Lauren Oshman, MD, MPH, FAAFP

Director of Quality, Department of Family Medicine, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Illinois; Clinical Assistant Professor/Residency Faculty, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Illinois

Dr. Oshman earned a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree from Columbia University, New York, New York, in 2001 and earned her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, in 2003. After a year serving as the national president of the American Medical Student Association (AMSA), she completed residency training at Beth Israel Residency in Urban Family Practice, New York, New York, in 2007. She has been in practice for 11 years, including five years in Concord, New Hampshire. Dr. Oshman focuses on underserved women’s health and teaches gynecological procedures through the Lake County Health Department. She directs the NorthShore Quality and Patient Safety Fellowship and maintains research and teaching interests in women’s health, motivational interviewing and behavior change, and primary care quality improvement. She is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT). In addition, she provides organizational leadership for reducing variation in opioid prescribing, diabetes management, and childhood immunizations. She is active in physician advocacy through the Illinois Academy of Family Physicians as a member of the board of directors and the Government Relations Committee.