Center for Public Health and Health Policy
Connecticut Area Health Education Center Network
UConn Celebrates National Primary Care Week: November 10-16, 2017
Primary Care Dinner - Monday, November 13, 2017
162 Town Farm Rd., Farmington
Reception: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Buffet Dinner: 7:00 p.m.
Keynote Address: 7:30 p.m.
Who's Invited: Health profession students interested in primary care, community partners and primary care faculty
Cost: Free, thanks to our sponsors!
Attire: Semi-formal or business casual
Click to register (by Nov. 3)
"A New Day for Primary Care: Creating a Workforce for a Transformed Care Model"
Keynote speaker: Scott A. Shipman, MD, MPH
Scott Shipman, MD, MPH, is Director of Primary Care Affairs and Director of Clinical Innovations 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. A general pediatrician and health services researcher by training, Dr. Shipman has studied the healthcare workforce extensively. He guides AAMC activities promoting emerging high-value ambulatory care models within AMCs and affiliates, with a focus on improving care at the interface of primary care and specialty care.
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.