Eric M Sherman


Lieutenant Colonel, Air Force

Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Location: Other Location
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BA, History - University of Virginia
MD - University of Virginia
Masters in Strategic Studies - Air War College


Lt Col Eric M. Sherman is the Commander, 42d Medical Operations Squadron, 42d Medical Group, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. As Commander, he is responsible for providing comprehensive healthcare for over 39,000 beneficiaries, inclusive of 16,000 enrolled beneficiaries in the Maxwell-Gunter community. His command authority spans across four flights and a staff of more than 110 personnel. He manages an annual operating budget of $321,000, a $540,000 medical equipment account and 4 patient-centered medical home teams. He also performs extensive planning in support of wartime and peacetime contingencies and deploys medical assets worldwide.
Lt Col Sherman is a 1997 graduate of the University of Virginia and obtained his medical degree from the University of Virginia. Lt Col Sherman is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric endocrinology, is a Certified Physician Executive and has a Master’s Degree in Public Health from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and a Master’s Degree in Strategic Studies from Air University.

1997 Bachelor of Arts, History, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
2002 Doctor of Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
2005 Pediatric Residency, Wright-Patterson AFB, Dayton, OH
2008 Masters in Public Health, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
2008 Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington DC
2012 Air Command and Staff College, Correspondence
2015 Air War College, Correspondence
2017 Masters in Strategic Studies (academic distinction), Air University, Maxwell AFB, AL

1. Jul 02 - Jun 05, Pediatric Resident, Wright-Patterson Medical Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
2. Jul 05 - Jun 08, Pediatric Endocrine Fellow, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC
3. Jul 08 - Jul 11, Pediatric Endocrinologist, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Portsmouth, VA
4. Jul 11 - Jul 12, Medical Corps Force Management Fellow, Headquarters Air Force, Rosslyn, VA
5. Jul 12 - Aug 14, Chief of Medical Staff, 87th Medical Group, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ
6. Aug 14 – Jul 16, Associate Director, Air Force Medical Corps, Headquarters Air Force, Falls Church, VA
7. Jul 16 – Jun 17, Student, Air War College, Maxwell AFB, AL
8. Jun 17 – Present, Commander, 42d Medical Operations Squadron, Maxwell AFB, AL

Meritorious Service Medal, 2 oak leaf clusters
Army Achievement Medal
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, 2 oak leaf clusters
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Humanitarian Service Medal
Air Force Longevity Ribbon with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Training Ribbon

Top 5 Pediatric Providers at Navy MTFs 2010
Top 5 Pediatric Providers at Navy MTFs 2011

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine (USUHS)
Pediatric Endocrine Society, Member
Endocrine Society, Member
American Association of Physician Leaders, Member and Certified Physician Executive (2015)

Captain May 1, 2002
Major May 1, 2008
Lieutenant Colonel May 1, 2014