Faculty

Back to Index
Ron Ben-Ari, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine (Educational Scholar)
Associate Dean for Continuing Medical Education (CME)
Assistant Dean for Curriculum
Vice Chair, Educational Affairs, Department of Medicine
Medicine
IRD 632, Mail Code:9520 Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 226 7556

Overview

Dr. Ron Ben-Ari received his B.A. with honors from U.C. Berkeley in 1983 and his M.D. from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California in 1987. He completed his internship and residency in the USC Internal Medicine Residency Training Program from 1987 –1990 and was a chief resident with the USC Department of Medicine from 1990 – 1991. Dr. Ben-Ari joined the USC Department of Medicine faculty in 1992. He is an associate professor of clinical medicine (clinical educator) and has served the Department of Medicine as director of the internal medicine residency training program, director of the internal medicine medical student program, and as vice chair for educational affairs.

Dr. Ben-Ari was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society in 1990 by USC Medical Students and was awarded Outstanding Teaching Awards in 1997, 1998, 2003 and 2007. He was named a Master Teacher of the Keck School of Medicine in 2008 and was the Faculty Honoree for Medical Education and Humanism from the American College of Physicians Southern California Region I in 2009. He was Chief of Staff at LAC+USC in 2005 – 2006 and President of the Keck School of Medicine Faculty Council in 2012 – 2013. Dr. Ben-Ari is active in both undergraduate and graduate medical education at the Keck School, provides bedside and classroom instruction to internal medicine residents and medical students, and maintains a private practice in general internal medicine on the USC Health Sciences Campus.

Awards

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Medical Educators' Collegium Membership and Grant, 2005-2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Outstanding Teaching Award Year IV, 1997

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Outstanding Teaching Award Year II, 2003

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Most Supportive Staff Award, 1994

American College of Physicians: Faculty Honoree for Medical Education and Humanism, 2009

LAC Department of Health Services: Best Patient Safety Pilot Program, 2010

American College of Physicians: Fellow, 2007

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Outstanding Teaching Award Year III, 1998

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Resident Appreciation Award, 2000

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Certificate of Excellence, 1987

LAC+USC Healthcare Network: Passionate Performance Award, 2006

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Outstanding Teaching Award Year III, 2007

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Outstanding Teaching Award Year III, 2003

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Master Teacher Award, 2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: award conferred by, 1998

American College of Physicians: award conferred by, 2009

Keck School of Medicine of USC: award conferred by, 2003

Keck School of Medicine of USC: award conferred by, 2007

Keck School of Medicine of USC: award conferred by, 1987

LAC Department of Health Services: award conferred by, 2010

American College of Physicians: award conferred by, 2007

Keck School of Medicine of USC: award conferred by, 2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: award conferred by, 1997

Keck School of Medicine of USC: award conferred by, 2005-2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: award conferred by, 2000

LAC+USC Healthcare Network: award conferred by, 2006

Keck School of Medicine of USC: award or honor for, 2003

Keck School of Medicine of USC: award or honor for, 1997

Keck School of Medicine of USC: award or honor for, 2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: award or honor for, 2000

Keck School of Medicine of USC: award or honor for, 1994

American College of Physicians: award or honor for, 2009

LAC+USC Healthcare Network: award or honor for, 2006

Keck School of Medicine of USC: award or honor for, 1987

Keck School of Medicine of USC: award or honor for, 2005-2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: award or honor for, 1998

LAC Department of Health Services: award or honor for, 2010

American College of Physicians: award or honor for, 2007

Keck School of Medicine of USC: award or honor for, 2007

Keck School of Medicine of USC: full name, 1997

American College of Physicians: full name, 2009

Keck School of Medicine of USC: full name, 2003

Keck School of Medicine of USC: full name, 2005-2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: full name, 2000

Keck School of Medicine of USC: full name, 1987

LAC+USC Healthcare Network: full name, 2006

Keck School of Medicine of USC: full name, 1994

Keck School of Medicine of USC: full name, 2007

Keck School of Medicine of USC: full name, 2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: full name, 1998

