Next Meeting: Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Narrative Matters: A tale of psychology experimentation, cognitive biases, the clinical encounter revisited, and a patient who lived in a car with four flat tires

Presented by Dr. Audrey Young, MD

YoungAudrey Young earned a B.A. in history from the University of California, Berkeley, and an M.D. from the University of Washington, in Seattle. She is board certified in internal medicine and was Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington. She currently practices hospital medicine at Evergreen Hospital in Kirkland, Washington. Washington Travel and Life Magazine named her one of Washington’s best doctors.

She is the author of What Patients Taught Me, published in 2004, and House of Hope and Fear: Life in a Big City Hospital, published in 2009. People Magazine called her “a fine storyteller”. Her work has appeared in numerous medical journals and other publications; selected writings include:

Can You Prescribe Something? in Health Affairs, Jan 2006, Vol 25, pp 226-30

House Call in Annals of Internal Medicine, Feb 2005, Vol 142, pp 222-23

The Hospitalist’s Story along with Anneliese Schleyer, in JAMA, Nov 1, 2006, vol 296, pp 2067-68

Audrey maintains a health care reform blog called Bonus Tracks and writes about her vegetable garden and kitchen adventures at Eat Local Northwest. She lives in Seattle with her husband and with two dogs who dream of the farm life.


5:00 pm               Patient presentations at UWMC Dermatology Clinic, 4225 Roosevelt Way NE

5:30 pm               Patient discussions at 4245 Roosevelt Way NE, room 132a/b (next door to clinic)

6:00 pm                Business Meeting

6:15 pm                 Lecture

8:00 pm                 Dinner – Cantinetta, 3650 Wallingford Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103

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The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 27 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.        (Each session is 3.0 credits)