21114-Wilson, Shawn

Shawn Wilson, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

RI 5819
Indianapolis, IN
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Shawn Wilson, PhD,  is the Vice Chair of Diversity for the Department of Pediatrics, where he is also an Assistant Professor. Dr. Wilson also serves as the Vice Chair of Professional Development and Diversity for Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, where he holds a secondary faculty appointment. Additionally, Dr. Wilson is an Adjunct Assistant professor of Organizational Leadership in the Department of Technical Communication and Leadership through the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI, where he teaches courses in organizational leadership, ethics, and technical communication.

Dr. Wilson's scholarship and research center on (in)equity in academic medicine.

Dr. Wilson earned his PhD from Indiana University, MA from Ball State University, and a BS from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.

Available for speaking engagements. 

Key Publications

Hernandez, R., Hoffmann-Longtin, K., Patrick, S., Tucker-Edmonds, B., Rucker, S., & Livingston, N. (2020). The Conscientious Use of Images Illustrating Diversity in Medical Education Marketing. Academic Medicine: Journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges.

Stuckey, S. M., Collins, B. T., Patrick, S., Grove, K, & Ward, E. (2019). Thriving versus surviving: Benefits of formal mentoring program on faculty well-being. International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education, 88(4), 378-396. doi: 10.1108/IJMCE-02-2019-0024

Hoffmann-Longtin, K., Palmer, M. M., Walvoord, E., Patrick, S., & Dankoski, M. Are we ready yet? How faculty developers can help institutions and faculty prepare for accreditation. Assessment Institute. Indianapolis, IN. October, 2019.

Ferguson, W., Copridge, K., Clark, J., & Patrick, S. (2017). I am still standing: Acts of resistance within Black women in the pre-tenure process. Critical Race Studies in Education Association Conference. Indianapolis, Indiana. May 2017.

Saelua, N., Chang, T. H., Patrick, S., & Museus, S. D. (2016). Examining the Relationship of Culturally Engaging Campus Environments on Sense of Belonging for First Generation and Non-First Generation College Students. Paper presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education Conference, Columbus, Ohio.

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
  • Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Organizational Leadership
  • Adjunct Lecturer, Technical Communications
  • Vice Chair of Diversity, Department of Pediatrics
  • Vice Chair of Professional Development and Diversity, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Education
    2020 PhD Indiana University
    2011 MA Ball State University
    2009 BS University of Wisconsin
  • Research
    Faculty affairs and development; unconcious bias; higher education administration and leadership; equity, inclusion, and diversity; medical education; and wellness.

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