Current Residents

Jacob Groen, DO

Jacob Groen portrait

Class: 2025
Hometown: Shoreline, Wash.
Undergraduate school: Occidental College
Medical school: Pacific Northwest University
Professional interests: Marginalized populations, particularly the underserved, and LGBTQ care.


Joseph Rattenni, DO

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Class: 2025
Hometown: Wilmington, Del.
Undergraduate school: University of Delaware
Medical school: Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
Professional interests: The social determinants of health, community and underserved medicine, cognitive behavioral therapy, metacognition, the bicameral mind theory and jungian psychology, and neuropsychopharmacology

Meha Desai, MD

Meha Desai, portrait

Class: 2026
Hometown: Naperville, Ill.
Undergraduate school: Illinois Institute of Technology
Medical school: University of Illinois at Chicago
Professional interests: integration of psychiatry into primary care, underserved medicine, global health, immigrant and refugee health, women's health
Outside interests: spending time with friends and family, cooking/baking, reading, painting, caring for houseplants, playing flute, tennis

*Chief Resident

Angella Gyamfi, DO

Angella Gyamfi, portrait

Class: 2026
Hometown: Kumasi, Ghana & Apple Valley, Minn.
Undergraduate School: Cornell College
Medical School: William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM)
Professional Interests: Integration of psychiatry and family medicine, global medicine, rural healthcare, underserved medicine, and mentoring pre-med individuals
Outside Interests: Spending time with family and friends, dancing, singing/choir, cooking, Korean cuisine, watching movies and Asian dramas, and learning about different cultures.

*Chief Resident

Emily Trudeau, MD

Emily Trudeau

Class: 2027
Hometown: Sioux City
Undergrad School: University of Iowa
Medical School: University of Iowa College of Medicine
Professional Interests: women’s health, prenatal care, addiction medicine, mood disorders
Outside Interests: thrifting, long treks outside with my husband and/or friends, advocacy work, knitting, sewing, quilting, listening to music (preferably live bands) and relaxing with my cats

Brooke Byun, MD

Brooke Byun, portrait
Class: 2028
Hometown: Seattle, WA
Undergraduate school: University of Washington Seattle
Medical school: Washington State University

Kacie Griffith, DO

Kacie Griffith, portrait
Class: 2028
Hometown: Vinton, IA
Undergraduate school: Iowa State University
Medical school: Des Moines University

Rick Hiciano, MD



Class: 2029
Undergraduate school: 
Medical school: Geisinger Commonwealth University


Kermshlise Picard, MD 



Class: 2029
Undergraduate school: 
Medical school: Brown University