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Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine

Specialty Areas

Care of hospitalized adults and children, clinical efficiency, physician pipeline development, non-profit management


BS, Exercise Physiology with University Honors, Summa Cum Laude: East Carolina University, 2008; MD: University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 2017; MBA, Certificate in Health Sector Management: Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, 2017; Residency, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, UNC Hospitals, 2017-2021; Fellowship, Integrated Administrative Training, UNC Health, 2020-2021; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Hospital Medicine, University of North Carolina, 2022-present

Clinical Interests

Dr. O’Shea is interested in applying his training in clinical medicine and business administration to build and refine systems of care for hospitalized adults and children. In addition to serving as a hospitalist, he works as a physician advisor to support clinical operations across UNC Hospitals.


O’Shea P, Le E, Grissom P, Ward E, Atkins M, Boole L, Clark A. “Standardized Text Paging to Improve Physician-Nurse Communication: A Pilot Intervention.” IHI National Quality Forum. December 2017.

O’Shea PM, Lugo-Somolinos A. Methotrexate versus Acitretin in the Treatment of Chronic Hand Dermatitis. J Drugs Dermatol. 2015;14(12):1389‐1391

Recognitions and Honors

Kaiser Permanente Excellence in Teaching Award, Internal Medicine, UNC School of Medicine Year 2018

  • Address

    101 Manning Drive

    Hospital Medicine

    CB# 7085

    Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7085