As Chief Medical Executive Dr. Romilla Batra sets clinical policies and procedures at SCAN. She provides physician oversight of clinical programs including disease management and ambulatory and complex case management; and helps design clinical initiatives that support healthy, independent aging. She also works with SCAN's provider partners to advance best practices related to senior care.
Dr. Batra is a board-certified internist with more than 15 years of experience as a medical director, clinician and educator. Immediately prior to joining SCAN in 2011 she worked for five years as the director for ambulatory internal medicine and associate program director for medicine residency at the University of California, Irvine. Her previous experience also includes serving as a medical director at Indiana University Medical Group Community Health Center in Indianapolis and clinical instructor at UCLA/West Los Angeles VA Hospital.
Dr. Batra completed her residency in internal medicine at UCLA and earned her healthcare executive MBA at UC Irvine's Paul Merage School of Business.
A frequent lecturer and guest speaker, she continues to volunteer at UC Irvine as an associate professor of medicine and also serves as a faculty member for the University's Paul Merage School of Business.