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Robert Baron, MD

TitleProfessor
InstitutionUniversity of California San Francisco
DepartmentMedicine
Address500 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA 94117
Phone415-476-3414
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    University of California, San Francisco Residency School of Medicine
    University of California, San FranciscoM.D.1978 Medicine

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    General Clinical Research Center
    NIH/NCRR M01RR000079Dec 1, 1974 - Mar 31, 2009
    Role: Co-Investigator

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    1. Baron R. Treating Blood Pressure Correctly by Measuring It Correctly. JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Apr 16. PMID: 29710072.
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    2. Hauer KE, Cate OT, Boscardin CK, Iobst W, Holmboe ES, Chesluk B, Baron R, O'Sullivan PS. Ensuring Resident Competence: A Narrative Review of the Literature on Group Decision Making to Inform the Work of Clinical Competency Committees. J Grad Med Educ. 2016 May; 8(2):156-64. PMID: 27168881; PMCID: PMC4857505 [Available on 05/01/17].
    3. Turco MG, Baron R. Observations on the 2016 World Congress on Continuing Professional Development: Advancing Learning and Care in the Health Professions. J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2016; 36 Suppl 1:S4-7. PMID: 27584068.
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    4. Rosenbluth G, Tabas JA, Baron R. What's in It for Me? Maintenance of Certification as an Incentive for Faculty Supervision of Resident Quality Improvement Projects. Acad Med. 2016 Jan; 91(1):56-9. PMID: 26083401.
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    5. Rosenbluth G, Tabas JA, Baron R. In Reply to Oyler et al. Acad Med. 2016 Jan; 91(1):8. PMID: 26714129.
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    6. Fordis M, King JE, Bonaduce de Nigris F, Morrow R, Baron R, Kues JR, Norton JC, Kessler H, Mazmanian PE, Colburn L. Dissemination of Evidence From Systematic Reviews Through Academic CME Providers: A Feasibility Study. J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2016; 36(2):104-12. PMID: 27262153.
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    7. Stanley M, O'Brien B, Julian K, Jain S, Cornett P, Hollander H, Baron R, Kohlwes RJ. Is Training in a Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Associated with a Career in Primary Care Medicine? J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Sep; 30(9):1333-8. PMID: 26173526; PMCID: PMC4539335.
    8. Hauer KE, Chesluk B, Iobst W, Holmboe E, Baron R, Boscardin CK, Cate OT, O'Sullivan PS. Reviewing residents' competence: a qualitative study of the role of clinical competency committees in performance assessment. Acad Med. 2015 Aug; 90(8):1084-92. PMID: 25901876.
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    9. Rosenbluth G, Garritson S, Green AL, Milev D, Vidyarthi AR, Auerbach AD, Baron R. Achieving Hand Hygiene Success With a Partnership Between Graduate Medical Education, Hospital Leadership, and Physicians. Am J Med Qual. 2016 Nov; 31(6):577-583. PMID: 26201665.
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    10. Baron R, Rosenbluth G, Green AL, Vidyarthi AR. In reply to Sedgh. Acad Med. 2014 Oct; 89(10):1316. PMID: 25247540.
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    11. Nestle M, Baron R. Nutrition in medical education: from counting hours to measuring competence. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Jun; 174(6):843-4. PMID: 24733155.
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    12. Baron R. In reply to Walsh. Acad Med. 2014 May; 89(5):698. PMID: 24781293.
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    13. Jackson A, Baron R, Jaeger J, Liebow M, Plews-Ogan M, Schwartz MD. Addressing the nation's physician workforce needs: The Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) recommendations on graduate medical education reform. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Nov; 29(11):1546-51. PMID: 24733299; PMCID: PMC4238189.
    14. Baron R, Davis NL, Davis DA, Headrick LA. Teaching for quality: where do we go from here? Am J Med Qual. 2014 May-Jun; 29(3):256-8. PMID: 24604907.
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    15. Vidyarthi AR, Green AL, Rosenbluth G, Baron R. Engaging residents and fellows to improve institution-wide quality: the first six years of a novel financial incentive program. Acad Med. 2014 Mar; 89(3):460-8. PMID: 24448041.
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    16. Vidyarthi AR, Hamill T, Green AL, Rosenbluth G, Baron R. Changing resident test ordering behavior: a multilevel intervention to decrease laboratory utilization at an academic medical center. Am J Med Qual. 2015 Jan-Feb; 30(1):81-7. PMID: 24443317.
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    17. Baron R. Eat more fibre. BMJ. 2013 Dec 19; 347:f7401. PMID: 24355540.
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    18. Baron R. Can we achieve public accountability for graduate medical education outcomes? Acad Med. 2013 Sep; 88(9):1199-201. PMID: 23887009.
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    19. Baron R. Should we all be vegetarians? JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Jul 08; 173(13):1238-9. PMID: 23836265.
