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Sebastian Tong, MD, assistant professor of Family Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine and primary care physician and addiction medicine specialist at Harborview Medical Center, has been selected as one of six 2023 National Academy of Medicine fellows. He will receive a James C. Puffer M.D./American Board of Family Practice Fellowship.

Tong studies the implementation of, and access to, evidence-based practices in primary care. He is the associate director of the WWAMI Region Practice and Research Network in the five states of Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho. His research interests include integrated behavioral health, chronic pain, substance-use disorder and loneliness.

The National Academy of Medicine is an independent organization chartered to advise the nation on medical and health issues.

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