Megan E. Young, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Megan Young
72 E. Concord St Robinson (B)


Dr. Young is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Section of Geriatrics and Assistant Dean. She received her MD from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and completed a primary care residency in Internal Medicine at Boston Medical Center (BMC), was selected to serve as Chief Medical Resident, and completed a clinician-educator fellowship in Geriatrics at BU. Young is course director for Integrated Problems and also has served as assistant director for the fourth-year geriatrics ambulatory clerkship. She is a member of the Medical Education Committee (MEC) and is faculty advisor for the Geriatric Student Interest Group. In addition, Young is an academies advisor and field-specific advisor for those students applying to residency in internal medicine. Clinically, she provides home-based primary care to frail elders in the community surrounding BMC.

Other Positions

  • Boston Medical Center


  • Pritzker School of Medicine, MD
  • Mount Holyoke College, BA

Classes Taught


  • Published on 7/18/2018

    Young ME, Demers LB, Parker V, Day H, Chao S. Posthospital home visit as teaching tool for internal medicine residents. Gerontol Geriatr Educ. 2018 Jul 18; 1-8. PMID: 30020032.

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  • Published on 6/5/2018

    Levine SA, Chao SH, Caruso LB, Jackson AH, Russell ML, Young ME, Brett B. Chief Resident Immersion Training in the Care of Older Adults: A Successful National Replication of an Interspecialty Educational Intervention. Acad Med. 2018 Jun 05. PMID: 29877915.

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  • Published on 1/1/2013

    Kleber KT, Young, ME, Zumwalt, AC. Interprofessional Collaboration Enables Integration of Basic Science Content into Clinical Education. Med Sci Educ 2013; 23 (3S). Interprofessional Collaboration Enables Integration of Basic Science Content into Clinical Education. Med Sci Educ. 2013; 23(3S):426-428.

  • Published on 3/1/2012

    Wigner NA, Kulkarni N, Yakavonis M, Young M, Tinsley B, Meeks B, Einhorn TA, Gerstenfeld LC. Urine matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) as biomarkers for the progression of fracture healing. Injury. 2012 Mar; 43(3):274-8. PMID: 21689817.

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  • Published on 11/28/2011

    Bais MV, Shabin ZM, Young M, Einhorn TA, Kotton DN, Gerstnefeld LC. Role of Nanog in the maintenance of marrow stromal stem cells during post natal bone regeneration. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2012 Jan 6; 417(1):211-6. PMID: 22142851.

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  • Published on 5/5/2009

    Bais M, McLean J, Sebastiani P, Young M, Wigner N, Smith T, Kotton DN, Einhorn TA, Gerstenfeld LC. Transcriptional analysis of fracture healing and the induction of embryonic stem cell-related genes. PLoS One. 2009; 4(5):e5393. PMID: 19415118.

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  • Published on 2/1/2006

    Au R, Massaro JM, Wolf PA, Young ME, Beiser A, Seshadri S, D'Agostino RB, DeCarli C. Association of white matter hyperintensity volume with decreased cognitive functioning: the Framingham Heart Study. Arch Neurol. 2006 Feb; 63(2):246-50. PMID: 16476813.

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