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Douglas Bell, MD

UCLA Physician Douglas Bell, MD specializes in General Internal Medicine.
Specialty
General Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Language Spoken
English
Hospital Affiliation
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
State License Number
G79822
Contact
(310) 206-6232
PRACTICE LOCATION

UCLA Health Internal Medicine Suite
200 UCLA Medical Plaza
Suite 420
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1685
(310)206-6232
(310)794-2113 (fax)

MEDICAL BOARD CERTIFICATION
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1996, 2006
EDUCATION
Fellowship
Internal Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 1998 - 1999
Residency
Internal Medicine, Stanford University, 1994 - 1996
Internship
Internal Medicine, Mt. Auburn Hospital, 1990 - 1991
Degree
MD, Harvard Medical School, 1990
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Additional Information

Douglas S. Bell is a general internist and health services researcher whose work focuses on the design and evaluation of health information technology (HIT).

Dr. Bell completed his MD at Harvard Medical School in 1990, a medical informatics fellowship at Harvard and MIT in 1994, a residency in internal medicine at Stanford in 1996, and a PhD in Health Services at UCLA in 2000. He is now an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and an Associate Natural Scientist at RAND. Dr. Bell has conducted pioneering research in online physician education, online survey data collection, and the digital divide among health care providers.

 His awards include First Prize in the American Medical Informatics Association's 1994 Student Paper Competition, and in 2002 he was named a Robert Wood Johnson Generalist Faculty Physician Scholar. Dr. Bell recently completed a 3-year RAND study that developed expert-consensus recommendations for electronic prescribing and assessed the extent to which these recommendations are being implemented among a sample of commercially-available electronic prescribing systems. (See http://www.rand.org/health/eRx/)

Dr. Bell currently leads an ongoing study of physicians' learning and retention from diabetes guidelines, using online educational tools developed in his laboratory.

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