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Dean A. Shumway, M.D.

  1. Radiation Oncologist

Specialty Groups


  1. Rochester, Minnesota



Dr. Shumway received his medical degree from the University of Chicago and completed his residency training at the University of Michigan, where he served as Chief Resident. His research focuses on advancing the quality of care received by breast cancer patients, with emphasis on improving individualized treatment decision-making.

  • Partial breast radiotherapy
  • Radiation oncology in Latin America
  • Improving personalized decisions for older adults with breast cancer
  • Evaluation of patient and physician attitudes and perceptions regarding participation in clinical trials
  1. 2015
    Chief Resident - Radiation OncologyUniversity of Michigan Health System
  2. 2015
    Resident - Radiation OncologyUniversity of Michigan Hospital
  3. 2011
    Transitional ResidentGundersen Lutheran Medical Center
  4. 2010
    Doctorate of MedicineUniversity Of Chicago Pritzker School Of Medicine


  1. 2016
    Radiation OncologyAmerican Board of Radiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2020
    Mayo Clinic Rochester Patient Experience AwardMayo Clinic Rochester
  2. 2018
    Scholar, Older Americans Independence Center Research Education CoreUniversity of Michigan
  3. 2014
    ASCO Conquer Cancer Foundation Young Investigator AwardASCO Conquer Cancer Foundation
  4. 2014
    Fellows Recognition ProgramNational Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
  5. 2009
    Gold Humanism Honor SocietyUniversity of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
  6. 2009
    Top Quartile of the Class of 2010University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Professional memberships

  1. 2019 - present
    MemberData Safety and Monitoring Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  2. 2017 - 2020
    MemberNational Cancer Institute, Breast Oncology Local Disease (BOLD) Task Force
  3. 2017 - present
    MemberCancer and Aging Research Group
  4. 2017 - present
    MemberAlliance Cooperative Group
  5. 2016 - present
    MemberSWOG Cooperative Research Group
  6. 2015 - 2018
    MemberCancer Surveillance and Outcomes Research Team (CanSORT)-University of Michigan
  7. 2015 - 2018
    MemberCenter for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine-University of Michigan
  8. 2013 - 2018
    Residency Review CommitteeUniversity of Michigan
  9. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Radiation Oncology
  10. 2007 - 2010
    Elected Class RepresentativeUniversity of Chicago