Dr. Batra has over 17 years of experience in leading organizational efforts to create innovative programs focused on chronic disease management and quality improvement, both on the health plan side as well as provider group side. She has a diverse clinical background and has managed physician practices in both community-based health centers as well as academic centers. Dr. Batra has in-depth experience in managing strategic planning activities, developing and evaluating patient centric clinical programs. She is a board-certified internist and prior to joining SCAN had worked as a Medical Director at University of California Irvine (UCI) School of Medicine. She continues to volunteer at UCI as an Associate Professor of Medicine and also serves as a faculty member for the Paul Merage School of Business at UCI. Dr. Batra finished her internal medicine training at UCLA and received her MBA with health care focus from Paul Merage School of Business. Dr. Batra has presented at national meetings and won the prestigious “Golden Apple Award” for teaching at UCI Medical School.