Stephen Young, MD is Clinical Professor of Medicine and Medical Director of the UNC Geriatric Specialty Clinic. Dr. Young graduated from Davidson College in 1979 and Bowman Gray School of Medicine in 1983. Following Internal Medicine residency and Critical Care fellowship he practiced for many years as an intensivist then later entered geriatrics and palliative care. Current board certification includes Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Hospice and Palliative Care. Within the practice of in-patient palliative care he is particularly interested in the collaborative management of intensive care unit patients as the biomedical and psychosocial-spiritual models are blended together to offer best care.