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Ari Hoffman, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    Stanford UniversityBS2003
    UCSFMD2010School of Medicine
    UCSFResidency2013Internal Medicine
    National Institutes of HealthClinical Research Training Program2009Bioethics
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2019Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2019Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
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    UCSF Internal Medicine Residency2013Jeffrey Weingarten Award
    UCSF2012Quality & Safety Innovation Challenge
    UCSF2010Gold Headed Cane Society inductee
    UCSF Essential Core2010Innovative Teaching Award
    2009Alpha Omega Alpha

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    Ari Hoffman is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine at UCSF. He joined the faculty in 2014 as a clinician-educator, and works on the inpatient services at Moffitt-Long Hospital.

    Ari received his bachelor degree in Biological Sciences from Stanford University and his medical degree from UCSF. He spent a year at the NIH with the Clinical Research Training Program working in the Bioethics Department on comparative effectiveness research as a tool for reducing waste in healthcare spending before returning to San Francisco to finish medical school. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at UCSF.

    Before joining the faculty, he spent a year as adjunct clinical faculty at the Mbarara University of Science and Technology in Mbarara, Uganda, through the Global Health Service Partnership, a public-private venture between Seed Global Health and the Peace Corps. Ari's professional passions include the pursuit of the highest value healthcare for everyone, clinical education, and implementation of healthcare policy.

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    1. Nguyen C, Sawaya GF, Hoffman A. Effect of cost exposure on medical students' preferred mammography screening strategies: A randomized comparison. Med Teach. 2019 Nov; 41(11):1293-1297. PMID: 31339438.
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    2. Leep Hunderfund AN, Starr SR, Dyrbye LN, Baxley EG, Gonzalo JD, Miller BM, George P, Morgan HK, Allen BL, Hoffman A, Fancher TL, Mandrekar J, Reed DA. Imprinting on Clinical Rotations: Multisite Survey of High- and Low-Value Medical Student Behaviors and Relationship with Healthcare Intensity. J Gen Intern Med. 2019 Jul; 34(7):1131-1138. PMID: 30756307.
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    3. Logan Pierce, Ari Hoffman.. Beyond Savvy Shopping: Price Transparency As Real-Time Value Tool. San Francisco Marin Medicine. 2018; 10-11.
    4. Leep Hunderfund AN, Starr SR, Dyrbye LN, Gonzalo JD, George P, Miller BM, Morgan HK, Hoffman A, Baxley EG, Allen BL, Fancher TL, Mandrekar J, Skochelak SE, Reed DA. Value-Added Activities in Medical Education: A Multisite Survey of First- and Second-Year Medical Students' Perceptions and Factors Influencing Their Potential Engagement. Acad Med. 2018 10; 93(10):1560-1568. PMID: 29794526.
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    5. Hoffman A. Capsule Commentary on O'Malley et al., Providers' Experiences with Chronic Care Management (CCM) Services and Fees: A Qualitative Research Study. J Gen Intern Med. 2017 12; 32(12):1349. PMID: 28785988.
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    6. Mills L, Hoffman A, Khan A, Lai C.Integrating Health Systems Science in early undergraduate medical education: barriers to implementation and lessons learned. MedEdPublish. 2017; 4(6):35.
    7. Bennet CS, Abeya FC, Hoffman A, Rwebembera J, Picard MH, Wood MJ, Okello S. Performance and Interpretation Training of Transthoracic Echocardiography in Resource-Limited Settings. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 10 10; 70(15):1940-1941. PMID: 28982509.
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    8. Arian Hatefi, Ari Hoffman.. Individualism Is Not The Prescription For Health Care. Huff Post. 2017.
    9. Hoffman A, Hatefi A, Wachter R. Hospitalists, value and the future. Future Hosp J. 2016 Feb; 3(1):62-64. PMID: 31098182.
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    10. Hoffman AB, Bindman AB. Varying Charges and Questionable Costs. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Nov; 30(11):1579-80. PMID: 26129781.
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    11. Hoffman A, Emanuel EJ. Reengineering US health care. JAMA. 2013 Feb 20; 309(7):661-2. PMID: 23423408.
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    12. Callaway DW, Peabody CR, Hoffman A, Cote E, Moulton S, Baez AA, Nathanson L. Disaster mobile health technology: lessons from Haiti. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2012 Apr; 27(2):148-52. PMID: 22588429.
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    13. Hoffman A, Montgomery R, Aubry W, Tunis SR. How best to engage patients, doctors, and other stakeholders in designing comparative effectiveness studies. Health Aff (Millwood). 2010 Oct; 29(10):1834-41. PMID: 20921483.
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    14. Yan J, Tie G, Hoffman A, Yang Y, Nowicki PT, Messina LM. Oral tetrahydrobiopterin improves the beneficial effect of adenoviral-mediated eNOS gene transfer after induction of hindlimb ischemia. Mol Ther. 2010 Aug; 18(8):1482-9. PMID: 20551918.
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    15. Park B, Hoffman A, Yang Y, Yan J, Tie G, Bagshahi H, Nowicki PT, Messina LM. Endothelial nitric oxide synthase affects both early and late collateral arterial adaptation and blood flow recovery after induction of hind limb ischemia in mice. J Vasc Surg. 2010 Jan; 51(1):165-73. PMID: 19879098.
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    16. Hoffman A, Pearson SD. 'Marginal medicine': targeting comparative effectiveness research to reduce waste. Health Aff (Millwood). 2009 Jul-Aug; 28(4):w710-8. PMID: 19556249.
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    17. Yang Y, Tang G, Yan J, Park B, Hoffman A, Tie G, Wang R, Messina LM. Cellular and molecular mechanism regulating blood flow recovery in acute versus gradual femoral artery occlusion are distinct in the mouse. J Vasc Surg. 2008 Dec; 48(6):1546-58. PMID: 19118738.
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    18. Hoffman A, Utley B, Ciccarone D. Improving medical student communication skills through improvisational theatre. Med Educ. 2008 May; 42(5):537-8. PMID: 18412916.
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    19. Akiyama J, Hoffman A, Brown C, Allen L, Edmondson J, Poulain F, Hawgood S. Tissue distribution of surfactant proteins A and D in the mouse. J Histochem Cytochem. 2002 Jul; 50(7):993-6. PMID: 12070278.
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