Paul Young is a Certified Physician Assistant with a Master’s Degree in Medical Science. He has spent the last 12 years predominantly working in emergency medicine, including a level one trauma center as well as rural critical access hospitals. In addition, Mr. Young has spent time working in primary care in Boulder, Colorado.
Furthermore, Mr. Young works for the United States Department of Health and Human Services as part of the Colorado 3 Disaster Medical Assistance Team. He has been deployed several times to major disaster relief efforts, working in temporary field hospitals as well as stand-by medical coverage for large events including medical coverage for the United States Capital at The State of the Union Address.
Mr. Young grew up in Chicago and relocated to New Mexico at an early age. He then moved to Boulder, Colorado to attend The University of Colorado at Boulder where he received his undergraduate degree in biology. Mr. Young subsequently spent several years training and working as an EMT and paramedic throughout Colorado and New Mexico before pursuing his career as a Physician Assistant. He attended Emory University School of Medicine Physician Assistant Program to become a PA and earn his Master’s Degree in Medical Science, where he graduated at the top of his class. In addition, he has also completed a certificate in global health through The Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and a Fellowship in Wilderness Medicine through The Academy of Wilderness Medicine.
In his personal time, Mr. Young spends his time with his two daughters and caring for his geriatric cats. In addition, he is an avid rock climber and mountaineer and spends the rest of his free time outside climbing and appreciating the mountains of colorful Colorado as well as working on never-ending home projects.