UCSF Psychiatry Chief Residents for 2018-2019 announced

By Nicholas Roznovsky


The UC San Francisco Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program (RTP) has announced its new chief residents for the 2018-2019 academic year. Selected by the RTP leadership team and service chiefs, the following residents will begin their appointments on June 1, 2018:

Latoya Frolov, MD, MPH



Chief Resident for Clinical Programs
Latoya Frolov, MD, MPH

Jennifer Guo, MD, PhD



Chief Resident for LPPHC Intensive Services - Adult Inpatient Service
Jennifer Guo, MD, PhD

Olesya Pokorna, MD



Chief Resident for LPPHC Ambulatory Services
Olesya Pokorna, MD

Christopher Rienas, MD



Chief Resident for LPPHC Intensive Services - Consultation-Liaison Service
Christopher Rienas, MD

Tina Toutoungi, MD



Chief Resident for the San Francisco VA Medical Center
Christina Toutoungi, MD

Amanda Wallace, MD



Chief Resident for Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center
Amanda Wallace, MD

Chelsea Young, MD



Chief Resident for Research
Chelsea Young, MD


About UCSF Psychiatry

The UCSF Department of Psychiatry and the Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute are among the nation's foremost resources in the fields of child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric mental health. Together they constitute one of the largest departments in the UCSF School of Medicine and the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences, with a mission focused on research (basic, translational, clinical), teaching, patient care and public service.

UCSF Psychiatry conducts its clinical, educational and research efforts at a variety of locations in Northern California, including UCSF campuses at Parnassus Heights, Mission Bay and Laurel Heights, UCSF Medical Center, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, the San Francisco VA Health Care System and UCSF Fresno.

About the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

The UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences, established by the extraordinary generosity of Joan and Sanford I. "Sandy" Weill, brings together world-class researchers with top-ranked physicians to solve some of the most complex challenges in the human brain.

The UCSF Weill Institute leverages UCSF’s unrivaled bench-to-bedside excellence in the neurosciences. It unites three UCSF departments—Neurology, Psychiatry, and Neurological Surgery—that are highly esteemed for both patient care and research, as well as the Neuroscience Graduate Program, a cross-disciplinary alliance of nearly 100 UCSF faculty members from 15 basic-science departments, as well as the UCSF Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases, a multidisciplinary research center focused on finding effective treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, frontotemporal dementia, Parkinson’s disease, and other neurodegenerative disorders.

About UCSF

UC San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It includes top-ranked graduate schools of dentistry, medicine, nursing and pharmacy; a graduate division with nationally renowned programs in basic, biomedical, translational and population sciences; and a preeminent biomedical research enterprise. It also includes UCSF Health, which comprises top-ranked hospitals – UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals in San Francisco and Oakland – and other partner and affiliated hospitals and healthcare providers throughout the Bay Area.