James Ford, MD

Title(s)CLINICAL FELLOW, Emergency Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address490 Illinois Street, #7129
San Francisco CA 94158
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    Oregon State University, Corvallis, ORBS06/2014Microbiology
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TNMD05/2019Medicine
    University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CAResidency06/2022Emergency Medicine
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CAFellowship06/2024Research
    National Clinician Scholars Program, San Francisco, CAFellowship06/2024Research
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    UCSF2022  - 2024National Institute of Health (NIH) & NIAID Loan Repayment Grant
    UCSF2022  - 2023UCSF Research Allocation Program, Global Cancer Pilot Grant
    UCSF2022  - 2023University of California, Global Health Institute, MASS Award
    UC Davis2022Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Research RAMS Excellence in Research Award
    UC Davis2021Emergency Medicine Resident Association International Travel Scholarship Award
    UC Davis2021  - 2022Emergency Medicine Foundation Resident Research Grant
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine2018Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Inductee
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine2014  - 2019Vanderbilt Canby Robinson Scholarship
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine 2018Tylenol Future Care Scholarship
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine2017  - 2018Doris Duke International Research Fellowship Grant
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine2017  - 2018Doris Duke International Research Fellowship Grant
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine2017Fulbright Scholarship, Awarded Finalist
    2016American Medical Association Scholarship
    Oregon State University2014Bosworth Memorial Medical Scholarship
    Oregon State University2014  - 2018Sigma Chi Medical School Scholarship
    Oregon State University2014OSU Waldo-Cummings Most Outstanding Senior Student
    Oregon State University2013OSU Department of Microbiology Mark H. Middlekauf Scholarship
    Oregon State University2013OSU Fred and Mary Brauti Pre-Medical Scholarship
    Oregon State University2013US Bank Andy Aitkenhead Memorial Scholarship

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    1. Combined Hepatitis B Virus and Hepatocellular Carcinoma Screening Using Point-of-Care Testing and Ultrasound in a Tanzanian Emergency Department. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2024 Feb 07; 110(2):399-403. Ford JS, Kayandabila J, Morrison JC, Seth S, Lyimo B, Mukhtar A, Schick M, May L, Debes JD. PMID: 38190742; PMCID: PMC10859790.
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    2. Risk factors for HIV infection at a large urban emergency department: a cross-sectional study. Sex Transm Infect. 2023 Aug 17; 99(6):404-408. Ford JS, Mousa MA, Voong S, Matsumoto CG, Chechi T, Tran N, May L. PMID: 37015802.
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    3. Use of clinical decision support for antibiotic stewardship in the emergency department and outpatient clinics: An interrupted time-series analysis. Antimicrob Steward Healthc Epidemiol. 2023; 3(1):e80. Ford JS, Morgan Bustamante BL, Virk MK, Ramirez N, Matsumoto CG, Lee DJ, MacDonald S, May L. PMID: 37205319; PMCID: PMC10186615.
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    4. Assessment of a COVID-19 vaccination protocol for unhoused patients in the emergency department. Vaccine. 2023 02 24; 41(9):1611-1615. Ford JS, Rouleau SG, Wagner JL, Adams CB, May LS, Parikh AK, Holmes JF. PMID: 36732166; PMCID: PMC9805895.
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    5. The Early-Career Sabbatical: A Bridge Over the Widening Chasm of Physician Burnout. Acad Med. 2023 07 01; 98(7):757. Ford JS. PMID: 36331551.
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    6. Removal of Race From Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate Calculations: Implications for the Emergency Department. Ann Emerg Med. 2022 10; 80(4):381-382. Morrison JC, Mumma BE, Lim MR, Horton M, Tran N, Ford JS. PMID: 36153053.
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    7. In Response to the Letter From Martinez et al. Risk Factors for Syphilis at a Large Urban Emergency Department. Sex Transm Dis. 2022 10 01; 49(10):e111. Ford JS, Shevchyk I, Yoon J, Chechi T, Voong S, Tran N, May L. PMID: 35921637.
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    8. Risk factors for hepatitis C virus infection at a large urban emergency department. J Viral Hepat. 2022 10; 29(10):930-937. Ford JS, Hollywood E, Steuble B, Meng Z, Voong S, Chechi T, Tran N, May L. PMID: 35789152.
