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Tara Lagu, MD, MPH

lagu_taraDepartment of Medicine

Departmental/Divisional Leadership Roles

  • Associate Director, Institute for Healthcare Delivery and Population Science, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
  • Director, Resident Research, Baystate Medical Center

Academic Appointment

  • Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine

Education and Training

  • Yale University, New Haven, CT
    • M.P.H. (2002)
    • M.D. (2002)
  • Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
    B.S., Pharmacy (1997)

Scholarly Foci

  • Quality and value of care for patients with heart failure and other cardiovascular diseases
  • Use of patient narratives to improve quality and experience of care
  • Improving access for patients with disabilities

Scholarly Activity

View a list of Dr. Lagu's publications in the Scholarly Commons repository.

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles (Limit 5)

  • Society of General Internal Medicine
    • Member (2005-present)
    • Research Committee
      • Member (2006-2009)
    • Finance Committee
      • Member (2012-2016)
    • Development Committee
      • Member (2009-2011)
  • American College of Physicians
    • Member (2003-present)
    • Massachusetts Chapter
      • Early Career Physician Council
        • Member (2013-2015)
  • Society of Hospital Medicine
    • Member (2008-present)
  • Academy Health
    • Member (2009-present)
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
    • Member (2010-present)

Significant Honors and Awards (Limit 5)

  • Excellence in Research Award, Society of Hospital Medicine (2019)
  • Senior Fellow, Society of Hospital Medicine (2018)
  • Research Translation Award, Baystate Health (2018)
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians (2013)
  • American Medical Women’s Association “Outstanding Woman", Yale Medical School Class of 2002 (2002)

Contact Information

Institute of Healthcare Delivery and Population Science (IHDPS)
3601 Main Street, 3rd Floor
Springfield, MA 01199