For over 60 years, the Department of Medicine at UCLA has engaged in world-class medical research, teaching, and patient care. Across 18 sub-specialties, our physicians are world-renowned experts in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of complex and routine illnesses.

    Department Leadership

    E. Dale Abel Headshot

    E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD

    William S. Adams Distinguished Professor of Medicine
    Chair and Executive Medical Director
    Department of Medicine
    David Geffen School of Medicine and UCLA Health

    Gregory Brent, MD
    Gregory Brent, MD
    Senior Executive Academic Vice Chair

    Yanina Venegas
    Executive Director
    Department of Medicine

    Vice Chairs