Scott Shipman, MD, MPH

Association of American Medical Colleges

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 health care workforce and associated policy extensively. He was the founding medical director for the first physician assistant training program in New Hampshire, and prior to that created the Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Pediatric Safety Center, the first of its kind on the west coast. Dr. Shipman maintains a faculty position at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, where he teaches in the master of public health (MPH) program and supports clinical redesign efforts for the Dartmouth-Hitchcock system.