Christy Soran, MD, MPH

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address2540 23rd Street, #4707
San Francisco CA 94110
Phone415-221-4810 ext. 6328
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    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MDMPH2010
    University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PAMD2014
    UCSF ZSFG Primary Care Track2017
    UCSF Primary Care Addiction Medicine Fellowship2019
    UCSF2021Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
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    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health  - 2010Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health
    University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine  - 2014Gold Humanism Honor Society

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    Christy Soran is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine at San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH). She is a primary care clinician and educator in the Richard Fine People's Clinic at SFGH and the Medical Director at the Outpatient Buprenorphine Induction Clinic (OBIC) through the Division of Substance Use and Addiction Medicine. She is a faculty member with the UCSF Internal Medicine San Francisco General Primary Care Residency and UCSF Primary Care Addiction Medicine Fellowship. Her areas of interest are the integration of addiction medicine treatment in primary care, the overlap of substance use and chronic pain, medical curriculum, and educating herself and trainees about patient-empowered clinical care and building trustworthiness in medicine.

    Dr. Soran received her undergraduate degree in Political Science and Philosophy at Boston College and a Masters of Public Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania. She completed her Internal Medicine residency training in the UCSF San Francisco General Primary Care track followed by a chief resident year as the Internal Medicine Ambulatory Chief Resident. She completed the UCSF Primary Care Addiction Medicine Fellowship.

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    1. Withdrawal during outpatient low dose buprenorphine initiation in people who use fentanyl: a retrospective cohort study. Harm Reduct J. 2024 Apr 09; 21(1):80. Jones BLH, Geier M, Neuhaus J, Coffin PO, Snyder HR, Soran CS, Knight KR, Suen LW. PMID: 38594721; PMCID: PMC11005253.
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    2. Overdose from Unintentional Fentanyl Use when Intending to Use a Non-opioid Substance: An Analysis of Medically Attended Opioid Overdose Events. J Urban Health. 2024 Apr 03. Bazazi AR, Low P, Gomez BO, Snyder H, Hom JK, Soran CS, Zevin B, Mason M, Graterol J, Coffin PO. PMID: 38568466.
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    3. The Howard Street Method: A Community Pharmacy-led Low Dose Overlap Buprenorphine Initiation Protocol for Individuals Using Fentanyl. J Addict Med. 2023 Jul-Aug 01; 17(4):e255-e261. Noel M, Abbs E, Suen L, Samuel L, Dobbins S, Geier M, Soran CS. PMID: 37579105.
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    4. The Howard Street Method: A Community Pharmacy-Led Low Dose Overlap Buprenorphine Initiation Protocol for Individuals Using Fentanyl. J Addict Med. 2023 Feb 16. Noel M, Abbs E, Suen L, Samuel L, Dobbins S, Geier M, Soran CS. PMID: 36799873.
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    5. Rapid Overlap Initiation Protocol Using Low Dose Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder Treatment in an Outpatient Setting: A Case Series. J Addict Med. 2022 Sep-Oct 01; 16(5):534-540. Suen LW, Lee TG, Silva M, Walton P, Coffin PO, Geier M, Soran CS. PMID: 35149614.
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    6. Identifying Entrustable Professional Activities for Internal Medicine Residents in Ambulatory Continuity Practice. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 06; 35(6):1917-1919. Soran C, Laponis R, Summerville S, Thompson V, Eastburn A, O'Sullivan P, Julian KA. PMID: 31637647; PMCID: PMC7280367.
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    7. Are physicians' perceptions of healthcare quality and practice satisfaction affected by errors associated with electronic health record use? J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2012 Jul-Aug; 19(4):610-4. Love JS, Wright A, Simon SR, Jenter CA, Soran CS, Volk LA, Bates DW, Poon EG. PMID: 22199017; PMCID: PMC3384111.
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    8. Doctors' perceptions of laboratory monitoring in office practice. J Eval Clin Pract. 2010 Dec; 16(6):1136-41. Goldman RE, Soran CS, Hayward GL, Simon SR. PMID: 21176004.
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    9. Physician attitudes toward health information exchange: results of a statewide survey. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2010 Jan-Feb; 17(1):66-70. Wright A, Soran C, Jenter CA, Volk LA, Bates DW, Simon SR. PMID: 20064804; PMCID: PMC2995629.
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    10. The relationship between electronic health record use and quality of care over time. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2009 Jul-Aug; 16(4):457-64. Zhou L, Soran CS, Jenter CA, Volk LA, Orav EJ, Bates DW, Simon SR. PMID: 19390094; PMCID: PMC2705247.
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    11. Physicians' use of key functions in electronic health records from 2005 to 2007: a statewide survey. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2009 Jul-Aug; 16(4):465-70. Simon SR, Soran CS, Kaushal R, Jenter CA, Volk LA, Burdick E, Cleary PD, Orav EJ, Poon EG, Bates DW. PMID: 19390104; PMCID: PMC2705248.
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    12. Do electronic health records create more errors than they prevent? AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2008 Nov 06; 1143. Soran CS, Simon SR, Jenter CA, Volk LA, Burdick E, Bates DW, Bates DW, Poon E. PMID: 18998877.
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