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Casey Olm Shipman, MD, MS profileAssistant Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery Casey Olm-Shipman, MD, MS, was selected as an AMA Health Systems Scholar, a one-year mentored program aimed at developing Health Systems Science (HSS) leaders.

In support of her recent appointment as UNC’s Director of HSS for Graduate Medical Education, Dr. Olm-Shipman’s AMA project will be the development and implementation of UNC’s HSS curriculum. Over the next four years, UNC’s goal is to implement a widely available and accessible HSS program for residents, fellows and faculty statewide.

Health Systems Science encompasses the areas of social determinants of health, health care disparities and equity in healthcare, value-based care, population health, quality improvement and safety, interprofessionalism and leadership, and health policy.