Dr. Shawn Slack is a practicing rheumatologist and President of The Everett Clinic which serves more than 300,000 patients in Snohomish County. He joined The Everett Clinic in 1997 in Rheumatology and also worked in the Walk-In Clinic until 2010. He’s served on the Clinic’s Board of Directors since 2002.
In 2016, Dr. Slack was elected by his peer physicians to serve as the organization’s President. Continued excellence in patient care is one of his top priorities.
Dr. Slack was inspired to go into medicine by his grandmother who suffered from severe rheumatoid arthritis. “I saw firsthand how devastating it can be. I felt that alleviating that kind of suffering and helping people live a full life would be very meaningful,” he said.
Dr. Slack is Board Certified in Medicine and Rheumatology. He earned his Medical Degree at the University of Washington School of Medicine and completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in rheumatology there as well. He taught at the UW as a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine until 2015.
A member of the American College of Rheumatology and the Northwest Rheumatology Society, Dr. Slack received the Top Doc Awards from Seattle Metropolitan Magazine in 2014 and 2015, Seattle Magazine in 2015 and The Everett Clinic’s Patient Choice Award in 2014.