Michael K Ong

Professor-in-Residence, Medicine, University of California Los Angeles

310-794-0154

Mailing Address:
1100 Glendon Avenue
Suite 850, Room 888
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Office Address:
11301 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90073 200 Medical Plaza Suite 420
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Fax Number:
310-794-0723

Michael Ong, MD PhD, is a Professor in Residence of Medicine & Health Policy and Management at UCLA. He is the Hospitalist Chief 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. Dr. Ong is currently Chair of the State of California Tobacco Education and Research Oversight Committee, and the 2021-2022 Chair of the UC University Committee on Faculty Welfare Health Care Task Force.

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