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Ken Coelho

TitleAccreditation Manager
SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
DepartmentDean's Office
Address500 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA 94117
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    University of California, BerkeleyBAPsychology
    University of California, San FranciscoMSGlobal Health Sciences
    Collapse Awards and Honors
    Alameda County Board of Supervisors2017Excellence in Service
    Royal Society for Public Health2016Fellow
    Peter De Somogyi Memorial Trust2010Peter De Somogyi European Award
    J.W. Saxe Memorial Fund2006Community Service
    University of California, Berkeley2005Student Life Achievement Award
    Japanese American Citizens League2004Dr. Yoshiye Togasaki Award for Public Service

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    Ken R. Coelho, MS, FRSPH joined the UCSF staff as the School of Medicine GME Accreditation Manager in 2017, and is now the Director of Quality Improvement and Assurance at the Institute on Aging. Ken has over 10 years of experience in accreditation, quality improvement & patient safety.

    Ken’s interests include ACGME accreditation and leadership development; graduate medical education; public health & epidemiology; and quality & patient safety.

    Ken has participated in the Bay Area Patient Safety Collaborative Leadership Institute, and completed the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Certificate in Quality and Patient Safety. He is an accreditation site visitor for the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) and is a doctoral candidate specializing in leadership and organizational behavior at A.T. Still University of Health Sciences. He has a Master’s of Science in Global Health Sciences from the University of California, San Francisco and a Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley. He was recently elected Fellow of the U.K. Royal Society for Public Health.


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    1. Kodali, S., Becerra, M., & Coelho, K. Health of South Asians in the United States: An Evidence-Based Guide for Policy and Program Development. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) Health. 2017; 177-192.
    2. Coelho,KR & Belden, C. International Journal of Medicine & Public Health. A Systematic Review of the Literature on the Relationship between Caste Membership and Health-Related Risk Factors in India. 2016; 6(2):61-68.
    3. Coelho K. Polio eradication in 6 years: fact or fiction? Int J Prev Med. 2014 Jul; 5(7):924-5. PMID: 25105009; PMCID: PMC4124575.
    4. Coelho K. Significance of the development of a cardiovascular disease surveillance and reporting system in India. Indian J Palliat Care. 2013 Sep; 19(3):131-8. PMID: 24347902; PMCID: PMC3853390.
    5. Coelho K. Challenges of the oral cancer burden in India. J Cancer Epidemiol. 2012; 2012:701932. PMID: 23093961; PMCID: PMC3471448.
    6. Coelho, KR & Nguyen, V. Racial Disparities in Healthcare: Are We Prepared for the Future? Brief Report on Emergency Medical Services in a County Health Department in California. ISRN Emergency Medicine. 2012; 2012.
    7. Coelho K, Galan C. Physician cross-cultural nonverbal communication skills, patient satisfaction and health outcomes in the physician-patient relationship. Int J Family Med. 2012; 2012:376907. PMID: 22792459; PMCID: PMC3389700.
    8. Coelho K. Emotional Intelligence: An Untapped Resource for Alcohol and Other Drug Related Prevention among Adolescents and Adults. Depress Res Treat. 2012; 2012:281019. PMID: 22570777; PMCID: PMC3337593.
    9. Coelho, KR. International Journal of Collaborative Research on Internal Medicine & Public Health. Bridging the divide for better health-Harnessing the power of emotional intelligence to foster an enhanced clinician-patient relationship. 2012; 4(3):181-188.
    10. Coelho K. Identifying telemedicine services to improve access to specialty care for the underserved in the san francisco safety net. Int J Telemed Appl. 2011; 2011:523161. PMID: 22187550; PMCID: PMC3236479.
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