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Anna Chang, MD

Title(s)Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Phone415-476-6189
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    St. Louis University School of MedicineMD2000
    University of California DavisResidency2003Internal Medicine
    University of California San FranciscoFellowship2005Geriatric Medicine
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    St. Louis University2000Alpha Omega Alpha
    UCSF Division of Geriatrics2007Teacher of the Year
    California Council for Geriatrics and Gerontology2008Emerging Leadership Award
    UCSF Academy of Medical Educators2009Cooke Award for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
    UCSF Division of Geriatrics2011Teacher of the Year
    American Geriatrics Society Education Committee2014Outstanding Service Award
    University of California San Francisco2014Gold-Headed Cane Endowed Chair in Internal Medicine
    University of California San Francisco2015Medical Student Training in Aging Research Clinician Mentor Award
    American Geriatrics Society2016Outstanding Mid-Career Clinician Educator of the Year

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    Dr. Anna Chang is Professor of Medicine in the UCSF Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine. She is an educator, a clinician, and a leader. She is board certified in Geriatric Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

    Dr. Chang directs the UCSF School of Medicine Bridges Curriculum Clinical Microsystems Clerkship, the integrated clinical skills and health systems curriculum for all first and second year medical students. She is Associate Chief for Education in the Division of Geriatrics, and Associate Director for Education and Leadership for Tideswell at UCSF, including the national Emerging Leaders in Aging Program. Dr. Chang served as the Gold-Headed Cane Endowed Education Chair in Internal Medicine, and continues to commit her effort to mentorship. Nationally, she is active in the National Board of Medical Examiners, and the American Geriatric Society.

