Emily Young, UVA Family Medicine Resident

As Part of: Experiencing Empathy:  Medicine, Acting and Design
Date: April 12
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Price: FREE
Location: BON
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Dr. Young is a Family Medicine resident at the University of Virginia.  She received a dual DO and MPH degree from Nova Southern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, an MA in Teaching from American University, and a BA in Biology from the University of Pennsylvania.  She grew up living onsite at the Tampa Bay Ronald McDonald House where her mother was the house director and her family lived with the families of children receiving care in the nearby hospital.  After graduating college, she was a Teach For America 2005 corps member teaching high-school Biology for second-language learners in Washington, D.C.  Following, she worked with the CDC to lead a test-and-treat program for global parasitic diseases amongst U.S. immigrants. In medical school, she founded her university’s Reproductive Health Seminar Program, created several internship programs within the local youth shelter and jail facilities, and served as National Secretary on the Board of Directors of Medical Students for Choice.  As a physician, she continues to be involved in immigrant care, political advocacy, osteopathic manipulation, teen health, correctional medicine, and family planning.


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