Ryan McAuley, MD, MPH

Ryan McAuley, MD, MPH

Penn Adjunct Faculty, Internal Medicine Residency Program

College of Health Sciences


Dr. McAuley completed his MD at East Tennessee State University and his MPH at The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Following medical school, Ryan completed his residency training in the combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics (“Med-Peds”) program at the University of Pennsylvania and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. 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. His clinical interests focus on global health and vulnerable populations, specifically refugee health, disaster response, and medical education in developing settings. He was the Med-Peds Chief Resident for the 2015-2016 academic year for the UPenn/CHOP Med-Peds residency program. Dr. McAuley is board-certified by both the American Board of Internal Medicine as well as the American Board of Pediatrics. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP). He spent the last 5 years in a variety of clinical roles including adult hospitalist at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; physician and medical manager with Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) in South Sudan and Egypt; and as a physician with the Indian Health Service at the Tuba City Regional Healthcare Center in Arizona. In his free time, Ryan enjoys traveling to exotic countries, exploring beautiful beaches, listening to classical music, and hiking in the great outdoors.

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  • Patient Care
  • Quality Improvement
  • Medical Education
  • Refugee Health
  • Disaster Response
  • Public Health


  1. McAuley R. Clinical Tools for Working Abroad with Migrants. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2019 Jun;66(3):589-599.
  2. Ding X, Ardell JL, Hua F, McAuley RJ, Sutherly K, Daniel JJ, Williams CA. Modification of cardiac ischemia-sensitive afferent neuron signaling by preemptive C2 spinal cord stimulation: effect on substance P release from rat spinal cord. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2008 Jan;294(1): R93-101.
  3. Cheung RC, McAuley RJ, Pollard JB. High mortality rate in patients with advanced liver disease independent of exposure to general anesthesia. J Clin Anesth. 2005 May;17(3):172-6.
  4. Engel G, Beckerman JG, Froelicher VF, Yamazaki T, Chen HA, Richardson K, McAuley RJ, Ashley EA, Chun S, Wang PJ. Electrocardiographic Arrhythmia Risk Testing. Curr Probl Cardiol. 2004 Jul;29(7):365-432.


  • Graduate Medical Education
  • Public Health
  • Refugee Healthcare
  • Global Health


National Clinical Case Competition Winner Bronchial carcinoid in a 20 year-old female presenting with recurrent, severe pneumonias National Med-Peds Residents’ Association Annual Conference New Orleans, Louisiana, USA October, 2012


  • MD, James H. Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee, USA, May 2009
  • MPH, Concentration in Humanitarian Assistance, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Capstone Project: Addressing Infant HIV Infection in Displaced Populations: Challenges, Policies, and Impetus for Improvement Baltimore, Maryland, USA, May 2008
  • BS, Biology (cum laude), Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina, USA, June 2004