Megan McAuliffe Faculty Profile

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We would like to extend a warm welcome to Megan McAuliffe, DNP, CRNA. Dr. McAuliffe recently joined Georgetown University as an Assistant Professor in the Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice Program and will be directing the Advanced Principles of Anesthesia Practice I

Dr. Megan McAuliffe completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing in 2008 and worked full time in the surgical oncology intensive care unit at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.  After completing a Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia from the Bryan College of Health Sciences in 2013, she worked as a full-time CRNA at Cabell Huntington Hospital in rural WV. In April of 2014, Dr. McAuliffe joined the Johns Hopkins Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine. While pursuing her Doctor of Nursing Practice from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Dr. McAuliffe focused on exploring the healthcare experiences of transgender patients who have undergone gender-affirming surgery.

As a full-time CRNA at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Dr. McAuliffe has served on the Advanced Practice Advisory Council’s Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Subcommittee, provided lectures on various anesthesia-related topics for the Johns Hopkins Hospital nursing staff and has been a guest lecturer for the Johns Hopkins Anesthesia Technology Program. Currently, she specializes in electrophysiology, therapeutic endoscopy, colorectal surgery, hepatobiliary surgery, gender-affirming surgery, and ambulatory surgery; while remaining active in her role as a clinical preceptor and mentor for both student nurse anesthetists and those who are interested in a pursuing a career in anesthesia.