Tara Lagu, MD

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Background and Clinical Focus

Academic Appointment:

Adjunct Professor of Healthcare Delivery & Population Sciences at UMass Chan Medical School - Baystate

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Education and Training

Yale University

Medical School, MD

Yale University

Public Health, MPH

Purdue University West Lafayette

Pharmacy, BS

Scholarly Focus

  • 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

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles

  • 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 (2013-2015)
  • Society of Hospital Medicine: Member (2008-present)
  • Academy Health: Member (2009-present)
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine: Member (2010-present)

Awards and Honors

  • 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)

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