College of Human Medicine

Student Resolution Advocate


Meet Your CHM Student Resolution Advocate

cs smallChristine Shafer, MD is a tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry. She earned her BA in Education, MA in Curriculum and Instruction, and MD from Michigan State University. Her experience includes fifteen years as a CHM Psychiatry Clerkship Director and twelve years as the Assistant Dean for CHM Admissions, in addition to active work on many college committees. Dr. Shafer has contributed to the Virtuous Student/Virtuous Professional effort since its inception. She was the founding chapter advisor for the Gold Humanism Honor Society at the College of Human Medicine. She currently serves as the Senior Advisor to CHM Admissions while continuing with curriculum development, clinical training for residents, and practice as an out-patient psychiatrist.

For a prompt response, use the PCMR PROFESSIONAL CONCERNS AND MISTREATMENT FORM or the Concern/Comment/Question Form



Feel free to call 517-432-2996, my direct line in the clinic. You may leave a confidential voice mail if I am not available. You may also email The forms at the links above are more secure than email and the most efficient way to get a quick response. 

Alternate contact:

Christine Shafer, MD
909 Fee Road, B115 West
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: 517-432-2996


International Ombudsman Association, AAMC Graduation Questionnaire