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Dr. Shupe was born and raised in Massachusetts. She started her medical career as a Registered Nurse and later received a Masters Degree in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She decided to attend medical school after working for several years and moved to Washington DC to attend George Washington University. During her medical school years Dr. Shupe became active the American Academy of Family Physicians. She believes that Family Medicine is the one specialty that allows the provider to get to know all family members and to use the information to provide healthcare that takes in to account the patients resources including family support, economics and other stressors that significant affect an individuals health. Lifetime Family Medicine is modeled after the Patient-Centered Medical Home theory that and was part of a major research project by the AAFP. As a long time physician who lives in the community she serves Dr. Shupe often cares for 3-4 generations of individuals in the same family. The provides a unique type of medical care not seen in many current medical offices, especially emergency rooms and urgent care.