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 Megan Rapp, MD
Regional Clerkship Director of Surgery, Central Campus
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Department of Medical Education
Central Campus

LOCATION(S)
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Central Campus
Geisinger Medical Center 
100 N. Academy Ave.
AGC6
Danville, PA 17822
570-271-6211 ext. 56277
Fax: 570-271-7165
mmrapp@geisinger.edu

Research interests

Surgical education, LIC impact on surgical education and surgical residency recruitment

Educational interests

Surgical education 

Clinical interests

Patient and family education and end of life

Student research opportunities

Surgical education, LIC impact on surgical education and surgical residency recruitment

Recent publications

  • Malekpour M, Neuhaus N, Martin D, Widom K, Rapp M, Leonard D, Baro S, Dove J, Hunsinger M, Blansfield J, Shabahang M, Torres D, Wild J. Changes in rural trauma prehospital times following the Rural Trauma Team Development Course training. Am J Surg. 2017 Feb;213(2):399-404. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2016.06.015. Epub 2016 Jul 28. PubMed PMID: 27575601. Full text
  • Wild J, Younus JM, Malekpour M, Neuhaus N, Widom K, Rapp M, Leonard D, Baro S, Dove J, Hunsinger M, Blansfield J, Shabahang M, Torres D. The Effect of Interhospital Transfers on the Outcome of Rural Trauma. Am Surg. 2017 Jan 1;83(1):39-44. PubMed PMID: 28234124. Full text
  • Malekpour M, Bridgham K, Neuhaus N, Widom K, Rapp M, Leonard D, Baro S, Dove J, Hunsinger M, Blansfield J, Shabahang M, Torres D, Wild J. Utility of Prophylactic Antibiotics in Nonoperative Facial Fractures. J Craniofac Surg. 2016 Oct;27(7):1677-1680. PubMed PMID: 27391655. Full text
  • Blansfield JA, Rapp MM, Chokshi RJ, Woll NL, Hunsinger MA, Sheldon DG, Shabahang MM. Novel method of stump closure for distal pancreatectomy with a 75% reduction in pancreatic fistula rate. J Gastrointest Surg. 2012 Mar;16(3):524-8. doi: 10.1007/s11605-011-1794-1. Epub 2011 Dec 21. PubMed PMID: 22187411. Full text

Education

Undergraduate education – Biology and Psychology at University of Northwestern, St. Paul, MN
MD – Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
General Surgery Residency – Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA
Surgical Critical Care Fellowship – UPMC Pittsburgh, PA