Anna Dorsey

Kennedy Krieger Institute, Program Manager, Telehealth

Anna Ditkoff Dorsey, LCSW-C, received her bachelor’s degree from Johns Hopkins University. She spent the next 10 years as a writer and editor for the Baltimore City Paper, covering local arts, politics, and news and creating the Murder Ink column to bring attention to the homicide epidemic in Baltimore City. Ms. Dorsey received a Master of Social Work from the University of Maryland Baltimore, in 2012. She has been an individual and family therapist at Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Child and Family Support Center since 2012.

Ms. Dorsey is the Program Manager of the Telehealth Department, providing guidance, training, and support for Kennedy Krieger’s telehealth services. Ms. Dorsey was an administrator of the Telehealth Technology Access Program (TTAP) which distributed tablets and hot spots to families who otherwise would not have been able to access telehealth services. TTAP received the 2022 Mayor’s Business Recognition Award for leadership and service to Baltimore City. Ms. Dorsey served on the 2023 and 2024 MATRC Summit Behavioral Health Track Planning Committee and the 2024 General Track Planning Committee.

In addition, Ms. Dorsey is the Epic Mental Health Champion for Kennedy Krieger Institute, working extensively with mental health programs to optimize their use of electronic medical records. In both her Telehealth and Epic roles, Ms. Dorsey was involved in the creation of policies, procedures, and/or trainings for safety issues such as screening for suicidality, contacting emergency services in other jurisdictions, and identifying abuse and neglect over telehealth.

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