Nationally recognized speaker on mass casualty management, disaster management, leadership, and patient safety

Dr. McGowan has presented various topics to national audiences in emergency medicine for over 5 years.  She has been an invited lecturer at ACEP's Scientific Assembly for the past two years, as well as one of the inaugural speakers for the FeminEM Idea Exchange.  Her topics represent the diversity of her experience, ranging from her military deployment experience to her lighthearted look at life with a stay at home husband.

Speaking Portfolio

Listen to Dr. McGowan's most popular oral presentations.

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Writing Portfolio

Read articles written for various audiences, from mothers, to physicians, to patients.


"Any soldier worth his salt should be antiwar. And still there are things worth fighting for."

Gen (ret) Norman Schwarzkopf, US Army



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ACEP Frontline with Ryan Stanton

December 5, 2018

At ACEP 2018 this year in San Diego, I had the awesome experience of being interviewed on ACEP Frontline by Dr Ryan Stanton.  

I had the opportunity to...

Blood on Boots

January 30, 2018

I recently published a short essay on Medium talking about my reaction to questions about my time deployed.  It took a tremendous amount of courage fo...

Find Your Voice

January 24, 2018

I just received word another article has been accepted by KevinMD for publication.  This was inspired by a good friend who unfortunately has found man...

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