Sharon Anne McAuley

Dr Sharon Anne McAuley, MBBCh, BAO(Hons), DCH, MSc, FRCPCH, FRACP, AFRACMA, is a Paediatric Emergency Physician at the Queensland Children’s Hospital (QCH). She received her medical degree from the University of Dublin, Trinity College and has been a paediatrician for more than 20 years. Dr McAuley undertook her specialist paediatric training in Cambridge, London and Brisbane.

She holds several positions, namely Acting Associate Medical Director of Medical Workforce and Education at QCH, Senior Lecturer at the University of Queensland and Co-Chair of the Queensland Paediatric Quality Council (QPQC).

Dr McAuley has a particular expertise in Patent Safety and Quality, Clinical incident Management, Diagnostic Error, Open Disclosure and Quality Improvement. Her various roles involve reviewing and learning from adverse events, sharing those learnings statewide, supporting grieving families and second victim clinicians.

When not at work, she is happiest when surrounded by her family-three children, a husband and 2 dogs. She actively tries to seek out the joy in the small things in life.