SETH AMMERMAN, MD, FAAP – COSUP Committee Chair
Seth Ammerman, M.D., is currently practicing at an FQHC with Alliance Medical Center in Healdsburg, CA. He also practices at Mission Neighborhood Health Center, an FQHC in San Francisco. Dr. Ammerman was an Attending Physician in pediatrics and adolescent medicine at Stanford University from 1990-2019. While at Stanford, Dr. Ammerman founded, and was the medical director of, the Teen Health Van, a mobile clinic program providing comprehensive primary health care services to homeless, uninsured, and underinsured youth.
Dr. Ammerman’s research interests include substance use in adolescents; underserved/at-risk youth; eating disorders; and use of mobile technology for improving adolescent health.
Dr. Ammerman is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), chair of the northern California chapter of the AAP Substance Abuse Committee, and a former member of the national AAP Committee on Substance Use and Prevention. He is a member of the medical honors society Alpha Omega Alpha, and is a Fellow of the Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine. In 2012 Dr. Ammerman received a Silicon Valley Business Journal Health Care Heroes award. He also received the national AAP Founders Award in 2012 for his work in community adolescent health. In 2014 Dr. Ammerman received a Bay Area Jefferson Award for Public Service, and in 2015 received a further honor of a Jefferson Award Silver Medal. In October 2015 Dr. Ammerman became Board Certified in Addiction Medicine.