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Ryan Coller: Seeking Improved Quality of Care through Better Communications with Discharged Patients


Throughout medical school and his training at UCLA as a resident and then chief resident in pediatrics, Ryan Coller knew there was one more degree he needed. “I’ve always seen child health as a field that extends beyond the walls of the clinic and the hospital,” says Coller, now a second-year M.P.H. student at the UCLA School of Public Health. “I wanted the public health degree so that I’d have the skills, credibility and network of connections to be able to work on health issues outside of the clinical setting, as well as to have that broader context to inform my clinical work.”