Amy Rothwell, M.D.

Program: Pediatrics
Medical School: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

About Me:
I grew up in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin area and attended Marquette University for undergrad where I majored in Biomedical Sciences. After a year working in research, I went on to attend the University of Wisconsin for medical school. While I knew early on that I enjoyed working with children, my interest in pediatrics was solidified on rotations when I saw the direct impact of pediatricians and the light and resilience of the patients we have the opportunity to care for. I have worked with children and adolescents affected by domestic and interpersonal violence in multiple settings and hope to incorporate trauma informed care into my practice and future advocacy work. My other professional interests include neonatal and perinatal medicine, developmental outcomes, bioethics, and clinical research. Outside of medicine, I enjoy photography, running, hiking and spending time in nature, and exploring new coffee shops and restaurants. I’m definitely looking forward to checking out the food scene in Ann Arbor!

Why Michigan?
Michigan offers residents robust training in both primary and specialty care, with ample opportunities for research and advocacy work. It was clear during my interview that there is a strong sense of collegiality, collaboration, and humility among residents and faculty. I knew this was a training environment that would undoubtedly foster both personal and professional growth, and I’m so excited to join the Michigan community!