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Amy Tierney, MD


Undergraduate: Gustavus Adolphus College
Medical School: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine


Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

Career Interests

Hospital Medicine

Amy is from Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. She graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota, and attended medical school at the University of Iowa in Iowa City. Amy is interested in becoming a hospitalist because she enjoys caring for people with a wide variety of conditions, particularly from the inpatient side of medicine. She’s also interested in medical education and curriculum development. Amy chose UNC for many reasons, including the opportunity to serve a wide variety of patients across the state, and participate in the many opportunities for research and education. Most importantly, she says the support from faculty, staff, and fellow residents is outstanding. She is enjoying the medicine journey and stays motivated every day by her patients. Outside of the hospital, she enjoys reading mysteries (usually those involving food), baking, and spending time outside