Megan Larkin Shea, DO $$

Critical Care Specialist

Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

Education and Training

Medical School
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (2016)
New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell (2019), Pediatrics
Monroe Carrell Jr. Children's Hosp at Vanderbilt (2023), Pediatric Critical Care

Departments and Programs

  • Research Interests

    • Medical education
    • Biomedical ethics
    • Communication skills development
  • Publications

    • Exploring Pediatric Residents’ Views on Learning to Communicate Serious News - Shea M, Hills T. American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Hospice and Palliative Medicine 2022
    • Improving Food Insecurity Screening and Referral at Theresa Lang Children’s Center- A Resident-led Quality Improvement Initiative. Chan A, Abramson E, Osorio SN, Cheng Y, Dabakis M, Dybbro E, Kaushik A, Satty A, Shea M, Voleti S, Rosenblum R. Pediatric Academic Society 2018
  • Professional Activities

    • Society of Critical Care Medicine (2020)
  • Awards and Honors

    • Distinction in Leadership - Vanderbilt University Medical Center (2023)
    • Distinction in Biomedical Ethics - Vanderbilt University Medical Center (2022)
    • Louisa B. Smith Memorial Scholarship - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine to female students with outstanding capability and strong motivation (2015)
    • Board of Trustees Mason W. Pressly and Oscar John Snyder Scholarship - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for exceptional academic record and achievement (2014-2015)
    • Silver and Gold Touch Awards for Community Service - Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents (2013-2014)

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