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    Robert Baron, MD

    TitleProfessor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentMedicine
    Address500 Parnassus Avenue, MU
    San Francisco CA 94143
    Phone415-476-3414

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      University of California, San Francisco Residency School of Medicine
      University of California, San FranciscoM.D. Medicine1978

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      1. Baron RB, Rosenbluth G, Green AL, Vidyarthi AR. In reply to sedgh. Acad Med. 2014 Oct; 89(10):1316.
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      2. Nestle M, Baron RB. Nutrition in medical education: from counting hours to measuring competence. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Jun 1; 174(6):843-4.
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      3. Baron RB. In reply to walsh. Acad Med. 2014 May; 89(5):698.
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      4. Jackson A, Baron RB, Jaeger J, Liebow M, Plews-Ogan M, Schwartz MD. Addressing the Nation's Physician Workforce Needs: The Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) Recommendations on Graduate Medical Education Reform. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Nov; 29(11):1546-51.
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      5. Baron RB, Davis NL, Davis DA, Headrick LA. Teaching for quality: where do we go from here? Am J Med Qual. 2014 May-Jun; 29(3):256-8.
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      6. Vidyarthi AR, Green AL, Rosenbluth G, Baron RB. Engaging residents and fellows to improve institution-wide quality: the first six years of a novel financial incentive program. Acad Med. 2014 Mar; 89(3):460-8.
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      7. Baron RB. Eat more fibre. BMJ. 2013; 347:f7401.
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      8. Baron RB. Can we achieve public accountability for graduate medical education outcomes? Acad Med. 2013 Sep; 88(9):1199-201.
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      9. Baron RB. Should we all be vegetarians? JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Jul 8; 173(13):1238-9.
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      10. Iglehart JK, Baron RB. Maintenance of certification. N Engl J Med. 2013 Mar 28; 368(13):1262-3.
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      11. Iglehart JK, Baron RB. Ensuring physicians' competence--is maintenance of certification the answer? N Engl J Med. 2012 Dec 27; 367(26):2543-9.
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      12. Steinman MA, Landefeld CS, Baron RB. Industry support of CME--are we at the tipping point? N Engl J Med. 2012 Mar 22; 366(12):1069-71.
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      13. Tabas JA, Baron RB. Commercial funding of accredited continuing medical education. BMJ. 2012; 344:e810.
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      14. Vidyarthi AR, Baron RB. Financial incentives for residents and fellows: a disruptive innovation to drive quality improvement. Acad Med. 2011 Nov; 86(11):1338.
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      15. Julian K, Riegels NS, Baron RB. Perspective: Creating the next generation of general internists: a call for medical education reform. Acad Med. 2011 Nov; 86(11):1443-7.
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      16. Tabas JA, Boscardin C, Jacobsen DM, Steinman MA, Volberding PA, Baron RB. Clinician attitudes about commercial support of continuing medical education: results of a detailed survey. Arch Intern Med. 2011 May 9; 171(9):840-6.
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      17. Baron RB. Telling patients they are overweight or obese: an insult or an effective intervention?: comment on "The influence of physician acknowledgment of patients' weight status on patient perceptions of overweight and obesity in the United States". Arch Intern Med. 2011 Feb 28; 171(4):321-2.
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      18. Janson SL, McGrath KW, Covington JK, Baron RB, Lazarus SC. Objective airway monitoring improves asthma control in the cold and flu season: a cluster randomized trial. Chest. 2010 Nov; 138(5):1148-55.
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      19. Mookherjee S, Vidyarthi AR, Ranji SR, Maselli J, Wachter RM, Baron RB. Potential unintended consequences due to Medicare's "no pay for errors" rule? A randomized controlled trial of an educational intervention with internal medicine residents. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 Oct; 25(10):1097-101.
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      20. Davis DA, Baron RB, Grichnik K, Topulos GP, Agus ZS, Dorman T. Commentary: CME and its role in the academic medical center: increasing integration, adding value. Acad Med. 2010 Jan; 85(1):12-5.
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      21. Steinman MA, Boscardin CK, Aguayo L, Baron RB. Commercial influence and learner-perceived bias in continuing medical education. Acad Med. 2010 Jan; 85(1):74-9.
