PostGres Profile Detail – Faculty

Ying Zhang
Associate Professor


Dr. Ying Zhang is a family physician and faculty in the UW Family Medicine Residency since 2016. She completed her residency at the UW Family Medicine Residency and then completed a National Research Service Award Fellowship and Master of Public Health at UW prior to joining the faculty in the Department of Family Medicine at UW. Dr. Zhang is faculty at the Harborview Family Medicine Clinic and practices full spectrum family medicine, including outpatient, inpatient, and pregnancy/OB care. Her clinical and research interests focus on reproductive health and family planning among refugee and immigrant communities in the U.S. Together with Dr. Grace Shih, Ying Co-directs the Reproductive Healthcare & Advocacy Fellowship. In addition, Ying is the AAFP Liaison for the Washington Reproductive Health Access Project (RHAP) Cluster. Outside of work, Ying enjoys spending time with her family, outdoor adventures, and exploring new restaurants.



Thomson C, Zhang Y, Weidner A, Summit AK, Miles C, Cole A, Shih G Accessing Sexual and Reproductive Health Services Outside of Primary Care: A Survey of Patients in Rural and Urban Settings. Contraception. Oct 2022

Miles C, Weidner A, Summit AK, Thomson CJ, Zhang Y, Cole AM, Shih G Patient opinions on sexual and reproductive health services in primary care in rural and urban clinics. Contraception. Oct 2022

Zhang Y, Moore TE, Weidner A, Nguyen V, Longenecker RL, Schmitz D, Bergeson K, Evans DV Exploration of Remote Didactics at Rural Family Medicine Training Programs. Family Medicine. May 2022

Zhang Y, Sheth S, Weidner AK, Egwuatu P, Webb L, Shih G Immediate Postpartum IUD Training Within a Regional Network of Family Medicine Residencies. PRiMER. July 2021

Austin J, Miles C, Ricklefs C, Jung DM, Herridge-Meyer Z, Zhang Y Pregnancy Loss Among Refugee & Immigrant Patients. Ethnomed. Feb 2021

Zhang Y, McCoy EE, Scego R, Phillips W, Godfrey E A qualitative exploration of somali refugee women's experiences with family planning in the U.S.. J Immigr Minor Health. Feb 2020

Zhang Y, Ornelas IJ, Do HH, Magarati M, Jackson JC, Taylor VM Provider Perspectives on Promoting Cervical Cancer Screening Among Refugee Women.. J Community Health. Jun 2017