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Jeffrey Tabas, MD

TitleProfessor
InstitutionUniversity of California San Francisco
DepartmentEmergency Medicine
Address1001 Potrero Ave
San Francisco CA 94110
Phone415-206-5759
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    University of California, San FranciscoFellowship2002Teaching Scholars Fellowship
    University of California, Los Angeles Fellowship1998Education
    University of California, Los Angeles Residency1998Emergency Medicine
    University of California, Los Angeles Residency1994Internal Medicine
    University of Pennsylvania, PhiladelphiaM.D.1991
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    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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    I am a professor of emergency medicine at University of California San Francisco School of Medicine. My specialties are education, cardiovascular emergencies, and procedural training. My leadership roles include UCSF's Office of Continuing Medical Education, UCSF's Quality Review Board and Maintenance of Certification program, director of faculty development for the department of emergency medicine, immediate past chair of the education committee for the American College of Emergency Physicians and section editor for both the Annals of Emergency Medicine and JAMA Internal Medicine.


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    1. Bowman A, Jhun P, Mattu A, Shoenberger J, Brady WJ, Tabas J. Chest Pain in a Patient With a Left Bundle Branch Block. Ann Emerg Med. 2018 Jan; 71(1):117-119. PMID: 29268984.
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    2. Vo KT, Tabas J, Smollin CG. Alternating Ventricular Complexes After Overdose From an Herbal Medication. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Aug 01; 177(8):1199-1201. PMID: 28586814.
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    3. Brady WJ, Mattu A, Tabas J, Ferguson JD. The differential diagnosis of wide QRS complex tachycardia. Am J Emerg Med. 2017 Oct; 35(10):1525-1529. PMID: 28734703.
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    4. Brady WJ, Mattu A, Tabas J. Female With Chest Pain and Nausea. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Dec; 68(6):671-673. PMID: 27894623.
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    5. Brady WJ, Mattu A, Cook JO, Tabas J. Female With Palpitations and Weakness. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Dec; 68(6):674-677.e1. PMID: 27894624.
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    6. Brady WJ, Tabas J, Mattu A. Young Male With Weakness and Dizziness. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Jul; 68(1):92-106. PMID: 27343639.
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    7. Hsia RY, Hale Z, Tabas J. 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. PMID: 27295579.
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    8. Brady WJ, Mattu A, Tabas J. Young Male With Altered Mental Status. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Apr; 67(4):477-91. PMID: 27015919.
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    9. Rosenbluth G, Tabas J, Baron RB. 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. PMID: 26083401.
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    10. Rosenbluth G, Tabas J, Baron RB. In Reply to Oyler et al. Acad Med. 2016 Jan; 91(1):8. PMID: 26714129.
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    11. Li K, Gugelmann H, Tabas J. Young Woman With Seizures. Ann Emerg Med. 2015 Oct; 66(4):363, 367. PMID: 26398171.
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    12. Counselman FL, Carius ML, Kowalenko T, Battaglioli N, Hobgood C, Jagoda AS, Lovell E, Oshva L, Patel A, Shayne P, Tabas J, Reisdorff EJ. The American Board of Emergency Medicine Maintenance of Certification Summit. J Emerg Med. 2015 Nov; 49(5):722-8. PMID: 26375809.
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    13. Schaaf SG, Tabas J, Smith SW. A patient with a paced rhythm presenting with chest pain and hypotension. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Dec 9-23; 173(22):2082-5. PMID: 24100591.
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    14. Tabas J. Recognition of Lyme in time. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Nov 26; 172(21):1627. PMID: 23026862.
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    15. 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. 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. PMID: 22616939.
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    16. Tabas J, Baron RB. Commercial funding of accredited continuing medical education. BMJ. 2012 Feb 16; 344:e810. PMID: 22344304.
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    17. Wu AH, Tabas J, Vollert JO, Lauterbach T, Mockel M. Results of novel cardiac biomarkers in Tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy. Int J Cardiol. 2012 Aug 09; 159(1):53-5. PMID: 22119264.
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    18. Tabas J, Boscardin C, Jacobsen DM, Steinman MA, Volberding PA, Baron RB. Clinician attitudes about commercial support of continuing medical education: results of a detailed survey. Arch Intern Med. 2011 May 09; 171(9):840-6. PMID: 21555662.
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    19. Jiang S, Tabas J, Varosy PD, Goldschlager N. Tachycardia in a patient with a dual-chamber pacemaker. Arch Intern Med. 2011 Mar 14; 171(5):379-81. PMID: 21403034.
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    20. Tabas J, Hsia RY. 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. PMID: 21325119.
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    21. Gupta M, Schriger DL, Tabas J. 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. PMID: 21227545.
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    22. Chung-Esaki H, Tabas J, Goldschlager N. ST-segment elevation in a patient receiving flecainide. Arch Intern Med. 2011 Jan 10; 171(1):11-3. PMID: 21220653.
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    23. Lang ES, Wyer P, Tabas J, Krishnan JA. Educational and research advances stemming from the Academic Emergency Medicine consensus conference in knowledge translation. Acad Emerg Med. 2010 Aug; 17(8):865-9. PMID: 20670324.
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    24. Tabas J, Reynolds T. Preface. Emergency medicine and high-risk diagnoses. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2010 Feb; 28(1):xv-xvi. PMID: 19945595.
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    25. Hsia RY, Tabas J. Emergency care: the increasing weight of increasing waits. Arch Intern Med. 2009 Nov 09; 169(20):1836-8. PMID: 19901134.
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    26. Chang AM, Shofer FS, Tabas J, Magid DJ, McCusker CM, Hollander JE. 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. PMID: 19857407.
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    27. Afshar N, Tabas J, Afshar K, Silbergleit R. 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. PMID: 19219920.
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    28. Tsui JY, Collins AB, White DW, Lai J, Tabas J. Videos in clinical medicine. Placement of a femoral venous catheter. N Engl J Med. 2008 Jun 26; 358(26):e30. PMID: 18579807.
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    29. Maak CA, Tabas J, McClintock DE. 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. PMID: 18572345.
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    30. Tabas J, Rodriguez RM, Seligman HK, Goldschlager NF. 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. PMID: 18342992.
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    31. Sporer KA, Tabas J, Tam RK, Sellers KL, Rosenson J, Barton CW, Pletcher MJ. Do medications affect vital signs in the prehospital treatment of acute decompensated heart failure? Prehosp Emerg Care. 2006 Jan-Mar; 10(1):41-5. PMID: 16418090.
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    32. Tabas J, McNutt E. Treatment of patients with unstable angina and non-ST elevation myocardial infarction. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2005 Nov; 23(4):1027-42. PMID: 16199336.
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    33. Kohn MA, Kwan E, Gupta M, Tabas J. 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. PMID: 16243193.
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    34. Tabas J, Rosenson J, Price DD, Rohde D, Baird CH, Dhillon N. A comprehensive, unembalmed cadaver-based course in advanced emergency procedures for medical students. Acad Emerg Med. 2005 Aug; 12(8):782-5. PMID: 16079434.
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    35. Rosenson J, Tabas J, Patterson P. STUDENTJAMA. Teaching invasive procedures to medical students. JAMA. 2004 Jan 07; 291(1):119-20. PMID: 14709587.
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    36. Tabas J, Strehlow M, Isaacs E. A false negative pregnancy test in a patient with a hydatidiform molar pregnancy. N Engl J Med. 2003 Nov 27; 349(22):2172-3. PMID: 14645652.
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    37. Tabas J, Chambers HF. Dexamethasone in adults with bacterial meningitis. N Engl J Med. 2003 Mar 06; 348(10):954-7; author reply 954-7. PMID: 12621141.
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    38. Gupta M, Tabas J, Kohn MA. 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. PMID: 12140497.
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    39. Chin RL, Tabas J, Neighbor ML, Francisco S. A teaching module to prevent needle sticks and exposures to body fluid. Acad Med. 2001 May; 76(5):529-30. PMID: 11346571.
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