About Us

Our Purpose

Master Clinicians is a continuing medical education (CME) company for the next generation of medical clinicians (Physicians, PAs and NPs) by hiring the best teaching talent (our Master Clinicians Mentors) and by utilizing various learning vehicles and platform including live conference events, workshops, online learning, webinars and podcasts.

Master Clinicians education focuses on topics and workshops helpful for many emerging and new hybrid medical fields such as urgent care medicine, telemedicine, occupational medicine and hospitalist medicine. Clinicians in emergency medicine, primary care, family practice looking to enter these new fields will find the education useful to improve quality, patient experience and their personal own earning power.

Behind the scenes

David Shih, MD, FACEP CEO & Founder
Dr. David Shih, MD, FACEP
CEO & Founder

Dr. David Shih is a board certified Emergency Medicine physician, and was the co-founder and former CMO and EVP of Strategy for CityMD. Dr. Shih completed his residency training for Emergency Medicine at Long Jewish Medical Center and worked as an attending physician in Northwell’s emergency room at Huntington Hospital, serving both the adult and pediatric population.

In 2010, he brought his expertise and compassionate care to CityMD serving as their first Chief Medical Officer until 2017. Dr. Shih has created CityMD’s Academy training services and their Aftercare services which are two operational key CityMD differentiators from the urgent care industry. In 2016, Dr. Shih helped achieved NCQA-PCCC Recognition for CityMD and, in 2017, UCAOA Accreditation for all sites. In 2017-2018, Dr. Shih and team worked with multiple insurance companies and health systems to create value based urgent care programs and ER reduction cost savings programs.

He is a thought leader in the urgent care industry and frequent guest speaker at universities, conferences and events. He is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) and member of the American Association of Physician Leaders (AAPL), Urgent Care Association of America (UCAOA) and American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). He received his undergraduate degree in BioChemistry from Binghamton University and his Medical Degree from SUNY Downstate.

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