Additional Practice Locations: VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System 11301 Wilshire Blvd Building 500 Los Angeles, CA 90073
Michael Ong, MD PhD, is a Professor in Residence of Medicine & Health Policy and Management at UCLA. He is Chief of the Hospitalist Division at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. Dr. Ong is a practicing general
internist. His research interests focus on improving the delivery of appropriate and efficient health care by general internal medicine physicians. His research has applied this focus in several areas of general medicine, including hospital-based care, mental health, and tobacco control. He co-leads the BreatheWell and ResearchWell Pods for the UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative, and is Vice-Chair of the Academic Medicine College at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Dr. Ong is currently Chair of the State of California Tobacco Education and Research Oversight Committee.
Could Legalizing Pot Diminish California’s Gains Against Smoking? - Kaiser Health News Prop. 56 will save lives and discourage young people from smoking - The Sacramento BeeDr. Michael Ong reappointed to state tobacco education and research committee - UCLA Newsroom Heart failure patients using telemonitoring are as likely to be readmitted to hospital as those receiving standard care - UCLA NewsroomWeighing Medical Costs of End-of-Life Care - New York Times