Dr. Margaret Fang is Professor and Division Chief of the Division of Hospital Medicine at UCSF Health, and Medical Director of the UCSF Anticoagulation Clinic. 

After graduating from the Honors Program in Medical Education at Northwestern University Medical School, Dr. Fang completed her internal medicine residency training at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and a General Medicine Fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital, obtaining a Masters of Public Health at the Harvard School of Public Health. She joined the faculty at the University of California, San Francisco in 2003 as a hospitalist and researcher. 

Dr. Fang’s research program addresses how to help patients balance the benefits and harms of anticoagulants for stroke and venous thromboembolism. She was the principal investigator of the CVRN VTE and ALTERNATIVE Studies, cohorts of patients with venous thrombosis. She was also a core investigator in the ATRIA Study group, which evaluated stroke and hemorrhage outcomes in patients with atrial fibrillation. She has published more than 150 articles related to anticoagulation, thrombosis, and hospital outcomes. 

Dr. Fang serves on the medical advisory boards of the National Blood Clot Alliance and the North American Thrombosis Forum, two non-profit organizations dedicating to raising awareness of and improving the outcomes of people impacted by blood clots.