Amy Bauer, MD, MS
Amy Bauer, MD, MS is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington. She is a psychiatric consultant for the University of Washington’s primary-care based Behavioral Health Integration Program (BHIP) and Washington State's Mental Health Integration Program (MHIP), and co-director of the UW Integrated Care Pathway: Psychiatry in Medical Settings, a program within the Division of Integrated Care and Public Health for Psychiatry residents.
Dr. Bauer has research training in Health Care Policy and in Primary Care Psychiatry and is the recipient of an NCRR-funded Career Development award through the Institute of Translational Health Sciences at University of Washington. Her current research focuses on understanding and addressing health literacy barriers to self-management for people with chronic diseases, with an emphasis on the use of technology to support patient self-management and the delivery of evidence-based mental health services. Dr. Bauer attended medical school at the UC Berkeley / UCSF Joint Medical Program and has completed Psychiatry residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital and a fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine at Cambridge Health Alliance and is board certified in Psychiatry and in Psychosomatic Medicine.