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Assistant Professor


Jocelyn James, MD, is a primary care and addiction medicine physician at the Adult Medicine Clinic at Harborview and is a UW Assistant Professor of Medicine. She sees patients in the Adult Medicine Clinic and at the Adult Medicine Clinic satellite clinic at Evergreen Treatment Services (AMC-ETS). She also attends on Harborview’s Addiction Consult Service. Her teaching and research work focus on improving care for people with substance use disorders, e.g., by expanding access to hepatitis C treatment and medications for substance use disorders. Dr. James is Associate Medical Director of AMC-ETS. She is also involved in interprofessional service learning as co-Medical Director for the Harborview Mobile Health Outreach (MHO) Clinic. She is a mother of 3 and enjoys family, biking, running, gardening, and basically anything that involves movement outdoors.

Education & Training

  • MD, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA (2004–2009)
  • Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine, Primary Care Track, University of Washington, Seattle, WA (2009–2012)


  • Evans Award (2011)
  • Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellow, Stanford Center for African Studies (2009)
  • Stanford Traveling Scholars Research Fellow (2007)
  • Native American Research Center for Health (NARCH) Fellow (2005)
  • Salem Hospital Foundation Scholarship (2004–2008)
  • National Merit Scholar (1995)

Clinical and research Interests 

  • Primary care of people with substance use disorders
  • Expanding access to treatment for substance use disorders
  • Treatment of hepatitis C in primary care and addiction treatment settings