Keck School of Medicine of USC: person in primary position, 1998

Keck School of Medicine of USC: person in primary position, 1994

Keck School of Medicine of USC: person in primary position, 1987

American College of Physicians: person in primary position, 2009

Keck School of Medicine of USC: person in primary position, 2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: person in primary position, 2000

LAC+USC Healthcare Network: person in primary position, 2006

Keck School of Medicine of USC: person in primary position, 1997

LAC Department of Health Services: person in primary position, 2010

American College of Physicians: person in primary position, 2007

Keck School of Medicine of USC: person in primary position, 2003

Keck School of Medicine of USC: person in primary position, 2005-2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: person in primary position, 2007

LAC Department of Health Services: Ben-Ari, Ron, 2010

American College of Physicians: Ben-Ari, Ron, 2007

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Ben-Ari, Ron, 1987

American College of Physicians: Ben-Ari, Ron, 2009

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Ben-Ari, Ron, 1994

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Ben-Ari, Ron, 2003

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Ben-Ari, Ron, 1997

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Ben-Ari, Ron, 2005-2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Ben-Ari, Ron, 2000

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Ben-Ari, Ron, 1998

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Ben-Ari, Ron, 2008

LAC+USC Healthcare Network: Ben-Ari, Ron, 2006

Keck School of Medicine of USC: HR job title, 2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: HR job title, 1998

Keck School of Medicine of USC: HR job title, 1987

Keck School of Medicine of USC: HR job title, 2007

Keck School of Medicine of USC: HR job title, 2000

Keck School of Medicine of USC: HR job title, 2003

Keck School of Medicine of USC: HR job title, 1994

LAC+USC Healthcare Network: HR job title, 2006

Keck School of Medicine of USC: HR job title, 1997

LAC Department of Health Services: HR job title, 2010

American College of Physicians: HR job title, 2007

American College of Physicians: HR job title, 2009

Keck School of Medicine of USC: HR job title, 2005-2008

LAC Department of Health Services: full name, 2010

American College of Physicians: full name, 2007

Keck School of Medicine of USC: position in department, 2003

American College of Physicians: position in department, 2007

Keck School of Medicine of USC: position in department, 1994

Keck School of Medicine of USC: position in department, 1998

Keck School of Medicine of USC: position in department, 1997

Keck School of Medicine of USC: position in department, 2000

Keck School of Medicine of USC: position in department, 2005-2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: position in department, 2007

Keck School of Medicine of USC: position in department, 1987

LAC+USC Healthcare Network: position in department, 2006

Keck School of Medicine of USC: position in department, 2008

LAC Department of Health Services: position in department, 2010

Keck School of Medicine of USC: sort order, 1987

Keck School of Medicine of USC: sort order, 2003

Keck School of Medicine of USC: sort order, 1998

Keck School of Medicine of USC: sort order, 2005-2008

American College of Physicians: sort order, 2007

Keck School of Medicine of USC: sort order, 1997

Keck School of Medicine of USC: sort order, 2008

American College of Physicians: sort order, 2009

Keck School of Medicine of USC: sort order, 2000

Keck School of Medicine of USC: sort order, 1994

LAC Department of Health Services: sort order, 2010

Keck School of Medicine of USC: sort order, 2007

LAC+USC Healthcare Network: sort order, 2006

LAC+USC Healthcare Network: Organization, 2006

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Organization, 2003

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Organization, 2005-2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Organization, 1998

American College of Physicians: Organization, 2009

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Organization, 2000

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Organization, 2007

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Organization, 1994

LAC Department of Health Services: Organization, 2010

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Organization, 2008

American College of Physicians: Organization, 2007

Keck School of Medicine of USC: email address, 2003

Keck School of Medicine of USC: email address, 1998

Keck School of Medicine of USC: email address, 1987

Keck School of Medicine of USC: email address, 1997

Keck School of Medicine of USC: email address, 2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: email address, 1994

