MPH, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2002
MD, Temple University School of Medicine, 1995
Dr. Pham’s general interests are in quality of care, managed care, healthcare economics, and physician behavior. She has been involved in research on chronic illness care, Medicare managed care, and organizational determinants of quality of care. Her current work involving the Community Tracking Study focuses on the role of consumer health information in the office encounter, and the relationship between market competition and quality of care.
Through site-visits to selected communities, Dr. Pham also conducts qualitative research on current provider issues in healthcare markets around the country. She currently focuses on physicians’ choice of business strategies in response to changing practice pressures, and health plan, hospital, and employer roles in patient safety initiatives.
Honors and Awards
Associate Editor, Journal of General Internal Medicine A. McGehee Harvey Young Investigators Day Award Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society Charles H. Kravitz Award in Internal Medicine Clare Weaver Memorial Family Practice Research Scholarship Resident Research Award, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center