I was born and raised in Spring, Texas. I obtained a bachelor's degree summa cum laude with distinction in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania where I was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Society as a junior. I then attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine where I was selected for Alpha Omega Alpha and graduated with highest honors. After medical school, I worked as a research coordinator on a study on the effectiveness of an educational intervention to prevent the development of aggression in community dwelling patients with dementia at BCM and the Houston VA Medical Center. My experience providing education to patients and their caregivers about pain, depression and communication issues in dementia sparked my interest in geriatric psychiatry. I completed a adult psychiatry residency training at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS. Throughout residency I have been passionate about teaching and I participated in variety of medical student and resident educational activities as a presenter and facilitator. During my PGY-2 year, I served as the lead author of “A Psychiatrist’s Oath,” a psychiatry department specific oath created by residents and modeled after the Hippocratic Oath. Additionally, I was chosen as an American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) Honor’s Scholar during my PGY-3 year. In my PGY-4 year, I was selected to be the 2020-2021 psychiatry resident grand rounds speaker where I presented a lecture entitled “Physician suicide: historical context and current prevention strategies.” Apart from my academic pursuits, I enjoy learning French, taking ballet and tap classes, and spending time with my friends and family. I am very thankful for the opportunity to complete my Geriatric Psychiatry fellowship back home in Houston at Baylor College of Medicine.