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 Marc Gagnier

Marc Gagnier

F1/Class of 2024

Undergraduate:  Colgate University

Medical School:  University of Louisville School of Medicine

Academic Interests:  attachment theory; effects of early childhood trauma; intersection of child psychiatry and forensic psychiatry

Hobbies: exercise; sports; music; reading; cooking.

Why UMass:  supportive faculty; opportunities for research; diverse and rich training experiences

Why Worcester:  Worcester is relatively affordable, has all of the amenities of a major city with a small town feel and is within driving distance of several great cities (Boston, Providence, Portland, NYC) and outdoor activities. 

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Emily Hochstetler, MD

Undergraduate: John Brown University

Medical School: Creighton Medical School

Academic Interests: C/L, residential treatment, pediatric catatonia, pediatric rating scales

Hobbies: Playing with her West Highland Terrier, exploring new restaurants, and chilling with friends

Why UMass: Because of the atmosphere - it's friendly and supportive with a wide breadth of opportunities. 

Why Worcester: It's got the small town charm while being close enough to any of the big cities to have whatever you need.

Ethan Lindenbaum

PGY-2/Child Track Class of 2025

Undergraduate School: Miami University

Graduate School: Case Western Reserve University

Medical School: Edward Via College fo Osteopathic Medicine-Auburn Campus

Academic Interests: Child and adolescent psychiatry, eating disorders, transition age youth, family based treatment and therapy, college student mental health, LGBTQ mental health, forensic psychiatry

Hobbies: Exercising, traveling, the outdoors, trying new foods, spending time with family and friends and caring for my five dogs and one cat

Why UMass: The program has outstanding faculty that promote a warm and caring environment. There is also great emphasis on the personal goals of trainees.

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Lily Millen, DO

PGY-2/Child Track Class of 2025

Undergraduate:  University of Pennsylvania 

Medical School:  University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine

Academic Interests:  OCD and related disorders, perinatal mental health, mindfulness-based stress reduction, the effects of early childhood trauma on development, and research and innovation in the field of psychiatry to provide better screening and access to mental health care for child, adolescent, and transitional age youth populations.  

Hobbies:  Running, yoga, spending time with family and friends, writing, and travel.

Why UMass:  At its core, the residency program at UMass is training well-rounded clinical psychiatrists.  Being in Worcester, we have the privilege of caring for a distinctively diverse patient population in a rapidly expanding and changing city.  Despite being such a large institution with robust research, medical students, and several residency programs, I feel supported by the community and collegial environment of the program.  I am grateful for the opportunity to train here and excited to be able to pursue my interests in Child Psychiatry at UMass.

Why Worcester:  Worcester has all kinds of new restaurants, breweries, music, art, and outdoor activities, including the local Wachusett Mountain! 

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Ibrahim Sabri, MD

Undergraduate: University of Jordan

Medical School: University of Jordan

Academic Interests: Trauma and its long-term effect; Dynamics of attachment and its effect on emotional regulation and growing. The integration of Psychodynamic psychotherapy and Play therapy and their effect on emotional development. The intersection between Mental health and the justice system. 

Hobbies: Running, hiking, traveling and video games

Why UMass: During my interview the faculty were supportive and fellows were relaxed, there are different opportunities for research, and wide range of clinical experience, overall, very warm and welcoming environment.

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Alane Stalcup

Graduate School: UNC-Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Public Health

Academic Interests: Attachment, trauma, perinatal mental health, lactation, systems of care, the interface of medical practice and behavioral health. 

Hobbies: Boating, skiing, hiking, camping, board games, lactation support, spending time with my children and husband.

Why UMass: UMass CAP is a warm community of talented, capable physician leaders who are committed to supporting trainees' career and personal development. 

Why Worcester: Lake Quinsigismond, quick access to the outdoors, good schools.