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Alicia Fernandez, MD

Title(s)Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address1001 Potrero Ave
San Francisco CA 94110
Phone628-206-5394
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    University of California, San Francisco, CA2017Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training

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    Alicia Fernandez, M.D., is a Professor of Medicine at UCSF and a general internist at Zuckerberg San Francisco General where she practices primary care medicine and attends on the medical wards. Her expertise is in health and health care disparities, with a strong focus on diabetes, Latino health, immigrant health, and language barriers. Dr. Fernandez is an active mentor of students, residents, fellows, and faculty. A member of the UCSF Academy of Medical Educators, she received the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Professorship for Humanism in Medicine (2009-2013). She directs UCSF PROF-PATH(NIMHD R25 MD006832), an academic career and research training program for URM students and students focused on health disparities research; is co-PI of RISE (NHLBI R25HL126146), a national training program in implementation science for URM faculty; and core-PI of SF BUILD (U54MD009523) a joint capacity building program between UCSF and San Francisco State University. Dr. Fernandez has served as an advisor to many organizations on health disparities related projects, including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the California Endowment, the National Quality Forum, the Commonwealth Fund, the American Medical Association, and the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Fernandez has also been appointed to the Board of Governors of the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) and the National Academy of Science Roundtable on Health Literacy, and she has served on both since 2014. At UCSF, Dr. Fernandez has also served as leader in the Differences Matter initiative for health equity since 2015.

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    UCSF Research in Implementation Science for Equity (RISE-2)
    NIH/NHLBI R25HL126146Sep 15, 2014 - May 31, 2018
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    Mentoring in the Context of Improving Care for Latinos with Diabetes
    NIH/NIDDK K24DK102057May 1, 2014 - Mar 31, 2019
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Enhancing Mexican Capacity for CVD Policy Research
    NIH/FIC R03TW009061Mar 20, 2013 - Feb 29, 2016
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    Promoting Research Opportunities Fully--Prospective Academics Transforming Health
    NIH/NIMHD R25MD006832Jul 14, 2011 - Apr 30, 2016
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Effective Care of Latinos with Diabetes and Limited English Proficiency
    NIH/NIDDK R01DK090272Mar 1, 2011 - Feb 28, 2014
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Improving the Care of Frequently Hospitalized Urban Poor
    NIH/NCRR K23RR018342Aug 15, 2003 - Jul 31, 2009
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Physician and Trainee Experiences With Patient Bias. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 Oct 28. Wheeler M, de Bourmont S, Paul-Emile K, Pfeffinger A, McMullen A, Critchfield JM, Fernandez A. PMID: 31657839.
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    2. Medical Students' Perceptions of and Responses to Health Care Disparities During Clinical Clerkships. Acad Med. 2019 08; 94(8):1190-1196. Glaser J, Pfeffinger A, Quan J, Fernandez A. PMID: 30640262.
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    3. Barriers and facilitators to healthy eating among low-income Latino adolescents. Appetite. 2019 07 01; 138:215-222. Beck AL, Iturralde E, Haya-Fisher J, Kim S, Keeton V, Fernandez A. PMID: 30954634.
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    4. Assessing the Use of Google Translate for Spanish and Chinese Translations of Emergency Department Discharge Instructions. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 04 01; 179(4):580-582. Khoong EC, Steinbrook E, Brown C, Fernandez A. PMID: 30801626.
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    5. After-visit summaries in primary care: mixed methods results from a literature review and stakeholder interviews. Fam Pract. 2019 03 20; 36(2):206-213. Lyles CR, Gupta R, Tieu L, Fernandez A. PMID: 29846584.
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    6. Patient-Centered, Integrated Health Care Quality Measures Could Improve Health Literacy, Language Access, and Cultural Competence. NAM Perspectives. 2019 Feb 11. Ignatius Bau, Robert A. Logan, Christopher Dezii, Bernard Rosof, Alicia Fernandez, Michael K. Paasche-Orlow, Winston W. Wong. .
