Meg McNamara, MD

Title(s)Professor, Pediatrics
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address550 16th Street, #4504
San Francisco CA 94158
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    University of ConnecticutM.D.1990School of Medicine
    University of California, San FranciscoResidency 1993Pediatrics
    UCSF/Coro Leadership Collaborative2012
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2017Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
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    2004Maya Award, UCSF National Center of Excellence in Women's Health
    2011Excellence in Teaching Award, UCSF Academy of Medical Educators
    2012Elected to Academy of Medical Educators

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    Dr. Margaret (Meg) McNamara is HS Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and Program Director of the Pediatric Residency at University of California San Francisco. She is committed to training a diverse cadre of pediatricians to advance clinical care of children, scientific research to benefit children’s health, and child health equity. Dr. McNamara served as Chief of Pediatrics at UCSF/Mount Zion and led several projects related to violence prevention and childhood exposure to domestic violence prior to shifting her focus to medical education. She introduced health coaching and entrustable professional activities into early medical education when she was Co-Director of UCSF’s Foundations of Patient Care. Dr. McNamara played a key role in curriculum development for the UCSF Bridges Clinical Microsystem Clerkship and was ZSFG Site Director and Director of Preceptorships. She also served as the residency's Associate Program Director of Mentorship and Professional Development and as a longstanding mentor for the Pediatric Leaders Advancing Health Equity (PLUS) program. Dr. McNamara’s clinical focus is on care of the underserved; she works as a general pediatrician in the Children’s Health Center at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital.

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    1. Training medical students in health coaching skills. AMEE MedEdPublish. 2019. McNamara M, Bodenheimer T. View Publication.
    2. Developing Entrustable Professional Activities for Entry Into Clerkship. Acad Med. 2016 Feb; 91(2):247-55. Chen HC, McNamara M, Teherani A, Cate OT, O'Sullivan P. PMID: 26556295.
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