Elizabeth Moore, MD
Dr. Elizabeth Moore is a Resident in Psychiatry at UCLA. She received her undergraduate degree in Human Evolutionary Biology with a minor in Health Policy from Harvard University. After college, she worked as a health policy consultant at Avalere Health in Washington, DC. Here, she developed content expertise in Health Information Technology and worked with clients that included professional societies and health systems. She attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania, where she was awarded the Kenneth E. Appel award in recognition of her interest in human behavior and devotion to patient care. More recently, as a Resident Informaticist, she created and disseminated informatics tools that led to a significant improvement in psychiatric screening in the primary care setting at UCLA. Also during residency, she developed a well-being program for trainees at a homeless clinic at the VA and pursued research aimed at better understanding the needs of people experiencing homelessness.
Career Interests: Dr. Moore plans for a career that combines policy analysis, health services research, health system innovation, and clinical care. In particular, she hopes to pursue health system redesign, informatics initiatives, and social services/housing partnerships that improve access to mental health care while minimizing provider burnout.
Research Interests: Dr. Moore is interested in studying the impact of primary care interventions and informatics tools on access to mental health care. She is also interested in investigating health care delivery for people who are homeless and who suffer from mental illness and/or substance use disorders.