Christopher Moriates, MD
|Title||Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor|
|School||UCSF School of Medicine|
|Address||505 Parnassus Ave, Moffitt|
San Francisco CA 94143
|UCSF Center for Healthcare Value||2013||Caring Wisely Award|
|American College of Physicians (California Chapter)||2012||Young Physician Achievement Award|
|UCSF Department of Medicine||2012||Thomas Evans Teaching Award|
|University of California, San Diego School of Medicine||2009||Samuel B. Hamburger Memorial Thesis Award|
|University of California, San Diego School of Medicine||2009||Department of Primary Care Award|
|University of California, Los Angeles||2004||Distinguished Bruin Award|
|University of California, Los Angeles||2003||Undergraduate Research Scholar Award|
|University of California, Los Angeles||2000||Alumni Association Scholarship|
Christopher Moriates is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Division of Hospital Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He received his Medical Degree from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine, and completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at UCSF.
During residency, he co-designed and implemented a successful cost awareness curriculum for Internal Medicine residents, which has been highlighted in multiple publications including the New England Journal of Medicine. He is the Co-Chair of the UCSF Division of Hospital Medicine's High-Value Care committee and a member of the UCSF Center for Healthcare Value. He works with the Costs of Care organization, the American College of Physicians, and the ABIM Foundation on national projects related to educating physicians about healthcare value and stewardship. He regularly speaks locally and nationally on the topic. He is currently co-authoring the book “Understanding Value-Based Healthcare” (Lange/McGraw-Hill), with Dr. Vineet Arora (University of Chicago) and Dr. Neel Shah (Harvard).
He has recently won the “Young Physician Achievement Award” from the ACP California Chapter, the “Caring Wisely” Award from the UCSF Center for Healthcare Value, and the “Thomas Evans Teaching Award” from the UCSF Department of Medicine.
He also is an Associate Editor for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's Patient Safety Network (psnet.ahrq.gov), and a Series Editor for JAMA Internal Medicine’s “Teachable Moments.”
Clinically, Chris is an attending physician on the teaching and non-teaching medicine services, the hospitalist procedures service, and the medicine consultation service.
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