Jessica Young

Dr. Jessica Young is an associate professor at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She got her medical degree at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and completed residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.  She joined the faculty in 2011 and pioneered the Vanderbilt Obstetric Drug Dependency Clinic which is a comprehensive addiction treatment program for women that integrates addiction treatment and prenatal and postpartum care. She is the state physician lead for the Tennessee Initiative for Perinatal Quality Care Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy Project. Board-Certified in both Obstetrics-Gynecology and Addiction Medicine, she has spoken regionally and nationally on the issue of substance use disorder in pregnancy and is an advocate for pregnant women and their families.