J. Nwando Olayiwola, MD, MPH

TitleAssociate Physician
SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
DepartmentFamily Community Medicine
Address1001 Potrero Ave
San Francisco CA 94110
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    The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OHMD06/2001Medicine
    Columbia Presbyterian/New York Presbyterian, New York, NY06/2004Family Medicine
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MAMPH06/2005Health Policy & Management
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    UCSF2016Martin Luther King, Jr. Diversity Leadership Award
    Harvard School of Public Health2014Emerging Public Health Professional Award
    German Marshall Fund2014Marshall Memorial Fellow
    UCSF2014Hellman Family Award for Early-Career Faculty
    UCSF2014Young Innovators
    Ohio State University Alumni Association2012Early Career Achievement Award
    National Medical Association2011Top 40 Leaders Under 40

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    Dr. Nwando Olayiwola is a family physician and the inaugural Chief Clinical Transformation Officer for RubiconMD, a leading provider of electronic consultations between primary care and specialty care providers. She is also currently an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at University of California, San Francisco. She served as the Director of the UCSF Center for Excellence in Primary Care until February 2017. In that role, she supported the Center in achieving strategic objectives around primary care transformation and systems redesign regionally, nationally and internationally. Prior to her work at UCSF, Dr. Olayiwola served as the Chief Medical Officer of the largest Federally Qualified Health Center system in Connecticut, Community Health Center, Inc. (CHCI), where she developed expertise in medical administration, translational and implementation research, professional development, systems based and quality improvement and practice transformation of twelve primary care practices into Patient-Centered Medical Homes. Her work led to CHCI being one of the first organizations in the United States to receive both the NCQA Level 3 PCMH and Joint Commission PCMH Recognitions. She has been a leader in harnessing technology to increase access to care for underserved and disenfranchised populations and is an expert in the areas of health systems reform, practice transformation, health information technology and primary care redesign. She is on the advisory board of Primary Care Progress and the Robert Graham Center for Family Medicine and Primary Care Policy.

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    1. Sharma AE, Knox M, Mleczko VL, Olayiwola J. The impact of patient advisors on healthcare outcomes: a systematic review. BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Oct 23; 17(1):693. PMID: 29058625.
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    2. Mao AY, Chen C, Magana C, Caballero Barajas K, Olayiwola JN. A Mobile Phone-Based Health Coaching Intervention for Weight Loss and Blood Pressure Reduction in a National Payer Population: A Retrospective Study. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2017 Jun 08; 5(6):e80. PMID: 28596147.
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    3. Kwok J, Olayiwola JN, Knox M, Murphy EJ, Tuot DS. Electronic consultation system demonstrates educational benefit for primary care providers. J Telemed Telecare. 2017 Jan 01; 1357633X17711822. PMID: 28614974.
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    4. Olayiwola JN. Racism in Medicine: Shifting the Power. Ann Fam Med. 2016 May; 14(3):267-9. PMID: 27184998; PMCID: PMC4868566 [Available on 11/01/16].
    5. Olayiwola JN, Anderson D, Jepeal N, Aseltine R, Pickett C, Yan J, Zlateva I. Electronic Consultations to Improve the Primary Care-Specialty Care Interface for Cardiology in the Medically Underserved: A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial. Ann Fam Med. 2016 Mar; 14(2):133-40. PMID: 26951588.
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    6. Olayiwola JN, Rubin A, Slomoff T, Woldeyesus T, Willard-Grace R. Strategies for Primary Care Stakeholders to Improve Electronic Health Records (EHRs). J Am Board Fam Med. 2016 Jan-Feb; 29(1):126-34. PMID: 26769884.
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    7. Olayiwola J, Shih JA, Shiow STE, Wee HL. Could Values and Social Structures in Singapore Facilitate Attainment of Patient-Focused, Cultural, and Linguistic Competency Standards in a Patient-Centered Medical Home Pilot?. Journal of Patient Experience. 2015; 2(2):37-42.
    8. Grumbach K, Olayiwola JN. Patient empanelment: the importance of understanding who is at home in the medical home. J Am Board Fam Med. 2015 Mar-Apr; 28(2):170-2. PMID: 25748755.
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    9. Olayiwola J, Bodenheimer T, Dubé K, Willard-Grace R, Grumbach K. Blue Shield of California Foundation. Facilitating Care Integration in Community Health Centers: A Conceptual Framework and Literature Review on Best Practices for integration into the Medical Neighborhood. 2014.
    10. Olayiwola J . San Francisco Medicine. Acultural Competency: What I Did Not Learn in Medical School, Residency, or the Real World. 2014; 87(1):15-16.
    11. Jepeal N, Zlateva I, Wang J, Olayiwola JN. Strengthening the role the workforce plays in health policy engagement in underserved communities: lessons from a multi-site federally qualified health center. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2014 Feb; 25(1):29-36. PMID: 24509010.
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    12. Nielsen M, Olayiwola J, Grundy P, Grumbach K, Shaljian M. Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative. The Patient Centered Medical Home’s Impact on Cost and Quality: An Annual Update of the Evidence, 2012-2013. 2014.
    13. Nigro SC, Sobieraj DM, Olayiwola J . In: American College of Clinical Pharmacy Ambulatory Care Pharmacists Survival Guide, 3rd Edition. Weekly Basal Insulin Titration To Improve Glycemic Control. 2013; 96-99.
    14. Anderson DR, Olayiwola JN. Community health centers and the patient-centered medical home: challenges and opportunities to reduce health care disparities in America. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012 Aug; 23(3):949-57. PMID: 24212146.
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    15. Sobieraj DM, Nigro SC, Olayiwola J . Targeted Hypertension Medication Therapy Management in a Federally Qualified Health Center. Pharmacy Journal of New England. 2011; 8(1):16-23.
    16. Olayiwola J, Sobieraj DM, Kulowski K, St. Hilaire D. Predictors of Diabetic Retinopathy in a Community Health Center Population. Diabetes Spectrum. 2011; 24(4):218-223.
    17. Olayiwola J, Baldwin DM, Jatau AS. Strategies to Eliminate Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Breast and Cervical Cancer Detection. The Female Patient. 2008; 33:44-48.
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