Constance M. McAneney, MD, MS

Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program, Division of Emergency Medicine

Associate Director, Division of Emergency Medicine

Academic Affiliations

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-636-7966


Dr. McAneney, MD, MS, joined the newly formed Division of Emergency Medicine at Cincinnati Children's in 1991 and has participated in many committees and held positions including: founder of the Pediatric Transport Team in 1993 (continued as director until 1998); member of the Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure Committee; the chair of the Credentials Committee and member of the Executive Committee of the Cincinnati Children's. She served as program chair for the AAP Section of Emergency Medicine National Conference. She has been an associate director of the Division of Emergency Medicine since 1998 with specific interest in education.

Dr. McAneney has worked in medical student education beginning as a member of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Admission Committee for seven years and was then appointed the director of Medical Student Education for Cincinnati Children's and also served on multiple medical school committees. She designed the Medical Student Scholars Program in Child and Adolescent Health which is a specialized educational track that provides the medical students with an opportunity to expand their knowledge in academic pediatrics.

In 2001, she became the director of the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship. Curriculum, evaluation process, size, schedule, scheduling process, educational opportunities and requirements, research opportunities, mentorship, infrastructure (educational and research) have all been redesigned and improved upon.

As director of education for the Division of Emergency Medicine at Cincinnati Children's, she helps foster innovative and productive educational endeavors and brings the significance of education to the forefront.

MS: Physiology, Georgetown University, Washington, DC.

MD: Georgetown University, Washington, DC, 1986.

Residency: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 1986.

Fellowship: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 1991.

Certification: Pediatrics, 1989, 2000; Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 1992, 1998.

FitzGerald M, Mallory ML, Mittiga M, Schubert C, Schwartz HP, Gonzalez del Rey JA, Duma E, McAneney CM. Experience-Based Guidance for Implementing a Direct Observation Checklist in a Pediatric Emergency Department Setting. Journal of Graduate Medical Education. 2012 Dec;4(4):521-524. 

Timm N, McAneney CM, Alpern E, Macy M, Ruddy RM. Is Pediatric Emergency Department Utilization by Pregnant Teens on the Rise?Pediatric Emergency Care. 2012 Apr;28(4):307-309.

Guiot A, Klein M, Peltier C, McAneney CM, Lehmann C. Third year medical student Pediatric Clerkship web site to enhance access to learning. The Open Medical Education Journal. 2011:412-17.

Emery KH, McAneney CM, Racadio JM, Johnson NO, Evora DK, Garcia VF. Absent peritoneal fluid on screening trauma ultrasonography in children: A prospective comparison with computed tomography. J Pediatr Surg. 2001;36(4):565-569.

Dowd MD, McAneney CM, Ruddy RR. Sensitivity and cost effectiveness of pediatric trauma team activation criteria. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2000;7(10):1119-1125.