Jean Kim is a psychiatrist and writer working in Washington, DC. She will be receiving her M.A. in Writing from Johns Hopkins. She is a blogger for Psychology Today and has written for In These Times, The Rumpus, Bethesda Magazine, and other publications. She was formerly on the psychiatry faculty at Mount Sinai and Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City, and received her B.A. from Yale and M.D. from Virginia Commonwealth University’s Medical College of Virginia. Her website is