DHM

The faculty of the UCSF Division of Hospital Medicine are listed below. We work hard to attract, retain, and support the most outstanding faculty, and are proud of their accomplishments, in areas ranging from clinical care to research, from systems improvement to medical education, and in locations that include our clinical sites in San Francisco and others around the globe.

Publications from 2017

Adler-Milstein J, Embi PJ, Middleton B, Sarkar IN, Smith J. Crossing the health IT chasm: considerations and policy recommendations to overcome current challenges and enable value-based care. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2017 Sep 01; 24(5):1036-1043. [View Article]

Thornton KC, Schwarz JJ, Gross AK, Anderson WG, Liu KD, Romig MC, Schell-Chaple H, Pronovost PJ, Sapirstein A, Gropper MA, Lipshutz AKM. Preventing Harm in the ICU-Building a Culture of Safety and Engaging Patients and Families. Crit Care Med. 2017 09; 45 [View Article]

Anderson WG, Puntillo K, Cimino J, Noort J, Pearson D, Boyle D, Grywalski M, Meyer J, O'Neil-Page E, Cain J, Herman H, Barbour S, Turner K, Moore E, Liao S, Ferrell B, Mitchell W, Edmonds K, Fairman N, Joseph D, MacMillan J, Milic MM, Miller M, Nakagawa L [View Article]

We started teaching premedical students how to care. Then we realized everyone needs to learn to do it. Huffington Post. 2017.

Moore PK, Raffel KE, Whitman IR. Macroscopic T-Wave Alternans: A Red Flag for Code Blue. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Aug 07. [View Article]

Adler-Milstein J, Jha AK. HITECH Act Drove Large Gains In Hospital Electronic Health Record Adoption. Health Aff (Millwood). 2017 Aug 01; 36(8):1416-1422. [View Article]

Wang MD, Khanna R, Najafi N. Characterizing the Source of Text in Electronic Health Record Progress Notes. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Aug 01; 177(8):1212-1213. [View Article]

Luxenberg A, Chan B, Khanna R, Sarkar U. Efficiency and Interpretability of Text Paging Communication for Medical Inpatients: A Mixed-Methods Analysis. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Aug 01; 177(8):1218-1220. [View Article]

Gonzales R, Moriates C, Lau C, Valencia V, Imershein S, Rajkomar A, Prasad P, Boscardin C, Grady D, Johnston S. Caring Wisely: A Program to Support Frontline Clinicians and Staff in Improving Healthcare Delivery and Reducing Costs. J Hosp Med. 2017 Aug; 1 [View Article]

Chu JN, Le PV, Kennedy CJ, McPhee SJ, Wong C, Stewart SL, Nguyen TT. Factors Associated with Hepatitis B Knowledge Among Vietnamese Americans: A Population-Based Survey. J Immigr Minor Health. 2017 Aug; 19(4):801-808. [View Article]

Wang MD, Khanna R, Najafi N. Characterizing the Source of Text in Electronic Health Record Progress Notes. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Aug 01; 177(8):1212-1213. [View Article]

Gonzales R, Moriates C, Lau C, Valencia V, Imershein S, Rajkomar A, Prasad P, Boscardin C, Grady D, Johnston S. Caring Wisely: A Program to Support Frontline Clinicians and Staff in Improving Healthcare Delivery and Reducing Costs. J Hosp Med. 2017 Aug; 1 [View Article]

Chiarchiaro J, Ernecoff NC, Scheunemann LP, Hough CL, Carson SS, Peterson MW, Anderson WG, Steingrub JS, Arnold RM, White DB. Physicians Rarely Elicit Critically Ill Patients' Previously Expressed Treatment Preferences in Intensive Care Units. Am J Respir [View Article]

Minter DJ, Kotwani P, Kohn LL, Maurer T, Lai AR. Sole-Searing Pain: Classic Kaposi's Sarcoma. Am J Med. 2017 Jul 12. [View Article]

Minter DJ, Kotwani P, Kohn LL, Maurer T, Lai AR. Sole-Searing Pain: Classic Kaposi's Sarcoma. Am J Med. 2017 Jul 12. [View Article]

Schwartz J, Merrill S, de Leon N, Thompson A, Fang M. Dosing Accuracy of Direct Oral Anticoagulants in an Academic Medical Center. J Hosp Med. 2017 Jul; 12(7):544-550. [View Article]

