Scott Shipman, MD, MPH


Scott Shipman, MD, MPH, is Director of Clinical Innovations and Director of Primary Care Initiatives 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 training. He guides AAMC activities promoting emerging high-value ambulatory care models, and supports efforts to critically assess and scale effective telehealth innovations within teaching health systems. Dr. Shipman established Project CORE (Coordinating Optimal Referral Experiences), an AAMC-led clinical model that establishes higher quality 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 workforce policy extensively. 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.