Anna Chodos, MD, MPH

Title(s)Associate Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address2540 23rd Street, #4308
San Francisco CA 94110
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    University of California, San FranciscoCertificate2013 Medicine (Advance Training in Clinical Research)
    University of California, San FranciscoResidency 2011Department of Medicine - Primary Care
    University of California, San FranciscoFellowship2014Division of Geriatrics
    University of California, San FranciscoResidency2011Internal Medicine, Primary Care, ZSFG
    Harvard UniversityM.D.2008School of Medicine
    Harvard UniversityM.P.H.2008School of Public Health
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    UCSF Department of Medicine2011Reza Gandjei Humanism Award
    John A. Hartford Foundation2011  - 2015Hartford Foundation as a Center of Excellence Scholar
    Division of Geriatrics, Dept of Medicine, UCSF2013Institute for Incentives in Health Care Award
    University of California, San Francisco2014Tideswell, Practice Change Leader
    Division General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, UCSF2015Richard J. Haber Excellence in Teaching in Primary Care Award
    Harvard Center for Public Leadership, Kennedy School of Government 2006  - 2007Zuckerman Fellow
    Department of Medicine, UCSF2012Excellent Subspecialty Clinical Fellow, Geriatrics

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    Dr. Anna Chodos is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine at Zuckerberg San Francisco General and the Division of Geriatrics, both within the Department of Medicine at UCSF. Her clinical work is in outpatient specialty care in geriatrics and dementia care. Her academic work is focused on understanding the unmet needs of older adults who are seen in primary care in the safety net, especially those who who are living with dementia.

    She is the Principal Investigator of Dementia Care Aware, a state-wide program to improve detection of dementia in older adults who have Medi-Cal benefits. She is also Co-Principal Investigator of the Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program, which is training health care providers and social service providers in geriatrics principles. Clinically, she is Director of Whole Person Geriatrics for the San Francisco Health Network, with the task of improving ambulatory care medical for older adults, and the director of two clinics: the outpatient Geriatrics Consult Service and the Geriatrics-Neurology Cognitive Clinic at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. The Geriatrics-Neurology Cognitive Clinic is an interprofessional assessment and treatment clinic for adults with cognitive disorders.

    Dr. Chodos attended medical and public health school at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health. She completed an Internal Medicine Primary Care residency at UCSF-Zuckerberg San Francisco General and a Geriatrics clinical and research fellowship at UCSF. She is board certified in Geriatrics and Internal Medicine.

