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Virtual Onboarding Summit for Medical Trainees (Residency & Fellowship)

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Francis Lu, MD, DLFAPA

Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Director of Cultural Psychiatry

Amelia Villagomez, MD

Psychiatrist and Clinical Assistant Professor

Akriti Sinha, MD

Chief Resident of Psychiatry

Lisette Rodríguez-Cabezas, M.D

Women’s Mental Health/Reproductive Psychiatrist

HaiSam Salem, MD.PhD

Chief resident psychiatry UTHouston

Muhammad Zeshan, M.D.

Assistant Professor Child Adolescent Psychiatry at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Kareem Muhammad, MD

Neurology and Psychiatry Specialist

Nancy Stewart, DO, MS

Expert in sleep medicine

Daniel Saddawi-Konefka, M.D.

Speaker and co-founder of The emotional PPE/Program Director of Anesthesiology at MGH

Ariel Brown, PhD

Founder of Project Emotional PPE

Mohamed A. Zaazoue, MD, MSc.

Speaker, and Resident Physician, Department of Neurosurgery, Indiana University

Zeeshan Solangi, MD

Speaker, Internal Medicine Attending

Jessica (Jessi) Gold MD MS

Keynote Speaker, writer & expert in Physician mental health

Howard Liu, MD MBA

Keynote Speaker and President of ADMSEP

Thamer Aljader

Intern at Buddies (Moderator of Wellbeing Track)

Nicole Pacheco

Chair of APA Minority Fellowship Program

Sunit Jariwala

Director of Clinical & Research Innovation (Medicine), Montefiore Health System

Jean Carlos Lacouture Vega

Project Coordinator at Buddies Space

Lora Wichser, MD

Program Director for the Psychiatry Residency at University of Minnesota

Mohamed Sherif, MD, Phd

Researcher and Psychiatrist at Rhode Island Hospital/Brown School of Medicine

Apurva Bhatt, M.D.

Speaker, Psychiatry Resident, Rising CAP Fellow

Kamalika Roy, MD

Psychiatrist, Chair-elect, AMA IMG Section

Mona Masood, MD

Founder and Chief Organizer at Physician Support Line

Tanuja Gandhi, MD

APA ECP Trustee candidate, Child & Forensic Psychiatrist @ Bradley Hospital/Brown School of Medicine

Spencer Salvador, CFP

Financial advisor @Finity Group, LLC

Tushar Bhagat, Phd

Expert on Mindful Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Kate Hoppok, MD

Expert in physician's fertility wellbeing & Life Coach

Elisabeth Poorman, MD

Expert in Physician's wellbeing and Burnout

Melissa Dackis, Ph.D.

Expert in DBT, CBT, and burnout.

Zheala Qayyum, MD, MMSc

Medical Educator & Training Director at Boston Children's Hospital/ Harvard Medical School

Amalia Londoño Tobón, MD, IMH-E

Expert in perinatal, childhood, family, and cultural aspects of mental health.

Phillip Phan, MD, Phd, BBA

Senior Advisor at Buddies Space

Dr. Lila Rajabion

Co-Founder & CTO -Buddies Space & Conference Organizer

Aditi Agrawal

Intern at Buddies Space (Immigration Track Moderator)

Chidiebere Ugwu

Conference Organizer and speaker

Victor Pereira-Sanchez

Founder of World Network of Psychiatric Trainees (WNPT)

Nupur Mishra

Intern at Buddies Space (Technology Track Moderator)

Dr. Sarah Klagsbrun

Child Psychiatrist, and owner of Four Winds Hospital

Mohamed Hegazi

Expert in Hematology and Oncology

Amal Aly

Expert in genetics medicine.

Hassan Aboul Nour

Neurology Resident

Ahmed Amer

Radiology Resident University of Alabama & Future Body Imaging Fellow at Stanford.

Dr. Heather R

Leadership and personal development specialist.

Ghada Mohamed

PGY4 Neurology Resident at Henry Ford Hospital. Future Vascular Fellow at Emory University Hospitals

Alaa Elnajjar

Founder of Buddies Space

Rasha Ismail

Radiology resident

Ahmed A. Kolkailah, MD, MSc

Chief Medical Resident, Cook County Health & Rising Cardiology Fellow, UT Southwestern

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Virtual Developmental Network for medical trainees in different career stages. We provide peer mentorship to improve workplace mental health.

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Committee of Interns and Residents (CIR)

Empowering our nation’s interns, residents and fellows


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Bridging Admissions

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Plum Flower Software

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The Emotional PPE Project

Connecting healthcare workers with mental health professionals

Physician Support Line

Helping navigate the intersections of our personal and professional lives

Smart Mama, MD

Finding balance in the chaos of medicine, marriage, and motherhood

Dr. Heather, Leadership & Personal Development Specialist

Your unique journey, taken intentionally, taken together

PhraseIt Medical

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Buddies Space

Virtual Developmental Network for medical trainees in different career stages.