Megha Garg, MD, MPH

Title(s)Associate Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    University of MiamiMD
    Harvard School of Public HealthMPHHealth Policy and Management
    Brown UniversityResidencyInternal Medicine
    Brown University Chief ResidencyInternal Medicine
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2017Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
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    University of California, San Francisco2019Accepted to Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators
    American College of Physicians2018Elected Fellow
    Brown University 2014Haffenreffer Family Housestaff Excellence Award
    Brown University 2013Resident of the Month
    University of Miami Miller School of Medicine2011Outstanding Service Award
    Harvard Kennedy School of Government2009  - 2010Zuckerman Fellow, Center for Public Leadership
    University of Miami Miller School of Medicine2009Scholarship for Outstanding Accomplishments and Contributions to the University
    University of Miami2005Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

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    Dr. Garg is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco and Associate Chief of Hospital Medicine at the San Francisco VA Medical Center. Her clinical work includes attending on the inpatient teaching service, surgical co-management, and the Faculty Hospitalist Service. She is Director of the UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science, Health Policy, and affiliate faculty at the Institute for Health Policy Studies at UCSF.

    She is an Associate Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program, with a focus on residency curriculum and faculty development. Previously she was the course director for a first-year UCSF School of Medicine course titled “Health and the Individual/Health and Society,” focused on health equity, social justice and health systems science content, and helped the efforts of building an anti-oppression curriculum at the medical school. Her scholarly work includes research on physician advocacy, social justice education, and care of socially complex patients.

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    1. The Evolution of Internal Medicine Chief Residency: A 20-year Study. American Journal of Medicine. 2024; In Press. Albert TJ, Starks H, Harrington W, Akwe J, Allaudeen N, Boggan JC, Carlson MA, Chun J, Cox L, Ehlers E, Alshaeba SE, Elzweig J, Fletcher KE, Garg M, Gasga A, Godwin PO, Hang MT, Jagannath AD, Kaneshiro C, Kwan B, Park JH, Schackmann E, Sehgal R, Sinex N, Smeraglio A, Tuck M, Turbyfill W, Vargas J, Cornia PB.
    2. Hospital-Based Medical-Legal Partnerships for Complex Care Patients: Intersectionality and Ethics Considerations. J Law Med Ethics. 2023; 51(4):764-770. Garg M, Oliva J, Lu A, Martin M, Hooper S. PMID: 38477278; PMCID: PMC10937167.
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    3. Beyond competency: LGBTQ+ history as medical education. Med Educ. 2023 05; 57(5):484-485. Jones BLH, Garg M, Eniasivam A. PMID: 36852943.
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    4. Characterization of Internal Medicine Chief Resident Administrative, Educational, and Clinical Experiences. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 03 01; 5(3):e223882. Garg M, Kompala T, Hurley M, López L. PMID: 35319760; PMCID: PMC8943621.
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    5. Addressing harm and establishing trust in peer review: Recommendations for action. Med Educ. 2022 03; 56(3):256-259. Eniasivam A, Medeiros A, Garg M. PMID: 35030641.
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    6. A Preclinical Medical School Curriculum on Firearm Violence to Develop Patient Counseling and Foundational Health Policy Skills. Med Educ Online. 2021 Dec; 26(1):1984177. Kucirek N, Studenmund C, Cordero DM, Garg M. PMID: 34672249; PMCID: PMC8547867.
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    7. How an Interdisciplinary Care Team Reduces Prolonged Admissions Among Older Patients with Complex Needs. NEJM Catalyst. 2021; 2(9). Kenneth Lam, Erika L. Price, Megha Garg, Nate Baskin, Megan Dunchak, Sarah Hooper, Anne Fabiny, Jessica A. Eng. View Publication.
    8. First year medical student perceptions of physician advocacy and advocacy as a core competency: A qualitative analysis. Med Teach. 2021 11; 43(11):1286-1293. Griffiths EP, Tong MS, Teherani A, Garg M. PMID: 34151706.
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    9. Disability and Ableism in Medicine: A Curriculum for Medical Students. MedEdPORTAL. 2021 01 25; 17:11073. Borowsky H, Morinis L, Garg M. PMID: 33511270; PMCID: PMC7830755.
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    10. Rapid transition of a preclinical health systems science and social justice course to remote learning in the time of coronavirus. Med Educ Online. 2020 Dec; 25(1):1812225. Garg M, Eniasivam A, Satterfield J, Norton B, Austin E, Dohan D. PMID: 32822280; PMCID: PMC7482827.
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    11. Left Ventricular Compression and Hypotension Due to Acute Colonic Pseudo-Obstruction. Fed Pract. 2020 Dec; 37(12):566-568. Garg M, Miles RC, Rodriguez F, Stetson G. PMID: 33424215; PMCID: PMC7789847.
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    12. Readability of Online Patient Educational Materials for Coronary Artery Calcium Scans and Implications for Health Disparities. J Am Heart Assoc. 2020 09 15; 9(18):e017372. Rodriguez F, Ngo S, Baird G, Balla S, Miles R, Garg M. PMID: 32865121; PMCID: PMC7726991.
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    13. Hospital Medicine Management in the Time of COVID-19: Preparing for a Sprint and a Marathon. J Hosp Med. 2020 05; 15(5):305-307. Garg M, Wray CM. PMID: 32379037.
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    14. Will the Effect of New Federal Breast Density Legislation Be Diminished by Currently Available Online Patient Educational Materials? Acad Radiol. 2020 10; 27(10):1400-1405. Miles RC, Choi P, Baird GL, Dibble EH, Lamb L, Garg M, Lehman C. PMID: 31839567.
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    15. Attitudes Toward Advocacy Do Not Match Actions: A Cross-sectional Survey of Residents and Fellows. R I Med J (2013). 2019 Apr 01; 102(3):34-37. Garg M, Tseng Z, Baird GL, Egan P, McGarry K. PMID: 30943670.
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    16. Readability of Online Patient Educational Materials Related to Breast Lesions Requiring Surgery. Radiology. 2019 04; 291(1):112-118. Miles RC, Baird GL, Choi P, Falomo E, Dibble EH, Garg M. PMID: 30694156.
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    17. Why Aren't More Primary Care Residents Going into Primary Care? A Qualitative Study. J Gen Intern Med. 2016 12; 31(12):1452-1459. Long T, Chaiyachati K, Bosu O, Sircar S, Richards B, Garg M, McGarry K, Solomon S, Berman R, Curry L, Moriarty J, Huot S. PMID: 27488970; PMCID: PMC5130953.
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    18. Examining the Reading Level of Internet Medical Information for Common Internal Medicine Diagnoses. Am J Med. 2016 06; 129(6):637-9. Hutchinson N, Baird GL, Garg M. PMID: 26829438.
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    19. CD20-negative diffuse large B-cell lymphoma presenting with lactic acidosis. Am J Hematol. 2015 Mar; 90(3):E49-50. Garg M, Lee BE, McGarry K, Mangray S, Castillo JJ. PMID: 25417998.
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    20. Resident duty hours: a survey of internal medicine program directors. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Oct; 29(10):1349-54. Garg M, Drolet BC, Tammaro D, Fischer SA. PMID: 24913004; PMCID: PMC4175662.
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    21. Optimizing the transplant dose of a human neuronal cell line graft to treat SCI pain in the rat. Neurosci Lett. 2007 Mar 06; 414(2):121-5. Wolfe SQ, Garg M, Cumberbatch NM, Furst C, Martinez M, Hernandez M, Reimers R, Berrocal Y, Gómez-Marín O, Eaton MJ. PMID: 17306458.
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