Vice-Dean, Penn State and healthcare consultant

    Dan Shapiro, PhD is the Vice-Dean for Faculty and Administrative Affairs at the Penn State College of Medicine. He is also the Garner James Kline Professor of Humanities in Medicine. As Vice-Dean, he has a long-standing interest in values-based leadership development and evaluation. He is responsible for disseminating values, department chair searches, department evaluations and leadership coaching. Outside of Penn State, Dan has a consulting service in which he focuses on physician burnout reduction through assessment and interventions. He has also worked preparing physicians for high stakes trials. He earned his PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of Florida and went on to Harvard Medical School where he completed an internship and an endowed post-doctoral fellowship.