Tanmeet Sethi, MD is a board-certified family physician faculty attending at the Swedish Cherry Hill Family Medicine Residency in Seattle, WA. There she practices full-spectrum family/integrative medicine including obstetrics. She is the creator and director of the program’s Integrative Medicine Fellowship which started August 2012. She directs the overall Integrative Medicine curriculum at the program which includes an Area of Concentration in Integrative Medicine for the residents that they can choose as a track within their three years. She is also faculty advisor for the Integrative Medicine in Residency (IMR) program through the University of Arizona. She leads an Integrative Medicine consultation clinic along with a primary care practice. Her practice is a rich mix of nutrition, mind-body medicine, botanical and vitamin supplements, functional medicine and group visits in mindfulness meditation. Her professional focus has been on underserved communities and continues to feel privileged to offer integrative medicine and mind body medicine skills to this population.
She completed a two year fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona in 2008 and is certified as faculty for the Center of Mind-Body Medicine in Washington, DC. She has also received training in Ayurvedic Medicine in India and the U.S. Dr. Sethi completed her undergraduate work at Northwestern University in Evanston, Il., where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in African history. She worked in China after college and studied traditional Chinese Medicine there. She attended Rush Medical College in Chicago and then moved to Seattle to complete her residency. She also co-founded Chaya, an organization created to support South Asian women in domestic violence situations and educate the South Asian community on domestic violence issues. She is a writer and has published her non-medical work in anthologies and currently has a gratitude blog on her website, tanmeetsethimd.com. She has conducted workshops on physicians and writing as well as workshops for women to use writing as healing from chronic illness. She has three young children and enjoys traveling and playing with her family in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.
Watch her TEDx Talk “Two words that can change your life”