Edward L. Ha, MD, MED

Edward L. Ha, MD, MED

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About

Dr. Edward Ha is Clinical Professor of Medicine and a hospitalist who cares for hospitalized patients at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and the West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He is board-certified in internal medicine.

Dr. Ha received his medical degree from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in combined internal medicine-pediatrics at UCLA in 2009 and joined the Department of Medicine faculty as a hospitalist thereafter. He obtained a Master's Degree in Medical Education from Johns Hopkins University in 2020.

In addition to patient care, he is heavily involved in resident and medical student education, currently serving as one of the core clinical teaching faculty for the internal medicine residency program, and Assistant Dean for Clinical Education at the David Geffen School of Medicine. His interests include simulation in medical education, and the development and assessment of core clinical skills - or Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) - in medical students.

Languages

English, Korean

Education

Medical Board Certification

Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2009

Residency

Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, UCLA School of Medicine, 2009

Internship

Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, UCLA School of Medicine, 2006

Degrees

MEd, Johns Hopkins University School of Education, 2020
MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 2005

Recognitions

  • Lucien B. Guze Golden Apple Teaching Award - 2013, 2015, 2017, 2023
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Faculty Inductee - 2016
  • UCLA Internal Medicine Resident Full-time Faculty Teaching Award - 2014
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Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Recognitions

  • Lucien B. Guze Golden Apple Teaching Award - 2013, 2015, 2017, 2023
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Faculty Inductee - 2016
  • UCLA Internal Medicine Resident Full-time Faculty Teaching Award - 2014
  • Kaiser Permanente Excellence in Education Award - 2013