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Megha Garg, MD, MPH

Associate Professor
School of Medicine
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Education and Training

University of Miami, MD

Harvard School of Public Health, MPH - Health Policy and Management

Brown University, Residency - Internal Medicine

Brown University, Chief Residency - Internal Medicine

University of California, San Francisco, CA 2017 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training

Awards and Honors

Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, University of Miami, 2005

Scholarship for Outstanding Accomplishments and Contributions to the University, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 2009

Zuckerman Fellow, Center for Public Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School of Government, 2009-2010

Outstanding Service Award, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 2011

Resident of the Month, Brown University, 2013

Haffenreffer Family Housestaff Excellence Award, Brown University, 2014

Elected Fellow, American College of Physicians, 2018

Accepted to Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators, University of California, San Francisco, 2019
Overview
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.