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    7. How Does Acculturation Influence Smoking Behavior Among Latinos? The Role of Education and National Background. Ethnicity and Disease. 2019; 2(29):227-238. Erik J. Rodriquez, Alicia Fernández, Jennifer C. Livaudais-Toman, Eliseo J. Perez-Stable.
    8. Challenges and Successes with Food Resource Referrals for Food-Insecure Patients with Diabetes. Perm J. 2019; 23. Marpadga S, Fernandez A, Leung J, Tang A, Seligman H, Murphy EJ. PMID: 30939269.
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    9. Regulatory initiatives to reduce sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) in Latin America. PLoS One. 2018; 13(10):e0205694. Bergallo P, Castagnari V, Fernández A, Mejía R. PMID: 30339667.
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    10. How Small Differences in Assessed Clinical Performance Amplify to Large Differences in Grades and Awards: A Cascade With Serious Consequences for Students Underrepresented in Medicine. Acad Med. 2018 09; 93(9):1286-1292. Teherani A, Hauer KE, Fernandez A, King TE, Lucey C. PMID: 29923892.
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    11. Language barriers and LDL-C/SBP control among Latinos with diabetes. Am J Manag Care. 2018 09; 24(9):405-410. Fernandez A, Warton EM, Schillinger D, Moffet HH, Kruger J, Adler N, Karter AJ. PMID: 30222919.
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    12. Collaborative Care for Depression among Patients with Limited English Proficiency: a Systematic Review. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 03; 33(3):347-357. Garcia ME, Ochoa-Frongia L, Moise N, Aguilera A, Fernandez A. PMID: 29256085.
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    13. Consequences of Recent Anti-Immigration Policy-Reply. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 10 01; 177(10):1535-1536. Fernandez A, Rodriguez RA. PMID: 28973280.
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    14. “Lost in Translation”: How Clinicians Make Sense of Structural Barriers to Diabetes Care among US Latinos with Limited English Proficiency. Health and Health Care Concerns Among Women and Racial and Ethnic Minorities. 2017 Aug 10; 35:127-143. Claudia Chaufan, Mi-Kyung “Miki” Hong, Alicia Fernandez. .
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    15. Randomized Controlled Trial of a Clinic-Based Intervention to Promote Healthy Beverage Consumption Among Latino Children. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2017 Aug; 56(9):838-844. Beck AL, Fernandez A, Rojina J, Cabana M. PMID: 28553726.
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    16. Perspectives of low-income chronically ill patients on complex care management. Fam Syst Health. 2017 Dec; 35(4):399-408. Mao AY, Willard-Grace R, Dubbin L, Aronson L, Fernandez A, Burke NJ, Finch J, Davis E. PMID: 28447834.
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    17. How Should Physicians Respond When Patients Distrust Them Because of Their Gender? AMA J Ethics. 2017 Apr 01; 19(4):332-339. Peek M, Lo B, Fernandez A. PMID: 28430566.
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    18. Undocumented Immigrants and Access to Health Care. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 04 01; 177(4):536-537. Fernández A, Rodriguez RA. PMID: 28166329.
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    19. Adherence to Newly Prescribed Diabetes Medications Among Insured Latino and White Patients With Diabetes. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 03 01; 177(3):371-379. Fernández A, Quan J, Moffet H, Parker MM, Schillinger D, Karter AJ. PMID: 28114642.
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    20. Association of Patient-Physician Language Concordance and Glycemic Control for Limited-English Proficiency Latinos With Type 2 Diabetes. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 03 01; 177(3):380-387. Parker MM, Fernández A, Moffet HH, Grant RW, Torreblanca A, Karter AJ. PMID: 28114680.
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    21. Comparing Strategies for Lipid Lowering in Argentina: An Analysis from the CVD Policy Model-Argentina. J Gen Intern Med. 2017 May; 32(5):524-533. Konfino J, Fernandez A, Penko J, Mason A, Martinez E, Coxson P, Heller D, Moran A, Bibbins-Domingo K, Pérez-Stable EJ, Mejía R. PMID: 27853916.
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    22. Projected Impact of Mexico's Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax Policy on Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease: A Modeling Study. PLoS Med. 2016 Nov; 13(11):e1002158. Sánchez-Romero LM, Penko J, Coxson PG, Fernández A, Mason A, Moran AE, Ávila-Burgos L, Odden M, Barquera S, Bibbins-Domingo K. PMID: 27802278.
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    23. Identifying Spanish Language Competent Physicians: The Diabetes Study of Northern California (DISTANCE). Ethn Dis. 2016 10 20; 26(4):537-544. Chaufan C, Karter AJ, Moffet HH, Quan J, Parker MM, Kruger J, Schillinger D, Fernandez A. PMID: 27773981.
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    24. San Francisco childcare centers' preparedness in the prevention and management of asthma among preschool-aged children. J Asthma. 2016 09; 53(7):691-8. Young CA, Stookey J, Patel AI, Chan C, Evans J, Cohn K, Agana L, Yen IH, Fernandez A, Cabana MD. PMID: 27164036.
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    25. The Association Between Limited English Proficiency and Unplanned Emergency Department Revisit Within 72 Hours. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 08; 68(2):213-21. Ngai KM, Grudzen CR, Lee R, Tong VY, Richardson LD, Fernandez A. PMID: 27033142.
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    26. Dealing with Racist Patients. N Engl J Med. 2016 Feb 25; 374(8):708-11. Paul-Emile K, Smith AK, Lo B, Fernández A. PMID: 26933847.
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    27. ¿Doctor, habla español? Increasing the Supply and Quality of Language-Concordant Physicians for Spanish-Speaking Patients. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Oct; 30(10):1394-6. Fernández A, Pérez-Stable EJ. PMID: 26209178.
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    28. Research in the Sociology of Health Care. "It's not the doctor - it's me." How self-blame obscures language and other structural barriers to diabetes care mong low-income Latinos with limited English Proficiency. 2015; 187-208. Chaufan C, Fielding H, Chesla C, Fernandez A..
    29. “It’s Not the Doctor – It’s Me”: How Self-Blame Obscures Language and Other Structural Barriers to Diabetes Care among Low-Income Latinos with Limited English Proficiency Abstract Note Acknowledgments. Education, Social Factors, and Health Beliefs in Health and Health Care Services. 2015 Sep 21; Volume 33(Issue rshc/2015/s0275-4959201533/s0275-4959201533/20150921-01):187-208. Claudia Chaufan, Hegla Fielding, Catherine Chesla, Alicia Fernandez. .
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    30. Development of a Tool to Evaluate Asthma Preparedness and Management in Child-Care Centers. Pediatr Allergy Immunol Pulmonol. 2015 Jun 01; 28(2):121-128. Young CA, Chan C, Stookey J, Patel AI, Evans J, Cohn K, Agana L, Yen IH, Fernandez A, Cabana MD. PMID: 26155370.
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    31. Patient-physician language concordance and use of preventive care services among limited English proficient Latinos and Asians. Public Health Rep. 2015 Mar-Apr; 130(2):134-42. Jih J, Vittinghoff E, Fernandez A. PMID: 25729102.
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    32. From admission to discharge: patterns of interpreter use among resident physicians caring for hospitalized patients with limited english proficiency. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2014 Nov; 25(4):1784-98. Tang AS, Kruger JF, Quan J, Fernandez A. PMID: 25418242.
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    33. Self-care and Subjectivity among Mexican Diabetes Patients in the United States. Med Anthropol Q. 2015 Mar; 29(1):61-79. Seligman R, Mendenhall E, Valdovinos MD, Fernandez A, Jacobs EA. PMID: 24942832.
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    34. Development and implementation of a workshop to enhance the effectiveness of mentors working with diverse mentees in HIV research. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2014 Aug; 30(8):730-7. Gandhi M, Fernandez A, Stoff DM, Narahari S, Blank M, Fuchs J, Evans CH, Kahn JS, Johnson MO. PMID: 24735004.
