Committees

Committees are the backbone of the Orange County Psychiatric Society.The work of committees has a direct impact on the decisions made by the officers and Council. To continue this association, we rely on you, our members, to participate.

Our committees are listed below and we hope you will join. If you would like to become a member, please contact us using our contact form or 949-250-3157.

Committee Chairs

Education Sonya Rasminsky, M.D., and Emily Yee, M.D.
Resident Chair: Darinka Aragon, M.D., Amanda Suzuki, M.D.
Ethics Julie Giglio, M.D.
Governmental Affairs Jeffrey Glass, M.D.
Resident Co-Chairs: Brendon Brockmann, M.D., Hank Lai, M.D., Jessica Cvetko, M.D.
Information Technology Anthony M. Kassir, M.D.
Investment Committee David M. Davis, M.D., and Douglas Kahn, M.D.
Membership & Fellowship Co-Chair: Vivien Chan, M.D.
Co-Chair: Laura Lai, M.D.
Newsletter Editor Jonathan Serrato, M.D.
Public Affairs Anish Dube, M.D.
Resident Co-Chairs: Sean Comeau, M.D., Andia Turner, M.D.
Access to Care Richard Granese, M.D.
Women's Forum Co-Chair: Laura Lai, M.D.
Co-Chair: Stephanie Lei, M.D.
With: Yujuan Choy, M.D., Michelle Park, M.D.
Sports Psychiatry Matthew N. Koury, M.D., M.P.H.

 

Meet our Committee Chairs

Committee Chair Bios

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