Dr. Bui came to the U.S. at age eleven as a refugee from Vietnam. She has worked as a community psychiatrist for more than twenty years. Much of her work in advocating for individuals with serious mental illness has been informed by witnessing trauma in her family and community. She graduated from UC San Diego with degrees in History and Animal Physiology, and earned her Medical Degree from the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine. She holds board certifications in Psychiatry, Community and Public Psychiatry, and Addiction Medicine. Since 2015, she has served as Associate Medical Director of Psychiatry for LifeLong Medical Care, a Federally Qualified Health Center with several primary care clinics in the Bay area. She is currently a fellow at the California Health Care Foundation (CHCF) Health Care Leadership Program, since December 2019.