Dr. Pam Shaw is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Kansas Medical Center. For the university, she is the Assistant Dean for Clinical Sciences and the Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Services. She has served as president of the Kansas Chapter of the AAP and recently completed 6 years as the District Chair and board member for District VI for the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
She has been involved in training for the chapter to help private practice physicians offer evidence based and quality care to children including developmental screening, mental health screening, detection and treatment of obesity and oral health services and immunizations. Part of her new job is providing student services to students from the medical school, nursing school and health professions.
Her undergraduate degree was in Human Biology at the University of Kansas. She attended medical school and did her pediatric residency at the University of Kansas. After experiencing private practice, Dr. Shaw returned to the University of Kansas in 1990 where she has been involved in the teaching and practice of general pediatrics since then. She is married and has three sons and one daughter in law. She loves to read and travel and watch sporting events, especially KU basketball.