- ABMS Certification:
- Internal Medicine, 1996
- Research Interests:
health care for underserved populations, health and poverty, alternative medicine
- Clinical Practice:
- Internal Medicine, Primary Care, Pediatric Primary Care
Director of Foundation in Clinical Medicine
Director, Be Wise Program
- Brodie Professor of Medicine
Margaret Plews-Ogan, MD, is an internal medicine doctor who sees patents at University Medical Associates and in the hospital at University Hospital. Originally from Illinois, Plews-Ogan attended Harvard Medical School and completed residency training in internal medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.
She has a special interest in fostering wisdom and compassion in young clinicians, understanding the effect of positive emotion on the health of individuals and communities, and advancing medical education, quality improvement and patient safety. Plews-Ogan is co-author of three books, including “Choosing Wisdom: Strategies and Inspiration for Growing Through Life-Changing Difficulties.” In addition, she is founder and past director of the UVA Center for Appreciative Practice, which works to facilitate improvements in clinical care, education and communication throughout UVA Health System.
She and her husband, James, a UVA pediatrician, have two children.
- Harvard Medical School, 1991
- Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital