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INFORMATION FOR

Marcia C Mecca, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics); Co Director for National Patient Priorities Care Train the Trainer Virtual Course, Southeast Texas Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program, U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration; Faculty for Combined Baylor Yale Patient Priorities Care Virtual Course for Fellows, Southeast Texas Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program, U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration; Medical Director of VA Geriatric Medicine Consult Service, Geriatrics and Extended Care; Medical Director for Geriatric Medicine Consult Clinic, Geriatrics and Extended Care; Co Vice Chief for Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Geriatric Medicine; Medical Director for IMPROVE (Initiative to Minimize Pharmaceutical Risk in Older Veterans) Clinic, Center of Education in Interprofessional Primary Care; VA Site Director for Connecticut Older Adult Collaborative for Health Education, Geriatric Medicine; VA Site Director for Yale Geriatric Medicine Fellowship, Geriatrics and Extended Care; Co Director of Resident Geriatric Medicine Education and Training, Geriatric Medicine; Site Director for VA Geriatric Medicine Consult Service, Geriatric Medicine, Internal Medicine Primary Care Program

Appointments

Education & Training

  • Residency
    University of Florida (2012)
  • MD
    University of South Florida, Medicine, Health Disparities (2009)
  • BA
    University of Florida, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Interdisciplinary Studies, Gerontology (2005)
  • Leading Healthcare Improvement Advanced Virtual Training Course Participant
    Baylor College of Medicine

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Outstanding Junior Clinician Education Manuscript AwardAmerican Geriatrics Society2020
Advancement of Clinician-Educator Scholarship, ScholarAdvancement of Clinician-Educator Scholarship Faculty Development Program, Yale Department of Medicine2019
Highest rated symposium proposalAmerican Geriatrics Society2019
Distinguished Women of YaleYale School of Medicine2018
VISN 1 Geriatrics and Extended Care Service Line Award: Significant Contribution in Geriatric and Extended Care Initiatives Which Promote Culture of ImprovementVeterans Healthcare Administration2017
Tideswell Emerging Leader in AgingAmerican Geriatrics Society/Association of Directors of Geriatric Academic Programs2016
Harvard Macy Scholar, Program for Educators in Health ProfessionsHarvard Macy Institute2016
Harvard Macy Scholar, Become a Digital Citizen - Technology in Healthcare EducationHarvard Macy Institute2014
Harvard Macy Scholar, A Systems Approach to Assessment in Health Professions EducationHarvard Macy Institute2014
Center of Excellence in Geriatric Medicine ScholarJohn A. Hartford Foundation2014
Center of Excellence in Geriatric Medicine ScholarJohn A. Hartford Foundation2013
Chapman Chapter AwardGold Humanism Honors Society2011
Gold Humanism Honors Society AwardGold Humanism Honors Society2009

Professional Service

OrganizationRoleDate
American Geriatrics Society Patient Priorities-Aligned Care for Older Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions Special Interest GroupPresenter/Speaker2021 - Present
Society of General Internal Medicine Deprescribing Special Interest GroupMember2021 - Present
Yale Geriatrics Social and Racial Justice Work GroupMember2020 - 2021
American Geriatrics Society/Association of Directors of Geriatric Academic Programs Education Committee's Faculty Development Subcommittee, Burnout Resiliency Toolkit WorkgroupTask Force Member2020 - 2021
American Geriatrics Society/Association of Directors of Geriatric Academic Programs Education Committee's Faculty Development SubcommitteeCommittee Member2020 - Present
American Geriatrics SocietyAbstract Grader 2020 - Present
Yale Affiliated Hospitals Lecture SeriesLiaison2020 - Present
American Geriatrics Society/Association of Directors of Geriatric Academic Programs Education CommitteeCommittee Member2019 - Present
American Geriatrics Society Tideswell Leaders in Aging Program Special Interest GroupMember2019 - Present
Yale Traditional Internal Medicine Residency Intern Selection CommitteeInterviewer2018 - Present
Yale Physician Associate Program Thesis Reader CommitteePhysician associate student thesis reviewer2016 - Present
Veterans Affairs Memorial Service CommitteeMember2016 - 2020
Veterans Affairs Connecticut Dementia Conference Planning CommitteeMember2016 - Present
Yale Traditional Internal Medicine Residency Program Evaluation CommitteeCommittee Member2014 - Present
Veterans Affairs Connecticut Dementia CommitteeMember2014 - Present
Veterans Affairs Center of Education in Interprofessional Primary Care Education Faculty CommitteeMember2014 - Present
American Geriatrics Society Veterans Health Administration Special Interest GroupMember2014 - Present
Yale Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Selection CommitteeMember2013 - Present
Yale Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program Evaluation CommitteeMember2013 - Present
American Geriatrics Society Polypharmacy Special Interest GroupMember2013 - Present
Society for Student Run Free Clinics Conference Planning CommitteeMember2007 - 2010

Departments & Organizations