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Laura Jean Shipley, M.D.

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Office: (585) 275-0225

Fax: (585) 276-1116

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Professional Background

Dr. Laura Jean Shipley is Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Vice Chair for Population and Behavioral Health at Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center. She practiced medicine as a primary care pediatrician and Managing Partner of Panorama Pediatric Group in Rochester, NY, prior to joining the department leadership team in January 2019 and has 25 years of experience in overseeing effective primary care approaches, with a particular interest in social-emotional and behavioral health. In addition, she is the Associate Medical Director for Maternal Child Health at Accountable Health Partners (AHP), URMC’s accountable care organization, informing and leading population health strategic approaches for children and families.

As one of the co-founders and leaders of URMC Department of Pediatrics’ Pediatric Links with the Community Program (now the Hoekelman Center for Community Pediatrics), Dr. Shipley is recognized nationally for her leadership and expertise in collaborative community pediatrics and advocacy training. She is currently focused on championing regional efforts to implement pediatric population health initiatives that include upstream prevention and behavioral health integration in both practice and community settings.



MD | University of Rochester School of Medicine/Dentistry

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1991 - 06/30/1994
Residency in Pediatrics at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/1990 - 06/30/1991
Internship in Pediatrics at University of Rochester Medical Center


Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Award


Journal Articles

Bracken AE, Fable JM, Lin H, Schriefer J, Voter K, Philip S, Solan LG, Davis C, Shipley LJ, Barker E, Roberts A, Angell L, Flannery M, Muoio E, Noble M, Frey SM. "A Quality Improvement Approach to Decreasing Postdischarge Acute Care Reuse Among Children With Asthma." Hospital pediatrics.. 2021 Apr 6; Epub 2021 Apr 06.

Shipley LJ, Stelzner SM, Zenni EA, Hargunani D, O'Keefe J, Miller C, Alverson B, Swigonski N. "Teaching community pediatrics to pediatric residents: strategic approaches and successful models for education in community health and child advocacy." Pediatrics.. 2005 Apr; 115(4 Suppl):1150-7.

Kaczorowski J, Aligne CA, Halterman JS, Allan MJ, Aten MJ, Shipley LJ. "A block rotation in community health and child advocacy: improved competency of pediatric residency graduates." Ambulatory pediatrics : the official journal of the Ambulatory Pediatric Association.. 2004 4(4):283-8.