Helen Chen, MD

Title(s)Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address4150 Clement Street, #304
San Francisco CA 94121
Phone415-221-4810 ext. 3214
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    Brown University, Providence, RIAB with honors1985Literature and Society
    Brown University, Providence, RIMD1989Medicine
    UCSF, San Francisco, CA1992Internal Medicine Residency
    UCSF, San Francisco, CA2005Teaching Scholars Fellowship
    UCSF, San Francisco, CA2005Fellowship, Geriatric Medicine
    California Health Care Foundation, San Francisoc, CA2009Leadership Fellowship

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    Dr. Helen Chen is a Clinician-administrator-educator. She is committed to improving systems of care for older adults and supporting the provision of high quality geriatric medicine care across services and specialties. She is currently the Associate Chief of Staff for Geriatrics, Palliative, and Extended Care at the San Francisco VA Healthcare System. Her principal areas of clinical interest are primary care geriatrics and post-acute care.

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    1. Physiology of Aging of Older Adults: Systemic and Oral Health Considerations-2021 Update. Dent Clin North Am. 2021 Apr; 65(2):275-284. Thompson LA, Chen H. PMID: 33641753.
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    2. Risk Factors, Presentation, and Course of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in a Large, Academic Long-Term Care Facility. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2020 Oct; 21(10):1378-1383.e1. Shi SM, Bakaev I, Chen H, Travison TG, Berry SD. PMID: 32981664; PMCID: PMC7447263.
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    3. Universal Testing-Based Response to COVID-19 Outbreak by a Long-Term Care and Post-Acute Care Facility. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2020 Jul; 68(7):E38-E39. Bakaev I, Retalic T, Chen H. PMID: 32526802.
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    4. Presenteeism: a public health hazard. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 Nov; 25(11):1244-7. Widera E, Chang A, Chen HL. PMID: 20549378; PMCID: PMC2947637.
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    5. Functional limitations, socioeconomic status, and all-cause mortality in moderate alcohol drinkers. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009 Jun; 57(6):955-62. Lee SJ, Sudore RL, Williams BA, Lindquist K, Chen HL, Covinsky KE. PMID: 19473456; PMCID: PMC2847409.
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