Henry W Young, II

Henry W Young, II, M.D., FACEP

Assistant Residency Program Director; Clinical Assistant Professor

Department: Department of Emergency Medicine
Business Phone: (352) 265-5911

About Henry W Young, II

Dr. Young was born in the small town of Cordele, Ga. He became interested in a career in medicine after watching his father serve his community as a family physician for several years. He attended Georgia Southern University, where he majored in biology. Following college, he attended the Medical College of Georgia. He completed his emergency medicine residency at the University of Florida, where he served as chief resident in his final year. After graduation, Dr. Young completed a NIDA T32 Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship at the University of Florida Substance Abuse Training Center in Public Health. His interests include pain management, opioid misuse, and resident education. Dr. Young currently serves as Assistant Program Director of the Emergency Medicine Residency at UF Health.

When not at work, he enjoys cycling, music and traveling with his family.

Accomplishments

Excellence in Teaching Award
2020 · University of Florida
Smith Quality Patient Safety Award
2020 · UF Health
Exemplary Teacher 5-Year Award
2019 · University of Florida
RCMAR Scholar
2019 · NIA
Exemplary Teacher Award
2018 · University of Florida
1st Place Poster Presentation
2017 · SE Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
Exemplary Teacher Award
2016 · UF College of Medicine
Exemplary Teacher Award
2015 · UF College of Medicine
Excellence in Teaching Award
2014 · UF Department of Emergency Medicine
Exemplary Teacher Award
2014 · UF College of Medicine
Excellence in Teaching Award
2013 · UF Department of Emergency Medicine
Outstanding Clinical Resident
2012 · UF Department of Emergency Medicine
Outstanding Resident Educator Award
2012 · UF Health

Board Certifications

  • Emergency Medicine
    American Board of Emergency Medicine

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Emergency Medicine
Areas of Interest
  • Pain medications – narcotics
  • Substance use

Publications

2020
Sex Differences in Willingness to Participate in Research Based on Study Risk Level Among a Community Sample of African Americans in North Central Florida
Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. [DOI] 10.1007/s10903-020-01015-4. [PMID] 32328873.
2020
The Association between Emergency Department Super-Utilizer Status and Willingness to Participate in Research.
Emergency medicine international. 2020 [DOI] 10.1155/2020/9404293. [PMID] 32670641.
2017
The current utilization and perceptions of prescription drug monitoring programs among emergency medicine providers in Florida.
International journal of emergency medicine. 10(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12245-017-0140-0. [PMID] 28421563.
2017
Trends in Florida’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program registration and utilization: Implications for increasing voluntary use.
Journal of opioid management. 13(5):283-289 [DOI] 10.5055/jom.2017.0397. [PMID] 29199394.
2015
Bilateral Pneumonia and Pleural Effusions Subsequent to Electronic Cigarette Use
Open Journal of Emergency Medicine. 03(03):18-22 [DOI] 10.4236/ojem.2015.33004.
2015
Sever’s Disease: An Underdiagnosed Foot Injury in the Pediatric Emergency Department
Open Journal of Emergency Medicine. 03(04):38-40 [DOI] 10.4236/ojem.2015.34007.

Grants

Jul 2021 ACTIVE
CDC-RFA-IP21-2113
Role: Project Manager
Funding: CTRS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION
Sep 2018 ACTIVE
University of Florida Resource Center for Minority Aging Research
Role: Project Manager
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIA
Apr 2018 – Jul 2019
Together: Transforming and Translating Discovery to Improve Health
Role: Project Manager
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NCATS
May 2017 – Mar 2018
Evaluation of High-Risk Prescribing in Florida
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: FL DEPT OF HLTH via US DEPT OF JUSTICE
Apr 2017 – Mar 2018
Together: Transforming and Translating Discovery to Improve Health
Role: Project Manager
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NCATS
Apr 2015 – Apr 2018
Clinical Study to validate the use of a new point of
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: TRINITY BIOTECH

Education

NIDA T32 Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship
2017 · University of Florida Substance Abuse Training Center in Public Health
Emergency Medicine Residency
2012 · UF Health
Medical Degree
2009 · Medical College of Georgia
B.S. Biology
2005 · Georgia Southern University

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2018
MDT7090 Elective Topics
2021
BSC4910 Individual Mentored Research in Biology

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 265-5911