Amy Kennedy in white lab coat
Acting Assistant Professor
Medicine
Director of GMS Addiction Medicine Program, VA Puget Sound Healthcare System

Faculty Information

Biography
Education & Training: 
MD, high honors
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
2010–2014
Residency in Internal Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA
2014–2017
Chief Resident in Internal Medicine
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
2017–2018
MS, Clinical Research
University of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh
2018–2020
Clinician Researcher Fellow
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
2018–2020
Honors: 
Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Society, University of Washington
2013
Gold Humanism Honor Society, University of Washington
2013
Society for Pediatric Pathology Gilbert-Barness Award
2014
Wyoming Medical Society Outstanding Graduate Scholarship Award
2014
First Place Research Poster, University of Pittsburgh Internal Medicine Research Day
2017
Thomas O’Toole Senior Resident Award for “Outstanding Care for Vulnerable Populations”
2017
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Medical Education Plenary Award
2018
Fellow, American Society of Addiction Medicine
2021
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Research & Clinical Interests
Research Interests: 
  • Implementation of evidence-based treatment of substance use disorders within primary care
  • Low-barrier access to medications for addiction treatment
  • Curricular development for addiction medicine within graduate medical education
Clinical Interests: 
  • Primary care for people experiencing homelessness
  • Primary care for people living with HIV
  • Treatment of substance use disorders
Publications
Publications: