Dr. Mitchell fell in love with Alaska while earning her medical degree at the University of California San Francisco. She completed her residency in Primary Care Internal Medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle. In addition to her practice at CPIM since 1998, Dr. Mitchell teaches medical students and is on the admissions committee for the University of Washington School of Medicine.
She is board certified in internal medicine, and is a Fellow of American College of Physicians for which she serves on national committees. In 2013, she earned additional board certification in Sleep Medicine. She enjoys the careful management of patients with complex medical problems and has a special interest in sleep disorders. She says, “I enjoy getting to know my patients and seeing them through some of the major health issues in their lives. I love the challenge of solving new medical mysteries every day, and of translating the arcane language of medicine into something patients can understand.”
When she is not practicing medicine, Dr. Mitchell enjoys rowing, hiking, traveling, cooking, and is learning to skijor with her new puppy.