Margrit Shoemaker, MD, FACP

Assistant Chair of Internal Medicine Education

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

Margrit Shoemaker, MD, FACP, a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, is board certified in both Internal Medicine, and Endocrinology and Metabolism. Dr. Shoemaker currently serves as the Assistant Chair of Internal Medicine education for the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (GCSOM). Special interest in quality improvement (QI) and patient safety (PS) led her in 2016 to implement a QIPS curriculum for GCSOM. She expanded PS education into graduate medical education at Geisinger in 2019 with a Disclosure of Error communication training opportunity for residents and fellows across several disciplines. In 2020 Dr. Shoemaker was appointed to co-lead the development and integration of a health system science curriculum at GCSOM for students from matriculation to graduation. Her role at the Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) began in 2017 as co-chair of the patient safety curriculum project. “The Patient Safety Curriculum” was released for implementation in January 2019 and remains an active PS education resource. In 2020 she participated in creation of the PSMF Global Fellowship in Patient Safety for which she continues to be active as core faculty. Dr. Shoemaker is married to Dr. Daniel Glunk. They have a daughter and a son. She enjoys year-round outdoor activities, gardening and reading.