Sabine von Preyss-Friedman, MD, CMD, is Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington. Currently, she serves as Medical Director for several Skilled Nursing Facilities in the Seattle, Washington area. Dr. von Preyss-Friedman also holds a position as Chief Medical Officer for Avalon Health Care, Inc. In these capacities, she is involved in Quality improvement, developing standards and outcomes measures in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care and the successful translation of medical evidence into clinical care. In 2011, she was honored by AMDA as Medical Director of the Year.