Sign in to edit your profile (add interests, mentoring, photo, etc.)

    Christopher Moriates, MD

    TitleAssistant Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentMedicine
    Address505 Parnassus Ave, Moffitt
    San Francisco CA 94143
    Phone415-476-9852

       Biography 
       Awards and Honors
      UCSF Center for Healthcare Value2013Caring Wisely Award
      American College of Physicians (California Chapter)2012Young Physician Achievement Award
      UCSF Department of Medicine2012Thomas Evans Teaching Award
      University of California, San Diego School of Medicine2009Samuel B. Hamburger Memorial Thesis Award
      University of California, San Diego School of Medicine2009Department of Primary Care Award
      University of California, Los Angeles2004Distinguished Bruin Award
      University of California, Los Angeles2003Undergraduate Research Scholar Award
      University of California, Los Angeles2000Alumni Association Scholarship

       Overview 
       Overview
      Christopher Moriates is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Division of Hospital Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). At UCSF, he currently leads the Center for Healthcare Value’s “Caring Wisely” program, the Division of Hospital Medicine High-Value Care Committee, and the Internal Medicine residency’s Cost Awareness curriculum.

      During residency, he designed and implemented the UCSF Cost Awareness curriculum, which has been highlighted in multiple publications including the New England Journal of Medicine. Dr. Moriates is the Director of Implementation Initiatives at Costs of Care, and he co-chairs the Costs of Care/ABIM Foundation Teaching Value & Choosing Wisely Challenge. He regularly speaks nationally on topics related to educating clinicians about healthcare value and stewardship. He is currently co-authoring the book “Understanding Value-Based Healthcare” (McGraw-Hill) with Drs. Vineet Arora and Neel Shah. He is a Series Editor for the “Teachable Moments” series in JAMA Internal Medicine, and is an Associate Editor for the AHRQ Patient Safety Network.

      Dr. Moriates works with the American College of Physicians (ACP) on their national High-Value Care curriculum and their CME/ABIM MOC-certified High-Value Care cases. He recently won the “Young Physician Achievement Award” from the ACP California Chapter, and the “Thomas Evans Teaching Award” from the UCSF Department of Medicine.

      Dr. Moriates 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.


       ORNG Applications 
       Websites
       Featured Videos
       In The News
       Twitter

       Bibliographic 
       Publications
      Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Researchers can login to make corrections and additions, or contact us for help.
      List All   |   Timeline
      1. Moriates C, Shah N, Arora V. Primary nonadherence with prescribed medication. Ann Intern Med. 2014 Nov 4; 161(9):678.
        View in: PubMed
      2. Levy AE, Shah NT, Moriates C, Arora VM. Fostering Value in Clinical Practice Among Future Physicians: Time to Consider COST. Acad Med. 2014 Nov; 89(11):1440.
        View in: PubMed
      3. Moriates C, Dohan D, Spetz J, Sawaya GF. Defining Competencies for Education in Health Care Value: Recommendations From the University of California, San Francisco Center for Healthcare Value Training Initiative. Acad Med. 2014 Oct 28.
        View in: PubMed
      4. Moriates C, Shah N. Creating an effective campaign for change: strategies for teaching value. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Oct 1; 174(10):1693-5.
        View in: PubMed
      5. Moriates C. Overuse as a patient safety problem. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. 2014.
      6. Moriates C, Shah N, Levy A, Lin M, Fogerty R, Arora V. The Teaching Value Workshop. MedEdPORTAL (peer-reviewed). Available from: www.mededportal.org/publication/9859. 2014.
      7. Marcotte L, Moriates C, Milstein A. Professional organizations' role in supporting physicians to improve value in health care. JAMA. 2014 Jul 16; 312(3):231-2.
        View in: PubMed
      8. Moriates C, Mourad M, Novelero M, Wachter RM. Development of a hospital-based program focused on improving healthcare value. J Hosp Med. 2014 Oct; 9(10):671-7.
        View in: PubMed
      9. Hines JZ, Sewell JL, Sehgal NL, Moriates C, Horton CK, Chen AH. "Choosing Wisely" in an Academic Department of Medicine. Am J Med Qual. 2014 Jun 26.
        View in: PubMed
      10. Ranji SR, Moriates C. Neurohospitalists and patient safety: lessons learned in 2013. Neurohospitalist. 2014 Apr; 4(2):55-7.
        View in: PubMed
      11. Caverly TJ, Combs BP, Moriates C, Shah N, Grady D. Too much medicine happens too often: the teachable moment and a call for manuscripts from clinical trainees. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Jan 1; 174(1):8-9.
        View in: PubMed
      12. Moriates C, Novelero M, Quinn K, Khanna R, Mourad M. "Nebs no more after 24": a pilot program to improve the use of appropriate respiratory therapies. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Sep 23; 173(17):1647-8.
        View in: PubMed
      13. Moriates C, Shah NT, Arora VM. First, do no (financial) harm. JAMA. 2013 Aug 14; 310(6):577-8.
        View in: PubMed
      14. Moriates C, Soni K, Lai A, Ranji S. The value in the evidence: teaching residents to "choose wisely". JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Feb 25; 173(4):308-10.
        View in: PubMed
      15. Moriates C, Shah N, Arora VM. Medical training and expensive care. Health Aff (Millwood). 2013 Jan; 32(1):196.
        View in: PubMed
      16. Moriates C, Stewart E. The Hospitalist Handbook (Mookherjee S, Lai C, Rennke S (Editors)). Chapter: Renal. 2012.
      17. Moriates C. A eulogy to traditional overnight call. J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Mar; 27(3):387-8.
        View in: PubMed
      18. Moriates C, Singh K, Maisel A. Clinical Guide to Primary Angioplasty (Becker S and Rothman M (Editors)). Chapter: Presentation of AMI — Symptoms, examination, biomarkers and atypical presentations. 2010.
      19. Moriates C, Maisel A. The utility of biomarkers in sorting out the complex patient. Am J Med. 2010 May; 123(5):393-9.
        View in: PubMed
      20. Sakariya S, Iyer A, Moriates C, Maisel A. Cardiac Biomarkers in Clinical Practice (J. Januzzi (Editor)). Chapter: Natriuretic peptides and prognostication. 2009.
      Christopher's Networks
      Related Concepts
      Derived automatically from this person's publications.
      _
      Co-Authors
      People in Profiles who have published with this person.
      _
      Related Authors
      People who share related concepts with this person.
      _
      Back to TOP