Dr. Richard Shemin, MD - Los Angeles, CA - undefined

Dr. Richard Shemin, MD

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Dr. Shemin is an educator and had held leadership positions in the Thoracic Surgery Training Directors Association. He has lead the Curriculum Committee, been the Editor of the Adult Cardiac Surgery Section of the Curriculum, and the self assessment exam SESATS. Dr. Shemin is a Director on the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and serves on the Maintenance of Certification Committee. Dr. Shemin currently serves as councilor to the Massachusetts Chapter of the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Cardiology. He holds positions on the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Council on Health Policy, Reform and Advocacy; National Databases Committee; The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Council on Quality, Research & Patient Advocacy - Evidence Based Surgery. His work on the latter committee involved establishing guidelines for the surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation, and antibiotic timing and utilization. He has been appointed to the Chair of the Workforce on Adult Cardiac Surgery. As Chair, he also serves on the STS Council on Education and Member Services Operating Board. These activities involve developing responses to industry, other specialties and the government on issues that affect the practice of thoracic surgery; developing coalitions of support among organizations and promoting a position of strength for the Society within the area of health policy. He chairs the Interdisciplinary Taskforce on Cardiac Care and Thoracic Surgery Training. He also chairs the Taskforce on Practice and Access. This Taskforce has performed major manpower surveys that help guide the specialty. He is currently serving as the President of the American Heart Association, Greater Boston Division and President of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and is the immediate past President of the Northeast Cardiac Surgery Society. He has been honored with the Distinguished Alumnus Award, Boston University School of Medicine, and Outstanding Leadership, Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education. Dr Shemin was selected to study at the Harvard Executive Program for Physicians and Health Care Leaders at the John F. Kennedy School of Government. Dr. Shemin is a frequent presenter at various hospitals, medical centers, medical associations, and non-profit medical organizations worldwide. Dr. Shemin is the published author of over 300 articles and abstracts focusing on a variety of cardiac-related conditions, including his specialt

Dr. Shemin is an educator and had held leadership positions in the Thoracic Surgery Training Directors Association. He has lead the Curriculum Committee, been the Editor of the Adult Cardiac Surgery...Dr. Shemin is an educator and had held leadership positions in the Thoracic Surgery Training Directors Association. He has lead the Curriculum Committee, been the Editor of the Adult Cardiac Surgery Section of the Curriculum, and the self assessment exam SESATS. Dr. Shemin is a Director on the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and serves on the Maintenance of Certification Committee. Dr. Shemin currently serves as councilor to the Massachusetts Chapter of the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Cardiology. He holds positions on the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Council on Health Policy, Reform and Advocacy; National Databases Committee; The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Council on Quality, Research & Patient Advocacy - Evidence Based Surgery. His work on the latter committee involved establishing guidelines for the surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation, and antibiotic timing and utilization. He has been appointed to the Chair of the Workforce on Adult Cardiac Surgery. As Chair, he also serves on the STS Council on Education and Member Services Operating Board. These activities involve developing responses to industry, other specialties and the government on issues that affect the practice of thoracic surgery; developing coalitions of support among organizations and promoting a position of strength for the Society within the area of health policy. He chairs the Interdisciplinary Taskforce on Cardiac Care and Thoracic Surgery Training. He also chairs the Taskforce on Practice and Access. This Taskforce has performed major manpower surveys that help guide the specialty. He is currently serving as the President of the American Heart Association, Greater Boston Division and President of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and is the immediate past President of the Northeast Cardiac Surgery Society. He has been honored with the Distinguished Alumnus Award, Boston University School of Medicine, and Outstanding Leadership, Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education. Dr Shemin was selected to study at the Harvard Executive Program for Physicians and Health Care Leaders at the John F. Kennedy School of Government. Dr. Shemin is a frequent presenter at various hospitals, medical centers, medical associations, and non-profit medical organizations worldwide. Dr. Shemin is the published author of over 300 articles and abstracts focusing on a variety of cardiac-related conditions, including his specialt

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Hospital Affiliations

  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
  • West Los Angeles Medical Center

Education

  • Residency
  • Brigham & Womens Hospital
  • Medical School, 1974
  • Boston University School of Medicine
  • Boston, MA

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