Jeffrey Tabas, MD

Title(s)Professor, Emergency Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address1001 Potrero Ave, #6A01
San Francisco CA 94110
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    University of California, San Francisco2020Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
    University of California, San Francisco2002Teaching Scholars Fellowship
    University of California, Los Angeles 1998Education Fellowship
    University of California, Los Angeles 1998Emergency Medicine Residency
    University of California, Los Angeles 1994Internal Medicine Residency
    University of PennsylvaniaM.D.1991
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    UCSF Department of Emergency Medicine2016Outstanding Medical Student Educator Award
    American College of Emergency Physicians2013Outstanding Contribution in Education
    UCSF Department of Emergency Medicine2013Outstanding Medical Student Educator Award
    California American College of Emergency Physicians2012Education Award
    UCSF Emergency Medicine Residency2012Quarterly Bedside Teaching Award
    UCSF Department of OB/GYN2011Resident Teaching Award
    San Francisco General Hospital2010Patient Safety Award
    Stanford Emergency Medicine Residency2006Quarterly Teaching Award
    American College of Emergency Physicians2005National Emergency Medicine Faculty Teaching Award
    UCSF Academy of Medical Educators2005Excellence in Teaching Award
    UCSF School of Medicine2004Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
    University of California, San Francisco2003The Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators

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    Jeffrey Tabas is a physician specializing in the treatment of emergent conditions. He is a professor of emergency medicine at University of California San Francisco School of Medicine. His specialties are education, cardiovascular emergencies, and procedural training. His leadership roles include UCSF's Office of Continuing Medical Education, UCSF's Quality Review Board, UCSF's Maintenance of Certification program, director of faculty development for the department of emergency medicine, a past chair of the education committee for the American College of Emergency Physicians and a section editor for both the Annals of Emergency Medicine and JAMA Internal Medicine.

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    1. Assessment and Management of a Child With Wide Complex Tachycardia. Ann Emerg Med. 2024 Jan; 83(1):42-45. Ornelas-Dorian C, Rolnick K, Brady W, Mattu A, Tabas J. PMID: 38105100.
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    2. Sinus Bradycardia With Nonconducted Atrial Bigeminy. Ann Emerg Med. 2023 10; 82(4):478-481. Templeton M, Carlberg DJ, Tabas JA, Mattu A, Brady WJ, Davis JE. PMID: 37739750.
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    3. Use and diagnostic value of liver enzyme tests in the emergency department and subsequent heart failure diagnosis: a retrospective cohort study. BMJ Open. 2022 03 30; 12(3):e055216. Vasti E, Tabas JA, Hoffman A, Pletcher M. PMID: 35354618; PMCID: PMC8968565.
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    4. An Adverse Outcome With Cardioversion of a Wide-Complex Tachycardia. Ann Emerg Med. 2022 02; 79(2):113-115. Mattu A, Zira D, Tabas JA, Brady WJ. PMID: 35065739.
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    5. Can COVID-19 Cause You to Skip a Beat? Ann Emerg Med. 2021 08; 78(2):271-273. Breyre A, Tabas J, Chen EH. PMID: 34325861; PMCID: PMC8313429.
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    6. Abnormal P wave and QRS Complex Axes: When Differential Diagnoses Overlap. Ann Emerg Med. 2020 07; 76(1):50-53. Mattu A, Abrahim M, Tabas JA, Brady WJ. PMID: 32591123.
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    7. Jump-Starting Faculty Development in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Education: A Team-Based Approach. Acad Med. 2019 11; 94(11):1728-1732. van Schaik SM, Chang A, Fogh S, Haehn M, Lyndon A, O'Brien B, O'Sullivan P, Ranji S, Rosenbluth G, Sehgal N, Tabas J, Baron RB. PMID: 31663959.
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    8. A single lead of concordant ST deviation in Left Bundle Branch Block. Ann Emerg Med. 2019 04; 73(4):409-412. Lin BW, Mattu A, Brady W, Tabas J. PMID: 30902168.
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    9. Elderly Man With Chest Pressure. Ann Emerg Med. 2018 11; 72(5):567-570. Leroux E, Houser C, Tabas JA, Mattu A, Brady W, Davis JE. PMID: 30342732.
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    10. Chest Pain in a Patient With a Left Bundle Branch Block. Ann Emerg Med. 2018 Jan; 71(1):117-119. Bowman A, Jhun P, Mattu A, Shoenberger J, Brady WJ, Tabas JA. PMID: 29268984.
