Amy Whittle, MD

Title(s)Professor, Pediatrics
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address1001 Potrero Ave, #6D32
San Francisco CA 94110
Phone628-206-3605
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    University of California, San FranciscoResidency Pediatrics
    Weil Medical College of Cornell UniversityM.D.
    Yale UniversityB.A.
    University of California, San Francisco, CADiversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
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    UCSF Pediatric Residency2009Grossman Award
    UCSF Academy of Medical Educators2013Excellence in Teaching
    Associated Students of the School of Medicine, UCSF2014Core Clerkship Teaching Award Finalist
    UCSF Medical School Class of 20152015Teaching Award for Clinical Faculty
    Marin Magazine2016415 Top Doctors - Pediatricians
    UCSF Academy of Medical Educators2017Excellence in Teaching

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    Amy Whittle, MD is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UCSF. Her areas of interest include children with special health care needs, mental health and developmental disorders, doctor-patient communication, and social determinants of health. She is a clinician at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and attends in primary care, urgent care, and the special needs clinics. She is the associate medical director of integrated care at the Children's Health Center and serves as the Medical Director for the Health Advocates program. She is an educational leader in the UCSF Pediatrics Residency and oversees the Physicians in Community and Behavior and Development rotations, required elements of the pediatric residency curriculum. She developed a curriculum to teach pediatric residents about SBIRT (screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment) for substance use as well as trauma-informed care. She is the founding 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 was a member of the School of Medicine 2012-2013 Teaching Scholars Program.

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    1. Author Correction: Diagnostic yield of pediatric and prenatal exome sequencing in a diverse population. NPJ Genom Med. 2023 Oct 23; 8(1):34. Slavotinek A, Rego S, Sahin-Hodoglugil N, Kvale M, Lianoglou B, Yip T, Hoban H, Outram S, Anguiano B, Chen F, Michelson J, Cilio RM, Curry C, Gallagher RC, Gardner M, Kuperman R, Mendelsohn B, Sherr E, Shieh J, Strober J, Tam A, Tenney J, Weiss W, Whittle A, Chin G, Faubel A, Prasad H, Mavura Y, Van Ziffle J, Devine WP, Hodoglugil U, Martin PM, Sparks TN, Koenig B, Ackerman S, Risch N, Kwok PY, Norton ME. PMID: 37872195; PMCID: PMC10593851.
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    2. Diagnostic yield of pediatric and prenatal exome sequencing in a diverse population. NPJ Genom Med. 2023 May 26; 8(1):10. Slavotinek A, Rego S, Sahin-Hodoglugil N, Kvale M, Lianoglou B, Yip T, Hoban H, Outram S, Anguiano B, Chen F, Michelson J, Cilio RM, Curry C, Gallagher RC, Gardner M, Kuperman R, Mendelsohn B, Sherr E, Shieh J, Strober J, Tam A, Tenney J, Weiss W, Whittle A, Chin G, Faubel A, Prasad H, Mavura Y, Van Ziffle J, Devine WP, Hodoglugil U, Martin PM, Sparks TN, Koenig B, Ackerman S, Risch N, Kwok PY, Norton ME. PMID: 37236975; PMCID: PMC10220040.
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    3. Addressing adolescent substance use in an urban pediatric federally qualified health center. J Subst Abuse Treat. 2022 04; 135:108653. Yonek JC, Velez S, Satre DD, Margolis K, Whittle A, Jain S, Tolou-Shams M. PMID: 34840042; PMCID: PMC9245362.
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    4. Teaching Death Disclosure: A Mixed-Method Comparison of Resident Self-Assessment and Standardized Patient Assessment. Acad Pediatr. 2020 07; 20(5):703-711. Whittle A, Bourne S, Segal S, Serwint JR. PMID: 32087379.
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    5. Texts for Talking: Evaluation of a Mobile Health Program Addressing Speech and Language Delay. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2016 Oct; 55(11):1044-9. Olson KB, Wilkinson CL, Wilkinson MJ, Harris J, Whittle A. PMID: 27554765.
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    6. 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. Whittle AE, Buckelew SM, Satterfield JM, Lum PJ, O'Sullivan P. PMID: 25260121.
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