Megan E. Young, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine

Megan Young
72 E. Concord St Robinson (B)


Dr. Megan Young is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Section of Geriatrics at Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine (BUSM). She received her MD degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. She then went on to complete a primary care residency in Internal Medicine at Boston Medical Center and a clinician-educator fellowship in Geriatrics at Boston University. She is currently an Assistant Dean in the office of student affairs and the clerkship director for a 4-week required rotation in geriatrics. Clinically she provides home base primary care to frail elders in the community surrounding Boston Medical Center.

Other Positions

  • Assistant Dean, Student Affairs, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine


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

Classes Taught


  • Published on 1/29/2024

    Reidy JA, Brizzi K, Chan SH, Day H, Epstein SK, Fischer M, Garg PS, Gosline A, Jaramillo C, Livne E, Mitchell S, Morgan S, Olmsted MW, Stebbins P, Stumpf I, Vesel T, Yeh IM, Young ME, Goldman RE. Curricular Reform in Serious Illness Communication and Palliative Care: Using Medical Students' Voices to Guide Change. Acad Med. 2024 May 01; 99(5):550-557. PMID: 38277443.

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  • Published on 1/13/2024

    Morgan S, Pasco JC, Demers L, Young ME, Jindal SK. Combating ageism in medical education with narrative medicine. Gerontol Geriatr Educ. 2024 Jan 13; 1-12. PMID: 38217514.

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  • Published on 1/1/2024

    Chippendale, R, Cetrone E, Young, M. Teaching Geriatrics Through Home Visits in Schwartz, AW, Ed., Medical Education in Geriatrics: Strategies for teaching the care of older adults. Springer Publishing. Springer Publishing. 2024.

  • Published on 11/17/2023

    Reidy JA, Chan SH, Boelitz KM, Chavez M, Clark MA, Epstein SK, Gosline A, Healy R, Livne E, Peirce H, Schaefer KG, Streid J, Vesel T, Young ME, Zehm A, Garg PS. A Call to Action: Using Curriculum Mapping at Four Medical Schools in Massachusetts to Advance Serious Illness Communication Training in Undergraduate Medical Education. J Palliat Med. 2024 Jan; 27(1):39-46. PMID: 37976143.

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  • Published on 11/6/2023

    Sinvani L, Karris M, Young ME, Farrell TW. Tideswell Emerging Leaders in Aging Special Interest Group: Cultivating a growing community of Geriatrics leaders. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2024 Mar; 72(3):961-964. PMID: 37929339.

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  • Published on 9/14/2023

    Burton CH, van Zuilen MH, Primbas A, Young ME, Swartz K, Colburn J, Kumar C, Klomhaus A, Chippendale R, Streed CG. Sexual and gender minority health-related content in geriatric fellowships. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2024 Mar; 72(3):866-874. PMID: 37710405.

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  • Published on 8/18/2023

    Miller RK, Young M, Chippendale R, Jantea R, Goroncy A, Murdock C, Schwartz AW, Sehgal M. Using the Geriatric 5Ms to teach structural and social determinants of health. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2023 Dec; 71(12):3967-3972. PMID: 37596776.

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  • Published on 1/13/2023

    Ferri GM, Morgan S, Pasco JC, Restrepo J, Demers L, Young ME, Jindal SK. Listening more and measuring less: Student and faculty perspectives on social narratives in care for older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2023 Mar; 71(3):E5-E8. PMID: 36637868.

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  • Published on 9/1/2022

    Reidy JA, Clark MA, Berman HA, Chan SH, Gawande AA, Streid J, Vesel T, Young ME, Zehm A, Schaefer KG. Paving the way for universal medical student training in serious illness communication: the Massachusetts Medical Schools' Collaborative. BMC Med Educ. 2022 Sep 01; 22(1):654. PMID: 36050708.

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  • Published on 12/1/2021

    Miller RK, Young ME, Sehgal M. Strategies That Can Integrate Meaningful Geriatrics Content Into Medical School Curricula. Acad Med. 2021 12 01; 96(12):1626-1627. PMID: 35134021.

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