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    20. Iglehart JK, Baron R. Maintenance of certification. N Engl J Med. 2013 Mar 28; 368(13):1262-3. PMID: 23534577.
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    21. Iglehart JK, Baron R. Ensuring physicians' competence--is maintenance of certification the answer? N Engl J Med. 2012 Dec 27; 367(26):2543-9. PMID: 23268670.
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    22. Steinman MA, Landefeld CS, Baron R. Industry support of CME--are we at the tipping point? N Engl J Med. 2012 Mar 22; 366(12):1069-71. PMID: 22435367.
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    23. Tabas JA, Baron R. Commercial funding of accredited continuing medical education. BMJ. 2012 Feb 16; 344:e810. PMID: 22344304.
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    24. Julian K, Riegels NS, Baron R. Perspective: Creating the next generation of general internists: a call for medical education reform. Acad Med. 2011 Nov; 86(11):1443-7. PMID: 21952058.
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    25. Vidyarthi AR, Baron R. Financial incentives for residents and fellows: a disruptive innovation to drive quality improvement. Acad Med. 2011 Nov; 86(11):1338. PMID: 22030637.
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    26. Tabas JA, Boscardin C, Jacobsen DM, Steinman MA, Volberding PA, Baron R. Clinician attitudes about commercial support of continuing medical education: results of a detailed survey. Arch Intern Med. 2011 May 09; 171(9):840-6. PMID: 21555662.
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    27. Baron R. Telling patients they are overweight or obese: an insult or an effective intervention?: comment on "The influence of physician acknowledgment of patients' weight status on patient perceptions of overweight and obesity in the United States". Arch Intern Med. 2011 Feb 28; 171(4):321-2. PMID: 21357808.
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    28. Janson SL, McGrath KW, Covington JK, Baron R, Lazarus SC. Objective airway monitoring improves asthma control in the cold and flu season: a cluster randomized trial. Chest. 2010 Nov; 138(5):1148-55. PMID: 20538819; PMCID: PMC2972622.
    29. Mookherjee S, Vidyarthi AR, Ranji SR, Maselli J, Wachter RM, Baron R. Potential unintended consequences due to Medicare's "no pay for errors" rule? A randomized controlled trial of an educational intervention with internal medicine residents. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 Oct; 25(10):1097-101. PMID: 20532660; PMCID: PMC2955462.
    30. Steinman MA, Boscardin CK, Aguayo L, Baron R. Commercial influence and learner-perceived bias in continuing medical education. Acad Med. 2010 Jan; 85(1):74-9. PMID: 20042828; PMCID: PMC2801075.
    31. van der Velden T, Van HN, Quoc HN, Van HN, Baron R. Continuing medical education in Vietnam: new legislation and new roles for medical schools. J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2010; 30(2):144-8. PMID: 20564715.
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    32. Davis DA, Baron R, Grichnik K, Topulos GP, Agus ZS, Dorman T. Commentary: CME and its role in the academic medical center: increasing integration, adding value. Acad Med. 2010 Jan; 85(1):12-5. PMID: 20042813.
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    33. Janson SL, Cooke M, McGrath KW, Kroon LA, Robinson S, Baron R. Improving chronic care of type 2 diabetes using teams of interprofessional learners. Acad Med. 2009 Nov; 84(11):1540-8. PMID: 19858812.
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    34. Robinson S, Baron R, Cooper B, Janson S. Does health service use in a diabetes management program contribute to health disparities at a facility level? Optimizing resources with demographic predictors. Popul Health Manag. 2009 Jun; 12(3):139-47. PMID: 19534578.
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    35. Friesen LD, Vidyarthi AR, Baron R, Katz PP. Factors associated with intern fatigue. J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Dec; 23(12):1981-6. PMID: 18807096; PMCID: PMC2596494.
    36. Steinman MA, Baron R. Rebuttal: Is CME a drug-promotion tool?: YES. Can Fam Physician. 2007 Nov; 53(11):1877, 1878-9. PMID: 18000249; PMCID: PMC2231463.
    37. Steinman MA, Baron R. Is continuing medical education a drug-promotion tool?: YES. Can Fam Physician. 2007 Oct; 53(10):1650-7. PMID: 17934022; PMCID: PMC2231419.
    38. Lai CJ, Aagaard E, Brandenburg S, Nadkarni M, Wei HG, Baron R. Brief report: Multiprogram evaluation of reading habits of primary care internal medicine residents on ambulatory rotations. J Gen Intern Med. 2006 May; 21(5):486-9. PMID: 16704393; PMCID: PMC1484781.
    39. Lai C, Julian K, Baron R. Teaching chronic disease management to interdisciplinary medical learners. Med Educ. 2005 Nov; 39(11):1162-3. PMID: 16262837.
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    40. Auerbach AD, Wachter RM, Katz P, Showstack J, Baron R, Goldman L. Implementation of a voluntary hospitalist service at a community teaching hospital: improved clinical efficiency and patient outcomes. Ann Intern Med. 2002 Dec 03; 137(11):859-65. PMID: 12458985.
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