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Jessica Chao, MBA, PharmD

Title(s)Dir, UCSF Clin Innovation Ctr, Dean's Office
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    Johns Hopkins University, BaltimoreMBA 06/2012Health Services Management
    Johns Hopkins Medicine, BaltimoreResidency6/2012Health-System Pharmacy Administrative Residency
    University of Washington School of Pharmacy, SeattlePharmD6/2010Pharmacoeconomics, Therapeutics
    University of Washington, SeattleBS6/2006Biochemistry

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    Pharmd MBA designer with over ten years of experience in hospital operations and management; currently launching the Clinical Innovation Center (the merging of medicine, people, tech, & systems) at UCSF.

    Previously, I have also led product design work and still advise various startups in San Francisco.

    "Healthcare is fundamentally a service, you must disrupt the service before you introduce the tech; or else you are just putting a new brain into an old body."

    “It is what it is. Humanity and technology grows the way it grows. Trying to stop it by being a ‘I like things the way they were,’ type of person is shortsighted. There are always advantages and disadvantages, and who knows what we’ll evolve into as humans.” Data

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    1. Judson TJ, Odisho AY, Neinstein AB, Chao J, Williams A, Miller C, Moriarty T, Gleason N, Intinarelli G, Gonzales R. Rapid Design and Implementation of an Integrated Patient Self-Triage and Self-Scheduling Tool for COVID-19. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2020 Apr 08. PMID: 32267928.
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    2. Borno HT, Bakke BM, Kaplan C, Hebig-Prophet A, Chao J, Kim YJ, Yeager J, Cinar P, Small E, Boscardin C, Gonzales R. A step towards equitable clinical trial recruitment: a protocol for the development and preliminary testing of an online prostate cancer health information and clinical trial matching tool. Pilot Feasibility Stud. 2019; 5:123. PMID: 31720002.
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