Valerie Press MD, MPH, FACP, FAAP, SFHM, ATSFAssociate Professor of Med-Peds Research, Faculty Preceptor University of Chicago: Department of MedicineInternal Medicine / Pediatrics
Dr. Valerie Press is an Associate Professor of Medicine-Pediatrics and is the Executive Medical Director of Specialty Value-Based Care at the University of Chicago. She completed her MD and MPH (Health Management and Policy) at the University of Michigan in 2004, her Medicine-Pediatrics residency at the University of Chicago in 2008, and her Hospital Scholars Health Services Research fellowship at the U of C in 2010. She was a hospitalist for over 8 years. Currently she is a faculty preceptor in our combined Med-Peds clinic and attends on the wards. She is an R01 funded health services research focused on the use of behavioral randomized trials and implementation science research methods to develop, evaluate, and implement patient and system level interventions to improve the quality of care provided to patients with chronic diseases, with a focus on asthma and COPD. She also has a focus on medical education having completed the U of C’s MERITS program. She is the social sciences track leader for the medical school’s longitudinal Scholarship and Discovery Program, among other medical school roles.