Medical Leadership

Daniel Cho, MD, MPH

Daniel Cho, MD, MPH is an inpatient psychiatrist working in the SPA 6 region of LA. Double board-certified in Internal Medicine and Psychiatry, he has a strong interest in the interaction and overlap between psychiatric and traditional “medical” illnesses. Other interests include academic medicine, trainee wellness, and healthcare systems improvement. However, his passion has always been in advocacy for underserved and minority populations. He is a member of the Gold Humanism Honor Society elected in 2014 and was the recipient of a prestigious APA/APAF Leadership Fellowship. In his first year of fellowship, he served as the Chair of Leadership Development and Council Experience. In his second, he was elected as the Chair/President of APA/APAF Leadership Fellowship. He has served on the APA’s Council on Advocacy and Government Relations (2018-2020), the APA Board of Trustees (2019-2020), and most recently on the President’s Ad Hoc Work Group on Bed Capacity (2020-2021). He continues to work in academia as the Clerkship Director for the Psychiatry rotation and the Associate Program Director of the Psychiatry Residency at CDU. He is ecstatic to serve his term as Chief of Medical Staff at Kedren Health and to see how far we can propel the hospital forward!