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Megan (Meggie) D. Chochol

Megan (Meggie) D. Chochol, MD

Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish

Clinical Locations

525 Plaza

HMHI (UNI) Downtown Behavioral Health Clinic
Salt Lake City
801-585-1212
  • Megan (Meggie) Chochol, MD, Assistant Professor (Clinical), earned her medical degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine. She completed her general Psychiatry residency at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and her Child and Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship at Mayo Clinic where she served as Chief Resident. She is board certified in Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Chochol’s clinical interests are broad, and she especially enjoys ADHD and behavior management. Her academic interests include medical education, global mental health, and student and physician well-being. She has been recognized with multiple teaching awards and received institutional grants, published, and presented locally and nationally on these topics. Dr. Chochol was selected for international programs in training, continues to collaborate with colleagues in Valparaiso, Chile, and currently serves as the Director of the Global Mental Health Concentration for the Psychiatry training program. Dr. Chochol is delighted to be continuing her career near the beautiful Utah canyons and mountains as a member of the clinical Child and Adolescent Psychiatry outpatient team at the University of Utah Huntsman Mental Health Institute.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Child & Adolescent Psychiatry)
    American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Psychiatry)
  • Megan (Meggie) Chochol, MD, Assistant Professor (Clinical), earned her medical degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine. She completed her general Psychiatry residency at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and her Child and Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship at Mayo Clinic where she served as Chief Resident. She is board certified in Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Chochol’s clinical interests are broad, and she especially enjoys ADHD and behavior management. Her academic interests include medical education, global mental health, and student and physician well-being. She has been recognized with multiple teaching awards and received institutional grants, published, and presented locally and nationally on these topics. Dr. Chochol was selected for international programs in training, continues to collaborate with colleagues in Valparaiso, Chile, and currently serves as the Director of the Global Mental Health Concentration for the Psychiatry training program. Dr. Chochol is delighted to be continuing her career near the beautiful Utah canyons and mountains as a member of the clinical Child and Adolescent Psychiatry outpatient team at the University of Utah Huntsman Mental Health Institute.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Psychiatry -Primary
    Academic Divisions Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
    Board Certification
    American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Child & Adolescent Psychiatry)
    American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Psychiatry)

    Education history

    Chief Resident Child & Adolescent Psychiatry - Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education Chief Resident
    Child & Adolescent Psychiatry - Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education Fellow
    Residency General Psychiatry - MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Resident
    Medicine - Georgetown University School of Medicine M.D.
    Undergraduate Biology - Washington University in St. Louis A.B.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Chochol MD (2022). Self-Removal of Implanted Contraceptive During an Exacerbation of Paranoid Schizophrenia. Prim Care Companion CNS Disord, 24(4). (Read full article)
    2. Chochol MD, Pease E, Swintak C, Anand U (2021). Addressing Well-being, Burnout, and Professional Fulfillment in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Trainees During the COVID-19 Pandemic Through Implementation of a Virtual Balint-Like Group: a Pilot Study. Acad Psychiatry. (Read full article)
    3. Chochol MD, Gentry M, Hilty DM, McKean AJ (2021). Psychiatry Residents as Medical Student Educators: a Review of the Literature. Acad Psychiatry. (Read full article)

    Review

    1. Chochol MD, Gandhi K, Croarkin PE (2023). Social Media and Anxiety in Youth: A Narrative Review and Clinical Update. [Review]. Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am, 32(3), 613-630. (Read full article)

    Editorial

    1. Chochol MD, Gandhi K, Elmaghraby R, Croarkin PE (2023). Harnessing Youth Engagement With Mental Health TikTok and Its Potential as a Public Health Tool. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry, 62(7), 710-712. (Read full article)

    Letter

    1. Chochol MD, Kataria L, ORourke MC, Lamotte G (2019). Clozapine-Associated Myoclonus and Stuttering Secondary to Smoking Cessation and Drug Interaction: A Case Report. [Letter to the editor]. J Clin Psychopharmacol, 39(3), 275-277. (Read full article)
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