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Lynda Young, MD

Chair, UMass Memorial Medical Group Board

Dr. Young is a board-certified pediatrician, previously with Chandler Pediatrics in Worcester and Chief of the Division of Community Pediatrics at the University of Massachusetts Memorial Children's Medical Center. She has served as President of the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is a past president of the Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS). Dr. Young currently serves on the MMS committees of Strategic Planning, Administration and Management, and chairs the Committee on Publications.

On the national level, Dr. Young is a Delegate to the American Medical Association and is the chair of its Council on Medical Service. She is a Trustee for UMass Memorial Health Care and chairs the UMass Memorial Medical Group Board. Dr. Young is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

“It has been an honor to serve as the chair of the UMass Memorial Medical Group Board for the past 8 years. Over this time, I have watched our physicians and other providers grow in number, provide excellent care to our patients, and serve as outstanding teachers of our future clinicians and researchers.  I am so proud of the commitment to the Central Massachusetts community by UMass Memorial and its affiliates.”