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    1. Foley KT, Farrell TW, Salzman B, Colburn JL, Kumar C, Rottman-Sagebiel R, Wagner LM, Abrams J, Chang A. Learning to Lead: Reflections from the Tideswell-AGS-ADGAP Emerging Leaders in Aging Program Scholars. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019 Mar; 67(3):434-436. PMID: 30604862.
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    2. Chang A, Lundebjerg NE, Abrams J, Barnes DE, Fain MJ, Hall WJ, Johnson TM, Michael Harper G, Williams B, Ritchie CS. Leadership, Inside and Out: The Tideswell-AGS-ADGAP Emerging Leaders in Aging Program. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019 Mar; 67(3):437-442. PMID: 30604860.
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    3. Gonzalo JD, Chang A, Wolpaw DR. New Educator Roles for Health Systems Science: Implications of New Physician Competencies for U.S. Medical School Faculty. Acad Med. 2018 Dec 04. PMID: 30520810.
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    4. Gonzalo JD, Caverzagie KJ, Hawkins RE, Lawson L, Wolpaw DR, Chang A. Concerns and Responses for Integrating Health Systems Science Into Medical Education. Acad Med. 2018 Jun; 93(6):843-849. PMID: 29068816.
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    5. Meeks L, Richards A, Chang A, van Schaik S. Working with students with disabilities: simulation-based faculty development. Med Educ. 2017 11; 51(11):1181-1182. PMID: 29024147.
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    6. Gonzalo JD, Lucey C, Wolpaw T, Chang A. Value-Added Clinical Systems Learning Roles for Medical Students That Transform Education and Health: A Guide for Building Partnerships Between Medical Schools and Health Systems. Acad Med. 2017 05; 92(5):602-607. PMID: 27580433.
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    7. Chang A, Ritchie C. Patient-Centered Models of Care: Closing the Gaps in Physician Readiness. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Jul; 30(7):870-2. PMID: 25801696.
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    8. Hollander JE, Chang AM. Triple Rule Out CTA Scans or the Right Test for the Right Patient. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 Jul; 8(7):826-7. PMID: 26183554.
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    9. Adler SR, Chang A, Loeser H, Cooke M, Wang J, Teherani A. The impact of intramural grants on educators' careers and on medical education innovation. Acad Med. 2015 Jun; 90(6):827-31. PMID: 25760956.
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    10. McConnell KJ, Chang AM, Cohen DJ, Wallace N, Chernew ME, Kautz G, McCarty D, McFarland B, Wright B, Smith J. Oregon's Medicaid Transformation: An Innovative Approach To Holding A Health System Accountable For Spending Growth. Healthc (Amst). 2014 Sep; 2(3):163-167. PMID: 25540719.
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    11. Gillespie SM, Brandt LE, Chang A, Chao SH, Corcoran AM, Miller R, Harper GM, Levine SA, Medina-Walpole A. Staying in the game: the 10-step approach to sustaining geriatrics education in hospitalists and subspecialty providers. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Aug; 62(8):1575-82. PMID: 25040491.
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    12. Chang A, Fernandez H, Cayea D, Chheda S, Paniagua M, Eckstrom E, Day H. Complexity in graduate medical education: a collaborative education agenda for internal medicine and geriatric medicine. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Jun; 29(6):940-6. PMID: 24557513; PMCID: PMC4026494.
    13. McConnell KJ, Chang AM, Maddox TM, Wholey DR, Lindrooth RC. An exploration of management practices in hospitals. Healthc (Amst). 2014 Jul; 2(2):121-9. PMID: 26250380.
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    14. Chiang WC, Ko PC, Chang AM, Liu SS, Wang HC, Yang CW, Hsieh MJ, Chen SY, Lai MS, Ma MH. Predictive performance of universal termination of resuscitation rules in an Asian community: are they accurate enough? Emerg Med J. 2015 Apr; 32(4):318-23. PMID: 24317286; PMCID: PMC4121381.
    15. Chou CL, Masters DE, Chang A, Kruidering M, Hauer KE. Effects of longitudinal small-group learning on delivery and receipt of communication skills feedback. Med Educ. 2013 Nov; 47(11):1073-9. PMID: 24117553.
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    16. Chiang WC, Ko PC, Chang AM, Chen WT, Liu SS, Huang YS, Chen SY, Lin CH, Cheng MT, Chong KM, Wang HC, Yang CW, Liao MW, Wang CH, Chien YC, Lin CH, Liu YP, Lee BC, Chien KL, Lai MS, Ma MH. Bystander-initiated CPR in an Asian metropolitan: does the socioeconomic status matter? Resuscitation. 2014 Jan; 85(1):53-8. PMID: 24056397; PMCID: PMC4023511.
    17. Mookherjee S, Chang A, Boscardin CK, Hauer KE. How to develop a competency-based examination blueprint for longitudinal standardized patient clinical skills assessments. Med Teach. 2013 Nov; 35(11):883-90. PMID: 23848440.
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    18. Ciccarone D, Yu T, Nye H, Chang A. A technology-enhanced medical note-writing workshop. Med Educ. 2012 Nov; 46(11):1121-2. PMID: 23078711.
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    19. Chang A, Bowen JL, Buranosky RA, Frankel RM, Ghosh N, Rosenblum MJ, Thompson S, Green ML. Transforming primary care training--patient-centered medical home entrustable professional activities for internal medicine residents. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Jun; 28(6):801-9. PMID: 22997002; PMCID: PMC3663955.
    20. Hauer KE, Carney PA, Chang A, Satterfield J. Behavior change counseling curricula for medical trainees: a systematic review. Acad Med. 2012 Jul; 87(7):956-68. PMID: 22622220; PMCID: PMC3386427.
    21. Lee CA, Chang A, Chou CL, Boscardin C, Hauer KE. Standardized patient-narrated web-based learning modules improve students' communication skills on a high-stakes clinical skills examination. J Gen Intern Med. 2011 Nov; 26(11):1374-7. PMID: 21769506; PMCID: PMC3208474.
    22. Kelly A, Conell-Price J, Covinsky K, Cenzer IS, Chang A, Boscardin WJ, Smith AK. Length of stay for older adults residing in nursing homes at the end of life. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010 Sep; 58(9):1701-6. PMID: 20738438; PMCID: PMC2945440.
    23. Chang A, Walter LC. Recognizing dementia as a terminal illness in nursing home residents: Comment on "Survival and comfort after treatment of pneumonia in advanced dementia". Arch Intern Med. 2010 Jul 12; 170(13):1107-9. PMID: 20625014.
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    24. Widera E, Chang A, Chen HL. Presenteeism: a public health hazard. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 Nov; 25(11):1244-7. PMID: 20549378; PMCID: PMC2947637.
    25. Mehta KM, Fung KZ, Kistler CE, Chang A, Walter LC. Impact of cognitive impairment on screening mammography use in older US women. Am J Public Health. 2010 Oct; 100(10):1917-23. PMID: 20075325; PMCID: PMC2936976.
    26. Chang A, Boscardin C, Chou CL, Loeser H, Hauer KE. Predicting failing performance on a standardized patient clinical performance examination: the importance of communication and professionalism skills deficits. Acad Med. 2009 Oct; 84(10 Suppl):S101-4. PMID: 19907367.
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    27. Chang A, Chou CL, Hauer KE. Clinical skills remedial training for medical students. Med Educ. 2008 Nov; 42(11):1118-9. PMID: 18991999.
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    28. Chou CL, Chang A, Hauer KE. Remediation workshop for medical students in patient-doctor interaction skills. Med Educ. 2008 May; 42(5):537. PMID: 18412917.
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