Ryan J. McAuley, MD, MPH, FACP, FAAP

Associate Scholar

  •   Egypt | South Sudan
  •   Disaster response | Health and human rights | Humanitarian assistance | Refugee health

Languages: English (native)

Bio Statement

Ryan graduated Cum Laude from Furman University in 2004 and completed medical school at East Tennessee State University in 2009. He also completed an MPH with a concentration in Humanitarian Assistance at The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2008. Ryan finished Med-Peds residency training at UPenn/CHOP in 2013 and returned as an alumnus Chief Resident for the 2015-2016 academic year. During his time in residency, he participated in the Global Health Equities Track which allowed him the opportunity to travel to Botswana on three occasions with the Botswana-UPenn Partnership. Ryan's clinical interests focus on global health and vulnerable populations, specifically refugee and migrant health, disaster response, and medical education in developing settings. Currently, Ryan splits his time between being an oncology hospitalist at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and as a field physician with Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders).

Recent global health projects

Mundri, South Sudan: Recently, I worked as a Medical Activity Manager with MSF/Doctors Without Borders in a new project start-up in the city of Mundri located in the Western Equatoria region of South Sudan. Our project focused on provision of basic healthcare and fortification of health infrastructure for the local population.

Alexandria, Egypt: I worked as the Medical Doctor Supervisor in an MSF project aimed at providing basic health and psychological services for migrants in detention centers along the North Coast of Egypt.

Selected publications

McAuley R, Michener J, Zha J, Caplow J, Hussain Z. Bridging Refugees to Medical Homes in Philadelphia. Poster session presented at: Health Equities Week. Perelman School of Medicine andUniversity of Pennsylvania Health System; 2016 Apr 4-8; Philadelphia, PA.