Dr. Lee Burnside, MD, MBA

Assistant Professor, Division of Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Washington

About the Contributor:

Dr. Lee Burnside MD MBA is a geriatrician and palliative care physician in the Division of Gerontology and Geriatrics at the University of Washington. He has worked for many years in palliative and hospice care, and is a member of the UW Memory Brain and Wellness Center. He has had a longtime interest in caring for and improving the lives of persons with dementia and their family, friends, and community. Since 2014, Dr. Burnside has worked closely with the Frye Art Museum and their Creative Aging programs. Currently, he is working on using artistic interventions in later stages of dementia to improve personal expression, relationships, and to help endorse and promote legacy.


Discover Insights:

Learn from Dr. Lee Burnside in the virtual session below:

Creative Aging

Finding Connection and Memory in Art & Nature


Creative Aging


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The Memory Hub: A Place for Dementia-Friendly Community, Collaboration, and Impact


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