Biography

Dr. Young received her undergraduate degree from Rice University in Houston, Texas, and was awarded her medical degree from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas.  She completed her internship and residency training in a Combined Family Medicine and Internal Medicine residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia, where she also served as the Chief Resident from 2012 to 2013.  She completed a year-long fellowship training in Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas before pursuing Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep fellowship training at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) McGovern Medical School.   Dr. Young is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine and Hospice/Palliative Care Medicine.  In 2016, she joined the faculty at the UTHealth McGovern Medical School as an Assistant Professor with dual appointments in the Division of Critical Care Medicine and the Division of Geriatric and Palliative Care Medicine.

Education

Medical Degree
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas
Post Graduate Medical Education Training
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Texas
Residency
Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine