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Amanda Donald, MD is a board member of ISAM. She is an internal medicine physician and an addiction medicine physician. Dr. Donald is an attending at Northwestern Palos Heights Community Hospital and also works with the intensive outpatient program stationed in Orland Park, Illinois. A Chicago native, she completed her medical school at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine. She then ventured west and completed an internal medicine residency in 2022 at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in San Francisco. There Dr. Donald helped develop a curriculum to support diversity outreach and improvement within residency recruitment processes. She joined Rush University Medical Center for added training in addiction medicine and completed her fellowship in June of 2023. She is now working with Northwestern Palos Hospital providing both inpatient and outpatient addiction services. Dr. Donald has collaborated to start an intranasal naloxone kit program and is currently developing protocols for ordering and administration of long-acting injectable buprenorphine. Her goal is to strive to enrich and improve community access both to harm reduction measures as well as treatment options. Dr. Donald thrives off of continued learning and expansion of the field and aims to be an advocate for her patients and her community.

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