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Judy Shaw Selected for PAS Meeting Program Chair-elect

Friday, May 8, 2020 - 11:30

Judy ShawThe Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) has announced that Judith “Judy” Shaw, EdD, MPH, Professor of Nursing and Pediatrics at Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, has been selected by its Board of Directors as the incoming PAS Meeting Program Chair-elect. She will serve as PAS Meeting Program Chair-elect from July 2020 through June 2022, and as Program Chair from July 2022 through June 2024. She is the first nonpediatrician to serve in this prestigious role.

Shaw is the public member on the American Board of Pediatrics’ Credentialing Committee. She also is the Executive Director of Vermont Child Health Improvement Program (VCHIP) and Executive Director of the National Improvement Partnership network (NIPN). Dr. Shaw received her EdD from the University of Vermont, her MPH from Boston University School of Public Health, her BLS from Yale University, and her RN from Children’s Hospital, School of Nursing, Boston. 

“Dr. Shaw has shown a strong commitment to the PAS Meeting, participating in many roles since 1999,” says Patrick Brophy, MD, MHCDS, Chair of the University of Rochester Medical Center Department of Pediatrics and current PAS Meeting Program Chair.

“Her career in pediatrics has focused on education and leadership, with an emphasis on quality improvement, maternal and child health, and mental health… with a deep understanding of pediatric resident and fellowship training programs, combined with a strong background in strategic planning, Dr. Shaw is uniquely positioned to help guide the future of the PAS Meeting.”