In her role as Chief Medical Officer at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, Dr. Margaret Duggan serves as an advocate for and liaison to the medical staff to ensure that all clinicians have the necessary resources to provide the highest level of patient care. She is a critical partner with senior hospital administration and department Chiefs in guiding ongoing clinical and operational improvement efforts, and in implementing key strategic initiatives. Duggan brings a depth of experience and medical expertise which will help guide her in such areas as patient safety and clinical outcomes, infection control, risk management, regulatory compliance, utilization review, patient-family centered care, clinical informatics, clinical program development, and external physician and network relations.
Duggan has been an integral part of Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Breast Center, where she has served as Medical Director since 2002. She has also been on staff at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute since 2004, is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School and served as President of the BWFH Medical Staff from 2009 to 2012.
Duggan completed her undergraduate work at Boston University before obtaining her doctor of medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. She completed her medical residency at Boston Medical Center.
For more information about Duggan’s background, read the article in Bostonia Magazine.