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Janice Cho

Janice Cho (she/her) is a third-year psychiatry resident at UCLA and a proud Angeleno. She majored in Human Biology and Spanish at Pitzer College and studied abroad in Nepal, Ecuador, Spain, and Belgium. Following medical school at Wake Forest in North Carolina, she spent a brief period as a surgical intern at
UCLA before thankfully making the switch to psychiatry. She is passionate about strengthening community partnerships with UCLA, especially the National Alliance on Mental Illness – Westside Los Angeles (NAMI WLA). As a resident, she worked with UCLA Resnick Leadership and NAMI WLA to bring
peer support groups onto the 4 East B inpatient unit. She also created the VA Mental Health Intensive Care Management (MHICM)/Care, Treatment and Rehabilitative Services (CTRS) elective to expose residents to community psychiatry, street psychiatry, and addiction psychiatry practice models.