Daniel W. Sheehan, MD, PhD

Director of the Office of Accreditation and Quality Improvement and Associate Dean for Medical Curriculum

Daniel Sheehan.

Daniel W. Sheehan, MD, PhD ’89, is Director of the Office of Accreditation and Quality Improvement (OAQI), an Associate Dean for Medical Curriculum and a clinical professor in the Department of Pediatrics.

As Director of OAQI, he oversees monitoring  and reporting of outcomes related to LCME accreditation, undergraduate medical education programs and strategic plans. The OAQI assists and guides faculty, divisions and departments in the development of continuous quality improvement initiatives. 

In his role as Associate Dean for Medical Curriculum, Sheehan is involved in periodic reviews of courses, clerkships and development of quality improvement action plans. He also co-directs three courses that prepare medical students to excel clinically in their 3rd and 4th years of medical school and intern year.

Sheehan received his PhD in Physiology from UB and then completed his undergraduate medical education at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and residency and fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center