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    9. Universal HIV screening in the emergency department: an interrupted time series analysis. AIDS. 2022 09 01; 36(11):1605-1607. Ford JS, Rouleau SG, Voong S, Morgan B, Toosi K, Waldman S, Meng Z, Chechi T, Tran N, May L. PMID: 35730396.
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    10. Evaluation of trefoil factor 3 as a non-invasive biomarker of gastric intestinal metaplasia and gastric cancer in a high-risk population. Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2023 Jun-Jul; 46(6):411-418. Latorre G, Pizarro M, Ford JS, Gándara V, Muñoz G, Araya JC, Bellolio E, Villaseca M, Fuentes-López E, Cortés P, Rollán A, Bufadel ME, Araya R, Vargas JI, Espino A, Sharp A, Agüero C, Donoso A, Bresky G, Pedrero P, Rueda C, Calvo A, Odagaki T, Moriyama T, Ishida T, Parra-Blanco A, Camargo MC, González R, Corvalán AH, Riquelme A, ACHED operative group. PMID: 35580739.
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    11. Comparing Hepatitis C Virus Screening in Clinics Versus the Emergency Department. West J Emerg Med. 2022 Mar 17; 23(3):312-317. Hluhanich R, Ford JS, Bruce D, Chechi T, Voong S, Sarkar S, Poole P, Tran N, May L. PMID: 35679493; PMCID: PMC9183782.
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    12. Prehospital Testing and Surveillance for SARS-CoV-2: A Special Report from the Sacramento (California USA) Mobile Integrated Health Unit. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2022 Apr; 37(2):265-268. Jarman AF, Ford JS, Maynard MJ, Simmons ZL, Mackey KE, Mumma BE, Rose JS. PMID: 35144714; PMCID: PMC8886079.
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    13. Use of an Asymptomatic COVID-19 Testing Protocol in a Pediatric Emergency Department. J Emerg Med. 2022 09; 63(3):332-338. Ford JS, Chua EC, Sandhu CK, Morris B, May LS, Cohen SH, Holmes JF. PMID: 35400507; PMCID: PMC8818337.
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    14. Risk Factors for Syphilis at a Large Urban Emergency Department. Sex Transm Dis. 2022 02 01; 49(2):105-110. Ford JS, Shevchyk I, Yoon J, Chechi T, Voong S, Tran N, May L. PMID: 34471079.
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    15. ED syphilis and gonorrhea/chlamydia cotesting practices before and after the implementation of an electronic health record-based alert. Emerg Med J. 2021 Sep 21. Ford JS, Chechi T, Otmar M, Baker M, Waldman S, Morgan B, Tan D, Tran NK, May L. PMID: 34548414.
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    16. Universal Screening for Hepatitis C Virus in the ED Using a Best Practice Advisory. West J Emerg Med. 2021 May 14; 22(3):719-725. Ford JS, Chechi T, Toosi K, Mahmood B, Meehleis D, Otmar M, Tran N, May L. PMID: 34125052; PMCID: PMC8203013.
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    17. Comparison of shear wave elastography (supersonic) with liver biopsy in a cohort of patients from a medium-income country: an observational study. Rev Esp Enferm Dig. 2021 May; 113(5):318-323. Prieto Ortiz JE, Sánchez Pardo S, Prieto Ortiz RG, Garzón Orjuela N, S Ford J, Eslava Schmalbach J. PMID: 33213167.
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    18. Impact of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin implementation on emergency department length of stay, testing, admissions, and diagnoses. Am J Emerg Med. 2021 07; 45:54-60. Ford JS, Chaco E, Tancredi DJ, Mumma BE. PMID: 33662739.
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    19. Cardioembolic Stroke in a Patient with Coronavirus Disease of 2019 (COVID-19) Myocarditis: A Case Report. Clin Pract Cases Emerg Med. 2020 Aug; 4(3):332-335. Ford JS, Holmes JF, Jones RF. PMID: 32926679; PMCID: PMC7434261.
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    20. Testing Asymptomatic Emergency Department Patients for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in a Low-prevalence Region. Acad Emerg Med. 2020 08; 27(8):771-774. Ford JS, Parikh A, Sandhu R, Turnipseed S, Morris B, May L, Holmes JF. PMID: 32516467; PMCID: PMC7300628.
