SOM welcomes a new selective director of intensive care
The School of Medicine is delighted to welcome Dr. Jennifer Maguire as the new Director of Critical Care Selective, a required course for all medical students in their final year of undergraduate medical training.
The School of Medicine is delighted to welcome Dr. Jennifer Maguire as the new Director of Critical Care Selective, a required course for all medical students in their final year of undergraduate medical training. Dr. Maguire attended medical school at the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Medicine, followed by a residency at the Mayo Graduate School of Medical Education and a Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship at the ‘A C.
She has been a member of the UNC community for more than ten years and holds leadership positions as Associate Division Chief of Inpatient Services for the Division of Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine and Unit Medical Director. intensive care unit at UNC Hillsborough. Hospital. She has extensive clinical experience in critical care coupled with a passion for increasing learner confidence in the critical care unit. She also brings years of experience across the spectrum of medical education, co-directing the respiratory block for freshmen, leading the medical intensive care unit rotation at UNC Medical Center for fourth-year students and serving as Associate Program Director for the Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship. Her leadership has been instrumental in maintaining strong student experiences in critical care medicine with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and she looks forward to testing innovations to maintain strong basic critical care training, foster a sense of community among learners across the state. , and respond to increasing pressures on the clinical training capacity of medical students.
Dr. Maguire assumes this role from Dr. Sofia Aliaga, the new Director of Simulation, Experiential Learning and Education (SET) and Director of Interprofessional Education and Practice for the School of Medicine. Thank you, Dr. Aliaga, for your wonderful leadership of Critical Care Selective!