Maria Han

Chief Quality Officer for the UCLA Health Department of Medicine and Assistant Clinical Professor


Dr. Maria Han is the Chief Quality Officer for the UCLA Health Department of Medicine. She is also a primary care physician who practices in Westwood and an assistant clinical professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She is board certified in internal medicine. She is interested in population health and innovations in primary care delivery. Her work focuses on improving the delivery of preventive care and chronic disease management in practices across the Department of Medicine. Recent work has targeted cancer screening completion rates, vaccination rates, and outcomes in diabetes and chronic kidney disease.

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Leadership Concept with Paper Ship Research Brief / COVID-19

The Case for Field Experiments in Behavioral Research

Nudges already proven to work in the real-world increased uptake of COVID-19 boosters; nudges based on lab findings and expert insights, not so much

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Doctors, Subjected to Peer Comparison, Felt Increased Burnout

Nudge to improve preventive medicine performance didn’t work – and yielded discontent