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Meghan Sebasky, MD, SFHM, FACP

Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor
Associate Vice Chief of Academics and Medical Education
Chair, Hospital Medicine Medical Education and Mentorship Committee
Co-Director, UCSD School of Medicine Internal Medicine Clerkship

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Academic Profile:  

Dr. Meghan Sebasky received her medical degree from Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska, and went on to complete internal medicine residency at the University of Minnesota where she was selected as an internal medicine chief resident. She worked as an academic hospitalist at the University of Minnesota before joining the Division of Hospital Medicine at UCSD in 2011.

Dr. Sebasky's areas of interest include medical education at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, patient communication, the art of giving feedback, and peer rounding. She participates in clinical teaching and mentoring of both medical students and residents and is co-director of the core Medicine Clerkship for third year medical students as well as a core faculty member in the Internal Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Sebasky is an active member of the Society of Hospital Medicine and currently serves as co-president of the local San Diego Chapter.

Representative Publications

Jenkins I, Sebasky M,Bell J, et al. "Lessons from Walking the Medical Distancing Tightrope." The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. 2020;46(9);542-545.

Mathews BK, Fredrickson M, Sebasky M, et al. "Structured Case Reviews for Organizational Learning About Diagnostic Vulnerabilities: Initial Experiences from Two Medical Centers." Diagnosis. 2020;7(1);27-35. 

Kwan B, Sebasky M, and Muchmore EA. "The Changing Landscape of Medical Education." The Hospitalist newsmagazine, August 2019.  https://www.the-hospitalist.org/hospitalist/article/206173/leadership-training/changing-landscape-medical-education

Sebasky M.  "Everything We Say and Do: Take Time to Leave a Good Impression." The Hospitalist newsmagazine, June 2017.  https://www.the-hospitalist.org/hospitalist/article/141367/leadership-training/everything-we-say-and-do-take-time-leave-good

Maynard G, Kulasa K, Ramos P, Childers D, Clay B, Sebasky M et al.  "Impact of a Hypoglycemia Reduction Bundle and a Systems Approach to Inpatient Glycemic Management."  Endocrine Practice. 2015;21(4):355-367.

Sebasky M, Kukla A, Leister E, Guo H, Akkina S, El-Shahawy Y, Matas A, and Ibrahim H.  "Appraisal of GFR-Estimating Equations Following Kidney Donation."  American Journal of Kidney Diseases.  2009;53(6):1050-1058.

Sebasky M, Gupta P, Filice G.  "Elevated Granulocyte-Colony Stimulating Factor, Non-Infectious Leukocytosis and Fevers in a Patient with Multiple Myeloma."   Journal of General Internal Medicine.   2008;23:2134-2135.

Awards and Honors

2020      Internal Medicine Graduating House Staff Teaching Award

2019      Elected Senior Fellow in Hospital Medicine

2019      Elected to Fellowship in the American College of Physicians

2019      Selected by peers as one of San Diego's Physicians of Exceptional Excellence ("2019 Top Doctors")

2019      Internal Medicine Graduating House Staff Teaching Award

2018      Selected by peers as one of San Diego's Physicians of Exceptional Excellence ("2018 Top Doctors")

2017      Internal Medicine Chiefs' Teaching Award

2017      Medicine Clerkship Excellence in Teaching Award    

2015      Elected Fellow in Hospital Medicine