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    35. Undocumented immigration status and diabetes care among Mexican immigrants in two immigration "sanctuary" areas. J Immigr Minor Health. 2014 Apr; 16(2):229-38. Iten AE, Jacobs EA, Lahiff M, Fernández A. PMID: 23114690.
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    36. Age and glycemic control among low-income Latinos. J Immigr Minor Health. 2013 Oct; 15(5):898-902. Naranjo DM, Jacobs EA, Fisher L, Hessler D, Fernandez A. PMID: 22843322.
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    37. Differences in the clinical recognition of depression in diabetes patients: the Diabetes Study of Northern California (DISTANCE). Am J Manag Care. 2013 May; 19(5):344-52. Hudson DL, Karter AJ, Fernandez A, Parker M, Adams AS, Schillinger D, Moffet HH, Zhou J, Adler NE. PMID: 23781889.
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    38. "Because somebody cared about me. That's how it changed things": homeless, chronically ill patients' perspectives on case management. PLoS One. 2012; 7(9):e45980. Davis E, Tamayo A, Fernandez A. PMID: 23029350.
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    39. Susto, coraje, and abuse: depression and beliefs about diabetes. Cult Med Psychiatry. 2012 Sep; 36(3):480-92. Mendenhall E, Fernandez A, Adler N, Jacobs EA. PMID: 22539060.
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    40. Advances in measuring culturally competent care: a confirmatory factor analysis of CAHPS-CC in a safety-net population. Med Care. 2012 Sep; 50(9 Suppl 2):S49-55. Stern RJ, Fernandez A, Jacobs EA, Neilands TB, Weech-Maldonado R, Quan J, Carle A, Seligman HK. PMID: 22895231.
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    41. Risk factors for reporting poor cultural competency among patients with diabetes in safety net clinics. Med Care. 2012 Sep; 50(9 Suppl 2):S56-61. Seligman HK, Fernandez A, Stern RJ, Weech-Maldonado R, Quan J, Jacobs EA. PMID: 22895232.
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    42. Aspects of culturally competent care are associated with less emotional burden among patients with diabetes. Med Care. 2012 Sep; 50(9 Suppl 2):S69-73. Slean GR, Jacobs EA, Lahiff M, Fisher L, Fernandez A. PMID: 22895234.
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    43. Associations between aspects of culturally competent care and clinical outcomes among patients with diabetes. Med Care. 2012 Sep; 50(9 Suppl 2):S74-9. Fernandez A, Seligman H, Quan J, Stern RJ, Jacobs EA. PMID: 22895235.
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    44. Interpretation for discussions about end-of-life issues: results from a National Survey of Health Care Interpreters. J Palliat Med. 2012 Sep; 15(9):1019-26. Schenker Y, Fernandez A, Kerr K, O'Riordan D, Pantilat SZ. PMID: 22788909.
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    45. Testing a Spanish-language colorectal cancer screening decision aid in Latinos with limited English proficiency: results from a pre-post trial and four month follow-up survey. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2012 Jun 12; 12:53. Reuland DS, Ko LK, Fernandez A, Braswell LC, Pignone M. PMID: 22691191.
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    46. Concepts of diabetes self-management in Mexican American and African American low-income patients with diabetes. Health Educ Res. 2012 Oct; 27(5):814-24. Lynch EB, Fernandez A, Lighthouse N, Mendenhall E, Jacobs E. PMID: 22641792.
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    47. Effect of Spanish language immersion rotations on medical student Spanish fluency. Fam Med. 2012 Feb; 44(2):110-6. Reuland DS, Slatt LM, Alemán MA, Fernandez A, Dewalt D. PMID: 22328477.
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    48. Food insecurity and glycemic control among low-income patients with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2012 Feb; 35(2):233-8. Seligman HK, Jacobs EA, López A, Tschann J, Fernandez A. PMID: 22210570.
