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Jeff Critchfield, MD

Title(s)Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    University of California, San FranciscoClinical Fellowship
    University of California, San FranciscoResidency School of Medicine
    University of California, San FranciscoM.D.1994School of Medicine
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    UCSF2016Alunus of the Year, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
    Zuckerberg San Francisco General2017Values in Action, Campus Wide Leadership Award

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    Dr. Jeffrey Critchfield is a Professor of Medicine at UCSF in the Division of Hospital Medicine at San Francisco General Hospital & Trauma Center. He serves as Chief Medical Experience Officer and Medical Director of Risk Management.

    Jeff focuses on improving the care of hospitalized patients while working serving as an educator for medical students, residents and clinical fellows. In addition to direct patient care, he has focused on the work of developing and improving the system of care throughout the hospital and its connection to the community as one point on the continuum of care. As a former Chief of the Medical Staff and Chief of the Division of Hospital Medicine, Jeff shares the commitment of his SFGH colleagues to the combined mission of serving the greater community of San Francisco while contributing advances through development of new ideas, creating innovative programs and training the next generation of providers.

    • MD, University of California, San Francisco, CA, 1988-1994
    • BAS, Classics, Biology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, 1983-1987

    • Internship, Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, 1994-1995
    • Residency, Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, 1995-1996
    • Fellowship, Rheumatology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 1996-1997
    • Chief Residency, Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, 1997-1998
    • Fellowship, Rheumatology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, 1998-1999
    • Post-doc, Rheumatology University of California, San Francisco, CA 1999-2001

    • Medical License, Medical Board of California, #A60018, 1996
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support, 2002
    • Internal Medicine, Recertified, 2012

    Memberships & Affiliations:
    • Member, Society for Hospital Medicine
    - Member, American Society for Hospital Risk Management
    • Member, America's Essential Hospitals

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    1. Wheeler M, de Bourmont S, Paul-Emile K, Pfeffinger A, McMullen A, Critchfield JM, Fernandez A. Physician and Trainee Experiences With Patient Bias. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 Oct 28. PMID: 31657839.
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    2. Chan B, Goldman LE, Sarkar U, Guzman D, Critchfield J, Saha S, Kushel M. High perceived social support and hospital readmissions in an older multi-ethnic, limited English proficiency, safety-net population. BMC Health Serv Res. 2019 May 24; 19(1):334. PMID: 31126336.
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    3. Chodos AH, Kushel MB, Greysen SR, Guzman D, Kessell ER, Sarkar U, Goldman LE, Critchfield JM, Pierluissi E. Hospitalization-Associated Disability in Adults Admitted to a Safety-Net Hospital. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Dec; 30(12):1765-72. PMID: 25986139.
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    4. Chan B, Goldman LE, Sarkar U, Schneidermann M, Kessell E, Guzman D, Critchfield J, Kushel M. The Effect of a Care Transition Intervention on the Patient Experience of Older Multi-Lingual Adults in the Safety Net: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Dec; 30(12):1788-94. PMID: 25986136.
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    5. Martin M, Sedighi Manesh R, Henderson MC, Critchfield JM. Diagnostic Scheming. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Dec; 30(12):1874-8. PMID: 26307386.
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    6. Brown RT, Pierluissi E, Guzman D, Kessell ER, Goldman LE, Sarkar U, Schneidermann M, Critchfield JM, Kushel MB. Functional disability in late-middle-aged and older adults admitted to a safety-net hospital. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Nov; 62(11):2056-63. PMID: 25367281.
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    7. Goldman LE, Sarkar U, Kessell E, Guzman D, Schneidermann M, Pierluissi E, Walter B, Vittinghoff E, Critchfield J, Kushel M. Support from hospital to home for elders: a randomized trial. Ann Intern Med. 2014 Oct 07; 161(7):472-81. PMID: 25285540.
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    8. Greysen SR, Hoi-Cheung D, Garcia V, Kessell E, Sarkar U, Goldman L, Schneidermann M, Critchfield J, Pierluissi E, Kushel M. "Missing pieces"--functional, social, and environmental barriers to recovery for vulnerable older adults transitioning from hospital to home. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Aug; 62(8):1556-61. PMID: 24934494.
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    9. Probasco JC, Spudich SS, Critchfield J, Lee E, Lollo N, Deeks SG, Price RW. Failure of atorvastatin to modulate CSF HIV-1 infection: results of a pilot study. Neurology. 2008 Aug 12; 71(7):521-4. PMID: 18695163.
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    10. Hernandez GT, Critchfield JM, Rodriguez RA. Interpretation of serologic tests in an HIV-infected patient with kidney disease. Nat Clin Pract Nephrol. 2006 Dec; 2(12):708-12. PMID: 17124528.
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    11. May TA, Clancy M, Critchfield J, Ebeling F, Enriquez A, Gallagher C, Genevro J, Kloo J, Lewis P, Smith R, Ng VL. Reducing unnecessary inpatient laboratory testing in a teaching hospital. Am J Clin Pathol. 2006 Aug; 126(2):200-6. PMID: 16891194.
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    12. Critchfield JM, Deeks SG. Treating the latent reservoir of HIV. AIDS Read. 2004 Sep; 14(9):485-6. PMID: 15457601.
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    13. Critchfield J. Considering the immune response to botulinum toxin. Clin J Pain. 2002 Nov-Dec; 18(6 Suppl):S133-41. PMID: 12569960.
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