IMIG Faculty Advisor


 Amy Shaheen    Amy Shaheen, MD


Dr. Amy Shaheen is an Associate Clinical Professor of General Internal Medicine at UNC and is the faculty advisor for IMIG.  Amy grew up in Missouri and attended Washington University for her undergraduate education.  She went to medical school at the University of Chicago where she met her husband, a fellow student, in the cardiac catheterization lab.  She completed medical school and her internship in Chicago but followed her husband and came to the University of North Carolina for her last two years of residency.  After completing residency, Amy worked at Duke University in Internal Medicine for ten years doing primary care medicine and working with the Graduate Medical Education office.  She was an Associate Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program and was active in developing curriculum and novel educational tools for students and young doctors.  Amy has recently returned to her Alma Mater, UNC, to continue her practice and hone her teaching skills.  Her academic interests are primary care, women’s health, preventive medicine and education of medical students and residents.  Her outside interests are her three children, travel and sports.

Amy Shaheen, MD, has been awarded Recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance Diabetes Physician
Recognition Program.