Dr Sharman facilitating an I PASS handover simulation 2015
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Mahesh Sharman


  • Director, Pediatric Intensive Care, Hurley Medical Center, Flint, Mich.
  • Associate Professor, Pediatrics and Human Development, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
  • Pediatric Hospitalist

Dr. Mahesh Sharman completed his pediatric residency training at Hurley and, luckily for us, returned to Hurley after completing a fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine in Detroit.

This energetic faculty member is known for his professionalism, teaching techniques, and calm demeanor even in hectic times. He also has won several teaching awards, both from medical students and from resident physicians.

Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Science degree, Government Science College, Jiwaji University, Gwalior, India
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degrees, Gajar Raja Medical College, Jiwaji University, Gwalior, India
  • Doctor of Medicine (Pediatrics), Gajar Raja Medical College, Jiwaji University, Gwalior, India
  • Pediatrics Residency, JA Group of Hospitals, Jiwaji University, Gwalior, India
  • Senior Residency/Academic Track, Pediatrics, Kalawati Saran Children’s Hospital, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India
  • Heinz Fellowship, Neonatology, Princess Anne Hospital (regional NICU), Southampton, England
  • Pediatrics Residency, Hurley Medical Center/Michigan State University, Flint, Mich.
  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Wayne State University, Detroit, Mich.


  • Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine
  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Pediatric Critical Care
  • Pediatrics

Community Experience

  • Clerkship Director, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, Mich.
  • Member, Executive Committee, Pediatrics and Human Development Department at MSU CHM, East Lansing, Mich.
  • Member, MSU CHM Medical Student Programs, Liaison Committee on Medical Education, East Lansing, Mich.

Professional Memberships/Activities

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Genesee County Medical Society
  • Michigan State Medical Society
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine


  • 2021 William B. Weil Jr MD Endowed Distinguished Pediatric Faculty Award, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Department of Pediatrics and Human Development
  • 2006 Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • 2002 Children’s Champion Award, Genesee County, Michigan
  • 2000 Excellence in Teaching Award, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University
  • 1999 The Tauscher Award: ‘Teacher, Colleague, Example, ’Department of Pediatrics, Hurley Medical Center, Flint, Mich.
  • 1998 Clinical Excellence Award (Top Performance), Hurley PHO of Mid-Michigan
  • 1996 Advances in Patient Care Award, Hurley Medical Center, Flint, Mich.
  • 1993 Heinz Fellowship, British Paediatric Association, England
  • 1991 National Faculty on Neonatal Resuscitation, India

Scholarly Activity

Dr. Sharman has been a question-writer for pediatric critical medicine board exams, as well as for the board exams for the American Board of Pediatrics. He has authored protocols for sedation, conducted multiple grand rounds, conducted board reviews for pediatric residents, and coauthored and presented multiple research papers and presentations. In addition, he has conducted several evidence-based reviews, authored book chapters, and mentored many residents and students through research and quality-improvement processes.