Fatima Karaki, MD

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    American University of BeirutBachelor of Science2006Faculty of Arts and Sciences
    University of MichiganDoctorate of Medicine2010Medical School
    Washington University in St. LouisInternship2011Department of Medicine
    Washington University in St. LouisResidency2013Department of Medicine
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2017Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training

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    Fatima Karaki, M.D., is an associate professor at the University of California, San Francisco, Department of Medicine. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Michigan and completed her internship and residency at Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Karaki cares for adult inpatients on the hospital medicine service and resident inpatient service at San Francisco General Hospital.

    Dr. Karaki is the founder and director of the Refugee and Asylum seeker Health Initiative (RAHI) at UCSF, which fosters academic activity, research, education, advocacy, and community awareness in refugee health. Her academic and clinical interest is in refugee and asylum seeker health, with a focus on the Syrian refugee crisis in the Middle East. She is a founding member and board member of the North American Society of Refugee Healthcare Providers (NASRHP) and co-chair of its Research Committee.

    Dr. Karaki collaborates with national and international experts to advance refugee health research and education in order to improve the quality of refugee healthcare. She has provided emergency medical relief to patients in refugee camps and slums throughout Europe, the Middle East and India. She has volunteered and performed research in Beirut, Lebanon; Lesvos, Greece; and along the Balkan route in Europe, in the context of the Syrian refugee crisis. She has also worked and done research in the Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh. She developed and directed the first graduate level course in refugee health at UCSF.

    Dr. Karaki is passionate about clinical teaching, diversity in medicine, and physician well-being. She has taught Social and Behavioral Sciences, Foundations of Patient Care, and serves as a Clinical Microsystems Clerkship preceptor in the Bridges curriculum, in addition to teaching on inpatient wards. Her work includes developing novel programs to increase physician well-being and caregiver support at UCSF, and she serves as a Schwartz rounds steering committee member at ZSFG.
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    1. COVID-19 Infection and Contact Tracing Among Refugees in the United States, 2020-2021. J Immigr Minor Health. 2023 Dec; 25(6):1239-1245. Zhang M, Payton C, Gurung A, Anglewicz P, Subedi P, Ali A, Ibrahim A, Haider M, Hamidi N, Atem J, Thang J, Wang S, Kim C, Kimball SL, Karaki F, Nazhat N, Abouagila M, Yun K. PMID: 36586088; PMCID: PMC9803886.
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    2. Perceptions of and obstacles to SARS-CoV-2 vaccination among adults in Lebanon: a cross-sectional online survey. JMIR Form Res. 2022 Sep 14. Abou-Arraj NE, Maddah D, Buhamdan V, Abbas R, Jawad NK, Karaki F, Alami NH, Geldsetzer P. PMID: 36383635.
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    3. Refugee women's experiences with contraceptive care after resettlement in high-income countries: A critical interpretive synthesis. Contraception. 2022 04; 108:7-18. Chalmiers MA, Karaki F, Muriki M, Mody SK, Chen A, Thiel de Bocanegra H. PMID: 34971601.
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    4. Public health impacts of an imminent Red Sea oil spill. Nat Sustain. 2021 Dec; 4(12):1084-1091. Huynh BQ, Kwong LH, Kiang MV, Chin ET, Mohareb AM, Jumaan AO, Basu S, Geldsetzer P, Karaki FM, Rehkopf DH. PMID: 34926834; PMCID: PMC8682806.
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    5. Acceptance of COVID-19 Vaccine Among Refugees in the United States. Public Health Rep. 2021 Nov-Dec; 136(6):774-781. Zhang M, Gurung A, Anglewicz P, Subedi P, Payton C, Ali A, Ibrahim A, Haider M, Hamidi N, Atem J, Thang J, Wang S, Kim C, Kimball SL, Karaki F, Nazhat N, Abouagila M, Yun K. PMID: 34546812; PMCID: PMC8579383.
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    6. A Logic Model Framework for Planning an International Refugee Health Research, Evaluation, and Ethics Committee. Health Promot Pract. 2022 09; 23(5):852-860. Payton C, Kumar GS, Kimball S, Clarke SK, AlMasri I, Karaki FM. PMID: 34541906.
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    7. Refugee access to COVID-19 vaccines in Lebanon. Lancet. 2021 05 22; 397(10288):1884. Jawad NK, Taweeleh LA, Elharake JA, Khamis N, Alser O, Karaki FM, Aboukhater L. PMID: 34022984.
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    8. Noncommunicable Disease and Health Care-Seeking Behavior Among Urban Camp-Dwelling Syrian Refugees in Lebanon: A Preliminary Investigation. Health Equity. 2021; 5(1):261-269. Karaki FM, Alani O, Tannoury M, Ezzeddine FL, Snyder RE, Waked AN, Attieh Z. PMID: 34095705; PMCID: PMC8175260.
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    9. Correction to: Vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Presenting as a Pulsatile Neck Mass: a Case Report and Review of Literature. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Dec; 33(12):2257. Maraj B, Harding-Theobald E, Karaki F. PMID: 30306380; PMCID: PMC6258621.
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    10. Vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Presenting as a Pulsatile Neck Mass: a Case Report and Review of Literature. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 07; 33(7):1192-1195. Maraj B, Harding-Theobald E, Karaki F. PMID: 29700788; PMCID: PMC6025654.
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