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Margaret McCahill, MD

Consulting Psychiatrist

Degree: Doctor of Medicine (MD), University of Maryland School of Medicine

Training: Residency training in Family Medicine: Fairview General Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio; Residency training in Psychiatry: UCSD School of Medicine, La Jolla, California.

Additional Responsibilities/Designations: Adjunct Clinical Professor, USD Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, Lecturer, USD Marital and Family Therapy Program, Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Family Medicine and Psychiatry, UCSD School of Medicine

License/Certifications: Licensed Physician and Surgeon, State of California, Medical Specialty Board Certified by both the American Board of Family Medicine and The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians, Distinguished Fellow, American Psychiatric Association

Professional Memberships: American Academy of Family Physicians, California Academy of Family Physicians, San Diego Academy of Family Physicians, The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, The Association of Medicine and Psychiatry, American Psychiatric Association, California Psychiatric Association, San Diego Psychiatric Society

Clinical Interests and Areas of Expertise: Until April 2009, Dr. McCahill served as the Medical Director of St. Vincent de Paul Village for over 10 years. She was a full time Professor of Family Medicine and Psychiatry at UCSD School of Medicine for over 15 years, and currently holds a volunteer faculty appointment at UCSD in both specialties, where she continues teaching resident physicians and health care professionals enrolled in many fields of study. In addition to the practice of General Adult Psychiatry and Family Medicine, she has completed a "Graduate Certificate Program in Spirituality and Health Care" from George Washington University School of Medicine, and she teaches health care professionals in courses about the interface between spirituality and health.

Personal Interests: Family, husband, children, grandchildren, golf, tricycle riding.


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