From left to right: Arleen Brown, Patricia Ganz, Tzung Hsiai and Antoni Ribas.

UCLA Newsroom | April 26, 2023

Four UCLA physicians have been elected to the Association of American Physicians for 2023, bringing the number of members from UCLA and the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA to 46. They are Dr. Arleen Brown, Dr. Patricia Ganz, Dr. Tzung Hsiai and Dr. Antoni Ribas.

Tzung Hsiai, professor of medicine and bioengineering at the medical school, is the Maud Cady Guthman professor of Cardiology. His research focuses on the mechanobiology of cardiovascular diseases. He directs the American Heart Association’s Strategic Focused Research Network in Science of Diversity in Clinical Trials in collaboration with UCLA’s division of general internal medicine and health services research.

The Association of American Physicians is an honorary society founded in 1885 for “the advancement of scientific and practical medicine.” Election to the organization is extended to physicians with outstanding credentials in basic or translational biomedical research. The AAP has about 1,300 active members and 700 emeritus and honorary members. Members of the AAP have included Nobel laureates and members of the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine.

Read the full story about the physicians’ honor on the UCLA Health website.