2019-2020 Public Psychiatry Fellows
Dr. Samuel Murray
Dr. Samuel Murray was raised in Southern Utah, he studied construction management at Southern Utah University and then worked in the construction industry for a several years. At 32 years old he went back to school, getting his medical degree from Creighton University in 2016. He was attracted to residency training at UC Davis in Sacramento, CA because of the programs strong reputation in community psychiatry and UC Davis’s strong connection to both county and academic environments. He was selected as an American Psychiatric Association Public Psychiatry Fellow for the 3rd and 4th year of resident training and currently serves as one of the UC Davis Chief Residents. Sam has strong clinical interests in psychosis and the intersection of homelessness and serious mental illness as well as interests in advocacy and public policy. When not working, Sam spends his time on adventures with his spouse, Natalie, and their two beautiful sons, Oliver (7) and Felix (3).