Audrey Young, MD, founded the Sequoia Project with the belief that addressing how patients move, eat, and sleep is critical to long-term health. 


Dr. Young is a board-certified internal medicine physician who studied history and biochemistry at the University of California, Berkeley, and received an M.D. from the University of Washington in 1998, where she also completed internal medicine residency training. 

She has twenty-plus years of experience caring for medically complex adults at Evergreen Medical Center in Kirkland, Wash., and at Harborview Medical Center. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington.

Dr. Young loves to cook and eat. She enjoys hiking, paddleboarding and is an avid rock climber. Her volunteer work includes serving on USA Climbing’s Medical Committee, Athletic Director for North Seattle Lacrosse, food bank gardening with the Seattle P-patch program, and as a physician on the King County medical van for the homeless.   

Among many published works, she is author of What Patients Taught Me (Sasquatch Books). She lives in Seattle with her husband, children, and one very barky dog.