Philosophy of Care
Dr. Vig is board certified in geriatrics and palliative care. She cares for patients at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System (VAPSHCS), where she is Chair of the VAPSHCS’s Ethics Consultation Service. Dr. Vig enjoys teaching the principles of geriatrics, palliative care, and ethics. She is interested in clinician wellness, and runs a monthly professional development seminar for geriatrics and palliative care fellows.
Education & Training
Fellowship, University of Washington, Seattle WA, 1996-2001
MPH, University of Washington School of Public Health, Seattle WA, 2000
Residency, Northwestern University, Chicago IL, 1993-1996
MD, New York University School of Medicine, New York NY, 1993
College, Williams College, Williamstown MA, 1987
Recognition from VA National Center for Ethics in Health Care for >10 years of contributions to the Integrated Ethics Program, 2017
Top Doctor – Geriatrics - Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, 2011
American Geriatrics Society award for outstanding service on the Ethics Committee, 2009
Dr. Vig’s research focuses on end of life decision-making.