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Romilla Batra

Romilla Batra

Lecturer

SB2 324

714.456.7542

batrar@uci.edu  

Education

MD, UC Los Angeles
MBA, UC Irvine

Research Interest

Health Care Strategy

Business of Medicine

Integrated Models of Health Care Delivery

Continuous Quality Improvement in Health Care Settings

Resident Education


Romilla Batra, MD, MBA, is a lecturer in The Paul Merage School of Business at UC Irvine. Additionally, she serves as a volunteer faculty for UC Irvine's School of Medicine. Currently, Dr. Batra is the Chief Medical Officer for the SCAN Health Plan where she is responsible for key strategic and quality initiatives. Prior to that, she served as the Associate Program Director for the UC Irvine Internal Medicine Residency Program and as the Medical Director for the Medicine Ambulatory Clinic.

She finished her residency at UCLA School of Medicine and received her MBA from The Paul Merage School of Business at UC Irvine.

Publications

  • APDIM (Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine): Workshop presented for annual Spring meeting April 2008: “Building Educational Curricula and Continuity in Resident Clinic Practices:  A Systems-Based Approach”
  • “Education First: Reforming the Curriculum of the Internal Medicine PGY 1 Year”: W Gustin, R Batra, A Amin, L Rucker. Manuscript accepted for publication in Academic Medicine, Aug 2008

Awards

  • Associated Medical Students Golden Apple Award 2012: Awarded to one School of Medicine Faculty in recognition of their outstanding teaching for the academic year 2011- 2012.
  • Dean’s Scholar Award for being in the top 4 of the MBA class of 2009, The Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine
  • Finalist, 2008 Straddling, Yocca, Carlson & Rauth Business Plan Competition for The Paul Merage School of Business: “Innovative Diabetes Gluco Center Models”
  • Excellence in Teaching Award for dedication to outstanding teaching for the medical students, May 2009
  • Excellence in Teaching Award for dedication to outstanding teaching for the medical students, May 2008

Teaching

Quarter / Year Program Course Number Course Title
Spring 2016 FTMBA 290 The New Healthcare Ecosystem: From Volume to Value
Spring 2016 HCEMBA 290 Business of Medicine for Healthcare Executives