Amy Buczkowski, MD is a Pediatric and Newborn Hospitalist at Maine Medical Center’s Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital, Rotation Director for the Advocacy and Senior Teaching rotations for the Maine Medical Center Pediatric Residency Program, leader of the Pediatric Hospital Medicine Group’s Hospital-to-Home Transition Quality Improvement Initiative, a core member of the Residency Program’s Scholarship Oversight Committee, and a board member of the Maine Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Dr. Buczkowski graduated from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in 2015 and completed her Pediatric Residency (2018) and Chief Residency (2019) at Maine Medical Center. She joined MMC and MMP in 2018, finding fulfillment in her ability to be involved in resident and medical student education, advocacy, quality improvement, and other scholarship, while remaining part of the close-knit pediatric community of Maine.

Dr. Buczkowski lives in Freeport with her husband, Andrew, and their three pets, Noodle, Maple, and Forest. She enjoys cooking, crafting, reading, and spending time in the beautiful Maine outdoors.

Scholarship Areas of Interest: Hospital-to-Home Transition, Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome, Medical Education, Advocacy (particularly Social Media Use)

Project Name: A Qualitative Study of Parental Experience of the Eat, Sleep, Console Protocol for Management of Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome