  • Hometown
    Orange, CA
Tammy Hua

Jordon Post MD, MPH

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY1
  • Medical School
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Graduate School
    University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Undergraduate
    Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
  • Psychiatry Interests

    Adult Psychiatry, Community Psychiatry, Addiction, Psychotic disorders

  • Personal Interests

    Spending time with my two kids, music, baseball

  • Hometown
    Toledo, OH
Jordon Post

Sydney Singleterry MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY1
  • Medical School
    UT Southwestern Medical School – Dallas, Texas
  • Undergraduate
    Baylor University – Waco, Texas
  • Psychiatry Interests

    Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, racial-ethnic disparities in mental health care, C-PTSD, Neuropsychiatry, Psychopharmacology

  • Personal Interests

    Gaming (mostly console), current events, good coffee, ‘The Office’

  • Hometown
    Plano, Texas
Sydney Singleterry

Christopher J. Trennepohl MD, MPH

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY1
  • Medical School
    University of North Carolina School of Medicine
  • Graduate School
    UNC Gillings School of Public Health
  • Undergraduate
    Davidson College
  • Psychiatry Interests

    Public psychiatry, severe mental illness, dual diagnosis

  • Personal Interests

    Horror movies, Pokemon, fitness.

  • Hometown
    Monticello, IN

Grace Faulkner MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY1
  • Medical School
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Undergraduate
    B.S. Biology, Duke University
  • Psychiatry Interests

    Consultation/liason, medical education, women’s mental health, mood and anxiety disorders

  • Personal Interests

    Travel, cooking and baking, gardening, napping, exploring new restaurants, biking, reading, spending time with my animals and husband

  • Hometown
    Stuart, FL
Grace Faulkner

Jared Williams MD

  • Medical School
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
  • Undergraduate
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Psychiatry Interests

    Medical education, first-break psychosis, community mental healt

  • Personal Interests

    Hiking, biking, good books and movies

  • Hometown
    Greenville, NC
Jared Williams

Sarah E. Garcia-Ricketts MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY2
  • Medical School
    University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
  • Undergraduate
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA. Anthropology and Human Biology.
  • Psychiatry Interests

    women's mental health, child & adolescent, LGBTQ

  • Personal Interests

    cooking, baking, crocheting small cute things, DIY home/garden projects,  watching crime shows/historical dramas

  • Hometown
    Peachtree City, GA
Sarah Garcia-Ricketts

Jonathan S. Ni MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY2
  • Medical School
    Boston University School of Medicine
  • Undergraduate
    Boston University
  • Psychiatry Interests

    mood and anxiety disorders, consultation-liaison, addiction

  • Personal Interests

    playing and watching basketball, finding new podcasts, going on walks with my dog, meditating

  • Hometown
    Los Angeles, CA
Jonathan Ni

Robert Reed MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY2
  • Medical School
    University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Undergraduate
    University of Notre Dame, B.S. in Biology
  • Psychiatry Interests

    mood and anxiety, LGBTQ mental health, addictions

  • Personal Interests

    going out with friends, needlepointing, spin class, singing/screaming Taylor Swift songs, watching the Real Housewives franchises

  • Hometown
    Northbrook, IL
Robert Reed

Sofia Sami MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY2
  • Medical School
    University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Undergraduate
    Northwestern University
  • Psychiatry Interests

    Cultural Psychiatry, Community Psychiatry, Addiction, Women’s Mental Health

  • Interests

    Community Organizing, Social Medicine, Organized Medicine, Medical-Legal Partnerships, Plants, Travel & Wandering, Design, Sewing

  • Hometown
    Carbondale, IL
Sofia Sami

Jonathan J. Silva MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY2
  • Medical School
    University of Illinois College of Medicine - Rockford
  • Undergraduate
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S. Integrative Biology
  • Graduate School
    Illinois Institute of Technology, M.S. Biology
  • Psychiatry Interests

    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Addiction Psychiatry

  • Personal Interests

    Spending time with family, brunch with friends, oil painting, fishing, video games. 

