Megan R. Prescott, LCSW, APHSW-C, HEC-C

Clinical Faculty

​e-mail:  Megan.Prescott@uchealth.orgMegan Prescott
phone:  (720) 848-4015

Megan Prescott is a clinical social worker for the UCH Palliative Care Consult Service. Prior to her work in Palliative Care, she was an active member of the nephrology community for 16 years serving in national and local council positions, and was honored twice with the "Social Worker of the Year" award from the National Kidney Foundation of Colorado,
Montana and Wyoming. 

Megan is also a Lead Consultant for the UCH Ethics Consult Service and has a role in program development. A longtime member of the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) Ethics Committee, she started working with the Consult Team in 2013, expanding to her current role in early 2016. She earned HEC-C certification in 2018. 

Megan has published articles in several industry journals and has lectured around the
country on a variety of topics. Among her favorites are the complexities of caring for patients with challenging behavior, conflict resolution, moral distress, and moral resilience.


  • 2012-2013 Foundational Program, Institute of Life Coach Training
  • 2000-2002 Master of Social Work, CSU, Long Beach
  • 1996-1999 Bachelor of Science in Sociology, CSU, Fullerton
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