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Emily McLeod, MSN, APRN, ACNS-BC, ACHPN


Education

The University of Texas at Austin, MSN

The University of Texas at Austin, BSN

Biography and Education

Clinical Biography

Emily McLeod, MSN, APRN, ACNS-BC, ACHPN, is a licensed adult health clinical nurse specialist in UT Health Austin’s Livestrong Cancer Institutes. She specializes in providing palliative care in the inpatient setting.

Emily McLeod earned both her master’s in nursing and her bachelor’s in nursing from The University of Texas in Austin. She worked in trauma and critical care units at the University Medical Center Brackenridge for eight years, where she received numerous awards and honors. She also designed, developed, and opened community hospital-based palliative care programs for the Seton Healthcare Family of Hospitals in Central Texas.

Emily McLeod is a member of the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association, the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, and the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer.

Specializations

  • Palliative care

Board Certification

  • Adult Health Clinical Nurse Specialist Certification
  • Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse

Awards & Honors

  • Edith Blanche Jennings Burns RN Endowed Scholarship in Nursing
  • Joe and Tana Christie Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Nursing
  • The National Dean’s List
  • Published Poet, The University of Texas at Austin Analecta Literary Journal
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
  • The University of Texas at Austin Honors Day College Scholar

Locations

Locations

  • UT Health Austin Clinics | Health Transformation Building
    1601 Trinity Street, Bldg. A
    Austin, TX 78712
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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete Focus Essential HMO
  • AARP Medicare Complete Focus HMO
  • Accountable Health Plan/Interplan (SPHN)
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
  • Aetna PPO/HMO (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Aetna Seton Health Alliance
  • Aetna Whole Health
  • Ambetter-Superior Health Plan - Exchange Plan
  • Amerigroup
  • Beech Street PPO (SPHN)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Advantage HMO/Health Select (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Choice PPO/UT Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Essentials/Blue Essentials Access - Exchange Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PAR Plan
  • Cigna - All plans
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • Coventry (SPHN)
  • Dell Children’s Health Plan STAR/CHIP
  • EHN/WEB TPA - (Whole Foods)
  • First Care Access PPO Network (SPHN)
  • First Health (SPHN)
  • Firstcare HMO (SPHN) (All HMO plans require a referral)
  • Galaxy (SPHN)
  • Healthsmart (SPHN)
  • Health Payors Organization (SPHN)
  • Humana HMOx
  • Humana Medicare Advantage - all plans EXCEPT Humana Medicare Gold Plus. (Out of network for all Humana Medicare HMO Plans)
  • Humana PPO/HMO/Choice Care (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Integrated Medical Systems PPO (SPHN)
  • Medicare Part B Traditional fee for service (Novitas)
  • Medicaid/TMHP
  • Multiplan (SPHN) (PHCS is out of network - All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Optum
  • Oscar Healthcare (SPHN)
  • Sendero IdealCare
  • Seton Health Plan Smarthealth
  • Superior Health Plan STAR/CHIP/STAR KIDS
  • United Healthcare AARP PPO
  • United Healthcare All Savers/Choice/Choice Plus/PPO/HMO (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • United Healthcare Community Plan - Medicaid
  • United Healthcare Medicare
  • United Healthcare One
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete Focus HMO
  • United Student Resources PPO (SPHN)
  • USA Managed Care (SPHN)
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