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Amy Woods, MD

Amy Woods, MD is the founding program director and assistant clinical professor for the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship program at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science in Los Angeles, CA.  

Dr. Woods brings a wealth of experience to her role. She completed her Doctor of Medicine degree at Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, followed by residency and fellowship training at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) San Fernando VA Program and Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, respectively. Her exceptional leadership abilities were recognized during her tenure as chief resident during her fellowship program.  

Dr. Woods is dedicated to addressing the mental health needs of youth, particularly in marginalized communities. Under her leadership as program director, she has developed a comprehensive training program that focuses on cultural humility, healing centered care, and addressing the social determinants of health. She has forged strong partnerships with community organizations and clinical institutions to ensure that the fellows receive a well-rounded and culturally relevant education.