Amy Beth Rowan M.D.
1963 - 2020
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Amy Beth Rowan, MD, age 56, of Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, passed away on Sunday March 22, 2020. She was born to the late Sandra K. Rowan, MD on June 12, 1963. Dr. Rowan graduated from the Shipley School before successfully completing a prestigious six-year combined BA-MD Program at Lehigh University and the Medical College of Pennsylvania (MCP). She was awarded her BA, Phi Beta Kappa, upon completion of her second year of medical school. After medical school, Dr. Rowan trained in Adult Psychiatry at the Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City. She completed fellowships in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the NYU Medical Center, where she was Chief Resident, and in Addiction Psychiatry at Cornell. She was Board Certified in Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, and Forensic Psychiatry. Prior to establishing a private psychiatric and consulting practice in Bryn Mawr. Dr. Rowan held academic appointments and leadership positions at New York University, MCP-Hahnemann School of Medicine, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and the University of Pennsylvania. In recent years, she dedicated herself to the psychiatric care of children and teenagers living in residential care, in addition to the treatment of hospitalized adult patients. Dr. Rowan was a Distinguished Fellow, Past-President, and current Executive Committee member of the Regional Council of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry of Eastern Pennsylvania & Southern New Jersey. She integrated her comprehensive knowledge of psychiatric specialties and care systems to advocate and create practical solutions for the most vulnerable children and their families. Amy delighted in spending time with friends and family and had a fondness for shopping, food, and culture. Always generous and thoughtful, she always managed to find the perfect gift. She enjoyed life through her varied interests including a love of chocolates, house tours, Lilly Pulitzer, summer vacations in France, the British Monarchy, animals, and People magazine. Dr. Amy Rowan is survived by her 2 children, Stacey and Jordan Sloate, brother Todd Rowan and his wife Ilene Rosen, and family and friends who loved her dearly. She will be greatly missed. A Memorial Service to celebrate her life will be planned in the future. In lieu of flowers, donations in Dr. Rowan’s memory may be sent to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) or Drexel School of Medicine.

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Published in Main Line Media News from Apr. 14 to Apr. 19, 2020.
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October 11, 2020
I was shocked and saddened to read the news of Amy's passing tonight, October 11, 2020. I had no idea. Amy treated my son for many years, for ADHD. She was such an excellent doctor. She was so careful, and thorough. She spent time, getting to know him, and us, and his strengths. She was so gracious with her time. We were especially grateful for how careful she was with prescribing medicine. She checked everything so carefully, and that helped her to make wise decisions for her patients. I was looking for her # to give to someone, and was saddened to learn that she had passed. I send my deepest condolences to her family. She was a loving person, and a compassionate professional. She helped our family immensely. My deepest sympathies to all who knew and loved her.
Cathy Skahill
Acquaintance
August 13, 2020
Dr Rowan was an awesome colleague. She is fondly remembered and will be missed
Christine Irvine
Coworker
May 6, 2020
Shock and saddened to learn of the death of Amy Rowan. Our son Bret was her first patient in her Bryn Mawr office. Bret was also her patient at Childrens Hospital in Philadelphia. He is now 33 years old. She not only treated him, but we as a family became close. Our hearts and prayers go out to the Rowan and Sloate families.
Judy Baratz
Friend
May 6, 2020
Im so sad to hear this news. We used to see Dr. Rowan for our daughter 12 years ago. She was a fantastic doctor and helped our family tremendously. She had such a wonderful, positive attitude and infectious smile. Such sad news to learn of her passing. Condolences to her family. She was a blessing to many individuals.
Gail
Friend
April 27, 2020
Amy was a dear and loved family friend, and we will miss her smile and laughter. She was a great doctor and wonderful woman who will always be in our hearts.
The Palumbo Family
April 22, 2020
Dr. Rowan was our Tenant for many years at: 1084 East Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA.
She will be forever remembered as a tremendous Doctor and a woman of esteem.
We at Montgomery Realty Company extend to the entire Rowan Family, especially her children, our deepest condolences and prayers.
Louis Meshon Jr
Coworker
April 21, 2020
I had the honor of collaborating with Amy professionally and am eternally grateful for all I learned from her and all the care she gave her clients. She will be deeply missed, and my thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends in this time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
Laura Silverstein
April 20, 2020
I m so very sad to hear that Amy passed away. I have fond memories of her from our college and medical school years. I extend my deepest condolences to her family.
Kendra Zuckerman
April 20, 2020
So very sorry for the family's loss. She was a great lady. I have great respect for her and she always made me laugh.
Christine Irvine
Coworker
April 15, 2020
Thank you for the many kindnesses you offered me. You will be missed, Amy.
Karen Leinhauser
April 15, 2020
Karen Leinhauser
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