Andrew Stergachis receives Young Physician-Scientist Award
Dr. Andrew Stergachis, assistant professor (Medical Genetics) is the 2023 recipient of the Young Physician-Scientist Award from the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI).
The ASCI Council Young Physician-Scientist Awards (YPSA) recognize physician-scientists who are early in their first faculty appointment and have made notable achievements in their research.
These awards provide a two-year longitudinal experience for 40 early-career awardees including:
- leadership development workshops
- topical panel discussions with ASCI members
- peer review groups
- virtual poster sessions
Dr. Stergachis is board certified in both Clinical Genetics as well as Internal Medicine. His research and clinical practice investigate how alterations in the human genome impact human health and disease.
He received his BS in Biochemistry with honors from the University of Chicago, and joined the University of Washington Medical Scientists Training Program (MSTP) in 2007, where he completed his PhD in Genome Sciences.
After graduating from the University of Washington Medical School, he completed a combined residency in Internal Medicine and Medical Genetics and Genomics at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School.
A Seattle native, Dr. Stergachis returned to the Division of Medical Genetics at the University of Washington in 2020.