AAPAE Candidate – Steffy

Dawn Steffy, MSML, C-TAGME

UPMC Lititz

Statement of Interest

If elected as a Council Member, I would strive to ensure that anesthesia residency programs and coordinators are informed of the resources and support that SAAAPM and AAPAE membership offers. I am interested in connecting and learning from all anesthesia residency programs, whether large academic programs or small community programs.


Dawn Steffy is the GME Academic Manager for the anesthesia residency program at UPMC Lititz, located in Lititz, PA (voted coolest small town in America). In this role, she is responsible for the management of the anesthesia program and other GME staff. Dawn recently completed her master's degree in Management and Leadership and obtained C-TAGME credentials in 2021.

Prior to her employment with UPMC Lititz, Dawn worked as an Operations Director in the medical billing field. Starting with UPMC Lititz in 2007, Dawn assisted with physician recruitment and contract management, along with project and property management. She brought all of this experience to GME about 7 years ago. During her time in GME, Dawn played a substantial role in transitioning the hospital's three residency programs from AOA accreditation to ACGME Continued Accreditation with Osteopathic Recognition. UPMC Lititz is one of only four anesthesia programs to have Osteopathic Recognition and the only program to have reached the status of Continued Recognition.