Our Chief Residents


Alex Israel, MD

Chief Resident, Inpatient Services

Abigail Besch, MD

Chief Resident, Outpatient Services

Allison Foroobar, MD and Sara Harmon, MD

Co-Chief Residents, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Triple Board

Matthew Conlon, MD

Chief Resident, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowships

Emily Cottrell, MD

Chief Resident, Family Medicine/Psychiatry - McKeesport

Jiayun Lu, MD

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

Gil Hoftman, MD, PhD

Chief Resident, Psychiatry Research Pathway

Meredith Spada, MD

Chief Resident for Education

Nine Beizer, MD

Vice Chair of AACE Track

Whitney Thomas, MD

Chief Resident, Psychotherapy Training

Priyanka Amin, MD

Chief Resident, Well-Being Initiatives