Dr. Amy Young is the inaugural Chair of the Department of Women's Health, and a professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, at the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin.
A nationally known educator, Dr. Young is the immediate past president of the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics. She has served Texas as Vice-Chair and Chair of District XI of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. In addition to educational research, Dr. Young has a wide range of clinical research experiences. She has been funded to explore Uterine Artery Embolization as an alternative to hysterectomy and most recently served as co-principal investigator on work exploring Group B strep colonization and its effects on the neonate. She has also performed language validation work with regard to the Pelvic Floor Network patient instruments. Recent publications include quality and hysterectomy, ambulatory gynecologic surgery, and surgical efficiency.