Dr. Andrea McGill-O’Rourke

Assistant Professor
Healthcare /Business

Ph.D. in Higher Education Leadership, University of Maine, Graduate School of Education
Master of Social Work, University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Social Work
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Ithaca College

Courses Taught

  • Undergraduate
    • Principles of Management
    • Principles of Marketing
    • Social Inequalities in the US Healthcare System: How does power and privilege affect healthcare delivery in the 21st century?
    • Navigating U.S. Healthcare Sys
  • Graduate
    • Navigating U.S. Healthcare Sys
    • Human Behavior in the Social Environment

Research Interests & Areas of Expertise

Research has focused on women in leadership and the gendered “ideal worker” norm.

 

Publications and Presentations:


October 2013- University of Maine School of Education and Human Development, Orono, Maine, Gender in Higher Education Symposium, In the Middle: Work-life Integration Experiences of Mid-level Women Leaders in a Rural Community College System in the Northeastern United States.

May 2013- Summer Residency Champlain College: Divisions of Graduate and Continuing Professional Studies Master of Science in Healthcare Management, Burlington, VT, “Generational Differences and its Impact in the Healthcare Workplace

August 2002- Nursing ADVANCE MAGAZINE, Getting to the Root of Recruitment and Retention: An Internal and External Approach.

May 2012- Summer Residency Champlain College: Divisions of Graduate and Continuing Professional Studies Master of Science in Healthcare Management, Burlington, VT, “Work-life Integration-Theory to Practice.”

September 2011-New England Healthcare Engineers Society Fall Conference, Killington, VT, “The Intergenerational Workforce.”

June 2011- Summer Residency Champlain College: Divisions of Graduate and Continuing Professional Studies Master of Science in Healthcare Management, Burlington, VT, “Leadership in Health Care.”

March 2011- VWHE Annual Conference: Balance U: Navigating the Waves of Life, Killington, VT, “Work-life integration: Is it a reality or myth?”

October 2010- AERA Research on Women and Education 36th Annual Fall Conference: Promoting equity and education for women and girls through advocacy, policy and research,
Philadelphia, PA, “In the Middle: Work-life Integration of Mid-level Women Leaders in a Rural Community College System.”

April 2008- NASW Maine Chapter’s 2008 Annual Conference Social Work: Reinvesting in the Future, Rockland, ME, “The Three Rs: Recruiting, Rewarding and Retaining Your Staff.”

October 2006- Ninth Annual New England Rural Health Roundtable Symposium Crisis in Rural Health Care: Creative Workforce Solutions, Portland, ME, “Developing and Sustaining a Viable Workforce in Down East Maine.”

December 2003– Health Care America National Conference, San Francisco, CA,
“Customer Service in the Healthcare Industry, Blue Hill Hospital - How a 25- Bed Hospital in Down East Maine Achieved Number One Ranking in Patient Satisfaction.”

December 2001 – Building Vibrant Communities: Linking Rural Health and Economic Development, Rockland, ME, “Grow Your Own Workforce: Recruiting Maine Young People Into Health Care Careers, Maine Rural Development Council.”

August 2001 – Maine Health Occupations Educators Association Workshop, Portland, ME, “Tomorrow’s Workforce Today.”