Dr. Ray earned her medical degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, graduating as a Physician Healer Scholar. She then completed her Internal Medicine residency at Yale, where she co-chaired the program’s Wellness Committee and nurtured a passion for both Palliative and Hospital Medicine. While there, she was active in medical education, instituting a wellness curriculum and an elective in Spiritual Care for the program’s residents. She also organized the working group to address impacts of 28-hour shifts on resident wellness and patient safety. Dr. Ray brings to UT Southwestern rigorous clinical training combined with a holistic approach to medicine. She is interested in medical education and exploring how storytelling impacts patient-provider relationships, coping, and healing.


Medical School
UT Medical Branch at Galveston (2017)
Yale New Haven Medical Center (2020), Internal Medicine

Research Interest

  • Palliative Medicine
  • Provider Burnout and Wellness
  • Storytelling in Medicine