Dr. Han is an associate professor with the Department of Emergency Medicine at Vanderbilt University. He completed his emergency medicine residency at the University of Cincinnati and also served as chief resident. He completed a research fellowship and obtained a Masters in Clinical Epidemiology. In addition to his clinical responsibilities in the emergency department, Dr. Han has been very active in patient oriented research. He has over 20 peerreviewed publications and abstracts in the areas of geriatric medicine, cardiology, and emergency department overcrowding. He is the recipient of the Vanderbilt Physician Scientist Development Grant and Emergency Medicine Foundation Career Development Award and has served as co-investigator on several NIH grants. Currently, Dr. Han is funded by a National Institute on Aging K23 award which will validate several brief delirium assessments for the emergency department setting and investigate how delirium in the emergency department affects long-term outcomes.
He also serves on several national committees. He serves as the co-chair of the Emergency Medicine Delirium Working Group, and is an active member of the American Delirium Society Research Committee and the Academy of Geriatric Emergency Medicine.