Jessica L. Mega, MD, MPH is a leader at the intersection of technology, life science, and health care. She is a Cardiologist at Stanford and serves on the Advisory Board for Stanford's Center for Digital Health. She is a Co-Founder of Alphabet's Verily, and she is on the Board of Directors at Boston Scientific and Danaher Corporation, as well as the Board of Advisors for Research!America and the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy.

As a faculty member at Harvard Medical School, a Senior Investigator with the TIMI Study Group, and a Cardiologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Dr. Mega led large, international, randomized trials evaluating novel therapies. She also directed the TIMI Study Group’s Genomics Program, demonstrating and testing the role of CYP2C19 genetic variants on antiplatelet medications, a key pharmacogenetic finding. She has published manuscripts in the New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, and JAMA. She served as an Advisor for the California Governor’s Precision Medicine Initiative.

Dr. Mega is a graduate of Stanford University, Yale University School of Medicine, and Harvard School of Public Health. She completed Internal Medicine Residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Cardiovascular Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology. She has won the Laennec Society, Samuel A. Levine, and Douglas P. Zipes Awards, and she is a Fellow of the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC).

Clinical Focus

  • Cardiovascular Disease

Institute Affiliations

Professional Education

  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease (2007)
  • Medical Education: Yale School Of Medicine (2001) CT
  • Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital Cardiology Fellowship (2008) MA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (2004)
  • Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital Internal Medicine Residency (2004) MA