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    49. "Her husband doesn't speak much English": conducting a family meeting with an interpreter. J Palliat Med. 2012 Apr; 15(4):494-8. Schenker Y, Smith AK, Arnold RM, Fernandez A. PMID: 22107068.
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    50. The association between housing instability, food insecurity, and diabetes self-efficacy in low-income adults. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2011 Nov; 22(4):1279-91. Vijayaraghavan M, Jacobs EA, Seligman H, Fernandez A. PMID: 22080709.
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    51. Ethnic differences in appointment-keeping and implications for the patient-centered medical home--findings from the Diabetes Study of Northern California (DISTANCE). Health Serv Res. 2012 Apr; 47(2):572-93. Parker MM, Moffet HH, Schillinger D, Adler N, Fernandez A, Ciechanowski P, Karter AJ. PMID: 22091785.
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    52. Food insecurity and hypoglycemia among safety net patients with diabetes. Arch Intern Med. 2011 Jul 11; 171(13):1204-6. Seligman HK, Jacobs EA, Lopez A, Sarkar U, Tschann J, Fernandez A. PMID: 21747017.
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    53. Birthplace, language use, and body size among Mexican American women and men: findings from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2001-2006. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2011 May; 22(2):590-605. Guendelman S, Fernandez A, Thornton D, Brindis C. PMID: 21551936.
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    54. Adherence to laboratory test requests by patients with diabetes: the Diabetes Study of Northern California (DISTANCE). Am J Manag Care. 2011 May; 17(5):339-44. Moffet HH, Parker MM, Sarkar U, Schillinger D, Fernandez A, Adler NE, Adams AS, Karter AJ. PMID: 21718081.
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    55. Accuracy of physician self-report of Spanish language proficiency. J Immigr Minor Health. 2011 Apr; 13(2):239-43. Rosenthal A, Wang F, Schillinger D, Pérez Stable EJ, Fernandez A. PMID: 20151191.
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    56. Asian Americans and obesity in California: a protective effect of biculturalism. J Immigr Minor Health. 2011 Apr; 13(2):276-83. Wang S, Quan J, Kanaya AM, Fernandez A. PMID: 21153765.
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    57. Case 34-2010: A woman with an incorrect operation. N Engl J Med. 2011 03 03; 364(9):883; author reply 883. Fernandez A, Ettinger KM, Lo B. PMID: 21366488.
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    58. Assessment of medical students' shared decision-making in standardized patient encounters. J Gen Intern Med. 2011 Apr; 26(4):367-72. Hauer KE, Fernandez A, Teherani A, Boscardin CK, Saba GW. PMID: 21108048.
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    59. Language barriers, physician-patient language concordance, and glycemic control among insured Latinos with diabetes: the Diabetes Study of Northern California (DISTANCE). J Gen Intern Med. 2011 Feb; 26(2):170-6. Fernandez A, Schillinger D, Warton EM, Adler N, Moffet HH, Schenker Y, Salgado MV, Ahmed A, Karter AJ. PMID: 20878497.
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    60. Improving the quality of informed consent: it is not all about the risks. Ann Intern Med. 2010 Sep 07; 153(5):342-3. Fernandez A. PMID: 20820045.
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    61. Impact of student ethnicity and patient-centredness on communication skills performance. Med Educ. 2010 Jul; 44(7):653-61. Hauer KE, Boscardin C, Gesundheit N, Nevins A, Srinivasan M, Fernandez A. PMID: 20636584.
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    62. Racial composition of residential areas associates with access to pre-ESRD nephrology care. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2010 Jul; 21(7):1192-9. Prakash S, Rodriguez RA, Austin PC, Saskin R, Fernandez A, Moist LM, O'Hare AM. PMID: 20558541.
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    63. Speaking through diabetes: Rethinking the significance of lay discourses on diabetes. Med Anthropol Q. 2010 Jun; 24(2):220-39. Mendenhall E, Seligman RA, Fernandez A, Jacobs EA. PMID: 20550094.
