Leadership

Jumee Barooah, M.D.

Jumee Barooah, M.D.

Designated Institutional Official

About

Jumee Barooah, M.D., is Designated Institutional Official for The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education. In this leadership role, she serves as the face of The Wright Center’s trailblazing efforts to integrate primary care services for all with innovative workforce development.

Originally from India, Dr. Barooah attended Gauhati Medical College and Hospital and worked as an internal medicine provider at a tertiary center before relocating to the United States. She completed her internal medicine residency at The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education in 2013 and is triple board-certified in Internal Medicine, Addiction Medicine and Obesity Medicine.

After completing her training, Dr. Barooah served as a provider at The Wright Center for Community Health’s Mid Valley Practice for a year before moving to Washington state. She re-joined the organization in 2016 as physician-faculty, and served as the Ambulatory Associate Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency program. She held the role of Medical Director of Mid Valley Practice until her appointment as DIO in January 2020.

Throughout her career with The Wright Center, Dr. Barooah has been involved with research, quality improvement and educational initiatives, including the training of residents and interprofessional learners. She is a strong advocate for teaching primary care residents in our Patient-Centered Medical Home model.