Mathews B, Ratcliffe T, Sehgal R, Abraham J, Monash B. Fecal Occult Blood Testing in Hospitalized Patients with Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding. J Hosp Med. 2017 Jul; 12(7):567-569. [View Article]

Daum RS, Miller LG, Immergluck L, Fritz S, Creech CB, Young D, Kumar N, Downing M, Pettibone S, Hoagland R, Eells SJ, Boyle MG, Parker TC, Chambers HF. A Placebo-Controlled Trial of Antibiotics for Smaller Skin Abscesses. N Engl J Med. 2017 06 29; 376(26) [View Article]

Zhao Z, Wickersham N, Kangelaris KN, May AK, Bernard GR, Matthay MA, Calfee CS, Koyama T, Ware LB. External validation of a biomarker and clinical prediction model for hospital mortality in acute respiratory distress syndrome. Intensive Care Med. 2017 Aug [View Article]

Natalini J, Borno H, Jin L, Jensen T. An unusual manifestation of diabetic ketoacidosis and acute colonic pseudo-obstruction. JRSM Open. 2017 Jun; 8(6):2054270417698632. [View Article]

Ryan AM, Krinsky S, Adler-Milstein J, Damberg CL, Maurer KA, Hollingsworth JM. Association Between Hospitals' Engagement in Value-Based Reforms and Readmission Reduction in the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Jun 01; 177(6):8 [View Article]

Vidyarthi AR, Dhaliwal G, Monash B, Shum KL, Lee J, Zaas AK. Hot in the Tropics. J Hosp Med. 2017 Jun; 12(6):462-466. [View Article]

Prasad PA, Shea ER, Shiboski S, Sullivan MC, Gonzales R, Shimabukuro D. Relationship Between a Sepsis Intervention Bundle and In-Hospital Mortality Among Hospitalized Patients: A Retrospective Analysis of Real-World Data. Anesth Analg. 2017 May 12. [View Article]

Psotka MA, McKee KY, Liu AY, Elia G, De Marco T. Palliative Care in Heart Failure: What triggers specialist consultation? Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2017 May 05. [View Article]

Individualism is Not the Prescription for Healthcare. Huffington Post. 2017.

Psotka MA, McKee KY, Liu AY, Elia G, De Marco T. Palliative Care in Heart Failure: What triggers specialist consultation? Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2017 May 05. [View Article]

Petrillo LA, Dzeng E, Harrison KL, Forbes L, Scribner B, Koenig BA. How California Prepared for Implementation of Physician-Assisted Death: A Primer. Am J Public Health. 2017 Apr 20; e1-e6. [View Article]

Chu JN, Maselli J, Auerbach AD, Fang MC. The risk of venous thromboembolism with aspirin compared to anticoagulants after hip and knee arthroplasty. Thromb Res. 2017 Jul; 155:65-71. [View Article]

Chu JN, Maselli J, Auerbach AD, Fang MC. The risk of venous thromboembolism with aspirin compared to anticoagulants after hip and knee arthroplasty. Thromb Res. 2017 Jul; 155:65-71. [View Article]

Reading SR, Go AS, Fang MC, Singer DE, Liu IA, Black MH, Udaltsova N, Reynolds K. Health Literacy and Awareness of Atrial Fibrillation. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Apr 11; 6(4). [View Article]

Gonzales R, Boscardin C, Auerbach A. Communicating Context in Quality Improvement Reports. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Apr 10. [View Article]

Pantilat SZ, Marks AK, Bischoff KE, Bragg AR, O'Riordan DL. The Palliative Care Quality Network: Improving the Quality of Caring. J Palliat Med. 2017 Aug; 20(8):862-868. [View Article]

Rosenberg LB, Greenwald J, Caponi B, Doshi A, Epstein H, Frank J, Lindenberger E, Marzano N, Mills LM, Razzak R, Risser J, Anderson WG. Confidence with and Barriers to Serious Illness Communication: A National Survey of Hospitalists. J Palliat Med. 2017 A [View Article]

Stott DJ, Rodondi N, Kearney PM, Ford I, Westendorp RG, Mooijaart SP, Sattar N, Aubert CE, Aujesky D, Bauer DC, Baumgartner C, Blum MR, Browne JP, Byrne S, Collet TH, Dekkers OM, den Elzen WP, Du Puy RS, Ellis G, Feller M, Floriani C, Hendry K, Hurley C, [View Article]

