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Larissa Thomas, MD

TitleAssociate Professor
SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
DepartmentMedicine
Phone415-206-3302
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    University of California, San FranciscoResidency Primary Care
    Emory UniversityMD, MPH
    University of North Carolina-Chapel HillBA

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    Larissa Thomas is UCSF Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine and a faculty hospitalist at Zuckerberg Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG). She is the Interim Associate Program Director for Inpatient Affairs, the ZSFG Site Director for the UCSF Internal Medicine Residency Program, and a coach for the UCSF Bridges Curriculum.

    Larissa's interests include medical education and development of physician well-being initiatives, with a focus on trainee well-being. She directs the UCSF Internal Medicine Residency well-being program and has received several grants to explore organizational innovations to improve well-being. She is a member of the steering committee of the national Collaborative for Healing and Renewal in Medicine (CHARM), a working group to establish best practice recommendations for physician well-being. She also has expertise on transitions of care for vulnerable populations and co-founded the ZSFG Care Transitions Taskforce. She has received several awards for quality improvement and medical education and is a member of the UCSF Academy of Medical Educators.

    After obtaining her medical degree and masters of public health in global epidemiology at Emory University, she completed internship and residency training at the University of California, San Francisco in the San Francisco General Hospital Primary Care track.


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    1. Herzig SJ, Schnipper JL, Doctoroff L, Kim CS, Flanders SA, Robinson EJ, Ruhnke GW, Thomas L, Kripalani S, Lindenauer PK, Williams MV, Metlay JP, Auerbach AD, et al. Physician Perspectives on Factors Contributing to Readmissions and Potential Prevention Strategies: A Multicenter Survey. J Gen Intern Med. 2016 Nov; 31(11):1287-1293. PMID: 27282857.
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    2. Auerbach AD, Kripalani S, Vasilevskis EE, Sehgal N, Lindenauer PK, Metlay JP, Fletcher G, Ruhnke GW, Flanders SA, Kim C, Williams MV, Thomas L, Giang V, Herzig SJ, Patel K, Boscardin WJ, Robinson EJ, Schnipper JL. Preventability and Causes of Readmissions in a National Cohort of General Medicine Patients. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Apr; 176(4):484-93. PMID: 26954564.
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