About Dr. Slayton
Shawn grew up in Long Beach, CA and attended the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut. After leaving the military he spent a decade on Wall Street. Thereafter, he decided to pursue his passion for medicine and attended medical school at Michigan State University. This education afforded him the opportunity to train in one of the most challenging urban environments in the US: Flint, Michigan.
Dr. Slayton is also a Naval physician; his wife Sonja is a director of admissions at UC San Diego. They live with their son Salinger and daughter Elliot in University Heights.
Shawn holds an MD, and masters degrees in Electrical Engineering and Business.