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
Rapid transition of a preclinical health systems science and social justice course to remote learning in the time of coronavirus
Garg M, Eniasivam A, Satterfield J, Norton B, Austin E, Dohan D, Med Educ Online December 25, 2020
Left Ventricular Compression and Hypotension Due to Acute Colonic Pseudo-Obstruction
Garg M, Miles RC, Rodriguez F, Stetson G, Fed Pract December 2020
Readability of Online Patient Educational Materials for Coronary Artery Calcium Scans and Implications for Health Disparities
Rodriguez F, Ngo S, Baird G, Balla S, Miles R, Garg M, J Am Heart Assoc September 15, 2020
Hospital Medicine Management in the Time of COVID-19: Preparing for a Sprint and a Marathon
Garg M, Wray CM. , J Hosp Med. May 15, 2020
Will the Effect of New Federal Breast Density Legislation Be Diminished by Currently Available Online Patient Educational Materials?
Miles RC, Choi P, Baird GL, Dibble EH, Lamb L, Garg M, Lehman C., Acad Radiol. October 27, 2020
Attitudes Toward Advocacy Do Not Match Actions: A Cross-sectional Survey of Residents and Fellows
Garg M, Tseng Z, Baird GL, Egan P, McGarry K. , R I Med J April 1, 2019
Readability of Online Patient Educational Materials Related to Breast Lesions Requiring Surgery
Miles RC, Baird GL, Choi P, Falomo E, Dibble EH, Garg M. , Radiology April 29, 2019
Why Aren't More Primary Care Residents Going into Primary Care? A Qualitative Study
Long T, Chaiyachati K, Bosu O, Sircar S, Richards B, Garg M, McGarry K, Solomon S, Berman R, Curry L, Moriarty J, Huot S., J Gen Intern Med December 31, 2016
Examining the Reading Level of Internet Medical Information for Common Internal Medicine Diagnoses
Hutchinson N, Baird GL, Garg M. , Am J Med. June 2016
CD20-negative diffuse large B-cell lymphoma presenting with lactic acidosis
Garg M, Lee BE, McGarry K, Mangray S, Castillo JJ., Am J Hematol March 2015