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Bessie
Young
MD, MPH, FACP

she/her
Faculty
Pinned
Academic
Professor
Professional
Medical Director and Associate Dean for Healthcare Equity
Sites of Practice
VA Puget Sound Health Care System

National Responsibilities

Dean's Standing Committee on Minority Faculty Affairs
2011-present

NIH-NIDDK Network of Minority Research Investigators (NMRI) Oversight Committee
2004-present

Editorial Board, Current Diabetes Reviews
2004-present

Editorial Board, Journal of the American Society of Nephrology

Editorial Board, Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology

 

Honors: 

Seattle Top Docs, Seattle Met Magazine
2017

Dialysis Advisory Group, American Society of Nephrology
2010-2013

UW Office of Multicultural Affairs, Charlie Garcia Service Award
2007

Women of Color, Excellence in Science
2006

National Association of Minority Medical Educators (NAMME) Award
2005

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Community Action Award
2004

Robert Wood Johnson Harold Amos Faculty Development Fellowship
2002-2006

American Diabetes Association Career Development Award
2001-2006

Community Service Award, University of Washington School of Medicine
2000

Education & Training

Masters in Public Health, Epidemiology
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
2001

General Internal Medicine Fellow, HSRD
VA Puget Sound Health Care System
Seattle, WA
2001

Nephrology Fellowship
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
1994

Chief Medical Resident
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
1990

Medicine Residency
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
1990

Medical School
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
1987

Clinical Interests

  • Home Dialysis
  • Diabetic Nephropathy
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Glomerulonephritis

Research Interests 

  • Home hemodialysis: New technologies, survival, cardiac arrest, and quality of life
  • Racial and ethnic differences: Dialysis outcomes, diabetes, CKD
  • Diabetic nephropathy: Racial and ethnic differences in access to care, quality of care, progression of care, progression/survival, and other outcomes
  • Glomerulonephritis: Mechanisms, outcomes, predictors of progression

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