Positioning Physician Practices to Deliver High-Value Care: The Interface of Primary Care and Specialty Care

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Scott Shipman, MD, MPH


Scott Shipman, MD, MPH, serves as the director of primary care initiatives and workforce analysis at the AAMC. Dr. Shipman coordinates primary care oriented activities taking place across the AAMC, and works with a wide range of primary care leaders to enhance promote dissemination of effective innovations in teaching and delivery of primary care. A general pediatrician and health services researcher by training, Dr. Shipman has studied the health care workforce extensively. He guides AAMC activities promoting the role of primary care in emerging high-value ambulatory care models, with a focus on improving care at the interface of primary care and specialty care.

Dr. Shipman graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine, completed his residency and chief residency at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, and subsequently completed a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars fellowship at Johns Hopkins. He received his MPH from Johns Hopkins. Dr. Shipman has served a number of statewide and national committees focused on health care workforce policy. He co-founded a Physician Assistant training program in New Hampshire, and was a Commissioner for the Accreditation Review Commission for Physician Assistants. Dr. Shipman maintains a faculty position at Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, where he serves on the primary care leadership team and consults on new delivery models in support of high value care.

Presentation: 54:35

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