Amy Whittle, MD is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UCSF. She serves as one of the Medical Directors at the Children's Health Center and has a primary care practice with a particular focus on children with special health care needs. Her areas of interest include mental health and developmental disorders, doctor-patient communication, and social determinants of health. In her leadership roles, Dr. Whittle has advanced screening for developmental and social needs in the outpatient setting as well as collaborations with community-based organizations. Dr. Whittle is also a physician educator and directs the Physicians in Community and Behavior and Development rotations, required parts of the UCSF pediatric residency curriculum. She has developed numerous curricula, including topics such as Trauma-Informed Care and SBIRT (screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment) for substance use.