Current Role at Stanford

Mike McAuliffe is an Instructional Technologist with Stanford Medicine's Educational Technology team. He supports a wide range of educational technology operations, projects, and initiatives in support of teaching, learning, and research.

Mike joined the School of Medicine in August 2012 and served as Director of the Educational Technology team from 2014 to 2015. In his current role, Mike collaborates with a team that offers instructional technology expertise, project management, classroom technology training, and media production services. This team also collaborates with Stanford Medicine faculty to design and produce video content for online/hybrid courses at Stanford Medicine, online courses for continuing medical education, online materials for residents and fellows, and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and Distributed Flips offered on OpenEdX, Coursera, Khan Academy, and Venture Lab.

Education & Certifications

  • BA, University of North Texas, English (2003)


  • MOOC - Writing in the Sciences, Stanford University (8/15/2012)

    MOOC delivered by Kristin Sainani via Coursera. The course lasted for 8 weeks and had peak enrollment of 48,000 students. Work is ongoing, with spring launch target for 2nd iteration of the course.


    Stanford, CA

Personal Interests

I am an avid photographer, enthusiastic Photoshop practical joker, and aging recreational league hockey player. The most interesting facet of my life are the ongoing adventures of my wonderfully precocious son and my precociously wonderful wife.


Professional Interests

I’m thrilled to serve in my current position at the School of Medicine, as this role lets me draw daily from my experiences and interest in teaching, instructional design, content production, and project management.

Work Experience

  • Director of IT Academic Services, Texas Wesleyan University (2/1/2011 - 8/15/2012)

    I managed a team of IT professionals who delivered application administration, classroom technology consultation, and media support services to faculty and students. I also served as liaison between academic leadership, IT, and vendor partners to strategically address the needs of the university while upholding the guidelines established by the university's strategic plan.


    Fort Worth, TX