Larissa Thomas, MD, MPH

Title(s)Professor, Medicine
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Phone628-206-3302
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    University of California, San FranciscoResidency Primary Care
    Emory UniversityMD, MPH
    University of North Carolina-Chapel HillBA
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2016Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training

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    Larissa Thomas is UCSF Professor of Clinical Medicine and a faculty hospitalist at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG). She is the Director of Well-being for UCSF Graduate Medical Education and the UCSF Academy of Medical Educators Endowed Chair for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.

    Larissa's interests include medical education and development of physician well-being initiatives, with a focus on systems and culture change to improve trainee well-being. She is a member of the steering committee of the national Collaborative for Healing and Renewal in Medicine (CHARM), a working group to establish best practice recommendations for physician well-being, and directs the CHARM GME Well-being Leaders Network.

    After obtaining her medical degree and masters of public health in global epidemiology at Emory University, she completed internship and residency training at the University of California, San Francisco in the San Francisco General Hospital Primary Care track.

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    1. A multi-residency elective to address well-being as a systems issue. Med Teach. 2024 Mar 11; 1-3. Ritchie A, Ciccariello C, Teherani A, Thomas L. PMID: 38466921.
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    2. Graduate medical education well-being directors in the United States: who are they, and what does the role entail? BMC Med Educ. 2024 Mar 08; 24(1):254. Thomas LR, Ripp JA, Duncan JG. PMID: 38459448; PMCID: PMC10921812.
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    3. Designing Well-Being: Using Design Thinking to Engage Residents in Developing Well-Being Interventions. Acad Med. 2020 07; 95(7):1038-1042. Thomas LR, Nguyen R, Teherani A, Lucey CR, Harleman E. PMID: 32101932.
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    4. "I Wish They Had Asked": a Qualitative Study of Emotional Distress and Peer Support During Internship. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 12; 35(12):3443-3448. Moore KA, O'Brien BC, Thomas LR. PMID: 32232665; PMCID: PMC7728891.
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    5. Becoming outstanding educators: What do they say contributed to success? Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract. 2020 08; 25(3):655-672. Thomas LR, Roesch J, Haber L, Rendón P, Chang A, Timm C, Kalishman S, O'Sullivan P. PMID: 31940102.
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    6. Preventability of Early Versus Late Hospital Readmissions in a National Cohort of General Medicine Patients. Ann Intern Med. 2018 06 05; 168(11):766-774. Graham KL, Auerbach AD, Schnipper JL, Flanders SA, Kim CS, Robinson EJ, Ruhnke GW, Thomas LR, Kripalani S, Vasilevskis EE, Fletcher GS, Sehgal NJ, Lindenauer PK, Williams MV, Metlay JP, Davis RB, Yang J, Marcantonio ER, Herzig SJ. PMID: 29710243; PMCID: PMC6247894.
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    7. Charter on Physician Well-being. JAMA. 2018 Apr 17; 319(15):1541-1542. Thomas LR, Ripp JA, West CP. PMID: 29596592.
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    8. Physician Perspectives on Factors Contributing to Readmissions and Potential Prevention Strategies: A Multicenter Survey. J Gen Intern Med. 2016 11; 31(11):1287-1293. Herzig SJ, Schnipper JL, Doctoroff L, Kim CS, Flanders SA, Robinson EJ, Ruhnke GW, Thomas L, Kripalani S, Lindenauer PK, Williams MV, Metlay JP, Auerbach AD. PMID: 27282857; PMCID: PMC5071281.
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    9. Preventability and Causes of Readmissions in a National Cohort of General Medicine Patients. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Apr; 176(4):484-93. Auerbach AD, Kripalani S, Vasilevskis EE, Sehgal N, Lindenauer PK, Metlay JP, Fletcher G, Ruhnke GW, Flanders SA, Kim C, Williams MV, Thomas L, Giang V, Herzig SJ, Patel K, Boscardin WJ, Robinson EJ, Schnipper JL. PMID: 26954564; PMCID: PMC6900926.
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