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Stephan McDonald, MSN, RN - ChristianaCare. Wilmington, DE, US

Stephan McDonald, MSN, RN Stephan McDonald, MSN, RN

Vice President of Emergency Services | ChristianaCare


Stephan McDonald is the vice president of Emergency Services, Acute Care at ChristianaCare.


Stephan McDonald oversees emergency services for ChristianaCare’s emergency departments at Christiana Hospital, Wilmington Hospital and the freestanding Middletown Emergency Department. Combined, the number of visits at these three emergency departments is nearly 200,000, ranking ChristianaCare in the top 25 nationwide in terms of emergency department volume. In his role, McDonald serves as a senior nursing leader and is responsible for the delivery of safe, high-quality, patient centered care.

He is also responsible for prehospital services including LifeNet (aeromedical critical care transport), CareNet (ground critical care transport), and the Transfer Center emergency services including observation care (ED Obs, CEAD, MOU and CSSU).

Areas of Expertise (4)

Forensic Nursing

Critical Care Transport

Prehospital Services

Observation Care

Education (3)

Drexel University Drexel University: MSN, Nursing Leadership and Health Systems Management 2012

Thomas Jefferson University: BSN, Nursing 2005

West Chester University of Pennsylvania: B.S., Marketing/Business Geographics 2002

Selected Honors & Awards (1)

Lantern Award from the Emergency Nurses Association, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals