Maureen McGrath, RN, MS, PNP
|Title(s)||Professor, Family Health Care Nursing|
|School||School of Nursing|
|Address||2 Koret Way|
San Francisco CA 94143
|University of California, San Francisco||Dorothy Frank Fellowship||1995||School of Medicine|
|University of California, San Francisco||M.S.||1995|| Nursing|
|University of California Berkeley||BA||1985||Psychology|
|UCSF School of Nursing||2014
||2015||Excellence in Teaching Awarded By Masters Students|
|UCSF School of Nursing||2015
||2016||Excellence in Teaching- Curricular Innovation|
McGrath was recruited back to UCSF in 2012 to start the nation’s first diabetes focus with clinical opportunities for advanced practice nurses. She has been practicing for 25 years as a pediatric diabetes specialist; Emory (10 years) and UCSF (15 years). A graduate of the UCSF School of Nursing Advanced Practice Pediatric Nurse program (1995), the first nurse “Dorothy Frank Diabetes Fellow”, and a crucial team member in starting UCSF’s first pediatric diabetes clinic now celebrating its 25th anniversary. She was well positioned to start UCSF's Diabetes Focus and began teaching the inaugural course on Behavioral Approaches to Diabetes Across the Lifespan in the Winter of 2013. Subsequently, she developed the Advanced Management of Pediatric Diabetes course and the Advanced Management of Adult Diabetes course. In June 2020, over 100 APN students in the school of nursing will have completed the diabetes specialization. She lectures in Core Courses, MEPN, and specialty programs. In June 2018, McGrath launched a 30 unit fully online diabetes certificate for working healthcare professionals. (see link below).
She has an appointment in the UCSF School of Medicine and the School of Nursing and a Faculty Practice at the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals in Oakland and San Francisco. She is a member of the clinic leadership team and precepts FNP and PNP students. For the past 35 years she has served in various roles in diabetes camps in California and Georgia. She currently serves as the Medical Director of Campamento Familiar en Español– a family camp for Spanish speakers- and a summer residential teen camp. While at teen camp, she precepts graduate nursing students and medical students as well as the incoming UCSF pediatric endocrine fellows. (see link below).