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Maura McGuire, M.D.

Maura McGuire

Senior Director of Education and Training
Assistant Dean for Part-Time Faculty, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine


Maura J. McGuire, M.D., senior director of education and training at Johns Hopkins Community Physicians (JHCP). Here, she leads interdisciplinary development of approximately 1,200 JHCP employees, and works with 400 learners from the Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Public Health who train in JHCP’s practices each year. She continues to practice general internal medicine at JHCP's Remington location.

Dr. McGuire also serves as assistant dean for part-time faculty, representing a group of more than 1,500 clinicians and scientists who contribute more than $5 million per year of voluntary teaching and service to Johns Hopkins University’s School of Medicine.

An innovator and program builder, Dr. McGuire has worked for years to enhance the safety and effectiveness of primary care by focusing on infrastructure and education. She has a keen appreciation for challenges faced by patients, clinicians and learners in our primary healthcare system.

Prior to current roles, she has served as internal medicine chief, clinical education director, and director of quality and compliance at JHCP. She developed and implemented JHCP’s system-wide point-of-care laboratory program, its competency-based support staff training and pharmacist-run care management programs, and quality compliance reporting for its electronic medical record. In addition, she has provided strong leadership in primary care education at the School of Medicine, and later integrated interprofessional efforts with the School of Nursing and the Bloomberg School of Public Health where she holds adjunct appointments.

Dr. McGuire matriculated in the School of Medicine in 1979 after receiving her degree in chemical and biomedical engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, where she also studied fine arts. She completed her medical training as a member of the Osler housestaff and subsequently as a fellow in hematology. Since joining the faculty in 1989 in the division of general internal medicine, she has taught primary care and hospital medicine to 20 generations of Osler housestaff and has mentored dozens of residents and fellows.

Among her honors are the American College of Physicians' Theodore Woodruff Award in Clinical Teaching, the School of Medicine’s Professor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in Clinical Sciences, the Alpha-Omega Alpha Part-Time Faculty Teaching Award, and several Department of Medicine resident teaching awards.

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