Keck School of Medicine of USC: email address, 2005-2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: email address, 2007

LAC+USC Healthcare Network: email address, 2006

American College of Physicians: email address, 2007

Keck School of Medicine of USC: email address, 2000

American College of Physicians: email address, 2009

LAC Department of Health Services: email address, 2010

Keck School of Medicine of USC: start date, 2007

LAC+USC Healthcare Network: start date, 2006

Keck School of Medicine of USC: start date, 2005-2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: start date, 1997

Keck School of Medicine of USC: start date, 1998

Keck School of Medicine of USC: start date, 1987

Keck School of Medicine of USC: start date, 1994

Keck School of Medicine of USC: start date, 2003

Keck School of Medicine of USC: start date, 2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: start date, 2000

LAC Department of Health Services: start date, 2010

American College of Physicians: start date, 2007

American College of Physicians: start date, 2009

Keck School of Medicine of USC: type, 2007

Keck School of Medicine of USC: type, 1987

American College of Physicians: type, 2009

Keck School of Medicine of USC: type, 2003

Keck School of Medicine of USC: type, 2000

Keck School of Medicine of USC: type, 1998

Keck School of Medicine of USC: type, 1994

Keck School of Medicine of USC: type, 2005-2008

LAC+USC Healthcare Network: type, 2006

Keck School of Medicine of USC: type, 1997

LAC Department of Health Services: type, 2010

American College of Physicians: type, 2007

Keck School of Medicine of USC: end date, 2005-2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Ben-Ari, Ron, 2007

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Associate Professor, 2003

American College of Physicians: Associate Professor, 2009

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Associate Professor, 1994

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Associate Professor, 1998

LAC Department of Health Services: Associate Professor, 2010

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Associate Professor, 1997

LAC+USC Healthcare Network: Associate Professor, 2006

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Associate Professor, 2000

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Associate Professor, 2007

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Associate Professor, 2005-2008

American College of Physicians: Associate Professor, 2007

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Associate Professor, 1987

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Associate Professor, 2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: label, 2007

Keck School of Medicine of USC: label, 2003

Keck School of Medicine of USC: label, 1987

Keck School of Medicine of USC: label, 1994

Keck School of Medicine of USC: label, 2000

Keck School of Medicine of USC: label, 1998

Keck School of Medicine of USC: label, 2005-2008

American College of Physicians: label, 2009

American College of Physicians: label, 2007

LAC+USC Healthcare Network: label, 2006

Keck School of Medicine of USC: label, 1997

Keck School of Medicine of USC: label, 2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: award conferred by, 1994

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Faculty Rank, 2007

American College of Physicians: Faculty Rank, 2009

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Faculty Rank, 1987

LAC Department of Health Services: Faculty Rank, 2010

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Faculty Rank, 1994

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Faculty Rank, 2000

American College of Physicians: Faculty Rank, 2007

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Faculty Rank, 1997

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Faculty Rank, 1998

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Faculty Rank, 2003

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Faculty Rank, 2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Faculty Rank, 2005-2008

LAC+USC Healthcare Network: Faculty Rank, 2006

Keck School of Medicine of USC: is primary position, 1994

LAC+USC Healthcare Network: is primary position, 2006

Keck School of Medicine of USC: is primary position, 2000

Keck School of Medicine of USC: is primary position, 2007

Keck School of Medicine of USC: is primary position, 2003

Keck School of Medicine of USC: is primary position, 2005-2008

American College of Physicians: is primary position, 2009

Keck School of Medicine of USC: is primary position, 1987

American College of Physicians: is primary position, 2007

LAC Department of Health Services: is primary position, 2010

Keck School of Medicine of USC: is primary position, 1997

Keck School of Medicine of USC: is primary position, 2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: is primary position, 1998

