PostGres Profile Detail – Faculty

Lynn M Oliver
Associate Professor Emeritus
Medical Student Education


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 realtionships she has had with many of her patients. Her philosophy is that physicians and patients are partners in health care and that the relationship between them is two way. Among her professional interests are the areas of women's health care, global health/travel medicine, and improving health by improving lifestyles. Outside of work she travels, reads, and spends time with her family. She is the mother two, and mostly commutes to work by bicycle in an effort to stay young and decrease her carbon footprint. She considers herself to be the luckiest person in the world.