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    21. Obesity in Liver Transplantation: A Risk Factor for Unplanned Reoperation and Prolonged Operative Time. Am Surg. 2019 Aug 01; 85(8):927-933. Ford JS, Wise ES, Rehman SC, Jacomino KG, Maggart MJ, Izmaylov M, Geevarghese SK. PMID: 31560314.
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    22. Evaluation of Scorpion Envenomation by Tityus trivittatus in Adults: An Analysis of Variables Related to Severity of Clinical Presentation. Wilderness Environ Med. 2019 Sep; 30(3):274-280. Frassone NE, Ford JS, Villalon D, Barnes A, Debes JD, Marianelli LG. PMID: 31351826.
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    23. Hepatitis B screening in an argentine ED: Increasing vaccination in a resource-limited setting. Am J Emerg Med. 2020 02; 38(2):296-299. Ford JS, Marianelli LG, Frassone N, Debes JD. PMID: 31353159; PMCID: PMC6980425.
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    24. Evaluation of Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Assessment of Hepatitis B in Resource-Limited Settings. Ann Glob Health. 2019 07 04; 85(1). Leathers JS, Pisano MB, Re V, Van Oord G, Sultan A, Boonstra A, Debes JD. PMID: 31276335; PMCID: PMC6634443.
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    25. Validation of a point-of-care rapid diagnostic test for hepatitis C for use in resource-limited settings. Int Health. 2019 07 01; 11(4):314-315. Leathers JS, Pisano MB, Re V, van Oord G, Sultan A, Boonstra A, Debes JD. PMID: 30860259.
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    26. Sorafenib for Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Survival Analysis From the South American Liver Research Network. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2019 07; 53(6):464-469. Leathers JS, Balderramo D, Prieto J, Diehl F, Gonzalez-Ballerga E, Ferreiro MR, Carrera E, Barreyro F, Diaz-Ferrer J, Singh D, Mattos AZ, Carrilho F, Debes JD. PMID: 29952857.
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    27. Single-operator cholangiopancreatoscopy in pancreatobiliary diseases: clinical experience in a tertiary referral hospital. Rev Esp Enferm Dig. 2018 Dec; 110(12):748-754. Pons Beltrán V, Alonso-Lázaro N, Mansilla-Vivar R, Sáez González E, Ponce Romero M, Argüello-Viudez L, Ramos Soler D, Pérez Rojas J, Leathers J, Bustamante Balen M, Unidad de Endoscopia Digestiva. Departamento de Enfermedades Digestivas. Hospital Universitario y Po. PMID: 30362360.
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    28. PIB: A Score to Select Sorafenib Treatment Candidates for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Resource-Limited Settings. Hepat Mon. 2018 Oct; 18(10). Leathers JS, Balderramo D, Prieto J, Diehl F, Gonzalez-Ballerga E, Ferreiro MR, Carrera E, Barreyro F, Diaz-Ferrer J, Singh D, Mattos AZ, Carrilho F, Debes JD. PMID: 30467514; PMCID: PMC6243140.
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    29. Interprofessional education between medical students and nurse practitioner students in a Global Health course. BMC Med Educ. 2018 Aug 17; 18(1):200. Leathers JS, Davidson H, Desai N. PMID: 30119625; PMCID: PMC6098586.
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    30. Hepatitis E virus infection in hemodialysis patients: A prospective analysis. Semin Dial. 2018 09; 31(5):528-529. Pisano MB, Leathers J, Balderramo DC, Diehl F, Bolomo A, Fernández P, Martínez-Wassaf M, Cristani C, Di Cola G, De la Fuente J, Debes JD, E Ré V. PMID: 29896768.
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    31. Benefit of an electronic medical record-based alarm in the optimization of stress ulcer prophylaxis. Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2018 Aug - Sep; 41(7):432-439. Saad EJ, Bedini M, Becerra AF, Martini GD, Gonzalez JG, Bolomo A, Castellani L, Quiroga S, Morales C, Leathers J, Balderramo D, Albertini RA. PMID: 29895412.
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    32. Exercise right heart catheterization for pulmonary hypertension identified on screening echocardiography in adult survivors of childhood cancer: A report from the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2018 Jan; 65(1). Armstrong GT, Tolle JJ, Piana R, Santucci A, Leathers J, Ness KK, Mulrooney DA, Green DM, Joshi VM, Robison LL, Hudson MM, Lenihan D. PMID: 28843055; PMCID: PMC5699937.
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