Co-Chief of Division of Geriatric MedicineCarol and Jim Collins Endowed ChairProfessor of Clinical MedicineDavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Dr. Koretz attended the University of California at Berkeley and graduated with high honors and a B. A. in Psychology. He subsequently obtained his M.D. from the University of California at San Francisco. After moving back to Los Angeles, he took a residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Geriatric Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles.
After joining the faculty at UCLA, he completed the California Healthcare Foundation Leadership Training Program through UCSF, the Lean Healthcare certification through the University of Michigan, and an MBA at the Anderson School of Management at UCLA.
Dr. Koretz’s primary clinical interests include comprehensive Geriatric Assessment and consultation as well as serving as the primary care provider for his panel of patients. His educational interests include teaching clinical Geriatrics, communication, customer service, and leadership. His efforts were recognized with the Eby Award for the Art of Teaching/Distinguished Teaching Award in 2012.
Dr. Koretz has held a number of administrative positions at UCLA including four terms as the President of the Department of Medicine Professional Group and the Interim CEO/President of the Faculty Practice Group. He currently serves on the Committee on Development and the Legislative Assembly for the UCLA Academic Senate.
Master of Business Administration (MBA), UCLA - The Anderson School of Management, 2013
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