Professor Lawrence Sherman

United States of America

Lawrence Sherman FACEHP, CHCP is Senior Vice President, Strategic Education at AGILE (Academy for Global Interprofessional Learning and Education), a Swiss-based global provider of interprofessional continuing education (IPCE).  AGILE is responsible for designing, developing, implementing, and evaluating IPCE worldwide.

Lawrence has been involved in implementing education on six continents worldwide, utilizing both international and local educational faculty

Lawrence is active in the continuing education profession worldwide, with key involvement and participation in organizations, societies, and academic institutions globally.  Some of the organizations and roles include:

  • Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference
    • Advisor, Continuing Medical Education
    • Keynote Speaker
  • Association for Medical Education in Europe
    • Founding Member, Continuing Professional Development Committee and Special Interest Group
    • Host, AMEE Live online broadcast
  • Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions
    • Fellow
    • Past Leader, Medical Education Company Alliance

Lawrence is the Social Media Editor for the Journal for Continuing Education in the Health Professions, and is a reviewer for the following journals:

  • Journal of European CME
  • Medical Teacher
  • The Asia Pacific Scholar

Lawrence is a frequent speaker at global healthcare conferences; examples of his presentations include talks at:

Frequent lecture topics include:

  • Faculty training
  • Optimizing presentation and communications skills
  • Interprofessional continuing education
  • Globalizing medical education
  • Humor in medical education
  • Needs assessments and outcomes in healthcare education
  • Customer service in medicine
  • Understanding learners in medical education
  • Healthcare communications
  • Future of healthcare education

He often moderates consensus panels and curriculum development meetings and also leads the podium skills training sessions and faculty development workshops.  He has also hosted an internet radio show focusing on key topics in medical education that is broadcast on the ReachMD platform.

Lawrence has also been an Educator in Emergency Medicine for the Emergency Medical Institute and Center for Learning and Innovation of the Northwell Health System in Long Island, New York, and has lectured in the Healthcare Communications program at the Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University, also in New York.