  • Hometown
    Aurora, IL
Jonathan Silva

Minjoo Son MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY2
  • Medical School
    Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
  • Undergraduate
    Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
  • Psychiatry Interests

    Neuropsychiatry, Neuromodulation, Forensic Psychiatry, Women's Mental Health, Medical Education

  • Personal Interests

    Books, Movies, Travel, Exploring the City, Concerts and Theatre

  • Hometown
    Platteville, WI
Minjoo Son

Chad Stephens MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY2
  • Medical School
    University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (Cincinnati, OH)
  • Undergraduate
    University of Louisville (Louisville, KY)
  • Psychiatry Interests

    med/psych, emergency psychiatry, addiction medicine, psychiatric care during pregnancy and the peripartum period, LGBTQA+ health, medical education

  • Psychiatry Interests

    cooking, reading, healthcare advocacy, the Spanish language

  • Hometown
    Sellersburg, IN
Chad Stephens

Victor Valencia MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY2
  • Medical School
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Undergraduate
    Loyola University, Chicago, IL
  • Psychiatry Interests

    Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT), Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), Psychotic Disorders, Mood Disorders, Consult & Liaison Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry

  • Personal Interests

    Museums, Theater, Biking, Weight & Power Lifting, Fitness, Gymnastics, Long Walks, Movies, Video Games, Anime, Drawing 

  • Hometown
    Mokena, IL
Victor Valencia

Lulu Yan MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY2
  • Medical School
    Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
  • Undergraduate
    NYU Stern
    B.S. Finance; Accounting
    Minor East Asian Studies
  • Psychiatry Interests

    Mood disorders, psychosis, psychoanalysis

  • Personal Interests

    Cooking, reading, exploring the outdoors

  • Hometown
    Plano, Texas

Jiaming (Kevin) Zhang MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY2
  • Medical School
    University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
  • Undergraduate
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Psychiatry Interests

    Substance abuse, women’s health, biomarkers of mood and psychotic disorders

  • Personal Interests

    Eating, running and spending time outdoors. Also video games, naps and ice hockey.

  • Hometown
    Philadelphia, PA
Jiaming Zhang

Neha Chatrath MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY3
  • Medical School
    Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
  • Undergraduate
    Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Psychiatry Interests

    Women’s mental health, community psychiatry, ECT, mental health advocacy/outreach

  • Personal Interests

    Food, adventures, reading, traveling, home renovation shows

  • Hometown
    Clemmons, NC
Neha Chatrath

Jennifer Duan MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY3
  • Medical School
    University of Texas Health San Antonio - Long School of Medicine, San Antonio, TX
  • Undergraduate
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
  • Psychiatry Interests

    Women’s mental health, cultural psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry

  • Personal Interests

    Running, hiking, cooking, traveling, video and board games

  • Hometown
    Bartlesville, OK
Jennifer Duan

John Ernzen MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY3
  • Medical School
    Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
  • Undergraduate
    Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
  • Psychiatry Interests

    child & adolescent psychiatry, medical education, global mental health, mood & anxiety disorders

  • Personal Interests

    playing with my dog, sports (playing & watching), running, traveling

  • Hometown
    Phoenix, AZ
John Ernzen

Victoria Gotay MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY3
  • Medical School
    University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, IL
  • Undergraduate
    Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
  • Psychiatry Interests

    I am interested in child and adolescent psychiatry.

  • Personal Interests

    I personally enjoy watching Marvel and DC movies, attending comic conventions, and cosplaying.

  • Hometown
    Chicago, IL
Victoria Gotay

Jenny Jean MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY3
  • Medical School
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester NY
  • Undergraduate
    B.A., Wellesley College, Wellesley MA, Women’s and Gender Studies; Chemistry
  • Psychiatry Interests

    Global mental health, refugee/immigrant mental health, trauma-based research, child and adolescent psychiatry, women’s mental health, Stigma and HIV

  • Personal Interests

    Art, designing clothes, rowing, traveling, cooking without a recipe, writing research papers, feminist/post-structuralism theory, photography

  • Hometown
    Miami, FL
Jenny Jean

Christy Ky MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY2
  • Medical School
    University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Undergraduate
    Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
  • Psychiatry Interests

    Child and adolescent psychiatry, cultural psychiatry, applications of social media and technology in psychiatry, medical education