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    64. Teaching about health care disparities in the clinical setting. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 May; 25 Suppl 2:S95-101. Glick SB, Fernandez L, Irby DM, Harleman E, Fernandez A. PMID: 20352501.
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    65. A strategy for improving health disparities education in medicine. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 May; 25 Suppl 2:S160-3. Ross PT, Wiley Cené C, Bussey-Jones J, Brown AF, Blackman D, Fernández A, Fernández L, Glick SB, Horowitz CR, Jacobs EA, Peek ME, Wilkerson L, Lypson ML. PMID: 20352512.
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    66. Interventions to improve patient comprehension in informed consent for medical and surgical procedures: a systematic review. Med Decis Making. 2011 Jan-Feb; 31(1):151-73. Schenker Y, Fernandez A, Sudore R, Schillinger D. PMID: 20357225.
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    67. The impact of limited English proficiency and physician language concordance on reports of clinical interactions among patients with diabetes: the DISTANCE study. Patient Educ Couns. 2010 Nov; 81(2):222-8. Schenker Y, Karter AJ, Schillinger D, Warton EM, Adler NE, Moffet HH, Ahmed AT, Fernandez A. PMID: 20223615.
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    68. Time to establish national standards and certification for health care interpreters. Patient Educ Couns. 2010 Feb; 78(2):139-40. Fernandez A, Schenker Y. PMID: 20117487.
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    69. Placebo prescriptions are missed opportunities for doctor-patient communication. Am J Bioeth. 2009 Dec; 9(12):48-50. Schenker Y, Fernandez A, Lo B. PMID: 20013500.
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    70. Accuracy of self-assessed Spanish fluency in medical students. Teach Learn Med. 2009 Oct; 21(4):305-9. Reuland DS, Frasier PY, Olson MD, Slatt LM, Aleman MA, Fernandez A. PMID: 20183357.
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    71. Responding to the Language Challenge: Kaiser Permanente's Approach. Perm J. 2009; 13(3):77-83. Meyers K, Tang G, Fernandez A. PMID: 20740094.
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    72. Getting by: underuse of interpreters by resident physicians. J Gen Intern Med. 2009 Feb; 24(2):256-62. Diamond LC, Schenker Y, Curry L, Bradley EH, Fernandez A. PMID: 19089503.
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    73. Navigating language barriers under difficult circumstances. Ann Intern Med. 2008 Aug 19; 149(4):264-9. Schenker Y, Lo B, Ettinger KM, Fernandez A. PMID: 18711157.
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    74. Acute myocardial infarction length of stay and hospital mortality are not associated with language preference. J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Feb; 23(2):190-4. Grubbs V, Bibbins-Domingo K, Fernandez A, Chattopadhyay A, Bindman AB. PMID: 18043984.
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    75. Recommendations for teaching about racial and ethnic disparities in health and health care. Ann Intern Med. 2007 Nov 06; 147(9):654-65. Smith WR, Betancourt JR, Wynia MK, Bussey-Jones J, Stone VE, Phillips CO, Fernandez A, Jacobs E, Bowles J. PMID: 17975188.
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    76. The impact of language barriers on documentation of informed consent at a hospital with on-site interpreter services. J Gen Intern Med. 2007 Nov; 22 Suppl 2:294-9. Schenker Y, Wang F, Selig SJ, Ng R, Fernandez A. PMID: 17957414.
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    77. Reducing language barriers and racial/ethnic disparities in health care: an investment in our future. J Gen Intern Med. 2007 Nov; 22 Suppl 2:371-2. Saha S, Fernandez A, Perez-Stable E. PMID: 17896164.
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    78. Language barriers in health care. J Gen Intern Med. 2007 Nov; 22 Suppl 2:281-2. Saha S, Fernandez A. PMID: 17924172.
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    79. BiDil for heart failure in black patients. Ann Intern Med. 2007 Aug 07; 147(3):214-5; author reply 215-6. Bibbins-Domingo K, Fernandez A. PMID: 17679712.
