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Jack Chase, MD

Title(s)Associate Professor, Family Community Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    Tufts UniversityMD2007School of Medicine
    UCSFResidency2010Department of Family and Community Medicine
    ABFMHospice and Palliative Medicine Certification2012
    ABFM/ABIMRecognition in Focused Practice Hospital Medicine2014
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    San Francisco General Hospital Foundation2020Leaders with Heart
    UCSF Dept of Medicine at ZSFG2019Robert Lull, MD (Specialty Consultant) Award
    California Assoc Public Hospitals / Safety Net Institute2018Quality Leaders Award - Performance Improvement
    UCSF Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators2018Excellence in Teaching Award
    Society of Hospital Medicine2017Fellow
    American Academy of Family Physicians2015Fellow
    UCSF Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators2013Excellence in Teaching Award
    San Francisco General Hospital2010Family Health Center Service Award
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society2007Member

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    Dr. Jack Chase is a core faculty member in the University of California San Francisco Family and Community Medicine Residency Program, based at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG.) He provides clinical care on the ZSFG Emergency Department Social Medicine team, on the ZSFG Family Medicine Inpatient Service, in the ZSFG Supportive and Palliative Care Clinic, and in the Minor Procedure Clinic at the ZSFG Family Health Center. Dr. Chase co-developed and co-leads the ZSFG Social Medicine team -- a novel, team-based multidisciplinary model for social needs-based medical care in the ZSFG Emergency Department. The team provides medical-psychosocial care of complex and underserved patients in conjunction with community-based services for substance use, mental health, homelessness, food insecurity, trauma and intimate partner violence, medical-legal and financial needs. He serves as the Co-Chair of the ZSFG Ethics Committee. He is an active participant in Lean quality improvement projects throughout ZSFG. Dr. Chase holds a Recognition in Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine from the ABFM/ABIM and board certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. He previously served as the Director of Operations for the UCSF Family Medicine Inpatient Service from 2013-2018, Co-Director of the Family Health Center Minor Procedure Clinic from 2014-2018 and as the Medical Director of the Department of Care Coordination at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital from 2018-2019.

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    Addressing the Social Needs of Safety-Net Emergency Department Patients
    SFGH Hearts Foundation Jun 30, 2019 - Jul 1, 2020
    Role: Co-PI
    Addressing the Social Needs of ZSFG Emergency Department Patients
    Battery Powered Foundation Mar 20, 2019 - Mar 31, 2021
    Role: Co-PI
    Addressing the Social Needs of Safety-Net Emergency Department Patients
    San Francisco Health Plan Jul 1, 2017 - Jun 30, 2019
    Role: Co-PI
    Communicating Wisely: E.H.R.-Initiated Healthcare Team Coordination for Underserved Patients
    Hellman Fellows Fund at UCSF Jul 1, 2016 - Jun 30, 2017
    Role: Principle Investigator

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    1. Jack Chase, MD, FAAFP, FHM; Karishma Oza, MPH; and Seth Goldman, MD .Email-Based Care Transitions to Improve Patient Outcomes and Provider Work Experience in a Safety-Net Health System. The American Journal of Accountable Care > December 2017 – Published on: December 11, 2017. 2017; 5(4):e19-e22.
    2. Chase J. A clinical decision algorithm for hospital inpatients with impaired decision-making capacity. J Hosp Med. 2014 Aug; 9(8):527-32. PMID: 24863188.
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    3. Varun Verma, MD; Robin Tittle, MD; Pierre Jacquelin Auguste, MD; Phuoc Le, MD; Jack Chase, MD; Brian Secemsky, MD; Marcia Glass, MD; Aisling O’Riordan, MB BCh, BAO; Theresa Poulos; and Marisa Morgan, MD.Cases from the University of California, San Francisco, and Hôpital St. Thérèse, Haiti. ACP Hospitalist Brief Case Series. 2014.
    4. "Local Global Health"; Chase J, Chapter Faculty Editor.Evert, J; Drain, P; Hall, T. Editors. Developing Global Health Programming: A Guidebook for Medical and Professional Schools, Second Edition. ISBN 9780578127217. 2014.
    5. Renuka Naik, MD, PhD; Tim Poore, MD; Sima Pendharkar, MD, MPH, ACP Member; Jing-Yu Pan, MD, ACP Member; Lawrence Haber, MD; Margarita Sotelo, MD; and Jack Chase, MD.Cases from San Francisco General Hospital. ACP Hospitalist. 2014.
    6. Coffa, D; Le, T; Mendoza, M. Eds.First Aid Board Review Series . First Aid for the Family Medicine Boards. 2012.
    7. Chase, JA; Evert, JA; eds.Global Health Training in Graduate Medical Education: A Guidebook. http://www2.aap.org/sections/ich/toolkit/GH_Training_in_GME_Guidebook_2Ed_1.pdf. 2011; 183.
    8. Jack Chase, MD.Leishmaniasis Teaching Module. http://www.cugh.org/sites/default/files/content/resources/modules/To%20Post%20Both%20Faculty%20and%20Trainees/79_Leishmaniasis_FINAL.pdf. 2010.