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    11. Alternating Ventricular Complexes After Overdose From an Herbal Medication. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 08 01; 177(8):1199-1201. Vo KT, Tabas JA, Smollin CG. PMID: 28586814.
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    12. The differential diagnosis of wide QRS complex tachycardia. Am J Emerg Med. 2017 Oct; 35(10):1525-1529. Brady WJ, Mattu A, Tabas J, Ferguson JD. PMID: 28734703.
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    13. Female With Chest Pain and Nausea. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Dec; 68(6):671-673. Brady WJ, Mattu A, Tabas J. PMID: 27894623.
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    14. Female With Palpitations and Weakness. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Dec; 68(6):674-677.e1. Brady WJ, Mattu A, Cook JO, Tabas J. PMID: 27894624.
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    15. Young Male With Weakness and Dizziness. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Jul; 68(1):92-106. Brady WJ, Tabas J, Mattu A. PMID: 27343639.
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    16. A National Study of the Prevalence of Life-Threatening Diagnoses in Patients With Chest Pain. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 07 01; 176(7):1029-32. Hsia RY, Hale Z, Tabas JA. PMID: 27295579.
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    17. Young Male With Altered Mental Status. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Apr; 67(4):477-91. Brady WJ, Mattu A, Tabas J. PMID: 27015919.
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    18. What's in It for Me? Maintenance of Certification as an Incentive for Faculty Supervision of Resident Quality Improvement Projects. Acad Med. 2016 Jan; 91(1):56-9. Rosenbluth G, Tabas JA, Baron RB. PMID: 26083401.
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    19. In Reply to Oyler et al. Acad Med. 2016 Jan; 91(1):8. Rosenbluth G, Tabas JA, Baron RB. PMID: 26714129.
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    20. Young Woman With Seizures. Ann Emerg Med. 2015 Oct; 66(4):363, 367. Li K, Gugelmann H, Tabas JA. PMID: 26398171.
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    21. 115 The Prognostic Value of ST-Depression in Lead aVL in Patients With Inferior ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2015 Oct 1; 66(4):s41. Fu FJ, Sills SJ, Rodriguez RR, Tabas TJ. .
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    22. The American Board of Emergency Medicine Maintenance of Certification Summit. J Emerg Med. 2015 Nov; 49(5):722-8. Counselman FL, Carius ML, Kowalenko T, Battaglioli N, Hobgood C, Jagoda AS, Lovell E, Oshva L, Patel A, Shayne P, Tabas JA, Reisdorff EJ. PMID: 26375809.
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    23. A patient with a paced rhythm presenting with chest pain and hypotension. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Dec 9-23; 173(22):2082-5. Schaaf SG, Tabas JA, Smith SW. PMID: 24100591.
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    24. Recognition of Lyme in time. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Nov 26; 172(21):1627. Tabas JA. PMID: 23026862.
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    25. Obstacles to Teaching in the Emergency Department. Practical Teaching in Emergency Medicine. 2012 Sep 28; 15-24. Duong DD, Choo CE, Tabas TJ. .
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    26. The effect of diabetes on the diagnostic and prognostic performance of mid-region pro-atrial natriuretic peptide and mid-region pro-adrenomedullin in patients with acute dyspnea. Biomarkers. 2012 Sep; 17(6):490-7. Wu AH, Tabas J, Stein J, Potocki M, Mueller C, McCord J, Richards M, Hartmann O, Nowak R, Peacock WF, Ponikowski P, Moeckel M, Hogan C, Filippatos GS, Di Somma S, Anand I, Ng L, Neath SX, Christenson R, Morgenthaler NG, Anker SD, Maisel AS. PMID: 22616939.
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    27. Commercial funding of accredited continuing medical education. BMJ. 2012 Feb 16; 344:e810. Tabas JA, Baron RB. PMID: 22344304.
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    28. Results of novel cardiac biomarkers in Tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy. Int J Cardiol. 2012 Aug 09; 159(1):53-5. Wu AH, Tabas JA, Vollert JO, Lauterbach T, Mockel M. PMID: 22119264.
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    29. In reply. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2011 Nov 1; 58(5):499. Gupta GM, Schriger SD, Tabas TJ. .
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    30. Clinician attitudes about commercial support of continuing medical education: results of a detailed survey. Arch Intern Med. 2011 May 09; 171(9):840-6. Tabas JA, Boscardin C, Jacobsen DM, Steinman MA, Volberding PA, Baron RB. PMID: 21555662.
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    31. Tachycardia in a patient with a dual-chamber pacemaker. Arch Intern Med. 2011 Mar 14; 171(5):379-81. Jiang S, Tabas J, Varosy PD, Goldschlager N. PMID: 21403034.
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    32. Invited commentary--Emergency department neuroimaging: are we using our heads?: Comment on "Use of neuroimaging in US emergency departments". Arch Intern Med. 2011 Feb 14; 171(3):262-4. Tabas JA, Hsia RY. PMID: 21325119.
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    33. The presence of outcome bias in emergency physician retrospective judgments of the quality of care. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 Apr; 57(4):323-328.e9. Gupta M, Schriger DL, Tabas JA. PMID: 21227545.
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    34. ST-segment elevation in a patient receiving flecainide. Arch Intern Med. 2011 Jan 10; 171(1):11-3. Chung-Esaki H, Tabas J, Goldschlager N. PMID: 21220653.
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    35. Introduction to the “Challenges in Clinical Electrocardiography” Section. JAMA Internal Medicine. 2011 Jan 10; 171(1):14-14. Tabas TJ. .
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    36. Educational and research advances stemming from the Academic Emergency Medicine consensus conference in knowledge translation. Acad Emerg Med. 2010 Aug; 17(8):865-9. Lang ES, Wyer P, Tabas JA, Krishnan JA. PMID: 20670324.
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    37. Preface. Emergency medicine and high-risk diagnoses. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2010 Feb; 28(1):xv-xvi. Tabas J, Reynolds T. PMID: 19945595.
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    38. Emergency care: the increasing weight of increasing waits. Arch Intern Med. 2009 Nov 09; 169(20):1836-8. Hsia RY, Tabas JA. PMID: 19901134.
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    39. Lack of association between left bundle-branch block and acute myocardial infarction in symptomatic ED patients. Am J Emerg Med. 2009 Oct; 27(8):916-21. Chang AM, Shofer FS, Tabas JA, Magid DJ, McCusker CM, Hollander JE. PMID: 19857407.
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    40. In reply. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2009 May 1; 53(5):692-693. Tabas TJ, Rodriguez RR, Seligman SH, Goldschlager GN. .
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    41. Obstacles to Teaching in the Emergency Department. Practical Teaching in Emergency Medicine. 2009 Feb 6; 16-23. Choo CE, Tabas TJ. .
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    42. Blood cultures for community-acquired pneumonia: are they worthy of two quality measures? A systematic review. J Hosp Med. 2009 Feb; 4(2):112-23. Afshar N, Tabas J, Afshar K, Silbergleit R. PMID: 19219920.
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    43. Videos in clinical medicine. Placement of a femoral venous catheter. N Engl J Med. 2008 Jun 26; 358(26):e30. Tsui JY, Collins AB, White DW, Lai J, Tabas JA. PMID: 18579807.
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    44. Should acute treatment with inhaled beta agonists be withheld from patients with dyspnea who may have heart failure? J Emerg Med. 2011 Feb; 40(2):135-45. Maak CA, Tabas JA, McClintock DE. PMID: 18572345.
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    45. 163: New Left Bundle Branch Block Does Not Predict Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Systematic Review and Critical Analysis. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2008 Apr 1; 51(4):520. Tabas TJ, Rodriguez RR, Seligman SH, Goldschlager GN, Joffe JS. .
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    46. Electrocardiographic criteria for detecting acute myocardial infarction in patients with left bundle branch block: a meta-analysis. Ann Emerg Med. 2008 Oct; 52(4):329-336.e1. Tabas JA, Rodriguez RM, Seligman HK, Goldschlager NF. PMID: 18342992.
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    47. Do medications affect vital signs in the prehospital treatment of acute decompensated heart failure? Prehosp Emerg Care. 2006 Jan-Mar; 10(1):41-5. Sporer KA, Tabas JA, Tam RK, Sellers KL, Rosenson J, Barton CW, Pletcher MJ. PMID: 16418090.
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    48. Treatment of patients with unstable angina and non-ST elevation myocardial infarction. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2005 Nov; 23(4):1027-42. Tabas J, McNutt E. PMID: 16199336.