  • Personal Interests

    Trying new recipes and restaurants, DIY crafts, traveling

  • Hometown
    Holland, MI
Christy Ky

Ross Pepper MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY3
  • Medical School
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • Undergraduate
    Rice University, Houston, TX
  • Psychiatry Interests

    Mood and anxiety disorders, cultural psychiatry, LGBT mental health, addiction, interventional psychiatry

  • Personal Interests

    Music, cooking, video games, cats, technology

  • Hometown
    Houston, TX
Ross Pepper

Danielle Stern MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY3
  • Medical School
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI
  • Undergraduate
    The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (East Asian Studies)
  • Psychiatry Interests

    Child & Adolescent, Forensics

  • Personal Interests

    Traveling long distances for food, tap dance, spin class, and Samin Nosrat 

  • Hometown
    Sands Point, NY

Alexandra Thomas MD, PhD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY3
  • Medical School
    Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
  • Graduate School
    Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
  • Undergraduate
    Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton, NJ
  • Psychiatry Interests

    child psychiatry, mood disorders, neural circuitry, neuromodulation

  • Personal Interests

    Spending time with my baby son, exploring Chicago, singing

  • Hometown
    Midland, Texas
Alexandra Thomas

Perry Tsai MD, PhD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY3
  • Medical School
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Graduate School
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, Microbiology & Immunology
  • Undergraduate
    Harvard College, Cambridge, MA, Biochemical Sciences
  • Psychiatry Interests

    Consult/liaison, biological psychiatry, immunology, HIV, LGBTQ health, sexual health

  • Personal Interests

    music (piano/violin/singing/musicals), food (restaurants/TV), podcasts (storytelling/language/politics), advocacy (healthcare), movies (horror)

  • Hometown
    Metairie, LA (outside New Orleans)
Perry Tsai

Alexandra Dyer MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY4
  • Medical School
    Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
  • Undergraduate
    University of Wisconsin — Madison (Italian)
  • Psychiatry Interests

    Mood Disorders, Eating Disorders, Sports Psychiatry, Women’s Mental Health

  • Personal Interests

    Running, Hiking, Walking along Lake Michigan

  • Hometown
    Madison, WI
Alexandra Dyer

Kiefer Greenspan MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY4
  • Medical School
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Undergraduate
    University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • Psychiatry Interests

    pharmacogenomics, treatment-resistant depression, clinical decision making

  • Personal Interests

    Basketball (playing and watching…Lakers, UCLA!), figuring out how to play songs on piano, running, League of Legends

  • Hometown
    Laguna Niguel, CA
Kiefer Greenspan

Kevin Hu MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY4
  • Medical School
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX
  • Undergraduate
    University of Texas at Austin
  • Psychiatry Interests

    Mood Disorders, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Social Psychiatry

  • Personal Interests

    Basketball, Reading, Tetris, and Exploring Chicago

  • Hometown
    Austin, Texas
Kevin Hu

Bess Levin MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY4
  • Medical School
    Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH
  • Undergraduate
    University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
  • Psychiatry Interests

    addiction psychiatry, women's mental health, child and adolescent psychiatry

  • Personal Interests

    music, cooking, Pilates, exploring Chicago, binge TV, hanging out with friends, family and my pets

  • Hometown
    Evanston, IL
Bess Levin

Andy Nian MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY4
  • Medical School
    Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
  • Undergraduate
    University of Chicago
  • Psychiatry Interests

    General psychiatry, Cultural psychiatry, Social psychiatry 

  • Personal Interests

    Tennis, Swimming, Hair cutting, Finding good cheap food

  • Hometown
    Wheaton, IL
Andy Nian

Priya Patel MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY4
  • Medical School
    Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE
  • Undergraduate
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • Psychiatry Interests

    Adult Psychiatry, Early Psychosis, Mood Disorders, Addiction Medicine, Geriatric Psychiatry, Women’s Mental Health

  • Personal Interests

    Getting together with family and friends, exploring Chicago, trying new restaurants, cooking, binge watching TV series and movies

  • Hometown
    Waukegan, IL
Priya Patel

John Roberts, Jr. MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY4
  • Medical School
    University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Undergraduate
    University of Michigan
  • Psychiatry Interests

