Hospitalist Section - Washington DC VA Medical Center
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Hospitalist Section

Matthew Tuck, MD, MEd, FACPMatthew Tuck, MD, MEd, FACP

Associate Chief, Hospitalist Section
Associate Site Program Director, Washington DC VA Medical Center. Assistant Professor of Medicine, George Washington University. Assistant Professor of Medicine, Uniformed Services University

Dr. Matthew Tuck completed his undergraduate and graduate medical education as well as chief residency at the George Washington University, where he was inducted to Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. There, he also earned a Masters in Education and Human Development. He currently holds academic appointments as Associate Professor of Medicine at the George Washington University (GWU) and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He serves as the Assistant Chief of the Hospitalist Section and Associate Site Program Director for the residency programs at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Dr. Tuck has received a number of teaching awards, including the Society for General Internal Medicine's (SGIM) Award for Excellence in Clinician Education, the American College of Physicians Sol Katz Teaching Award, the James J. Leonard Award for Excellence in Teaching Internal Medicine as well as the VA Attending of the Year Teaching Award. In 2014, he was charged with revamping the evidence-based medicine curriculum for the medical students at GWU and was appointed the inaugural Evidence-based Medicine Theme Director. On the national stage, Dr. Tuck serves as core faculty for the annual "Teaching and Leading Evidence-based Medicine" workshop at Duke University.

Dr. Tuck is Chair of SGIM's Academic Hospitalist Commission. He is a scientific reviewer for the Journal of Graduate Medical Education (JGME) and UpToDate and has served as a grant reviewer for the VA HSR&D Merit grants. In 2014, he was named top 10% of reviewers for JGME. Dr. Tuck's research interests include venous thromboembolism, pharmacogenomics, and medical education. He is the recipient of a number of research grants. Most recently, he serves as site Principal Investigator for a $7.5 million grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities to study how genetic information from African American patients can predict their responses to cardiovascular medications.

Cherinne Arundel, MDMatthew Tuck, MD, MEd, FACPKatherine Chretien, MD, FACPJennifer C. Kerns, M.D., M.S.H.S.Dragica Mrkoci, MD, FACPRibka  Ayana, MDJessica Logan, MDJames CroffootJesse Theisen-Toupal, MDJalpan Ringwala M.D.Matthew HaneyHeather HopkinsAmir MeiriChase HoughtonRichard B. Brooks, MD, MPH

Contact Info


  • Washington DC VA Medical Center

Contact Number(s)

  • 202-745-8000

Hours of Operation

  • Normal Operating Hours