Elaine Khoong, MD, MS

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-2514-3572 Additional info
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    UCSF Primary Care Research Fellowship, San Francisco, CA2019
    UCSF - Primary Care Track at San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA2017Internal Medicine Residency
    Washington University, St Louis, MOMD, MS2014MS in Clinical Investigations
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadephia, PABS, BS2007Biomedical Sciences; Healthcare Management and Policy; Business & Public Policy
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2019Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
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    AAMC2012Herbert W. Nickens Medical Student Fellowship
    2013Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

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    Elaine Khoong is a general internist and assistant professor of medicine based at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. She is interested in leveraging informatics and implementation science to operationalize research findings to reduce health inequities. Dr. Khoong is a mixed methods researcher, with experience in qualitative methods and implementation science, and ultimately aims to develop, pilot, and implement interventions that improve care for vulnerable populations. Dr. Khoong's research interests are driven by her experiences as a Cantonese-speaking clinician providing primary care to diverse patients within a safety-net setting.

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    1. Mobile health strategies for blood pressure self-management in urban populations with digital barriers: systematic review and meta-analyses. NPJ Digit Med. 2021 Jul 22; 4(1):114. Khoong EC, Olazo K, Rivadeneira NA, Thatipelli S, Barr-Walker J, Fontil V, Lyles CR, Sarkar U. PMID: 34294852.
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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. Addressing Gaps in Interpreter Use: Time for Implementation Science Informed Multi-Level Interventions. J Gen Intern Med. 2021 May 04. Khoong EC, Fernandez A. PMID: 33948799.
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    4. Concentrating Vaccines in Neighborhoods with High Covid-19 Burden. NEJM Catalyst: Innovations in Care Delivery. 2021. Rachel J. Stern, Henry F. Rafferty, Anna C. Robert, Carol Taniguchi, Blake Gregory, Elaine C. Khoong, Margaret A. Handley, Lukejohn W. Day, & Ellen Chen. View Publication.
    5. Impact of digitally acquired peer diagnostic input on diagnostic confidence in outpatient cases: A pragmatic randomized trial. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2021 Mar 01; 28(3):632-637. Khoong EC, Fontil V, Rivadeneira NA, Hoskote M, Nundy S, Lyles CR, Sarkar U. PMID: 33260212.
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    6. Patient interest in and barriers to telemedicine video visits in a multilingual urban safety-net system. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2021 02 15; 28(2):349-353. Khoong EC, Butler BA, Mesina O, Su G, DeFries TB, Nijagal M, Lyles CR. PMID: 33164063.
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    7. Clinician Experience with Telemedicine at a Safety-net Hospital Network during COVID-19: A Cross-sectional Survey. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. 2021 Jan 1; 32(2S):220-240. Anjana E. Sharma, Elaine C. Khoong, Malini A. Nijagal, Courtney R. Lyles, George Su, Triveni DeFries, Urmimala Sarkar, Delphine Tuot. .
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    8. Abstract 17207: Impact of Racial Differences in Treatment Intensification and Missed Visits on Disparities in BP Control. Circulation. 2020 Nov 17; 142(Suppl_3). Valy Fontil, Lucia Pacca, Brandon Bellows, Elaine Khoong, Charles McCulloch, Mark Pletcher, Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo. .
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    9. A Direction for the Next Decade of NIH-Funded Health Literacy Research. Health Lit Res Pract. 2020 11 06; 4(4):e208-e211. Khoong EC, Schillinger D. PMID: 33170286.
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    10. Addressing Equity in Telemedicine for Chronic Disease Management During the Covid-19 Pandemic. NEJM Catalyst: Innovations in Care Delivery. 2020. Nouri S, Khoong EC, Lyles CR, Karliner L. View Publication.
    11. The Use of Technology for Communicating With Clinicians or Seeking Health Information in a Multilingual Urban Cohort: Cross-Sectional Survey. J Med Internet Res. 2020 04 06; 22(4):e16951. Khoong EC, Rivadeneira NA, Hiatt RA, Sarkar U. PMID: 32250280.
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    12. Language, culture and preventable readmissions: pragmatic, intervention studies needed. BMJ Qual Saf. 2019 11; 28(11):859-861. Khoong EC, Fernandez A. PMID: 31401549.
