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Our Mission

The Young Physicians Committee is dedicated to furthering the involvement of AAP-OC young pediatricians and encouraging them to remain active members of the medical community in Orange County. Members qualify as young physicians if they are younger than 40 years or in their first 10 years of practice.

2019-2021 Committee Officers

  • Young Professional Representative – Hillary Zieve, MD

  • Member-at-Large – Gregory Kennedy, MD

  • Past Chair – Geoff Kenyota, MD

Upcoming Events

Resident Welcome Zoom Happy Hour
Thursday, July 30, 2020, 7:00 – 9:00 PM on Zoom

Young Pediatricians of the Year Past Award Recipients

Annual Events

  • Mentorship Dinners – Throughout the Year

  • Resident Welcome – Summer

  • Family Picnic – Late Spring

  • PL3 Life After Residency Workshop – Late Fall

  • Job Fair – Mid-Winter

  • 2020: Gregory Kennedy, MD

  • 2019: Hillary Zieve, MD

  • 2018: Candice Taylor Lucas, MD

  • 2017: Jennifer Lusk, MD

  • 2016: Katherine Williamson, MD

  • 2015: Geoffrey Kenyota, MD

  • 2014: Aline Wong, MD

Young Physicians Community Engagement Award Past Grant Recipients

  • 2018: “POP! The Power of Positivity”

  • 2017: “POP! The Power of Positivity” Sonam Sidhu, Stephanie Lee, Sora Song, Haejun Ahn

  • 2016: “Team KiPOW: Learning how to keep active and jump over barriers!” Nikita Nagpal, Hillary Zieve, Kambria Nguyen and Nisha Narayanan

  • 2015: “Team KiPOW” Nikita Nagpal, M.D. and Nisha Narayanan, M.D.

  • 2014:“Keeping Kids Safe: Information on Gun Safety” Sharlee DeAngelo, M.D., Marilyn Mendoza, M.D., and Eric Won, M.D.

  • 2013: Linh Bui, M.D., Hanna Hong, M.D., and Laura Nally, M.D.

AAP Resident of the Year

  • 2018-2019: Eric Cheung, MD

  • 2017-2018: Kambria Ripp, MD

  • 2016-2017: Nikita Nagpal, MD

  • 2015-2016: Sharlee DeAngelo, MD

  • 2014-2015: Annie Trent, MD

  • 2013-2014: Ruth Chiang, MD

  • 2012-2013: Lawrence Lipana, MD

Young Physicians AAP Resources