Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Residency
2023 Fellows 

2023 Fellows
2023 Child & Adolescent Psychiatry First Year Fellows
First Year Fellows
Areej Al Siaghy

Areej Al Siaghy, MBBS

Medical School:
Sana’a University; Sana'a, Yemen
General Psychiatry:
Psychiatry resident at Hamad Medical Corporation; Doha, Qatar
Hobbies/interests:
I enjoy reading (philosophy, poetry, classic literature, and HP!), going out with friends, chocolate, traveling, paragliding, jet skiing, and zip-lining. I also enjoy baking, standup comedy, and puzzles. Interests include feminism, existential therapy, psychodynamics, psychedelic therapy, and advocacy. And food. I live for food.

Angelina Singh

Angelina Singh, DO

Medical School:
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine; Erie, PA
General Psychiatry:
The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Educatio; Scranton, PA
Hobbies/interests:
My hobbies are swimming, traveling, knitting, playing video games, learning new languages, watching international and animated movies, and taking walks with my cats! My interests are neuroscience/neurobiology, especially in relation to child development, international/domestic politics, and improving access to and equity in medical treatment.
Martin Tehan

Martin Tehan, DO

Medical School:
University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine; Biddeford, ME
General Psychiatry:
Riverside Medical Center; Kankakee, IL
Hobbies/Interests:
I really enjoy woodworking in my spare time and I usually make desks, chairs, and end tables. I also enjoy painting and sketching. I'm huge on sports and love to play pickup basketball, flag football, and baseball/softball.
Carolina Vicéns Cardona

Carolina Vicéns Cardona, MD

Medical School:
University of Connecticut School of Medicine; Farmington, CT
General Psychiatry:
Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital; Hartford, CT
Hobbies/interests:
I enjoy reading (both fiction and nonfiction), crocheting, playing video games, and hanging out with my cat.
Second Year Fellows
Raja Ramis Akhtar, MBBS

Raja Ramis Akhtar, MBBS

Medical School:
Aga Khan University Medical College; Pakistan
General Psychiatry:
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; New York, New York
Hobbies/interests:
Playing and watching any and all sports (Big Liverpool FC and Green Bay Packers fan here!). Currently have somehow found myself marathon training. Hiking and working my way through all the US National Parks (20/63 for now), and one day also hope to find myself on Jeopardy! Also, have a rather unhealthy obsession with the John Wick franchise, but then again who doesn't.

Pragya Verma

Pragya Verma, DO

Medical School:
A.T. Still University–School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona; Mesa, AZ
General Psychiatry:
Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital; Hartford, CT
Hobbies/interests:
Vegetarian cooking and eating, being outdoors (biking, hiking, walking) with our dog, watching snarky sitcoms or intense true crime dramas on Netflix.

Ashley Sánchez Ramos, MD

Ashley Sánchez Ramos, MD

Medical School:
Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine; Bayamon, Puerto Rico
General Psychiatry:
Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital; Hartford, CT
Hobbies/interests:
Traveling; Hiking; Beginner yogi; Makeup enthusiast; Foodie; Contemporary literature; Social activism; Animal lover; Volunteer work; Live music/music festivals/art/photography/film/live poetry; LGBTQ mental health; Women's mental health; Novel developments in the management of treatment-resistant depression; Psychodynamic psychotherapy; Mindfulness and meditation as complementary approaches to the management of anxiety.

Jessica Vargas, MD

Jessica Vargas, MD

Medical School:
Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM) Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud; Dominican Republic
General Psychiatry:
Berkshire Medical Center; Pittsfield, MA
Hobbies/interests:
Crafting and DIY costumes: I love crafting with my daughters (needle and wet felting) and making Halloween costumes; Gardening: I have a vegetable garden, a couple of apple trees and love making pies and apple sauce; Animal husbandry: At this time we have a small flock of chickens but in the future we plan to expand to other animals; Traveling: I enjoy traveling with my husband and kids, our next trip is to the Azores!