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Alyson J. McGregor, MD, MA, FACEP

Title: Professor
Emergency Medicine | Administration
Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs and Development
School of Medicine Greenville
Phone: 864-455-7000
Office: 701 Grove Road
Greenville SC 29605


Background: Alyson J. McGregor, MD MA FACEP is a physician, researcher, writer, and advocate. She is a Professor of Emergency Medicine and will serve as Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Development at the School of Medicine Greenville. Dr. McGregor was the co-founder and Director for the Division of Sex and Gender in Emergency Medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University from 2010-2021, where her research on the roles sex and gender play in emergent conditions has made her a spokesperson and advocate for women around the world.

Dr. McGregor currently serves as a member of the Advisory Committee Research on Women’s Health for the Office of Research on Women’s Health, National Institutes of Health. She is a Co-Founder of the national organization Sex and Gender Health Collaborative and serves on the Advisory Council to the Sex and Gender Health Education Summit series, which is designed to establish an integrative sex and gender curriculum for current and future health professionals. Dr. McGregor is the former director for a Sex and Gender two-year fellowship program and educational electives for residents and medical students at Brown University. She has published over 80 peer-review publications in sex, gender, diversity, medical education, and women’s health.

Dr. McGregor’s TEDx talk, “Why Medicine Often Has Dangerous Side Effects for Women,” currently has over 1.7 million views and she has recently released her new book “Sex Matters: How Male-Centric Medicine Endangers Women’s Health and What We Can Do About It”.

In her role as Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Development, Dr. McGregor will serve on the Dean’s Executive Leadership Team and will facilitate the recruitment, development, and advancement of a diverse academic workforce that promotes excellence and furthers the mission of the School of Medicine Greenville and purpose of Prisma Health.
Honors & Awards: Honorary Doctorate of Science (D.Sc.)
Book of the Year - Gold
Living Now Book Awards: Sexuality / Femininity
Excellence in Women’s Health Policy and Advocacy Award VCU Institute for Women’s Health
Lila A. Wallis Women’s Health Award
Outstanding Service Recognition during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Sex & Gender: Preparing and delivering inclusive content for learners
Betty Marcus Women’s Health Endowment Fund Award
Emergency Physician of the Year
Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Award
Mid-Career Award
Advancement of Women in Academic Emergency Medicine Award
Top Doc: Emergency Medicine
Linda Joy Pollin Women’s Heart Health Leadership Award
Outstanding Didactic Presentation Award
Featured Women in Academic EM
Momentum Award
Outstanding Physician Award – Department of Emergency Medicine
The Daniel L. Savitt Resident Teaching Award
The Robert H. Woolard Resident Academic Achievement Award
Professional Affiliations: Scientific Council- Laura Bush Institute for Women’s Health
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
American College of Women’s Health Physicians
Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine
American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP)
ACEP American Association of Women EM Physician Section
Rhode Island Medical Women’s Association
American Medical Women’s Society
Rhode Island Medical Society
Society of Academic Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine Residents Association
Massachusetts Medical Society

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