Anne Walling, MD, PhD
Assistant Medical Director, Advance Care Planning and Services Initiative
UCLA Health System
Dr. Anne M. Walling, MD, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research at UCLA and a consulting researcher at RAND. She is the Assistant Medical Director of UCLA’s Advance Care Planning initiative and a palliative care physician and PhD-trained health services researcher. Her research focuses on palliative care quality measurement, advance care planning, and interventions to improve the quality of care for patients with serious illness. Her work with quality measures has lead in part to the National Quality Forum Endorsement for RAND end of life quality indicators. She was recently named a fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) and is a Sojourns Scholar Leadership Program Grantee (Cambia Health Foundation).