Dr. Han has been an assistant professor with the Department of Emergency Medicine at Vanderbilt University since 2005. 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 numerous peer-reviewed 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 a brief delirium assessment for the emergency department setting and help elucidate the consequences of this form of organ failure. He is the Associate Research Director of Emergency Care at Vanderbilt's Center for Quality Aging. He also co-chairs the Emergency Medicine Delirium Working Group and serves on the Research Committee of the American Delirium Society.
He is married to Amanda and they have two children, Jackson and Elise. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family, cooking, grilling on the Big Green Egg, watching movies on his home theater, and rooting for the NY Giants.