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      22. van der Velden T, Van HN, Quoc HN, Van HN, Baron RB. Continuing medical education in Vietnam: new legislation and new roles for medical schools. J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2010; 30(2):144-8.
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      23. Janson SL, Cooke M, McGrath KW, Kroon LA, Robinson S, Baron RB. Improving chronic care of type 2 diabetes using teams of interprofessional learners. Acad Med. 2009 Nov; 84(11):1540-8.
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      24. Robinson S, Baron RB, Cooper B, Janson S. Does health service use in a diabetes management program contribute to health disparities at a facility level? Optimizing resources with demographic predictors. Popul Health Manag. 2009 Jun; 12(3):139-47.
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      25. Friesen LD, Vidyarthi AR, Baron RB, Katz PP. Factors associated with intern fatigue. J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Dec; 23(12):1981-6.
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      26. Steinman MA, Baron RB. Rebuttal: Is CME a drug-promotion tool?: YES. Can Fam Physician. 2007 Nov; 53(11):1877, 1878-9.
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      27. Steinman MA, Baron RB. Is continuing medical education a drug-promotion tool?: YES. Can Fam Physician. 2007 Oct; 53(10):1650-7.
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      28. Lai CJ, Aagaard E, Brandenburg S, Nadkarni M, Wei HG, Baron R. Brief report: Multiprogram evaluation of reading habits of primary care internal medicine residents on ambulatory rotations. J Gen Intern Med. 2006 May; 21(5):486-9.
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      29. Lai C, Julian K, Baron R. Teaching chronic disease management to interdisciplinary medical learners. Med Educ. 2005 Nov; 39(11):1162-3.
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      30. Auerbach AD, Wachter RM, Katz P, Showstack J, Baron RB, Goldman L. Implementation of a voluntary hospitalist service at a community teaching hospital: improved clinical efficiency and patient outcomes. Ann Intern Med. 2002 Dec 3; 137(11):859-65.
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      31. Baron R, Baron Y, Disbrow E, Roberts TP. Activation of the somatosensory cortex during Abeta-fiber mediated hyperalgesia. A MSI study. Brain Res. 2000 Jul 14; 871(1):75-82.
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      32. Pérez-Stable EJ, Halliday R, Gardiner PS, Baron RB, Hauck WW, Acree M, Coates TJ. The effects of propranolol on cognitive function and quality of life: a randomized trial among patients with diastolic hypertension. Am J Med. 2000 Apr 1; 108(5):359-65.
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      33. Baron R, Baron Y, Disbrow E, Roberts TP. Brain processing of capsaicin-induced secondary hyperalgesia: a functional MRI study. Neurology. 1999 Aug 11; 53(3):548-57.
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      34. Baron R, Levine JD, Fields HL. Causalgia and reflex sympathetic dystrophy: does the sympathetic nervous system contribute to the generation of pain? Muscle Nerve. 1999 Jun; 22(6):678-95.
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      35. Fields HL, Rowbotham M, Baron R. Postherpetic neuralgia: irritable nociceptors and deafferentation. Neurobiol Dis. 1998 Oct; 5(4):209-27.
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      36. Reynolds E, Baron RB. Hypertension in women and the elderly. Some puzzling and some expected findings of treatment studies. Postgrad Med. 1996 Oct; 100(4):58-63, 67-70.
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      37. Pérez-Stable EJ, Coates TJ, Baron RB, Biró BS, Hauck WW, McHenry KS, Gardiner PS, Feigal D. Comparison of a lifestyle modification program with propranolol use in the management of diastolic hypertension. J Gen Intern Med. 1995 Aug; 10(8):419-28.
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      38. Browner WS, Baron RB, Solkowitz S, Adler LJ, Gullion DS. Physician management of hypercholesterolemia. A randomized trial of continuing medical education. West J Med. 1994 Dec; 161(6):572-8.
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      39. Walsh JM, Baron RB, Browner WS. Predictors of screening for hypercholesterolemia in a general internal medicine practice. West J Med. 1993 Apr; 158(4):359-63.
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      40. Hulley SB, Newman TB, Grady D, Garber AM, Baron RB, Browner WS. Should we be measuring blood cholesterol levels in young adults? JAMA. 1993 Mar 17; 269(11):1416-9.
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      41. Katz MH, Baron RB, Grady D. Risk stratification of ambulatory patients suspected of Pneumocystis pneumonia. Arch Intern Med. 1991 Jan; 151(1):105-10.
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      42. Cummings SR, Block G, McHenry K, Baron RB. Evaluation of two food frequency methods of measuring dietary calcium intake. Am J Epidemiol. 1987 Nov; 126(5):796-802.
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