Dr. Shaw is a Pennsylvania native and an Eagle Scout. After graduating from Bucknell University with a B.S. degree in Chemistry, he matriculated to the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine.
After receiving his M.D. degree in 1983, he completed a residency in Emergency Medicine and subsequently became board-certified in that specialty. Dr. Shaw worked as an emergency physician for more than 25 years, serving for the last eight years as the Chairman of Emergency Medicine for the Pinnacle Health System in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
He is married and has two children.