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    80. Impact of student ethnicity and primary childhood language on communication skill assessment in a clinical performance examination. J Gen Intern Med. 2007 Aug; 22(8):1155-60. Fernandez A, Wang F, Braveman M, Finkas LK, Hauer KE. PMID: 17558538.
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    81. Effect of awareness of language law on language access in the health care setting. J Gen Intern Med. 2006 Jul; 21(7):683-8. Grubbs V, Chen AH, Bindman AB, Vittinghoff E, Fernandez A. PMID: 16808766.
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    82. Shared decision making and the experience of partnership in primary care. Ann Fam Med. 2006 Jan-Feb; 4(1):54-62. Saba GW, Wong ST, Schillinger D, Fernandez A, Somkin CP, Wilson CC, Grumbach K. PMID: 16449397.
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    83. Effects of limited English proficiency and physician language on health care comprehension. J Gen Intern Med. 2005 Sep; 20(9):800-6. Wilson E, Chen AH, Grumbach K, Wang F, Fernandez A. PMID: 16117746.
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    84. High and rising health care costs. Part 4: can costs be controlled while preserving quality? Ann Intern Med. 2005 Jul 05; 143(1):26-31. Bodenheimer T, Fernandez A. PMID: 15998752.
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    85. Unintended consequences of a quality improvement program designed to improve treatment of alcohol withdrawal in hospitalized patients. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2005 Mar; 31(3):148-57. Pletcher MJ, Fernandez A, May TA, Westphal JR, Gamez CA, Hersh DF, Gonzales R. PMID: 15828598.
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    86. Primary care physicians who treat blacks and whites. N Engl J Med. 2004 Nov 11; 351(20):2126-7; author reply 2126-7. Fernandez A, Goldstein L. PMID: 15543658.
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    87. Physician language ability and cultural competence. An exploratory study of communication with Spanish-speaking patients. J Gen Intern Med. 2004 Feb; 19(2):167-74. Fernandez A, Schillinger D, Grumbach K, Rosenthal A, Stewart AL, Wang F, Pérez-Stable EJ. PMID: 15009796.
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    88. [Detection of domestic violence against women. Survey in a primary health care clinic]. Medicina (B Aires). 2004; 64(6):492-6. Pontecorvo C, Mejía R, Aleman M, Vidal A, Majdalani MP, Fayanás R, Fernández A, Pérez Stable EJ. PMID: 15637825.
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    89. Physicians' ability to predict the risk of coronary heart disease. BMC Health Serv Res. 2003 Jul 11; 3(1):13. Pignone M, Phillips CJ, Elasy TA, Fernandez A. PMID: 12857356.
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    90. Educacion Medica. Residentes de primer año de Medicina Interna: distribucion horaria de las tareas. 2003; 13(49):15-19. Majdalani M, Mejia R, Fayanas R, Fernandez A, Perez-Stable EJ.
    91. Primary care physicians' experience with disease management programs. J Gen Intern Med. 2001 Mar; 16(3):163-7. Fernandez A, Grumbach K, Vranizan K, Osmond DH, Bindman AB. PMID: 11318911.
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    92. Friend or foe? How primary care physicians perceive hospitalists. Arch Intern Med. 2000 Oct 23; 160(19):2902-8. Fernandez A, Grumbach K, Goitein L, Vranizan K, Osmond DH, Bindman AB. PMID: 11041896.
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    93. The populations and quality improvement seminar for medical residents. Acad Med. 2000 May; 75(5):562-3. Schillinger D, Wheeler M, Fernandez A. PMID: 10824850.
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    94. [Awareness and detection of domestic violence by clinical physicians]. Medicina (B Aires). 2000; 60(5 Pt 1):591-4. Mejia R, Aleman M, Férnandez A, Pérez Stable EJ. PMID: 11188898.
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    95. Heart Failure. Anticoagulation in Patients with Heart Failure and Atrial Fibrillation. 1997; 1:36-42. Fernandez A and Goldschlager N..
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