Phyllis Ying, MD
After graduating from the University of Washington with degrees in ecology and neurobiology, Phyllis worked as a biological tech for NOAA Fisheries and joined AmeriCorps, serving as a coordinator for “Reach Out and Read” and as an art and health educator with the SeaMar community clinic in Seattle. She then matriculated at Albany Medical School where she was described as a “powerhouse.” She is dedicated to understanding and addressing social determinants of health and has served as president of her school’s family medicine interest group and the student chapter of the New York State Public Health Association. She also founded a medical student advocacy day in New York. Phyllis is seeking a career in community-oriented care with vulnerable populations and primary care advocacy. Outside of medicine, she is a marathon and ultra/trail runner, artist, and craftswoman.