Maura Dougherty graduated from Georgetown University with her BSN in 2014. After nursing school, she worked as an ICU nurse in a cardio-thoracic surgical ICU. Inspired by the many advanced practice nurses she encountered in the ICU, Maura decided to attend nurse anesthesia school, graduating in 2018 from Wake Forest University with her MSN. She currently works as a staff CRNA providing anesthesia for all types of surgical specialties.