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Megha Garg

Assistant Professor, UCSF and Interim Co-Director of the UCSF/UC Law SF Consortium on Law, Science, and Health Policy


Megha Garg, MD, MPH, serves as the Interim Co-Director of the UCSF/UC Law SF Consortium on Law, Science, and Health Policy, focused on collaborative efforts between the two institutions on education, research, and clinical training and service.

Dr. Garg is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and the 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 affiliate faculty at the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies at UCSF.

She is also the course director for a first-year UCSF School of Medicine course titled “Health and the Individual/Health and Society,” focused on social justice and health systems science content, and is helping to build the anti-oppression curriculum at the medical school. Her scholarly work includes research on physician advocacy, social justice education, and care of socially complex patients.

Dr. Garg received her undergraduate and medical degrees at the University of Miami through the Honors Program in Medicine, an accelerated BS/MD program. She also has a Master of Public Health degree from the Harvard School of Public Health. After her internal medicine residency and chief residency at Alpert Medical School at Brown University, she joined the UCSF faculty in 2015.

For a full list of Dr. Garg’s publications, projects, and awards please visit her UCSF profile.


  • University of Miami

  • Harvard School of Public Health

  • Brown University
    Chief Residency

Selected Scholarship