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photo Amy Kennedy, MD

Clinician-Researcher Fellow, General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: kennedyaj2@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

Contact
Office: 200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
 
Phone: 412-692-4888
Fax:
E-mail: kennedyaj2@upmc.edu
Education and Training
Education
BS, Biology, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA, 2010
MD, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, 2014
Training
Internal Medicine Residency, Global Health and Underserved Populations Track, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2017
Chief Medical Residency, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2018
Research Interest
Dr. Kennedy's current research interests include addressing access to healthcare as well as retention in care for persons living with HIV and co-occuring substance use disorder.
Clinical Interest
Dr. Kennedy is clinically interested in providing care for underserved populations, HIV primary care, and addiction medicine.
Educational Interest
Dr. Kennedy is actively involved in teaching at both the medical school and residency level. Her educational interests include addiction medicine and reducing bias towards undeserved populations
Publications
Selected Publications:
Kennedy AJ, Carter A, McNeil M. Resident Trainee Reflections on Patients with Substance Use Disorder after Attending a Mutual Support Group Meeting. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2018; 33:2 (Suppl 1): S737-738.
Jarlenski M, Rocco P, Tipirneni R, Kennedy AJ, Guntari N, Donohue J. Shaping Health Policy for Low-Income Populations: an Assessment of Public Comments in a New Medicaid Waiver Process. Journal of Health Politics, Policy, and Law. 2017; 42 (6): 1039-1064.
Kennedy AJ, Arnold RM, Childers JW. Fast Facts and Concepts #311; Opioids for Chronic Pain in Patients with History of Substance Use Disorders; Part 1: Assessment and Initiation. Journal of Palliative Medicine. 2016; 19(8): 888-9.
Kennedy AJ, Arnold RM, Childers JW. Fast Facts and Concepts #312; Opioids for Chronic Pain in Patients with History of Substance Use Disorders; Part 2: Management and Monitoring. Journal of Palliative Medicine. 2016; 19(8): 890-91.
Kennedy AJ, Sgro G. Birmingham Voices: Developing Narrative Competency to Better Serve Vulnerable Populations. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2016; May; Issue 2 Supplement: S806.
VanBuskirk KM, Ofosu A, Kennedy A, Denno DM. Pediatric Anemia in Rural Ghana: a Cross-Sectional Study of Prevalence and Risk Factors. Journal of Tropical Pediatrics. 2014; 60(4): 308-317.
Kapur RP, Kennedy AJ. Histopathologic delineation of the transition zone in short-segment Hirschsprung Disease. Pediatric Developmental Pathology. 2013; 16(4): 252-66.
Kapur RP, Kennedy AJ. Transition zone pull-through: surgical pathology considerations. Seminars in Pediatric Surgery. 2013; 21(4): 291-301.
Notable Achievements
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Medical Education GMEC Plenary Award, 2018
Thomas O’Toole Senior Resident Award, 2017
Wyoming Medical Society Outstanding Graduate Scholarship Award, 2014
Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2013
Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Society, 2013