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Grace H. Shih, M.D.

Grace Shih portrait
Professor, Anesthesiology, Pain and Perioperative Medicine

Director, Obstetric Anesthesiology, Obstetric Anesthesiology, SOM-Kansas City, Anesthesiology, Pain and Perioperative Medicine

gshih@kumc.edu

Professional Background


Dr. Grace Shih is a Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of Kansas Medical Center. She serves as the Director of Obstetric Anesthesiology. Dr. Shih received her medical degree from The Ohio State University. She completed her training in anesthesiology at the Medical College of Virginia followed by a fellowship in Obstetric Anesthesiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Besides her interest in Obstetric anesthesia, Dr. Shih’s other interests include physician wellness and gender equity. Dr. Shih was awarded the Joy McCann Professorship, Women in Medicine and Science in 2019.

Education and Training
  • BS, Biology, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • MD, M.D., Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • Internship, St. Vincent Hospital & Healthcare, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Residency, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia
  • Clinical Fellowship, Obstetric Anesthesiology, University of Alabama Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
  • Residency, Anesthesiology, Unversity of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
Licensure, Accreditations & Certifications
  • Medical License, Kansas State Board of Healing Arts
Professional Affiliations
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists, Committee on Occupational Health, Member, 2017 - Present
  • Society of Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology, Faculty Development Subcommittee, Chair, 2017 - Present
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists, Committee on Obstetric Anesthesia, Member, 2014 - 2019
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists, Abstract review subcommittee of the patient safety and practice management committee, Member, 2013 - 2017
  • Society of Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology, Programs Subcommittee, Chair, 2011 - 2016
  • Society of Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology, Patient Safety Committee, Member, 2011 - Present
  • Society of Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology, Webinar Taskforce, Member, 2011 - 2013