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    49. Prevalence of acute myocardial infarction and other serious diagnoses in patients presenting to an urban emergency department with chest pain. J Emerg Med. 2005 Nov; 29(4):383-90. Kohn MA, Kwan E, Gupta M, Tabas JA. PMID: 16243193.
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    50. A comprehensive, unembalmed cadaver-based course in advanced emergency procedures for medical students. Acad Emerg Med. 2005 Aug; 12(8):782-5. Tabas JA, Rosenson J, Price DD, Rohde D, Baird CH, Dhillon N. PMID: 16079434.
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    51. A Comprehensive, Unembalmed Cadaver-based Course in Advanced Emergency Procedures for Medical Students. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2005 Aug 1; 12(8):782-785. Tabas TJ, Rosenson RJ, Price PD, Rohde RD, Baird BC, Dhillon DN. .
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    52. STUDENTJAMA. Teaching invasive procedures to medical students. JAMA. 2004 Jan 07; 291(1):119-20. Rosenson J, Tabas JA, Patterson P. PMID: 14709587.
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    53. A false negative pregnancy test in a patient with a hydatidiform molar pregnancy. N Engl J Med. 2003 Nov 27; 349(22):2172-3. Tabas JA, Strehlow M, Isaacs E. PMID: 14645652.
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    54. Letter. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2003 May 1; 41(5):759-760. Tabas TJ, Gupta GM, Kohn KM. .
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    55. Dexamethasone in adults with bacterial meningitis. N Engl J Med. 2003 Mar 06; 348(10):954-7; author reply 954-7. Tabas JA, Chambers HF. PMID: 12621141.
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    56. Presenting complaint among patients with myocardial infarction who present to an urban, public hospital emergency department. Ann Emerg Med. 2002 Aug; 40(2):180-6. Gupta M, Tabas JA, Kohn MA. PMID: 12140497.
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    57. A teaching module to prevent needle sticks and exposures to body fluid. Acad Med. 2001 May; 76(5):529-30. Chin RL, Tabas JA, Neighbor ML, Francisco S. PMID: 11346571.
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    58. Mild expression of fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva: a report of 3 cases. J Rheumatol. 1995 May; 22(5):976-8. Janoff HB, Tabas JA, Shore EM, Muenke M, Dalinka MK, Schlesinger S, Zasloff MA, Kaplan FS. PMID: 8587093.
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    59. Progressive osseous heteroplasia: a distinct developmental disorder of heterotopic ossification. Two new case reports and follow-up of three previously reported cases. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1994 Mar; 76(3):425-36. Kaplan FS, Craver R, MacEwen GD, Gannon FH, Finkel G, Hahn G, Tabas J, Gardner RJ, Zasloff MA. PMID: 8126048.
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    60. Enchondroma in a patient with fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 1993 Sep; (294):277-80. Tabas JA, Zasloff M, Fallon MD, Gannon FH, Cohen RB, Kaplan FS. PMID: 8358928.
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    61. Genetic transmission of fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva. Report of a family. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1993 Aug; 75(8):1214-20. Kaplan FS, McCluskey W, Hahn G, Tabas JA, Muenke M, Zasloff MA. PMID: 8354680.
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    62. Chromosomal assignment of the human gene for bone morphogenetic protein 4. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 1993 Aug; (293):310-6. Tabas JA, Hahn GV, Cohen RB, Seaunez HN, Modi WS, Wozney JM, Zasloff M, Kaplan FS. PMID: 8339498.
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    63. The natural history of heterotopic ossification in patients who have fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva. A study of forty-four patients. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1993 Feb; 75(2):215-9. Cohen RB, Hahn GV, Tabas JA, Peeper J, Levitz CL, Sando A, Sando N, Zasloff M, Kaplan FS. PMID: 8423182.
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    64. The histopathology of fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva. An endochondral process. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1993 Feb; 75(2):220-30. Kaplan FS, Tabas JA, Gannon FH, Finkel G, Hahn GV, Zasloff MA. PMID: 7678595.
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    65. Bone morphogenetic protein: chromosomal localization of human genes for BMP1, BMP2A, and BMP3. Genomics. 1991 Feb; 9(2):283-9. Tabas JA, Zasloff M, Wasmuth JJ, Emanuel BS, Altherr MR, McPherson JD, Wozney JM, Kaplan FS. PMID: 2004778.
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    66. Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva: a clue from the fly? Calcif Tissue Int. 1990 Aug; 47(2):117-25. Kaplan FS, Tabas JA, Zasloff MA. PMID: 2117991.
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