Amanda Young, M.D.

Dr. Amanda Young graduated cum laude from the University of Arkansas – Fayetteville in 2009 with degrees in psychology and biology.  She attended medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and graduated in 2013.  After medical school, she moved to Jacksonville, Florida to complete her residency training at the University of Florida – Jacksonville.  Following residency, she stayed in Jacksonville and completed a simulation education fellowship at Mayo Clinic Florida.  Dr. Young completed her training in 2017.  During fellowship and through the end of 2017, Dr. Young practiced emergency medicine with a private practice group serving multiple hospitals in the Jacksonville area.  In 2018, she returned home to Arkansas and joined the EM faculty at UAMS full time, and soon after became the Director of EM Simulation Education.  Dr. Young also currently serves as the Assistant Residency Program Director.  She has received the Red Sash Teaching Award from the College of Medicine as well as a UAMS Emergency Medicine Residency Impact Aware for her contributions to simulation education.  She is a member of SAEM, ACEP, CORD, and SSH.  Her interests include resident education, simulation, and airway management.