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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
1999-2001 Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (Baltimore, MD)
Master of Public Health, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health
1995-1998 Pediatric Internship and Residency, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
1991-1995 University of Nebraska College of Medicine
1988-1991 Nebraska Wesleyan University (Lincoln, NE)
1987-1988 University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, Indiana)

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

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Contact Information

Dept. of Pediatrics Admin Offices
Lebanon NH 03766

Email: scott.a.shipman@dartmouth.edu

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

Grant Information

2020-2021 Greater New York Hospital Association
PI: Shipman
2014-2018 Health Care Innovation Award, Round 2
Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI)
PI: Shipman
2016-2020 Project CORE: Coordinating Optimal Referral Experiences
Director: Shipman
The following health systems invested in services and consultation to implement the CORE model:
Carilion Clinic
East Carolina University Physicians
Greenville Health System
Medical College of Wisconsin
MetroHealth System
Ohio State University
Oregon Health & Science University
Penn State Health
Stanford Healthcare
University of Colorado Health
University of Indiana Health System
University of Michigan
University of Minnesota/ M Health Fairview Medical Center
University of Rochester
University of Utah Health
University of Vermont
University of Washington Medicine
Vidant Health
Wake Forest Baptist Health
Yale University - Yale Medicine
Brenner Children’s Hospital at Wake Forest
Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth
Children’s Hospital Colorado
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
CS Mott Children’s Hospital at U of Michigan
Doernbecher Children’s Hospital at OHSU
UVA Children’s Hospital at U of Virginia
Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital
2011-2012 Health Resources and Services Administration
National Title VII Program Evaluation
PI: Shipman

2015-2016 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
PI: Shipman
2013-2015 New Hampshire DHHS
NH AHEC Interprofessional Clinical Placement Program
PI: Shipman
2012-2017 Health Resources and Services Administration
New Hampshire AHEC (Area Health Education Center)
PI: Shipman

Courses Taught

Previously taught:
MPH Practicum (Hybrid MPH program)

Previously directed:
MPH Capstone
MPH Internship


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


Opportunities and Risks for Telehealth in Advancing Health Equity in Academic Medicine.
King SL, Rodriguez JA, Shipman SA
Acad Med. 2024 May 13; doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000005767. Epub 2024 May 13.
PMID: 38739729

Growing a rural family physician workforce: The contributions of rural background and rural place of residency training.
Patterson DG, Shipman SA, Pollack SW, Andrilla CHA, Schmitz D, Evans DV, Peterson LE, Longenecker R
Health Serv Res. 2024 Feb;59(1):e14168. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.14168. Epub 2023 May 9.
PMID: 37161614

Development of eConsult reflective learning tools for healthcare providers: a pragmatic mixed methods approach.
Archibald D, Grant R, Tuot DS, Liddy C, Sewell JL, Price DW, Grad R, Shipman SA, Campbell C, Guglani S, Wood TJ, Keely E
BMC Prim Care. 2023 Jan 16;24(1):15. doi: 10.1186/s12875-022-01948-9. Epub 2023 Jan 16.
PMID: 36647016

Engaging pediatricians to address workforce diversity.
Fuentes-Afflick E, Shipman SA, Dreyer B, Perrin JM, Freed GL
Pediatr Res. 2023 May;93(6):1458-1459. doi: 10.1038/s41390-022-02355-7. Epub 2022 Oct 22.
PMID: 36272996

Trends in Adoption and Maturation of Telehealth Programs at Teaching Hospitals and Health Systems.
Baker MC, King SL, Sikka N, Krupinski EA, Shipman SA, Haberman M
Telemed J E Health. 2022 Apr;28(4):517-525. doi: 10.1089/tmj.2020.0571. Epub 2021 Jul 15.
PMID: 34265223

The state of telehealth education at U.S. medical schools.
Khullar D, Mullangi S, Yu J, Weems K, Shipman SA, Caulfield M, Barrios A, Howley L
Healthc (Amst). 2021 Jun;9(2):100522. doi: 10.1016/j.hjdsi.2021.100522. Epub 2021 Feb 4.
PMID: 33548854

Expert Consensus: Telehealth Skills for Health Care Professionals.
Galpin K, Sikka N, King SL, Horvath KA, Shipman SA, AAMC Telehealth Advisory Committee
Telemed J E Health. 2021 Jul;27(7):820-824. doi: 10.1089/tmj.2020.0420. Epub 2020 Nov 25.
PMID: 33236964

Comparing Patients' Experiences with Electronic and Traditional Consultation: Results from a Multisite Survey.
Ackerman SL, Gleason N, Shipman SA
J Gen Intern Med. 2020 Apr;35(4):1135-1142. doi: 10.1007/s11606-020-05703-7. Epub 2020 Feb 19.
PMID: 32076987

Patients Assess an eConsult Model's Acceptability at 5 US Academic Medical Centers.
Ackerman SL, Dowdell K, Clebak KT, Quinn M, Shipman SA
Ann Fam Med. 2020 Jan;18(1):35-41. doi: 10.1370/afm.2487.
PMID: 31937531

The Decline In Rural Medical Students: A Growing Gap In Geographic Diversity Threatens The Rural Physician Workforce.
Shipman SA, Wendling A, Jones KC, Kovar-Gough I, Orlowski JM, Phillips J
Health Aff (Millwood). 2019 Dec;38(12):2011-2018. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2019.00924.
PMID: 31794312

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