    Psychotherapy, General Adult, Mood, Addictions

  • Personal Interests

    Songwriting, Cooking, Exercise, Meditation

  • Hometown
    Metro Detroit, Michigan
John Roberts

Ankita Sharma MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY4
  • Medical School
    University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH
  • Undergraduate
    University of Cincinnati
  • Psychiatry Interests

    women’s mental health, child and adolescent psych, addiction, psychosis

  • Personal Interests

    Food, Spending time with family and friends, binge watching tv shows, arts and crafts, and reading fiction novels

  • Hometown
    Cincinnati, OH
Ankita Sharma

Eric Silverman MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY4
  • Medical School
    Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
  • Undergraduate
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Psychiatry Interests

    Inpatient Psychiatry, Emergency Psychiatry, Psychosis and Bipolar Disorder

  • Personal Interests

    Running/outdoor activities, Chicago sports teams (mainly White Sox), Movies, and obsessively cleaning

  • Hometown
    Northbrook, IL
Eric Silverman

Gabriella Waserstein MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY4
  • Medical School
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
  • Undergraduate
    University of Florida
  • Psychiatry Interests

    Everything! More specifically: neuropsychiatry, ECT, functional neurological disorder, women's mental health, mood disorders, personality disorders

  • Personal Interests

    Traveling, yoga, exploring new restaurants, hiking

  • Hometown
    Miami, FL
Gabriella Waserstein

Eric Silverman MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY4
  • Medical School
    Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
  • Undergraduate
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Psychiatry Interests

    Inpatient Psychiatry, Emergency Psychiatry, Psychosis and Bipolar Disorder

  • Personal Interests

    Running/outdoor activities, Chicago sports teams (mainly White Sox), Movies, and obsessively cleaning

  • Hometown
    Northbrook, IL
Eric Silverman

Gabriella Waserstein MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY4
  • Medical School
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
  • Undergraduate
    University of Florida
  • Psychiatry Interests

    Everything! More specifically: neuropsychiatry, ECT, functional neurological disorder, women's mental health, mood disorders, personality disorders

  • Personal Interests

    Traveling, yoga, exploring new restaurants, hiking

  • Hometown
    Miami, FL
Gabriella Waserstein

Alexandra Dyer MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY4
  • Medical School
    Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
  • Undergraduate
    University of Wisconsin — Madison (Italian)
  • Psychiatry Interests

    Mood Disorders, Eating Disorders, Sports Psychiatry, Women’s Mental Health

  • Personal Interests

    Running, Hiking, Walking along Lake Michigan

  • Hometown
    Madison, WI
Alexandra Dyer

Andy Nian MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY4
  • Medical School
    Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
  • Undergraduate
    University of Chicago
  • Psychiatry Interests

    General psychiatry, Cultural psychiatry, Social psychiatry 

  • Personal Interests

    Tennis, Swimming, Hair cutting, Finding good cheap food

  • Hometown
    Wheaton, IL
Andy Nian

John Roberts, Jr. MD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY4
  • Medical School
    University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Undergraduate
    University of Michigan
  • Psychiatry Interests

    Psychotherapy, General Adult, Mood, Addictions

  • Personal Interests

    Songwriting, Cooking, Exercise, Meditation

  • Hometown
    Metro Detroit, Michigan
John Roberts

Alexandra Thomas MD, PhD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY3
  • Medical School
    Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
  • Graduate School
    Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
  • Undergraduate
    Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton, NJ
  • Psychiatry Interests

    child psychiatry, mood disorders, neural circuitry, neuromodulation

  • Personal Interests

    Spending time with my baby son, exploring Chicago, singing

  • Hometown
    Midland, Texas
Alexandra Thomas

Perry Tsai MD, PhD

  • Psychiatry Resident - PGY3
  • Medical School
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Graduate School
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, Microbiology & Immunology
  • Undergraduate
    Harvard College, Cambridge, MA, Biochemical Sciences
  • Psychiatry Interests

    Consult/liaison, biological psychiatry, immunology, HIV, LGBTQ health, sexual health

  • Personal Interests

    music (piano/violin/singing/musicals), food (restaurants/TV), podcasts (storytelling/language/politics), advocacy (healthcare), movies (horror)

  • Hometown
    Metairie, LA (outside New Orleans)
Perry Tsai