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Yale Psychiatry Announces 2023 Match Class

March 17, 2023

The Yale Department of Psychiatry on March 17 announced its 2023 Match Class for the Yale Psychiatry Residency Program.

The new residents join the department from 18 medical schools and hail from hometowns within nine states and seven countries. Collectively they speak 10 languages. Ten have attained additional degrees (PhD, Masters, and Law).

The possess many talents within clinical care, leadership, advocacy, and scholarship. Beyond these accomplishments, they enjoy a broad range of hobbies and interests which include baking and cooking, officiating weddings, Olympic weightlifting, blues literature, Nigerian cinema, canoeing, sailing, biking, hiking, running, theater and acting, sketch comedy writing, food blogging and multiple musicianship.

The new residents are:

Tolulope (Tolu) Akinade, MD, PhD, M.Phil.
Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons

Laelia Benoit, MD, PhD, M.Sc., M.Biol.S., MA
Faculté de Médecine Pierre et Marie Curie (France)

Amy Cheung, MD, PhD
University of Massachusetts T.H. Chan School of Medicine

Lala Forrest, MD
Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine
at Quinnipiac University

Evan Gaston, MD, JD, MA
Robert Larner, M.D., College of Medicine at the University of Vermont

Faduma Hassan, MD, MS
Drexel University College of Medicine

Simone-Elise Hasselmo, MD
Yale School of Medicine

Sheri Hiroi DuBay, MD, PhD
University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine

Micayla Jones, MD
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine

Henry Kietzman, MD, PhD
Emory University School of Medicine

Idil Kina, MD
Ege Üniversitesi Tip Fakültesi (Turkey)

Songjun William (Will) Li, MD, PhD
Boston University School of Medicine

Andrea Matayoshi Perez, MC
Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC)
Escuela de Medicina (Peru)

Jada McMahon, MD
State University of New York Upstate Medical

Vincent Mirabella, MD, PhD
Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Alyssa Nielsen, MD
University of Florida College of Medicine

Shanicka Reynolds, MD
Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University

Abiba Salahou, MD
Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine

Talia Stewart, MD, MPH
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Julian Urrutia Ripoll, MD, PhD
Fundación Universitaria de Ciencias de la Salud (FUCS) Facultad de Medicina (Colombia)

Submitted by Christopher Gardner on March 17, 2023