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1995 …2023

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Clinical interests

Dr. Johnathan McGinn has distinguished himself as a respected clinician and educator and leader in the field of otolaryngology – head and neck surgery. While his primary clinical focus is inflammatory and benign sinonasal disease, he practices a large breadth of general otolaryngology.

Research interests

Dr. Johnathan McGinn has a primary scholarly interest in medical education for residents and medical students. His clinical research focus is in rhinology and general otolaryngology topics.

Teaching and educational interests

Dr. Johnathan McGinn’s primary concentration in academia is medical education and mentorship. He has served as director of the Otolaryngology Residency at Penn State College of Medicine since 2007 and was previously the associate program director for years. Under his leadership, the program has grown its complement and established a research track for resident training. He has mentored scores of medical students and residents interested in the specialty.

Dr. McGinn is heavily involved in the College of Medicine undergraduate medical educational mission through courses and committees, and actively serves on the GME Committee and GME Leadership Team.

Professional information

Member, Pennsylvania Medical Society, 2014 to present

Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS), 2011

Member, Society of University Otolaryngologists, 2010 to present

Member, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Program Directors' Organization, 2008 to present

Member, American Rhinologic Society, 2007 to present

Board-certified in otolaryngology - head and neck surgery, American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, 2002

Fellow, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, 2001 (member, 1997 to present)

Member, Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology, 2001 to present

Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1996

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Junior Faculty Development Program, Participant, Penn State College of Medicine


Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Residency, Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine


General Surgery, Residency (PGY-1 and PGY-2), Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine


MD, Penn State College of Medicine

… → 1995

Pre-Medicine, BS (cum laude), The Pennsylvania State University

… → 1991

External positions

President, Pennsylvania Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

2019 → …

Reviewer, Acta Oto-Laryngologica

2016 → …

Reviewer, Laryngoscope

2016 → …

Education Editor and Editorial Board Member, Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

2015 → …

Reviewer, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

2015 → …


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