Stanford T. Shulman, MD - Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Dr. Stanford T. Shulman reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Shulman is a Virginia H. Rogers professor of pediatrics at Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois. He also is chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago.

A longtime member and past chair of the American Heart Association Committee on Rheumatic Fever, Kawasaki Disease, and Endocarditis, he is also past-chair of the Section of Infectious Diseases of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Currently, Dr. Shulman is president of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society.

Dr. Shulman has been a visiting professor at many medical schools across the United States and has been an invited speaker at numerus national and international medical conferences.

Dr. Shulman serves as editor-in-chief of Pediatric Annals and coeditor of Concise Reviews of Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Dr. Shulman has received research support from the National Institutes of Health for Group A streptococcal research.

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics

Subspecialty in Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Healthwise Knowledgebase Topics Reviewed

Kawasaki Disease


MD: University of Chicago Medical School, Chicago, IL, 1967
Internship and Residency: Pediatrics, University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics, University of Chicago, 1967–1969
Chief Resident: Pediatrics, University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics, University of Chicago, 1969–1970
Fellowship: Research, Institute for Child Health, London, England, 1970
Fellowship: Pediatric Immunology and Infectious Diseases, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL, 1970–1972

Academic Appointments

Professor: Pediatrics, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL

Hospital Affiliations

The Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL

Professional Affiliations

American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Pediatric Society
Pediatric Infectious Disease Society
Society for Pediatric Research

Selected Publications

  1. Shulman ST (1999). Pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococci (PANDAS). Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 18(3): 281–282.
  2. Barron KS, Shulman ST, eds. (1999). Report of the National Institutes of Health Workshop on Kawasaki Disease. Journal of Rheumatology, 26(1): 170–190.
  3. Stockheim J, Chadwick EG, Kessler S, Amer M, Abdel-Haq N, Dajani AS, Shulman ST (1998). Are the Duke criteria superior to the Beth Israel criteria for the diagnosis of infective endocarditis in children? Clinical Infectious Disease, 27(6): 1451–1456.
  4. Shulman ST, Tanz RF, Gerber MA (1998). Streptococcal pharyngitis. In D Stevens, EL Kaplan, eds., Streptococcal Infections. New York: Oxford University Press.
  5. Shulman ST, Phair JP, Peterson L, Warren J, eds. (1997). Biologic and Clinical Basis of Infectious Diseases, 5th ed. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders.

Financial Disclosure

This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

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