Jeremy Shelton, MD

Dr. Shelton grew up in Santa Fe, NM, earned his Bachelor of Arts in History and Psychology from the University of Colorado, his Medical Doctorate from Cornell University, and he obtained a Master of Science in Health Services degree at UCLA. He completed his urology residency training at UCLA and a fellowship in health services research at UCLA. During his fellowship he began to pursue his interest in informatics, working to create a bladder cancer patient tracking program at the VA, which led to his half-time appointment in the Department of Informatics at the VA Greater Los Angeles. Dr. Shelton has continued to work at the intersection of informatics, quality improvement and implementation science, publishing work on electronic clinical quality metrics, as well as the use of a computerized clinical decision support tool to improve appropriate use of PSA screening. He is an assistant professor in the Department of Urology at the David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA. He also serves on various professional society committees at the American Urological Association, the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the California Medical Association. Dr. Shelton’s interest in patient centered care inspired him to lead the implementation of the first general urology telehealth clinic in the VA, which has now served over 1000 Veterans. He has also worked on quality improvement projects in community urology practices in Los Angeles and across the country and has presented this work at the AUA.