Medicine | Entering PGY-1 Resident Physician of UBC Psychiatry Residency Program
Dr. Jay Sung is an international medical graduate born in South Korea who moved to Montreal at age 9. He grew up in Vancouver and attended UBC, obtaining a degree in Cell Biology and Genetics. During this time, he was actively engaged in various volunteer activities, including serving as Director of Operations at the C3 Korean Canadian Society. Dr. Sung pursued medicine at St. George's University School of Medicine in Grenada and completed all of his clerkships in Canada and the US. After obtaining his M.D. degree, he got involved in research at the Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York in Neurocritical Care and Infectious Diseases. Since returning to Vancouver, Dr. Sung pursued his interest in psychiatry at various hospital sites in the lower mainland. He recently matched into the UBC Psychiatry Residency Program and will be starting his PGY-1 training in July.