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Dell Med Directory Bio: Emily McLeod


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 is also a part of UT Health Austin’s CaLM Care Team. She specializes in providing palliative care in the inpatient setting.

Emily McLeod earned both her bachelor’s degree and her master’s degree 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.


  • Palliative care

Board Certification

  • Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association, Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse
  • American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, Adult Health Clinical Nurse Specialist Certification
  • Texas Board of Nursing, Licensed Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
  • Texas Board of Nursing, Licensed Registered 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



  • 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/Amerivantage Classic
  • 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)
  • Health Payors Organization (SPHN)
  • Healthsmart (SPHN)
  • Humana HMOx
  • Humana Medicare Advantage - all plans EXCEPT Humana Medicare Gold Plus. (Primary Care Providers are Out of Network for Humana Gold Plus)
  • Humana PPO/HMO/Choice Care (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Integrated Medical Systems PPO (SPHN)
  • Medicaid/TMHP (Medicaid is not accepted in the Walk-In Clinic)
  • Medicare Part B Traditional fee for service (Novitas)
  • Multiplan (SPHN) (PHCS is out of network)
  • Optum
  • Oscar Healthcare (SPHN)
  • Seton Health Plan Smarthealth
  • Sendero IdealCare
  • 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 Dual Complete Focus HMO
  • United Healthcare Medicare
  • United Healthcare One
  • United Student Resources PPO (SPHN)
  • USA Managed Care (SPHN)
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