About Meghan Schott

Dr. Meghan Schott is a child and adolescent psychiatrist at Children’s National, where she is the Medical Director of Psychiatric Emergency Services and is an Assistant Professor at the George Washington University Medical School in pediatrics, psychiatry, and emergency medicine. In addition, she also is the site coordinator for the medical student psychiatry clerkship.

She attended University of North Texas-Health Science Center for medical school. She completed residency training at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh and Northwestern University/Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago for her child psychiatry fellowship. Prior to working at Children’s National, she worked at Denver Health and was actively involved in the community buprenorphine program.

She has become an advocate in the community serving committees on local and national levels. She currently serves as a co-chair on the DC Hospital Association Opioid and Substance Use Response Workgroup and as mayoral appointed committee member for DC’s Citizen’s Review Panel. She also serves on various regional and national committees for the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), Academy of Consult Liaison Psychiatry (ACLP), American Association for Emergency Psychiatry (AAEP) and the American Medical Association (AMA). Due to these advocacy efforts, she has become a Child Health Advocate Institute (CHAI) affiliate faculty member.