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    13. Evaluation of a Health Information Technology-Enabled Collective Intelligence Platform to Improve Diagnosis in Primary Care and Urgent Care Settings: Protocol for a Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Res Protoc. 2019 Aug 06; 8(8):e13151. Fontil V, Khoong EC, Hoskote M, Radcliffe K, Ratanawongsa N, Lyles CR, Sarkar U. PMID: 31389337.
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    14. 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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    15. Unsound Evaluations of Medical Machine Translation Risk Patient Health and Confidentiality-Reply. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 07 01; 179(7):1001-1002. Khoong EC, Fernandez A. PMID: 31260024.
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    16. A Pragmatic Cluster Randomized Trial of an Electronic Clinical Decision Support System to Improve Chronic Kidney Disease Management in Primary Care: Design, Rationale, and Implementation Experience. JMIR Res Protoc. 2019 Jun 07; 8(6):e14022. Khoong EC, Karliner L, Lo L, Stebbins M, Robinson A, Pathak S, Santoyo-Olsson J, Scherzer R, Peralta CA. PMID: 31199334.
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    17. Health Information-seeking Behaviors and Preferences of a Diverse, Multilingual Urban Cohort. Med Care. 2019 06; 57 Suppl 6 Suppl 2:S176-S183. Khoong EC, Le GM, Hoskote M, Rivadeneira NA, Hiatt RA, Sarkar U. PMID: 31095058.
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    18. Perspectives of English, Chinese, and Spanish-Speaking Safety-Net Patients on Clinician Computer Use: Qualitative Analysis. J Med Internet Res. 2019 05 22; 21(5):e13131. Khoong EC, Cherian R, Matta GY, Lyles CR, Schillinger D, Ratanawongsa N. PMID: 31120020.
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    19. Assessing the Use of Google Translate for Spanish and Chinese Translations of Emergency Department Discharge Instructions. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 04 01; 179(4):580-582. Khoong EC, Steinbrook E, Brown C, Fernandez A. PMID: 30801626.
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    20. Standardization in Diverse Populations: Implementation of Evidence-Based Practices in a Safety-Net Setting. Health Lit Res Pract. 2019 Jan; 3(1):e43-e46. Cherian R, Sarkar U, Khoong EC, Ackerman S, Gourley G, Schillinger D. PMID: 31294306.
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    21. Accurate Measurement In California's Safety-Net Health Systems Has Gaps And Barriers. Health Aff (Millwood). 2018 11; 37(11):1760-1769. Khoong EC, Cherian R, Rivadeneira NA, Gourley G, Yazdany J, Amarnath A, Schillinger D, Sarkar U. PMID: 30395496.
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    22. Efficiency, Efficacy, and Power in the Implementation of a Medication Adherence Aid. Health Lit Res Pract. 2018 Jul; 2(3):e128-e131. Cherian R, Sarkar U, Khoong EC, Ackerman S, Gourley G, Schillinger D. PMID: 31294287.
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    23. Implementation of patient-centered prescription labeling in a safety-net ambulatory care network. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2018 Aug 15; 75(16):1227-1238. Khoong EC, Cherian R, Smith DE, Schillinger D, Wolf MS, Sarkar U. PMID: 29950392.
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    24. Finding Meaning in Medication Reconciliation Using Electronic Health Records: Qualitative Analysis in Safety Net Primary and Specialty Care. JMIR Med Inform. 2018 May 07; 6(2):e10167. Matta GY, Khoong EC, Lyles CR, Schillinger D, Ratanawongsa N. PMID: 29735477.
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    25. An Appeal for Evidence-Based Resident Duty Hours Reform. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 11 01; 177(11):1555-1556. Khoong EC, Linker AS. PMID: 28975222.
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    26. Pagers and Beyond in an Era of Microcommunications-What Is Old Is New Again. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 08 01; 177(8):1220-1221. Mandl KD, Khoong E. PMID: 28628698.
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    27. The Need to Test Strategies Based on Common Sense. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 07 01; 177(7):929. Khoong EC, Ross JS. PMID: 28600912.
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    28. State practitioner insights into local public health challenges and opportunities in obesity prevention: a qualitative study. Prev Chronic Dis. 2014 Mar 13; 11:E39. Stamatakis KA, Lewis M, Khoong EC, Lasee C. PMID: 24625363.
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    29. Rural, suburban, and urban differences in factors that impact physician adherence to clinical preventive service guidelines. J Rural Health. 2014; 30(1):7-16. Khoong EC, Gibbert WS, Garbutt JM, Sumner W, Brownson RC. PMID: 24383480.
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    30. Bridging research and practice: models for dissemination and implementation research. Am J Prev Med. 2012 Sep; 43(3):337-50. Tabak RG, Khoong EC, Chambers DA, Brownson RC. PMID: 22898128.
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