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Amy Whittle, MD

TitleAssistant Professor
SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
DepartmentPediatrics
Address1001 Potrero Ave
San Francisco CA 94110
Phone415-206-3605
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    University of California, San FranciscoResidency 2009Pediatrics
    Weil Medical College of Cornell UniversityM.D.2006
    Yale UniversityB.A.1996
    Collapse Awards and Honors
    UCSF Pediatric Residency2009Grossman Award

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    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.

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    Social determinants of health, motivational interviewing, resident education, Legislative advocacy, community pediatrics, grant writing, medica-legal partnerships, private foundation funding, technology in management of type 1 diabetes, diabetes management, diabetes, technology, mobile health

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    1. Olson KB, Wilkinson CL, Wilkinson MJ, Harris J, Whittle A. Texts for Talking: Evaluation of a Mobile Health Program Addressing Speech and Language Delay. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2016 Oct; 55(11):1044-9. PMID: 27554765.
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    2. Whittle AE, Buckelew SM, Satterfield JM, Lum PJ, O'Sullivan P. Addressing Adolescent Substance Use: Teaching Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) and Motivational Interviewing (MI) to Residents. Subst Abus. 2015; 36(3):325-31. PMID: 25260121.
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