Amy Whittle, MD
|School||UCSF School of Medicine|
|Address||1001 Potrero Ave|
San Francisco CA 94110
|University of California, San Francisco||Residency ||Pediatrics||2009|
|Weil Medical College of Cornell University||M.D.||2006|
|UCSF Pediatric Residency||2009||Grossman Award|
Amy Whittle, MD is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UCSF. She is the director of the Physicians in Community and Behavior and Development rotations, required parts of the pediatric residency curriculum. She is developing a curriculum to teach pediatric residents about SBIRT (screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment) for substance use. Dr. Whittle’s clinical work is focused at San Francisco General Hospital, where she attends in the primary care and urgent care clinics. She is fluent in medical Spanish. Dr. Whittle has special interests in computer-aided instruction, developing curriculum to teach social determinants of health, and teaching motivational interviewing. She is the Medical Director of the San Francisco Medical-Legal Partnership, a collaboration between the Pediatric department at SFGH and Bay Area Legal Aid that places an attorney directly into the medical clinics. Dr. Whittle is a member of the School of Medicine 2012-2013 Teaching Scholars Program.
Social determinants of health, motivational interviewing, resident education, Legislative advocacy, community pediatrics, motivational interviewing, grant writing, medica-legal partnerships, private foundation funding, use of technology in management of type 1 diabetes, diabetes management diabetes, technology, mobile health
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