Our Chief Residents

Elizabeth Kistler, MD

Chief Resident, Inpatient Services


Elizabeth Hale, MD

Chief Resident, Ambulatory Services


Amanda Downey, MD and Carolyn Wiersma, MD

Co-Chief Residents, Triple Board


Aaron Jenkins, MD

Chief Resident, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowships


Alex Israel, MD

Chief Resident, Non-Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowships


Andrew Parsons, MD

Chief Resident, Family Medicine/Psychiatry - McKeesport


Jiayun Lu, MD

Chief Resident, Family Medicine/Psychiatry - St. Margaret’s


Alfredo Sklar, MD, PhD

Chief Resident, Psychiatry Research Pathway


Shinny-Yi (Cindy) Chou, MD, PhD

Vice-Chief Resident, Psychiatry Research Pathway


Nina Ross, MD

Chief Resident for Education


Piper Carroll, MD

Vice Chair, Academic Administrator, Clinician-Educator (AACE) Track


Isabelle Bollendorf, MD

Chief Resident, Psychotherapy Training


James “Scott” Steele, MD, PhD

Chief Resident, Well-Being Initiatives


Western Psychiatric Hospital Chief Residents 2019-2020