Everson J, Kocher KE, Adler-Milstein J. Health information exchange associated with improved emergency department care through faster accessing of patient information from outside organizations. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2017 Apr 01; 24(e1):e103-e110. [View Article]

Schildhouse R, Lai A, Barsuk JH, Mourad M, Chopra V. Safe and Effective Bedside Thoracentesis: A Review of the Evidence for Practicing Clinicians. J Hosp Med. 2017 Apr; 12(4):266-276. [View Article]

Wan XC, Lai A, Kompala T, Ten R. Mimicker of hereditary angioedema: Idiopathic systemic capillary leak syndrome successfully treated with intravenous immunoglobulin. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2017 Apr 01. [View Article]

Raffel KE, Goldschlager N. Abnormal Electrocardiogram in a Woman With Atrial Fibrillation and Recent Care Transition. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Apr 01; 177(4):575-576. [View Article]

Parks AL, Fang MC. Scoring Systems for Estimating the Risk of Anticoagulant-Associated Bleeding. Semin Thromb Hemost. 2017 Mar 30. [View Article]

Wheeler DJ, Cascino T, Sharpe BA, Connor DM. When the Script Doesn't Fit: An Exercise in Clinical Reasoning. J Gen Intern Med. 2017 Mar 23. [View Article]

Holmgren AJ, Adler-Milstein J. Health Information Exchange in US Hospitals: The Current Landscape and a Path to Improved Information Sharing. J Hosp Med. 2017 Mar; 12(3):193-198. [View Article]

Adler-Milstein J, Pfeifer E. Information Blocking: Is It Occurring and What Policy Strategies Can Address It? Milbank Q. 2017 Mar; 95(1):117-135. [View Article]

Adler-Milstein J, Lin SC, Jha AK. Health Information Exchanges: The Authors Reply. Health Aff (Millwood). 2017 Mar 01; 36(3):580. [View Article]

Cross DA, Cohen GR, Lemak CH, Adler-Milstein J. Outcomes For High-Needs Patients: Practices With A Higher Proportion Of These Patients Have An Edge. Health Aff (Millwood). 2017 Mar 01; 36(3):476-484. [View Article]

Zelmer J, Ronchi E, Hyppönen H, Lupiáñez-Villanueva F, Codagnone C, Nøhr C, Huebner U, Fazzalari A, Adler-Milstein J. International health IT benchmarking: learning from cross-country comparisons. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2017 Mar 01; 24(2):371- [View Article]

Monash B, Najafi N, Mourad M, Rajkomar A, Ranji SR, Fang MC, Glass M, Milev D, Ding Y, Shen A, Sharpe BA, Harrison JD. Standardized Attending Rounds to Improve the Patient Experience: A Pragmatic Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. J Hosp Med. 2017 Mar; [View Article]

Monash B, Najafi N, Mourad M, Rajkomar A, Ranji SR, Fang MC, Glass M, Milev D, Ding Y, Shen A, Sharpe BA, Harrison JD. Standardized Attending Rounds to Improve the Patient Experience: A Pragmatic Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. J Hosp Med. 2017 Mar; [View Article]

Monash B, Najafi N, Mourad M, Rajkomar A, Ranji SR, Fang MC, Glass M, Milev D, Ding Y, Shen A, Sharpe BA, Harrison JD. Standardized Attending Rounds to Improve the Patient Experience: A Pragmatic Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. J Hosp Med. 2017 Mar; [View Article]

Anklesaria Z, Hunt D, Shah M, Sharpe B, Monash B. Forging Ahead. J Hosp Med. 2017 Mar; 12(3):188-192. [View Article]

Monash B, Najafi N, Mourad M, Rajkomar A, Ranji SR, Fang MC, Glass M, Milev D, Ding Y, Shen A, Sharpe BA, Harrison JD. Standardized Attending Rounds to Improve the Patient Experience: A Pragmatic Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. J Hosp Med. 2017 Mar; [View Article]

Schmajuk G, Tonner C, Trupin L, Li J, Sarkar U, Ludwig D, Shiboski S, Sirota M, Dudley RA, Murray S, Yazdany J. Using health-system-wide data to understand hepatitis B virus prophylaxis and reactivation outcomes in patients receiving rituximab. Medicine ( [View Article]

