Scott Young serves as executive director and senior medical director of Kaiser Permanente's Care Management Institute
, and associate executive director for clinical care and innovation at The Permanente Federation
He leads a nationwide team that is integral to Kaiser Permanente’s commitment to improve the care and wellness of its 12.2 million members. His work includes commissioning the discovery, development, and spread of programs and best practices focused on care delivery, education, and member experience.
Scott is the former director for health IT at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Prior to joining AHRQ, he served as a senior clinical advisor in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Scott’s policy experience also includes service as a Robert Wood Johnson health policy fellow in the office of U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman of New Mexico.
He is the former executive vice president of the Utah HealthCare Institute, a not-for-profit organization providing clinical care, outreach programs, medical education, research, informatics, and health policy services. Scott is a founding member of Intermountain Healthcare’s Utah Valley Family Practice Residency.
Scott received his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma in 1987 and completed his training at the Fairfax Family Practice Residency. He is board certified in family medicine and a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.