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Hoangmai Pham, MD

  • Assistant Professor - Adjunct

Departmental Affiliations

Contact Information

Center for Studying Health System Change
600 Maryland Avenue SW, Suite 500
Washington, District of Columbia 20024



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

  • managed care Medicare quality of care consumer information physician behavior chronic illness
  • Mai Pham Hargraves JL, Pham HH. Back in the Driver's Seat: Specialists Regaining Autonomy. Tracking Report No. 7, January 2003, Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC.

  • Pham HH, Health Care Reform in Maryland: Town Meetings Report. Maryland Citizens’ Health Initiative, Baltimore, MD. August, 2001.

  • Pham HH, Frick KD, Diener-West M, Rubin HR, Powe NR. Is Higher HEDIS Performance Associated with Health Plan Withdrawal from Medicare Managed Care? Medical Care. 2002 March; 40(3):212-26.

  • Pham HH, Lerner BL. In the Patient’s Best Interest? Revisiting Sexual Autonomy and Sterilization of the Mentally Disabled. West J Med. 2001 Oct;175:280-3.

  • Chan L, Pham H, Reese EA. Pneumothorax in pregnancy associated with cocaine use. Am J Perinatol. 1997 Aug;14(7):385-8.