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Scott A Shipman, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Assistant Professor of Community and Family Medicine
Assistant Professor of The Dartmouth Institute

Additional Titles/Positions/Affiliations:
Director of Clinical Innovations, Assoc of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

Community and Family Medicine
The Dartmouth Institute

2001-2002 National Research Service Award Fellow, Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (Baltimore, MD)

1999-2001 Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program
The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (Baltimore, MD)

Master of Public Health, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health (Baltimore, MD), M.P.H. awarded May 2001

1995-1998 Pediatric Internship and Residency, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (Lebanon, NH), Ambulatory Clinic Award, 1998

1991-1995 University of Nebraska College of Medicine
(Omaha, NE), M.D. awarded May 1995

1988-1991 Nebraska Wesleyan University (Lincoln, NE)
B.S. in biopsychology, minor in English

1987-1988 University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, Indiana)

Children's Hospital At Dartmouth
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice

Contact Information:

Dept. of Pediatrics Admin Offices
Lebanon NH 03766

Email: scott.shipman@dartmouth.edu

Assistant: Kathy Stroffolino
Asst. Phone: 603-653-0881
Asst. Email: kathy.stroffolino@dartmouth.edu

Grant Information:

Health Care Innovation Award, Round 2
Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovations
PI: Shipman

Courses Taught:

MPH Practicum


Scott Shipman, MD, MPH, is Director of Clinical Innovations and Director of Primary Care Affairs at the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). Dr. Shipman works with a wide range of health system leaders to promote effective innovations in ambulatory care delivery and teaching. He guides AAMC activities promoting emerging high-value ambulatory care models, and leads the organization’s work supporting and scaling effective telehealth efforts in teaching health systems. He founded and guides Project CORE (Coordinating Optimal Referral Experiences), an innovative clinical model that establishes higher quality care and greater efficiency at the interface of primary care and specialty care.

A general pediatrician and health services researcher by training, Dr. Shipman has studied the healthcare workforce and associated policy extensively. He was the founding medical director for the first physician assistant training program in NH, and prior to that created the Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Pediatric Safety Center, the first of its kind on the west coast. Dr. Shipman completed medical school at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine, residency at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, and a fellowship in the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at Johns Hopkins, where he also received his MPH. Dr. Shipman maintains a faculty position at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, where he teaches in the MPH program and supports clinical redesign efforts for the Dartmouth-Hitchcock system.

Selected Publications:


Geographic variation in spatial accessibility of U.S. healthcare providers.
Naylor KB, Tootoo J, Yakusheva O, Shipman SA, Bynum JPW, Davis MA
PLoS One. 2019;14(4):e0215016. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0215016. Epub 2019 Apr 9.
PMID: 30964933

Telehealth in Academic Medicine: Roles, Opportunities, and Risks.
King SL, Shipman SA
Acad Med. 2019 Jun;94(6):915. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000002708.
PMID: 30870156

Consumerism and Innovation in Pediatric Primary Care.
Loud KJ, Shipman SA
JAMA Pediatr. 2018 Dec 21; doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2018.4634. Epub 2018 Dec 21.
PMID: 30575852

eConsult-Transforming Primary Care or Exacerbating Clinician Burnout?
Gleason N, Ackerman S, Shipman SA
JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Jun 1;178(6):790-791. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.0762.
PMID: 29801083

Supply of Healthcare Providers in Relation to County Socioeconomic and Health Status.
Davis MA, Anthopolos R, Tootoo J, Titler M, Bynum JPW, Shipman SA
J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Apr;33(4):412-414. doi: 10.1007/s11606-017-4287-4.
PMID: 29362958

Davis A, Gilchrist V, Grumbach K, James P, Kallenberg R, Shipman SA
Ann Fam Med. 2015 Jul-Aug;13(4):387-8. doi: 10.1370/afm.1829.
PMID: 26195689

Republished: Key characteristics of successful quality improvement curricula in physician education: a realist review.
Jones AC, Shipman SA, Ogrinc G
Postgrad Med J. 2015 Feb;91(1072):102-13. doi: 10.1136/postgradmedj-2014-002846rep.
PMID: 25655253

Factors influencing family physicians' contribution to the child health care workforce.
Makaroff LA, Xierali IM, Petterson SM, Shipman SA, Puffer JC, Bazemore AW
Ann Fam Med. 2014 Sep-Oct;12(5):427-31. doi: 10.1370/afm.1689.
PMID: 25354406

Key characteristics of successful quality improvement curricula in physician education: a realist review.
Jones AC, Shipman SA, Ogrinc G
BMJ Qual Saf. 2015 Jan;24(1):77-88. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2014-002846. Epub 2014 Sep 30.
PMID: 25271329

In reply to Campbell and Rodriguez.
Shipman SA
Acad Med. 2014 Aug;89(8):1095. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000000390.
PMID: 25072454

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