John Shufeldt received his BA from Drake University in 1978 and his MD from the University of Health Sciences/The Chicago Medical School in 1986. In his life, John has achieved a multitude of impressive accomplishments. In 1989, he was the Chief Resident of Emergency Medicine at Christ Hospital and Medical Center. In 1995, John received his MBA from Arizona State University, and in 2005, he obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from Arizona State University. On top of that, John is an admitted member of the Arizona Federal District Court and Supreme Court Bars. His certifications include Fellow, American Board of Emergency Medicine; Fellow, College of Legal Medicine, and American College of Emergency Physicians.
John has launched numerous health care and non-health related businesses. In 1993, John founded NextCare Inc, and he served as NextCare’s Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board until 2010. Under John’s leadership, NextCare grew from a single clinic to fifty-eight clinics with an annualized revenue of nearly 100 million dollars. John is also a founding partner of Empower Emergency Physicians, and he continues to practice emergency medicine at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center.
John is the co-author of books on Children’s Emergencies and Contract Issues for Emergency Medicine Physicians. He is the Health Law Editor and Advisory Board member of the Journal of Urgent Care Medicine, and he was the Editor in Chief of Urgent Care Alert and ED Legal Bulletin.
John writes and lectures on a variety of subject matters for graduate medical, business and law students. He is an adjunct professor at Arizona State University, W.P. Carey School of Business, where he teaches Health Law and Ethics to MBA and Health Sector Management students. He is also an adjunct professor at the Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, where he teaches a seminar on Health Law Entrepreneurism.
On top of that, John is a member of the Phoenix Police SWAT team and President of the Men’s Anti-Violence Network board. He also serves on the Drake University Board of Trustees and the Sandra Day O’Conner College of Law Alumni Board.