, Emergency Medicine/Urgent Care


3020 Children's Way
San Diego, CA 92123


Emergency Medicine/Urgent Care


Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA


Medical School

Indiana University School of Medicine


Indiana University School of Medicine GME


UC San Diego

Board Certifications

Emergency Medicine/Urgent Care




Dr. McDaniel completed medical school and Emergency Medicine residency training at Indiana University, and trained in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at UCSD/Rady Children?s Hospital.

Since graduating from residency, Dr. McDaniel has held numerous education leadership positions within the Division of Emergency Medicine at Rady, as well as at the University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center and Boston Children?s Hospital.

In the realm of clinical care, Dr. McDaniel focuses on her patients? experiences above all, and has a niche interest in reducing patient anxiety around procedures in the ED.

While caring for children is the focus of her clinical effort, Dr. McDaniel can also be found working at the UCSD Emergency Departments a few times per month.

When not in the hospital, Dr. McDaniel and her husband enjoy traveling to wherever there?s good diving.


COVID-19 Educational Innovation: Hybrid In-Person and Virtual Simulation for Emergency Medicine Trainees.
Austin A, Rudolf F, Fernandez J, Ishimine P, Murray M, Suresh P, McDaniel M, Shishlov K, Oyama L

Improving specialty care follow-up after an ED visit using a unique referral system.
Messina FC, McDaniel MA, Trammel AC, Ervin DR, Kozak MA, Weaver CS

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