by Jasmine Phiri
July 30, 2021
CEO, Healthcare in Action,
Michael Hochman, MD, MPH, is the inaugural CEO of SCAN’s Homeless Medical Group initiative. Under his leadership, the group uses a “street medicine” model to focus on the care of patients experiencing homelessness in California. Dr. Hochman, a board certified general internist, is an active physician providing care within the medical group.
Dr. Hochman previously served as the inaugural director of the USC Gehr Family Center for Health Systems Science and Innovation; the Medical Director for Innovation at AltaMed Health Services; and the Senior Health Deputy for LA County Board of Supervisor Member Mark Ridley-Thomas.
Dr. Hochman attended Harvard Medical School. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the Cambridge Health Alliance and was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Fellow at UCLA. As an instructor, Dr. Hochman has won several clinical teaching awards from Harvard Medical School and LAC+USC Medical Center.
Dr. Hochman has written on health topics for the Boston Globe and other publications, and is the founding editor of the 50 Studies Every Doctor Should Know book series published by Oxford University Press.