Priya Garg Named OME Director, Assistant Dean OAA

COM-priya-gargPriya S. Garg, MD has been named Director of the Office of Medical Education and Assistant Dean in the Office of Academic Affairs.

Dr. Garg completed her pediatric residency and chief residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center. After completing her training, she joined the faculty at Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine. At Tufts, Dr. Garg served in several leadership roles across the continuum of medical education including Pediatric Clerkship Director for Tufts University School of Medicine (2008-2010), Pediatric Inpatient Medicine Acting Internship Director (2008-2017), Pediatric Residency Director (2010-2017) and as the¬†Associate Director for Graduate Medical Education Quality and Safety¬†(2014-2017). She has also led multiple faculty development programs related to educational leadership and teaching and is a faculty mentor in the Academic Pediatric Association’s Educational Scholars Program.

Dr. Garg has worked with many medical students and residents as a pediatric hospitalist and has received several awards in medical education including the Tufts University School of Medicine Excellence in Teaching Award, Outstanding Teacher in the Clerkship Years, the Natalie Zucker Award for Outstanding Innovation and the J. David Naparstek Community Mentor Award from Tufts University School of Public Health. Dr. Garg will continue her clinical work as a pediatric hospitalist in the Department of Pediatrics.