Monash B, Najafi N, Mourad M, Rajkomar A, Ranji SR, Fang MC, Glass M, Milev D, Ding Y, Shen A, Sharpe BA, Harrison JD. Standardized Attending Rounds to Improve the Patient Experience: A Pragmatic Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. J Hosp Med. 2017 Mar; [View Article]

Monash B, Najafi N, Mourad M, Rajkomar A, Ranji SR, Fang MC, Glass M, Milev D, Ding Y, Shen A, Sharpe BA, Harrison JD. Standardized Attending Rounds to Improve the Patient Experience: A Pragmatic Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. J Hosp Med. 2017 Mar; [View Article]

Anklesaria Z, Hunt D, Shah M, Sharpe B, Monash B. Forging Ahead. J Hosp Med. 2017 Mar; 12(3):188-192. [View Article]

Zapata JA, Lai AR, Moriates C. Is Excessive Resource Utilization an Adverse Event? JAMA. 2017 Feb 28; 317(8):849-850. [View Article]

Hospitals, hospital medicine, and health for all. Health Affairs Blog. 2017.

Duong JA, Jensen TP, Morduchowicz S, Mourad M, Harrison JD, Ranji SR. Exploring Physician Perspectives of Residency Holdover Handoffs: A Qualitative Study to Understand an Increasingly Important Type of Handoff. J Gen Intern Med. 2017 Jun; 32(6):654-659. [View Article]

Duong JA, Jensen TP, Morduchowicz S, Mourad M, Harrison JD, Ranji SR. Exploring Physician Perspectives of Residency Holdover Handoffs: A Qualitative Study to Understand an Increasingly Important Type of Handoff. J Gen Intern Med. 2017 Jun; 32(6):654-659. [View Article]

Duong JA, Jensen TP, Morduchowicz S, Mourad M, Harrison JD, Ranji SR. Exploring Physician Perspectives of Residency Holdover Handoffs: A Qualitative Study to Understand an Increasingly Important Type of Handoff. J Gen Intern Med. 2017 Jun; 32(6):654-659. [View Article]

Duong JA, Jensen TP, Morduchowicz S, Mourad M, Harrison JD, Ranji SR. Exploring Physician Perspectives of Residency Holdover Handoffs: A Qualitative Study to Understand an Increasingly Important Type of Handoff. J Gen Intern Med. 2017 Jun; 32(6):654-659. [View Article]

Cross DA, Cohen GR, Harris Lemak C, Adler-Milstein J. Sustained participation in a pay-for-value program: impact on high-need patients. Am J Manag Care. 2017 Feb 01; 23(2):e33-e40. [View Article]

Dzeng E. Navigating the Liminal State Between Life and Death: Clinician Moral Distress and Uncertainty Regarding New Life-Sustaining Technologies. Am J Bioeth. 2017 Feb; 17(2):22-25. [View Article]

Rajkomar A, Ranji SR, Sharpe B. Using the Electronic Health Record to Identify Educational Gaps for Internal Medicine Interns. J Grad Med Educ. 2017 Feb; 9(1):109-112. [View Article]

Garcia MA, Braunstein SE, Anderson WG. Palliative Care Didactic Course for Radiation Oncology Residents. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2017 Apr 01; 97(5):884-885. [View Article]

Sudore RL, Lum HD, You JJ, Hanson LC, Meier DE, Pantilat SZ, Matlock DD, Rietjens JA, Korfage IJ, Ritchie CS, Kutner JS, Teno JM, Thomas J, McMahan RD, Heyland DK. Defining Advance Care Planning for Adults: A Consensus Definition from a Multidisciplinary [View Article]

Geha R, Jensen T. Image Diagnosis: Numb Chin Syndrome. Perm J. 2017; 21. [View Article]

Patel S, De Silva S, Dowling E. Physicians are often incorrect about the telemetry status of their patients. J Hosp Med. 2017 Jan; 12(1):40-41. [View Article]

Publications by Year

  • 2017 (67 publications)
  • 2016 (86 publications)
  • 2015 (87 publications)
  • 2014 (109 publications)
  • 2013 (83 publications)
  • 2012 (74 publications)
  • 2011 (83 publications)
  • 2010 (78 publications)
  • 2009 (46 publications)
  • 2008 (55 publications)
  • 2007 (46 publications)