Nicholas Stark, MD, MBA

Title(s)Resident, Emergency Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA 94117
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    Georgetown University, Washington, DCMD, MBA05/2018
    Creighton University, Omaha, NEBS05/2012Biology, Business, Music

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    Nicholas Stark (Stukel), MD, MBA, is currently a chief resident physician in Emergency Medicine at the University of California -San Francisco. He is an innovation-focused leader who merges his clinical and business expertise to improve the quality and accessibility of healthcare in a broad range of environments. He is the Assistant Director of the UCSF Acute Care Innovation Center and has experience in design thinking and innovation, operations, quality, safety, and healthcare policy.

    Nicholas's current projects include:
    •Developing novel clinician-facing digital products, including a clinical information hub and a care coordination platform, by collaborating with a broad range of stakeholders and a design thinking lab.
    •Building a national Business of Emergency Medicine online curriculum - as well as an in-depth didactics business curriculum - for resident physicians by collaborating with a team of physician leaders from across the country.
    •Leading a multi-center study investigating the impacts of COVID-19 on teamwork and collaboration.
    •Spearheading multiple department and hospital-wide quality improvement initiatives at UCSF to improve the quality and safety of patient care.

    Nicholas graduated with distinction from Georgetown University with his medical and business degrees in 2018. Prior to beginning his studies at Georgetown, where he co-founded Washington D.C.’s first student-run asylum program and became one of the youngest people in history to run a marathon on all seven continents, Nicholas graduated summa cum laude from Creighton University and lived in Guatemala to study Spanish and health system design.

    Nicholas currently resides in San Francisco, CA, and enjoys piloting, volunteering as a musician at the local children's hospital, discovering new craft beers and perfecting his espresso-making skills.

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    1. Masked and distanced: a qualitative study of how personal protective equipment and distancing affect teamwork in emergency care. Int J Qual Health Care. 2021 Apr 28; 33(2). Hayirli TC, Stark N, Bhanja A, Hardy J, Peabody CR, Kerrissey MJ. PMID: 33864362.
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    2. Building Back Better: Applying Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic to Expand Critical Information Access. J Emerg Med. 2021 Mar 26. Schwartz HEM, Stark NR, Sowa CS, Singh MK, Peabody CR. PMID: 34108121.
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    3. Streamlining Care in Crisis: Rapid Creation and Implementation of a Digital Support Tool for COVID-19. West J Emerg Med. 2020 Aug 17; 21(5):1095-1101. Stark N, Kerrissey M, Grade M, Berrean B, Peabody C. PMID: 32970560.
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