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Megha Garg, MD, MPH

Title(s)Assistant 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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    I am a hospitalist at the San Francisco VA Medical Center, caring for veterans on inpatient services including medicine teaching wards, the Faculty Hospitalist Service, surgical co-management, medicine consults and procedures. I serve as Associate Chief of the SFVA Division of Hospital Medicine. I am affiliate faculty at the Institute for Health Policy Studies at UCSF.

    As a clinician-educator, I am involved in the UCSF School of Medicine Bridges curriculum. I am Director of the first year medical student course focused on health disparities, social justice, and health policy, "Health and the Individual/Health and Society." Additionally, I have an interest in physician advocacy, and have developed and teach an advocacy curriculum to the UCSF Internal Medicine residents.

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    1. Garg M, Wray CM. Hospital Medicine Management in the Time of COVID-19: Preparing for a Sprint and a Marathon. J Hosp Med. 2020 May; 15(5):305-307. PMID: 32379037.
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    2. Miles RC, Choi P, Baird GL, Dibble EH, Lamb L, Garg M, Lehman C. Will the Effect of New Federal Breast Density Legislation Be Diminished by Currently Available Online Patient Educational Materials? Acad Radiol. 2019 Dec 12. PMID: 31839567.
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    3. Garg M, Tseng Z, Baird GL, Egan P, McGarry K. 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. PMID: 30943670.
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    4. Miles RC, Baird GL, Choi P, Falomo E, Dibble EH, Garg M. Readability of Online Patient Educational Materials Related to Breast Lesions Requiring Surgery. Radiology. 2019 04; 291(1):112-118. PMID: 30694156.
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    5. Long T, Chaiyachati K, Bosu O, Sircar S, Richards B, Garg M, McGarry K, Solomon S, Berman R, Curry L, Moriarty J, Huot S. Why Aren't More Primary Care Residents Going into Primary Care? A Qualitative Study. J Gen Intern Med. 2016 12; 31(12):1452-1459. PMID: 27488970.
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    6. Hutchinson N, Baird GL, Garg M. Examining the Reading Level of Internet Medical Information for Common Internal Medicine Diagnoses. Am J Med. 2016 06; 129(6):637-9. PMID: 26829438.
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    7. Garg M, Lee BE, McGarry K, Mangray S, Castillo JJ. CD20-negative diffuse large B-cell lymphoma presenting with lactic acidosis. Am J Hematol. 2015 Mar; 90(3):E49-50. PMID: 25417998.
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    8. Garg M, Drolet BC, Tammaro D, Fischer SA. Resident duty hours: a survey of internal medicine program directors. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Oct; 29(10):1349-54. PMID: 24913004.
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    9. Wolfe SQ, Garg M, Cumberbatch NM, Furst C, Martinez M, Hernandez M, Reimers R, Berrocal Y, Gómez-Marín O, Eaton MJ. 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. PMID: 17306458.
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