Edward "Skip" Walton, MD

Physician Educator for Veterans Health Administration National Center for Patient Safety
MASTER OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION (MHPE) STUDENT

Biography

Dr. Edward Walton earned his BA in biology from Middlebury College and his MD from Dartmouth Medical School. He then went on to complete Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics residencies at the University of California, San Diego. He is Professor in the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics at the Central Michigan University College of Medicine.  In his current role he is Physician Educator for Veterans Health Administration National Center for Patient Safety. He practices clinical Emergency Medicine at the VA Ann Arbor Health System.

Dr. Walton has been involved in youth camps and camp health research for twenty years, and his scholarly articles concerning camp health issues have appeared in major medical journals. 

A member of a Navy family, Dr. Walton joined the Navy Reserves through Direct Accession.  He has deployed twice.

Dr. Walton has received a variety of honors and recognition for excellence in education, service, and patient care. The Michigan College of Emergency Physicians named him “Emergency Physician of the Year” in 2007.