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    Kara Bischoff, MD

    TitleAssistant Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentMedicine
    Address533 Parnassus Avenue
    San Francisco CA 94117
    Phone415-476-2576
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      Stanford UniversityBA2004
      Harvard Medical SchoolMD2009
      University of California, San FranciscoInternship 2010
      University of California, San FranciscoResidency2012
      University of California, San FranciscoChief Residency2014
      University of California, San FranciscoFellowship2014
      Collapse Awards and Honors
      UCSF2014Quality Week Celebration Award
      AAHPM 2014Poster Award
      Cicely Saunders Institute2013Paper of the Month
      UCSF2012 - 2013Chief Residency
      UCSF2012Quality and Safety Innovation Challenge Award
      Society of General Internal Medicine2011Distinguished Professor of Geriatrics Award
      Harvard Medical School2009Thayer Award
      AMA Student Research Forum2008First Place Clinical Science Oral Presentation
      Stanford University2004Firestone Award for Excellence in Research

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      palliative care, symptom management, quality improvement, system design, communication, advance care planning, medical education

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      1. Rabow MW, Dahlin C, Calton B, Bischoff K, Ritchie C. New Frontiers in Outpatient Palliative Care for Patients With Cancer. Cancer Control. 2015 Oct; 22(4):465-74. PMID: 26678973.
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      2. Kamal AH, Harrison KL, Bakitas M, Dionne-Odom JN, Zubkoff L, Akyar I, Pantilat SZ, O'Riordan DL, Bragg AR, Bischoff KE, Bull J. Improving the Quality of Palliative Care Through National and Regional Collaboration Efforts. Cancer Control. 2015 Oct; 22(4):396-402. PMID: 26678966.
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      3. Bischoff K, Currow DC, Corvera C, Pantilat SZ. . Unanswered Questions in Malignant Bowel Obstruction. Journal of Palliative Care. 2014; 4(30):265-270.
      4. Bischoff K, Shah SM, Dhaliwal G, Hollander H. A heart-breaking case of fever and rash. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Sep; 29(9):1310-4. PMID: 24687288; PMCID: PMC4139530.
      5. Bischoff KE. Response letter to Thomas Finucane, MD. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013 Nov; 61(11):2059-60. PMID: 24219220.
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      6. Bischoff K, Weinberg V, Rabow MW. Palliative and oncologic co-management: symptom management for outpatients with cancer. Support Care Cancer. 2013 Nov; 21(11):3031-7. PMID: 23794100.
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      7. Bischoff K, Goel A, Hollander H, Ranji SR, Mourad M. The Housestaff Incentive Program: improving the timeliness and quality of discharge summaries by engaging residents in quality improvement. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013 Sep; 22(9):768-74. PMID: 23704085.
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      8. Bischoff KE, Sudore R, Miao Y, Boscardin WJ, Smith AK. Advance care planning and the quality of end-of-life care in older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013 Feb; 61(2):209-14. PMID: 23350921; PMCID: PMC3760679.
      9. Ajijola OA, Macklin EA, Moore SA, McCarty D, Bischoff KE, Heist EK, Picard M, Ruskin JN, Dec GW, Singh JP. Inpatient vs. elective outpatient cardiac resynchronization therapy device implantation and long-term clinical outcome. Europace. 2010 Dec; 12(12):1745-9. PMID: 20852289.
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      10. Bischoff K, Ballew AC, Simon MA, O'Reilly AM. Wing defects in Drosophila xenicid mutant clones are caused by C-terminal deletion of additional sex combs (Asx). PLoS One. 2009; 4(12):e8106. PMID: 19956620; PMCID: PMC2779589.
      11. Gottlieb D, Schwartz ML, Bischoff K, Gauvreau K, Mayer JE. Predictors of outcome of arterial switch operation for complex D-transposition. Ann Thorac Surg. 2008 May; 85(5):1698-702; discussion 1702-3. PMID: 18442569.
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      12. Bischoff K, López C, Shaffer K, Schwaitzberg S. . Colorectal Adenocarcinoma Presenting as Abdominal Wall Cellulitis. Radiology Case Reports. 2008; 204(3).
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