Jonathan Han, MD, comes to UPMC St. Margaret after having worked in federally qualified community health centers in Quincy, Massachusetts, San Francisco and Oakland, California. He was medical director for the West Penn Family Practice Residency Program and taught at the Boston University School of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Greater Lawrence Family Medicine Residency Program, and the UCSF/San Francisco General Hospital Family Practice Residency programs. He also has held numerous volunteer and community service posts, including at Prevention Point Pittsburgh.
Dr. Han completed his undergraduate work at Kenyon College and received his doctor of medicine degree from Northwestern University. He completed his internship at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, and his residency at UCSF/ San Francisco General Hospital, at the height of the AIDS epidemic. Dr. Han has special interests in care for the medically underserved, integrated behavioral health care, Medication Assisted Treatment and substance abuse, social justice and advocacy, and narrative medicine. Dr. Han has an interest in Narrative Medicine, and collaborated with the late Joel Merenstein MD and Jennifer Middleton MD on a book, The Human Side of Medicine, that celebrates the diverse challenges and rewards of a career in family medicine. Jon believes that family physicians are uniquely qualified to serve as change agents for patients and their families, and community leaders in times of crisis.