Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Dan Schumacher

Dan Schumacher was a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellow at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center when he began the online masters program in 2009.  He graduated with his MEd in 2012 and moved to Boston where he served as an assistant professor of Pediatrics (Boston Medical Center) and Associate Program Director at the Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics (Boston Children’s Hospital and Boston Medical Center).  Dan returned to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in Summer 2015 and currently serves as an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics.

Dan is involved in national activities that are shaping the future of medical education in the United States. He was one of 8 authors of the Pediatric Milestones which serves as the backbone for the ACGME’s Next Accreditation System.  Dan acknowledged that the MEd provided a critical foundation for this work. He is also a visiting scholar of the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) and a previous visiting scholar of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). He is still actively involved with several other national activities as an invited participant of the Future of Testing Conference (ABP), a member of the sub-specialty clinical training and certification task force of the ABP, and a scholar in milestones and entrustable professional activities. Dan has 26 peer-reviewed publications in the past 5 years helping frame the national dialogue around medical education.

Read his December 2013 article, "The Quest Toward Unsupervised Practice: Promoting Autonomy, Not Independence. (JAMA. 2013;310(24):2613-2614. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.282324.)