Lynn M Oliver, MD
Lynn Oliver is a graduate of the University of Washington School of Medicine, and did her Family Medicine residency there as well. She initially worked in a private practice in suburban Seattle, but subsequently joined the faculty of the medical school in 1989. She enjoys her work in teaching and mentoring medical students and residents. An active clinician, she especially values the decades long realtionship she has had with many of her patients. Her philosophy is that physicians and patients are partners in health care. Among her professional interests are the areas of women's health care, prevention, and improving health by improving lifestyles. In addition, she is an author of a book published annually for health care providers on prescription medicines. Outside of work she loves to travel, read, and spend time with her family. She is the mother of two teenagers, and mostly commutes to work by bicycle in an effort to stay young and make a small environmental contribution to this beautiful part of the world. She considers herself to be the luckiest person in the world.