Megan A Berman, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine
Megan A Berman, M.D.
Anticoagulation Clinic Co-Director
Division of General Internal Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Texas Medical Branch - Clinics
Harborside Medical Group 400 Harborside Dr
Galveston, TX 77555-1167
General Medicine Administration
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-0566
|Degree/Training Completed||Year||Name & Location|
|M.D.||2004||Loyola Stritch School of Medicine,
|Internship & Residency||2007||The Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC|
Megan Berman earned her medical degree at Loyola University in Chicago and completed her residency at the Medical University of South Carolina. She worked as a hospitalist in South Carolina prior to joining faculty at UTMB in 2008. She is active clinically with a private clinic at Harborside Medical Group as well as supervising doctors in training at John Sealy Hospital, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Hospital, and the Daniel’s clinic. She is involved in resident education, delivering lectures, and has taught medical students in the Practice of Medicine course. Dr. Berman has a particular interest in assessing and improving the quality of care delivered to all patients. To this end she has completed the MD Anderson Clinical safety and Effectiveness Program and is actively pursuing projects to improve quality and efficiency of care.
- Preventive medicine
- Chronic disease management
- Quality Improvement
- Resident Education
The department of internal medicine is developing evidence based clinical protocols which will be available in EPIC (as order sets) for use when admitting patients with these diagnoses. Their AIM is to standardize care and decrease length of stay and readmission rates.Currently available protocols are:
- CAP - Community Acquired Pneumonia Order set
- Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Diabetic Ketoacidosis Adult, ICU
- General Medicine Admission
- Immunodeficiency Flow Panel
- MICU/CCU Admission Order Set
- Oral Analgesic Medications
- Parenteral Opioids
- Sepsis, Adult ICU
- 111 - Stroke Alert
- 112 - Stroke Activation
- 300086 - Stroke Floor Admission
- 3000000001 - Stroke Critical care without tPA
- 300088 Stroke - Transfer from Critical care to floor
- 3004002 - Stroke Discharge
All protocols can be found in the EPIC order set section.
The department of Internal Medicine has a large role in the Meaningful Use Initiative. Our participation is key for the success of the initiative. Please visit the meaningful use website for important communication and updates from the Meaningful Use Initiative.