doctor | writer | speaker
Amy is an emergency medicine physician and nationally-published writer and speaker. Raised in Austin, TX, Amy graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a B.S. in Biology. She earned her M.D. at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, where she was chapter president of the Texas Medical Association, class Vice President and earned the President’s Gold Service for Volunteerism. She graduated from her residency in emergency medicine from University of Chicago.
It was during her time in medical school that her focus in health policy developed through her work with medical organizations and as she helped in organizing the state lobby days at the state Capitol for medical students. She served on the board of directors for both Texas Medical Association and American Medical Association’s political action committees (TEXPAC and AMPAC).