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Marian Regional Medical Center Announces Graduation of Hospital's Inaugural Class of OB-GYN Residency Program and Sixth Class from the Family Medicine Residency Program

SANTA MARIA, CA – June 28, 2022 – On Saturday, June 25, Marian Regional Medical Center (MRMC) hosted its sixth annual Marian Family Medicine Residency Program Graduation. In addition to these graduates, Marian celebrated the inaugural class of Obstetrics & Gynecology (OB-GYN) Residents.

The eight graduates were elated to have completed the program, and celebrated with faculty and staff at the event. Congratulations to the following:

  • Derin Deniz Allard, DO
  • Linda Shiao-Meei Baldwin, DO
  • Patrick Augustine Coughlin, MD
  • Ying (Kathy) Guo, DO
  • Matthew Huy Nguyen, DO
  • Arielle Marie Tucker, MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology graduates:

  • Rebecca Lynn Ruebsamen, DO
  • Kavita Jain, MD

The Marian Regional Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program has recruited top physician faculty and skilled health care professionals and is currently recruiting prospective physician residents who all share one commonality: passion and expertise to be the best in their field. 

Marian welcomed its first class of OB-GYN physician residents in 2018. Marian has long been a local health leader in Santa Maria and delivers the highest number of infants throughout the Central Coast with more than an average of 257 deliveries a month.

For more information about the Family Medicine Residency Program, click here.


About Marian Regional Medical Center

Marian Regional Medical Center is a state-of-the-art, 191-bed medical center located in Santa Maria, California. The modern facility is home to a broad array of services including a level III trauma center, a level III neonatal intensive care unit, a nationally recognized cardiac care center, and boasts the Central Coast’s only Comprehensive Community Cancer Program as recognized by the Commission on Cancer. Marian has been recognized for quality and patient safety and named one of America’s 250 Best Hospitals by Healthgrades®.

Marian Regional Medical Center together with Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, and French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, comprise Dignity Health Central Coast, a network of hospitals, physicians, and outpatient services including physician offices, ambulatory surgery centers, technologically-advanced laboratories and imaging centers, and a full service home health agency. Learn more at



Publish date: 

Tuesday, June 28, 2022