Ann Botash, MD
RESEARCH PROGRAMS AND AFFILIATIONS
Child abuse, education.
Undergraduate medical education, graduate medical education, interprofessional education and collaborative practice
ASSOCIATIONS / MEMBERSHIPS
Ann S. Botash, MD is Professor of Pediatrics at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Associate Dean for Education and Vice Chair for Educational Affairs at the SUNY Upstate Department of Pediatrics and Clerkship Director. She is Director of the University Hospital's Child Abuse Referral and Evaluation (CARE) program in Syracuse, New York, a founder and Medical Director of the McMahon/Ryan Child Advocacy Center.
In order to better serve all children and adolescents in New York State, Dr. Botash created and is Director of the Child Abuse Medical Provider (CHAMP) Network to educate healthcare professionals in the identification and management of child sexual abuse cases. Dr. Botash has written a primer for medical providers, Evaluating Child Sexual Abuse: Education Manual for Medical Professionals (Johns Hopkins Press; 2000), and many research articles and chapters.
Dr. Botash is a recipient of the Ambulatory Pediatric Association's award for Public Policy and Advocacy. She is President of the Ray Helfer Society (2009-2011), an honorary society for child abuse physicians.