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    1. Primary Care Pracitioner Perspectives on the Role of Primary Care in Dementia Diagnosis and Care. JAMA Netw Open. 2023 09 05; 6(9):e2336030. Sideman AB, Ma M, Hernandez de Jesus A, Alagappan C, Razon N, Dohan D, Chodos A, Al-Rousan T, Alving LI, Segal-Gidan F, Rosen H, Rankin KP, Possin KL, Borson S. PMID: 37768660; PMCID: PMC10539983.
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    2. Characterizing patients hospitalized without an acute care indication: A retrospective cohort study. J Hosp Med. 2023 04; 18(4):294-301. Rosenthal MA, Ranji SR, Kanzaria HK, Ortiz GM, Chase J, Chodos AH, Nguyen OK, Rodriguez EG, Makam AN. PMID: 36757173.
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    3. Addressing gaps in primary care diagnosis of cognitive impairment via a telephone-based nurse consultation. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2023 06; 71(6):2002-2005. Shin SY, Goode CA, Bui NM, Premkumar M, Hill-Sakurai LE, Bernstein Sideman A, Kiekhofer RE, Chodos AH, Dulaney S, Wynn MJ, Barreto Chang OL, Possin KL. PMID: 36705443; PMCID: PMC10258125.
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    4. Context, humility, and caution in guardianship determination. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2022 11; 70(11):3058-3060. Chodos AH, Hooper S. PMID: 36282950.
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    5. Unmet health-related needs of community-dwelling older adults during COVID-19 lockdown in a diverse urban cohort. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2023 Jan; 71(1):178-187. Perry L, Scheerens C, Greene M, Shi Y, Onion Z, Bayudan E, Stern RJ, Gilissen J, Chodos AH. PMID: 36273406; PMCID: PMC9874555.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    6. Lessons from Detecting Cognitive Impairment Including Dementia (DetectCID) in Primary Care. J Alzheimers Dis. 2022; 86(2):655-665. Bernstein Sideman A, Chalmer R, Ayers E, Gershon R, Verghese J, Wolf M, Ansari A, Arvanitis M, Bui N, Chen P, Chodos A, Corriveau R, Curtis L, Ehrlich AR, Tomaszewski Farias SE, Goode C, Hill-Sakurai L, Nowinski CJ, Premkumar M, Rankin KP, Ritchie CS, Tsoy E, Weiss E, Possin KL. PMID: 35124639; PMCID: PMC9048609.
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    7. The Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Lived Experience of Diverse Older Adults Living Alone With Cognitive Impairment. Gerontologist. 2021 02 23; 61(2):251-261. Portacolone E, Chodos A, Halpern J, Covinsky KE, Keiser S, Fung J, Rivera E, Tran T, Bykhovsky C, Johnson JK. PMID: 33404634; PMCID: PMC7901518.
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    8. Use of Services by People Living Alone With Cognitive Impairment: A Systematic Review. Innov Aging. 2021; 5(1):igab004. Rosenwohl-Mack A, Dubbin L, Chodos A, Dulaney S, Fang ML, Merrilees J, Portacolone E. PMID: 33796795; PMCID: PMC7990060.
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    9. New opportunities at the next-generation neutrino experiments I: BSM neutrino physics and dark matter. Rep Prog Phys. 2020 Nov 21; 83(12):124201. Argüelles CA, Aurisano AJ, Batell B, Berger J, Bishai M, Boschi T, Byrnes N, Chatterjee A, Chodos A, Coan T, Cui Y, de Gouvêa A, Denton PB, De Roeck A, Flanagan W, Forero DV, Gandrajula RP, Hatzikoutelis A, Hostert M, Jones B, Kayser BJ, Kelly KJ, Kim D, Kopp J, Kubik A, Lang K, Lepetic I, Machado PAN, Moura CA, Olness F, Park JC, Pascoli S, Prakash S, Rogers L, Safa I, Schneider A, Scholberg K, Shin S, Shoemaker IM, Sinev G, Smithers B, Sousa A, Sui Y, Takhistov V, Thomas J, Todd J, Tsai YD, Tsai YT, Yu J, Zhang C. PMID: 33226008.
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    10. COVID-19-Associated Deaths in San Francisco: the Important Role of Dementia and Atypical Presentations in Long-term Care Facilities. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 11; 35(11):3413-3415. Louie JK, Scott HM, Lu W, Chodos A, DuBois A, Sturtz N, Stoltey J. PMID: 32935309; PMCID: PMC7491360.
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    11. Subjective cognitive decline and elder mistreatment in Mexican community-dwelling older adults. Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2021 Jan - Feb; 92:104242. Piña-Escudero SD, Chodos A, Weinstein CA, Allen IE, Ávila-Funes JA, Ritchie C. PMID: 33010789.
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    12. Can the Safety Net be Age-Friendly? How to Address Its Important Role in Caring for Older Adults with Geriatric Conditions. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 11; 35(11):3338-3341. Chodos AH, Cassel CK, Ritchie CS. PMID: 32632790; PMCID: PMC7661593.
