Robert A. Cherry, M.D., M.S., is Chief Medical and Quality Officer at UCLA Health in Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Cherry has extensive experience in quality and safety improvements and value-based care within health systems located in different parts of the United States. He has coordinated innovative analytical methods to increase clinical quality of care, improve patient experience, and provide value to health care patients. He also has served on the board of many organizations, including the California Community Foundation, and was appointed to the California Health Facilities Financing Authority, which assists nonprofit organizations with financing, construction, and remodeling of health facilities. A trauma and critical care surgeon, Dr. Cherry earned his medical degree from Columbia University and a Master in Health Care Management from Harvard University.