Keck School of Medicine of USC: preferred title, 2003

Keck School of Medicine of USC: preferred title, 1997

American College of Physicians: preferred title, 2007

Keck School of Medicine of USC: preferred title, 1987

Keck School of Medicine of USC: preferred title, 1998

Keck School of Medicine of USC: preferred title, 2000

LAC+USC Healthcare Network: preferred title, 2006

American College of Physicians: preferred title, 2009

Keck School of Medicine of USC: preferred title, 1994

Keck School of Medicine of USC: preferred title, 2008

LAC Department of Health Services: preferred title, 2010

Keck School of Medicine of USC: preferred title, 2005-2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: preferred title, 2007

American College of Physicians: first name, 2007

American College of Physicians: first name, 2009

Keck School of Medicine of USC: first name, 1994

LAC+USC Healthcare Network: first name, 2006

Keck School of Medicine of USC: first name, 2003

LAC Department of Health Services: first name, 2010

Keck School of Medicine of USC: first name, 2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: first name, 1998

Keck School of Medicine of USC: first name, 1987

Keck School of Medicine of USC: first name, 2007

Keck School of Medicine of USC: first name, 1997

Keck School of Medicine of USC: first name, 2005-2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: first name, 2000

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Person ID, 2007

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Person ID, 2003

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Person ID, 1998

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Person ID, 1987

American College of Physicians: Person ID, 2009

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Person ID, 1994

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Person ID, 2005-2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Person ID, 1997

American College of Physicians: Person ID, 2007

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Person ID, 2000

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Person ID, 2008

LAC+USC Healthcare Network: Person ID, 2006

LAC Department of Health Services: Person ID, 2010

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Organization, 1987

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Organization, 1997

Keck School of Medicine of USC: has faculty rank, 1997

LAC+USC Healthcare Network: has faculty rank, 2006

LAC Department of Health Services: has faculty rank, 2010

Keck School of Medicine of USC: has faculty rank, 2003

Keck School of Medicine of USC: has faculty rank, 1998

Keck School of Medicine of USC: has faculty rank, 2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: has faculty rank, 1994

Keck School of Medicine of USC: has faculty rank, 2007

Keck School of Medicine of USC: has faculty rank, 1987

American College of Physicians: has faculty rank, 2009

Keck School of Medicine of USC: has faculty rank, 2005-2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2003

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2000

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2008

LAC Department of Health Services: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2010

American College of Physicians: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2009

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 1994

LAC+USC Healthcare Network: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2006

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 1997

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 1987

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2005-2008

American College of Physicians: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2007

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2007

LAC Department of Health Services: Agent, 2010

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Agent, 2000

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Agent, 2005-2008

American College of Physicians: Agent, 2007

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Agent, 1997

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Agent, 1998

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Agent, 1987

LAC+USC Healthcare Network: Agent, 2006

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Agent, 1994

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Agent, 2007

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Agent, 2003

American College of Physicians: Agent, 2009

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Agent, 2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Position, 1997

American College of Physicians: Position, 2007

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Position, 1987

LAC+USC Healthcare Network: Position, 2006

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Position, 2003

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Position, 1998

LAC Department of Health Services: Position, 2010

American College of Physicians: Position, 2009

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Position, 2000

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Position, 2005-2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Position, 2008

Keck School of Medicine of USC: has faculty rank, 2000

American College of Physicians: has faculty rank, 2007

Publications

More on How USMLE Step 1 Scores Are Challenging Academic Medicine. Acad Med. 2016 May; 91(5):609-10. View in: PubMed

The costs of training internal medicine residents in the United States. Am J Med. 2014 Oct; 127(10):1017-23. View in: PubMed

Patient-centered medical home intervention at an internal medicine resident safety-net clinic. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Oct 14; 173(18):1694-701. View in: PubMed

Improving the care of patients with rheumatic diseases who have cardiovascular risk: comment on the article by Gossec et al. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2013 Sep; 65(9):1548-9. View in: PubMed

Powered bySC CTSI