Anjana Sharma, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Family Community Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address1001 Potrero Avenue WD 83
San Francisco CA 94110
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0001-5541-2414 Additional info
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    Harvard Medical SchoolMD2011
    Tufts University Family Medicine Residency at Cambridge Health AllianceResidency2014Family Medicine
    University of California San FranciscoMAS2017Clinical Research
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2018Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training

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    ExPERTS-PC: Engaging Patients in Event ReporTing for Safety in Primary Care
    NIH K08HS028477Sep 30, 2021 - Sep 29, 2023
    Role: Principal Investigator
    ExPERTS-PC: Engaging Patients in Event ReporTing for Safety in Primary Care
    Hellman Fellows Fund Jul 1, 2020 - Jun 30, 2020
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Role Description: This proposal will fund a preliminary study of how patients and caregivers experience adverse events in the primary care and community setting.
    Patients as Partners in Ambulatory Safety
    CTSI KL2Sep 1, 2018 - Jun 30, 2021
    Role: PI
    Role Description: Lead investigator. KL2 work will study current modes of primary care adverse event reporting, explore patient preferences for engagement in primary care safety, and test novel modes of engaging patients and caregivers in primary care safety improvement activities.

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    1. Patient and caregiver factors in ambulatory incident reports: a mixed-methods analysis. BMJ Open Qual. 2021 Sep; 10(3). Sharma AE, Huang B, Stakeholder Research Advisory Council , Del Rosario JB, Yang J, Boscardin WJ, Sarkar U. PMID: 34544693.
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    2. Using incident reporting to understand and characterize sexual harassment of physicians by patients. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 Jul 12. Hemmat S, Khoong EC, Olazo K, Sharma AE, Mangurian C, Fernandez A, Sarkar U. PMID: 34254222.
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    3. A Qualitative Analysis of Outpatient Medication Use in Community Settings: Observed Safety Vulnerabilities and Recommendations for Improved Patient Safety. J Patient Saf. 2021 Jun 01; 17(4):e335-e342. Lyson HC, Sharma AE, Cherian R, Patterson ES, McDonald KM, Lee SY, Sarkar U. PMID: 30882615.
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    4. Recommendations From the Twitter Hashtag #DoctorsAreDickheads: Qualitative Analysis. J Med Internet Res. 2020 10 28; 22(10):e17595. Sharma AE, Mann Z, Cherian R, Del Rosario JB, Yang J, Sarkar U. PMID: 33112246.
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    5. What Safety Events Are Reported For Ambulatory Care? Analysis of Incident Reports from a Patient Safety Organization. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2020 Aug 21. Sharma AE, Yang J, Del Rosario JB, Hoskote M, Rivadeneira NA, Stakeholder Research Advisory Council , Sarkar U. PMID: 32980254.
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    6. A Root Cause Analysis of Barriers to Timely Colonoscopy in California Safety-Net Health Systems. J Patient Saf. 2020 May 26. Sharma AE, Lyson HC, Cherian R, Somsouk M, Schillinger D, Sarkar U. PMID: 32467445.
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    7. Birth Control Connect: A randomized trial of an online group to disseminate contraceptive information. Contraception. 2020 06; 101(6):376-383. Dehlendorf C, Fox E, Sharma AE, Zhang J, Yang S, Centola D. PMID: 32032641.
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    8. Sharing Stories, Searching for Solutions: Sexual Harassment of Physicians by Patients. Am J Med. 2019 10; 132(10):e746. Hemmat S, Khoong EC, Sharma AE, Sarkar U. PMID: 31300215.
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    9. Patient Engagement in Community Health Center Leadership: How Does it Happen? J Community Health. 2018 12; 43(6):1069-1074. Sharma AE, Huang B, Knox M, Willard-Grace R, Potter MB. PMID: 29777334.
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    10. Community Education and Engagement in Family Planning: Updated Systematic Review. Am J Prev Med. 2018 11; 55(5):747-758. Sharma AE, Frederiksen BN, Malcolm NM, Rollison JM, Carter MW. PMID: 30342637.
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    11. Patient Engagement In Health Care Safety: An Overview Of Mixed-Quality Evidence. Health Aff (Millwood). 2018 11; 37(11):1813-1820. Sharma AE, Rivadeneira NA, Barr-Walker J, Stern RJ, Johnson AK, Sarkar U. PMID: 30395509.
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    12. How Is Family Medicine Engaging Patients at the Practice-Level?: A National Sample of Family Physicians. J Am Board Fam Med. 2018 Sep-Oct; 31(5):733-742. Sharma AE, Knox M, Peterson LE, Willard-Grace R, Grumbach K, Potter MB. PMID: 30201669.
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    13. The impact of patient advisors on healthcare outcomes: a systematic review. BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Oct 23; 17(1):693. Sharma AE, Knox M, Mleczko VL, Olayiwola JN. PMID: 29058625.
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    14. Engaging patients in primary care practice transformation: theory, evidence and practice. Fam Pract. 2017 06 01; 34(3):262-267. Sharma AE, Grumbach K. PMID: 28034916.
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    15. The Impact of the Patient-Centered Medical Home on Health Disparities in Adults: A Systematic Review of the Evidence. Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice. 2017; 10(1). View Publication.
    16. "How Can We Talk about Patient-centered Care without Patients at the Table?" Lessons Learned from Patient Advisory Councils. J Am Board Fam Med. 2016 11 12; 29(6):775-784. Sharma AE, Willard-Grace R, Willis A, Zieve O, Dubé K, Parker C, Potter MB. PMID: 28076261.
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    17. Engaging Patients as Partners in Practice Improvement: A Survey of Community Health Centers. Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management . 2016; 23(7). .
    18. What Happens After Health Coaching? Observational Study 1 Year Following a Randomized Controlled Trial. Ann Fam Med. 2016 05; 14(3):200-7. Sharma AE, Willard-Grace R, Hessler D, Bodenheimer T, Thom DH. PMID: 27184989.
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    19. Patient Advisory Councils: Giving Patients a Seat at the Table. Fam Pract Manag. 2015 Jul-Aug; 22(4):22-7. Sharma A, Angel L, Bui Q. PMID: 26176505.
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