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    13. In-Home Technology Training Among Socially Isolated Older Adults: Findings From the Tech Allies Program. J Appl Gerontol. 2021 05; 40(5):489-499. Fields J, Cemballi AG, Michalec C, Uchida D, Griffiths K, Cardes H, Cuellar J, Chodos AH, Lyles CR. PMID: 32141373.
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    14. Effect of Collaborative Dementia Care via Telephone and Internet on Quality of Life, Caregiver Well-being, and Health Care Use: The Care Ecosystem Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 12 01; 179(12):1658-1667. Possin KL, Merrilees JJ, Dulaney S, Bonasera SJ, Chiong W, Lee K, Hooper SM, Allen IE, Braley T, Bernstein A, Rosa TD, Harrison K, Begert-Hellings H, Kornak J, Kahn JG, Naasan G, Lanata S, Clark AM, Chodos A, Gearhart R, Ritchie C, Miller BL. PMID: 31566651; PMCID: PMC6777227.
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    15. Caring for Unbefriended Older Adults and Adult Orphans: A Clinician Survey. Clin Gerontol. 2021 Jul-Sep; 44(4):494-503. Farrell TW, Catlin C, Chodos AH, Naik AD, Widera E, Moye J. PMID: 31305222; PMCID: PMC6960369.
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    16. Ethical Challenges in Caring for Unrepresented Adults: A Qualitative Study of Key Stakeholders. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019 08; 67(8):1724-1729. Verma A, Smith AK, Harrison KL, Chodos AH. PMID: 31059129; PMCID: PMC6684452.
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    17. Innovation in care for individuals with cognitive impairment: Can reimbursement policy spread best practices? Alzheimers Dement. 2017 Oct; 13(10):1168-1173. Borson S, Chodosh J, Cordell C, Kallmyer B, Boustani M, Chodos A, Dave JK, Gwyther L, Reed S, Reuben DB, Stabile S, Willis-Parker M, Thies W. PMID: 28926722.
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    18. Development of an adaptive, personalized, and scalable dementia care program: Early findings from the Care Ecosystem. PLoS Med. 2017 03; 14(3):e1002260. Possin KL, Merrilees J, Bonasera SJ, Bernstein A, Chiong W, Lee K, Wilson L, Hooper SM, Dulaney S, Braley T, Laohavanich S, Feuer JE, Clark AM, Schaffer MW, Schenk AK, Heunis J, Ong P, Cook KM, Bowhay AD, Gearhart R, Chodos A, Naasan G, Bindman AB, Dohan D, Ritchie C, Miller BL. PMID: 28323819; PMCID: PMC5360211.
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    19. Hospitalization-Associated Disability in Adults Admitted to a Safety-Net Hospital. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Dec; 30(12):1765-72. Chodos AH, Kushel MB, Greysen SR, Guzman D, Kessell ER, Sarkar U, Goldman LE, Critchfield JM, Pierluissi E. PMID: 25986139; PMCID: PMC4636578.
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    20. Journalists, district attorneys and researchers: why IRBs should get in the middle. BMC Med Ethics. 2015 Mar 29; 16:19. Chodos AH, Lee SJ. PMID: 25889147; PMCID: PMC4392736.
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    21. Older jail inmates and community acute care use. Am J Public Health. 2014 Sep; 104(9):1728-33. Chodos AH, Ahalt C, Cenzer IS, Myers J, Goldenson J, Williams BA. PMID: 25033146; PMCID: PMC4151907.
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    22. Effect of board certification on antihypertensive treatment intensification in patients with diabetes mellitus. Circulation. 2008 Feb 05; 117(5):623-8. Turchin A, Shubina M, Chodos AH, Einbinder JS, Pendergrass ML. PMID: 18212279.
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    23. CD4+CD25+ cells controlling a pathogenic CD4 response inhibit cytokine differentiation, CXCR-3 expression, and tissue invasion. J Immunol. 2004 Sep 01; 173(5):2942-51. Sarween N, Chodos A, Raykundalia C, Khan M, Abbas AK, Walker LS. PMID: 15322152.
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    24. Cooperative roles of CTLA-4 and regulatory T cells in tolerance to an islet cell antigen. J Exp Med. 2004 Jun 21; 199(12):1725-30. Eggena MP, Walker LS, Nagabhushanam V, Barron L, Chodos A, Abbas AK. PMID: 15210748; PMCID: PMC2212810.
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    25. Antigen-dependent proliferation of CD4+ CD25+ regulatory T cells in vivo. J Exp Med. 2003 Jul 21; 198(2):249-58. Walker LS, Chodos A, Eggena M, Dooms H, Abbas AK. PMID: 12874258; PMCID: PMC2194065.
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    26. Functional tolerance is maintained despite proliferation of CD4 T cells after encounter with tissue-derived antigen. Dev Immunol. 2002 Sep; 9(3):173-6. Ausubel LJ, Chodos A, Bekarian N, Abbas AK, Walker LS. PMID: 12885158; PMCID: PMC2276103.
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