MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC
Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
Dr. Marcia Glass is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at Tulane University. She originally joined the Tulane faculty from 2006-2012 and then returned in 2017. From 2012-2017, she was on the faculty of University of California, San Francisco. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Palliative Medicine. Dr. Glass provides inpatient consultations as a member of the New Orleans VA Hospice and Palliative Medicine group. Dr. Glass also provides care for hospitalized medical patients as part of the UMC hospitalist group, as well as teaching for medical students and residents.
Dr. Glass has been recognized for teaching with various awards, including the Tulane Medicine 2008 Best Inpatient Attending Award, the 2011 Tulane C. Thorpe Ray Internal Medicine Educator Award, the 2014 UCSF Core Clerkship Teaching Award, and the 2017 UCSF Pathways to Discovery Mentor Award. She received a Champion of Change Award from Links, Inc., in 2018 and traveled to India with a Fulbright-Nehru Specialist Award in 2019.
Dr. Glass has worked internationally with Doctors without Borders, the Yale/Stanford Johnson and Johnson Global Health Program, Columbia University, UCSF, and Partners in Health. Her domestic volunteer work includes being a founding faculty sponsor for the Ozanam Inn Outreach Clinic in New Orleans, a faculty volunteer for the UCSF/USF Clinica Martin-Baro in San Francisco, asylum work in New Orleans with Luke’s House, and a volunteer during COVID-19 with the Navajo Nation.
Her continued medical education includes the Stanford Faculty Development Program, the Harvard University Medical Detectives Course, MD Anderson Intensive Board Review in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, and the MDI Physiology on the Fly course organized by Harvard Beth Israel faculty.
Her grant-supported research has produced several peer-reviewed articles along with multiple national and international presentations. Her research awards include the 2015 SHM Best Research Poster, the 2014 California-Hawaii SGIM Outstanding Research Abstract, and 2nd place in the 2011 AMSA Annual Convention in the Community Development and ServiceCategory. Her work has been published in Annals of Internal Medicine, The Lancet, and The Washington Post. She co-edited and published the Oxford Field Manual for Palliative Care in Humanitarian Crises in 2019.