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Marcia C Mecca, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics); Geriatric Consult Clinic, Medical Director, Geriatrics and Extended Care; IMPROVE (Initiative to Minimize Pharmaceutical Risk in Older Veterans) Clinic, Medical Director, Center of Excellence in Primary Care Education; Resident Geriatric Education and Training, Co-Director, Geriatrics; Connecticut Older Adult Collaborative for Health Education, Site Director, Geriatric Medicine; VA Consult Service, Associate Chief, Geriatrics and Extended Care

Contact Information

Marcia C Mecca, MD

Mailing Address

  • Geriatric Medicine

    950 Campbell Ave, #240

    West Haven, Connecticut, 06516

    United States

Appointments

Education & Training

  • MD
    University of South Florida, Medicine, Health Disparities (2009)
  • BA
    University of Florida, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Interdisciplinary Studies, Gerontology (2005)
  • Residency
    University of Florida

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Outstanding Junior Clinician Education Manuscript AwardAmerican Geriatrics Society2020
Selected member of Education CommitteeAmerican Geriatrics Society/Association of Directors of Geriatric Academic Programs2019
Advancement of Clinician-Educator Scholarship, ScholarAdvancement of Clinician-Educator Scholarship Faculty Development Program, Yale Department of Medicine2019
Highest rated symposium proposalAmerican Geriatrics Society2019
Helping Hands AwardGirl Scouts of Connecticut2018
Distinguished Women of YaleYale School of Medicine2018
Significant Contribution in Geriatric and Extended Care Initiatives Which Promote Culture of Improvement VISN 1 Geriatrics and Extended Care Service Line AwardVeterans 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
American College of Physicians AwardAmerican College of Physicians2012
Chapman Chapter AwardGold Humanism Honors Society2011
Outstanding Service AwardEqual Access Clinic, University of Florida College of Medicine2011
American College of Physicians AwardAmerican College of Physicians2009
Gold Humanism Honors Society AwardGold Humanism Honors Society2009
Second Place Poster CompetitionAmerican College of Physicians Associates Meeting, Florida Chapter2009
Outstanding Service AwardUniversity of South Florida, Building Relationships and Initiatives Dedicated to Gaining Equality (BRIDGE) Healthcare Clinic, Founding Steering Committee2008
MemberHonors Society of Phi Kappa Phi2005

Professional Service

OrganizationRoleDate
American Geriatrics SocietyAbstract Grader 2020 - Present
American Geriatrics Society/Association of Directors of Geriatric Academic Programs Education CommitteeCommittee Member2019 - Present
First Presbyterian Church of New Haven SessionMember2019 - Present
First Presbyterian Church of New Haven Property CommitteeMember2019 - Present
Girl Scouts of ConnecticutTroop 67044 Leader2018 - Present
Yale Traditional Internal Medicine Residency Intern Selection CommitteeInterviewer2018 - Present
Girl Scouts of ConnecticutTroop 67044 Co-Leader2016 - 2018
Yale Physician Associate Program Thesis Reader CommitteePhysician associate student thesis reviewer2016 - Present
Veterans Affairs Memorial Service CommitteeMember2016 - Present
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 Excellence in Primary Care Education Faculty CommitteeMember2014 - Present
Yale Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Selection CommitteeMember2013 - Present
Yale Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program Evaluation CommitteeMember2013 - Present
American Geriatrics Society Polypharmacy Special Interest GroupMember2013 - Present
Abraham's TentVolunteer2013 - Present
Equal Access Clinic VolunteerPreceptor2009 - 2012
BRIDGE Healthcare ClinicBuilding Relationships and Initiatives Dedicated to Gaining Equality2008 - 2009
Society for Student Run Free Clinics Conference Planning CommitteeMember2007 - 2010
BRIDGE Healthcare Clinic Founding Steering CommitteeBuilding Relationships and Initiatives Dedicated to Gaining Equality2007 - 2008
Equal Access Clinic Support CommitteeCo-Director2004 - 2005
Equal Access Clinic Support CommitteeVolunteer2002 - 2005

Departments & Organizations