Get to Know Us


Ted Zwerdling, MD

Designated Institutional Official, Psychiatry Residency

Harkirat Saggu, MD
Program Director, Psychiatry Residency

Rachel Mitchell, MD
Associate Program Director, Psychiatry Residency
GME Leadership Team

Debbie Lupeika, MD
Program Director, Family Medicine Residency

Site Directors 

Raja Jagadeesan, MD
Associate Chief of Staff, Veterans Affairs Northern California Health Care

Scott Kennelly, LCSW
Butte County Behavioral Health

Ahmed Abouesh, MD
Therapeutic Solutions

Lorin Scher, MD 
University of California, Davis

Hardeep Singh, MD
Sutter-Yuba Behavioral Health

Chester Austin, MD
Northern Valley Indian Health

Mustafa Ammar, MD
Ampla Health

Faculty Members 

Gale Beardsley, MD
Marcel Green, MD
Alexandra Duffy, DO
Glen Xiong, MD
Shelly Mitchell, PhD
Meryam Sheriaty, MD
Stacy Berrong, DO

Core Faculty Members 

Duane McWaine, MD
Scott Summers, MD
Meekile Mason, MD
Ahmed Abouesh, MD
Rachel Mitchell, MD