Maria Yefimova is a nurse scientist with the Office of Research, Patient Care Services at Stanford Health Care, supporting ambulatory care nursing and patient care service professionals in their research and clinical inquiry. Her work is grounded in her interest in improving care for frail older patients through systematic change in care delivery. Dr. Yefimova obtained her BSN, MSN an PhD in nursing from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Her postdoctoral fellowship training followed in the National Clinician Scholars Program at UCLA/VA Greater Los Angeles where she was among the first nurses to receive health services research training alongside physicians in the legacy of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Clinical Scholars Program. Dr. Yefimova was the 2018-2019 Academy Health Delivery Science Fellow, gaining skills in implementation science and learning health systems at VA Palo Alto Health Care System. She is now a clinical assistant professor in the division of Primary Care Population Health at Stanford School of Medicine and is a coinvestigator on multiple NIH-funded projects.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health