Developmental Screenings

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

Young Pediatricians of the Year Past Award Recipients

  • 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

Annual Events

  • Mentorship Dinners – Throughout the Year

  • Resident Welcome – Summer

  • PL3 Life After Residency Workshop – Late Fall

  • Job Fair – Mid-Winter

  • Family Picnic – Late Spring

Young Physicians Community Engagement Award Past Grant Recipients

  • 2018: “POP! The Power of Positivity” Sonam Sidhu, MD, Stephanie Lee, MD, Sora Song, MD, Haejun Ahn, MD

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

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

  • 2015: “Team KiPOW” Nikita Nagpal, MD and Nisha Narayanan, MD

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

  • 2013: Linh Bui, MD, Hanna Hong, MD, and Laura Nally, MD

AAP Resident of the Year

  • 2019-2020: Erin Chung, MD

  • 2018-2019: Stephanie Lee, 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