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. Dr. Ong co-directs the new Stakeholder-Partnered Implementation Research and Innovation Translation (SPIRIT) Learning Health System (LHS) Center of Excellence in LHS Researcher Training funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute. He co-leads the BreatheWell and ResearchWell Pods for the Semel Healthy Campus Initiative Center at UCLA, 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.
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Professor named to another term on state tobacco education and research oversight committee - UCLA Newsroom $3.7 million grant aims to accelerate move to patient-centered care in health systems - UCLA Newsroom 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 Bee 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