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Megan A Berman, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine



Megan A Berman, M.D.

Megan A Berman, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Assistant Director of Clinical Operations
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
Phone: 409.747.1883
Fax: 409.747.8579

General Medicine Administration
301 University Blvd.
4.174 JSA
Galveston, TX 77555-0566
Phone: 409.772.4182
Fax: 409.772.6507
Email: General.Medicine@utmb.edu

Education

Degree/Training Completed Year Name & Location
M.D. 2004 Loyola Stritch School of Medicine,
Maywood, IL
Internship & Residency 2007 The Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Overview

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.

Clinical Interests

  • 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 Orderset
  • 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 Medicaitons
  • Parenteral Opioids
  • Sepsis, Adult ICU

All protocols can be found in the EPIC order set section.

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