JUNEAU - The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium announced Friday that Dr. Jessica Scott, a Juneau-Douglas High School graduate, has joined the medical staff at its Ethel Lund Medical Center in Juneau.
Scott, a Tlingit from the Raven moiety and Kaach.ádi (Frog) clan, lived in Kake until she was 13 years old then moved to Juneau. She is the fourth Alaska Native medical provider on the staff at the medical center.
Scott earned her Bachelor of Science degree in cellular and molecular biology and medical degree from the University of Washington in Seattle. She completed residencies in Anchorage and at the Ethel Lund Medical Center. She is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.
"Dr. Scott is a perfect addition to the Ethel Lund Medical Center staff," said Dr. Janice Sheufelt, Clinic Administrator/Medical Director at the medical center. "We are very happy to have another Alaska Native family physician join our clinic."
Scott's medical interests include the full spectrum of family medicine. She will see patients of all ages.