Shawn Cannon, DO

AOAAM Board of Trustee

Dr. Shawn Cannon is the Chief Academic Officer, Stony Brook Southampton Hospital. He started his medical studies at NYIT-College of Osteopathic Medicine, in an accelerated program.  He earned his B.S and D.O. degrees in seven years.  From there he studied medicine at the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center in the City of New York. At Montefiore, he served as chief resident in the Department of Social Internal Medicine. He is a board certified osteopathic internist with sub-specialty boards in Hospice and Palliative Medicine.  Dr. Cannon is currently studying at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec in the International Master’s for Health Leadership (IMHL). He is expected to finish his master’s curriculum in August 2018.

He is also and active member of the American Osteopathic Association of Addiction Medicine and the American Society of Addiction Medicine. He is currently serving on the Board of the American Osteopathic Directors of Medical Education (AODME) as it transitions into an assembly of the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM). He founded the Residency Program in Social Medicine at Southampton Hospital to ensure medial students and residents were being educated in the fields of medicine that are acutely affecting citizens of the United States.  Addiction Medicine and Palliative Care are often given minimal attention in U.S. medical schools.  Although opiate addiction is the number one cause of death in young Americans, it still has no requirement in general medical training programs in the United States.  Change starts here, Stony Brook Medicine at Southampton Hospital.

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