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Sachin Shah, MD, MPH

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    Collapse Education and Training
    Massachusetts General Hospital2017General Medicine Fellow
    Massachusetts General Physicians Organization2017Administrative Fellow in Population Health
    Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health2017MPH
    Massachusetts General Hospital2015Medicine Chief Resident
    Massachusetts General Hospital2014Medicine Residency
    Yale University School of Medicine2011MD, cum laude
    Brown University2005ScB, cum laude
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2018Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
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    Annals of Internal Medicine and American College of Physicians2018Junior Investigator Recognition Award (most outstanding article by junior faculty)
    American Heart Association Council on Quality and Outcomes Research2017Young Investigator Award
    Yale University2011Ferris Prize for Outstanding Thesis
    Yale University2009Farr Scholar (excellence in research)
    Brown University2005Phi Beta Kappa

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    I am a general internist who specializes in health outcomes and population health research with the goal of improving the health of older, vulnerable adults. Specifically, my research interests include:

    1. Measuring axes of vulnerability (physical, cognitive, social) to determine how vulnerability affects health outcomes
    2. Improving complex clinical decision making for older adults (atrial fibrillation as a model condition)
    3. Implementing research insights into care delivery to improve population health

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    Social Vulnerability of Older Adults and the Risk of Medical Hospitalization
    NIH/NIA R03AG060090Sep 15, 2019 - May 31, 2021
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Researchers can login to make corrections and additions, or contact us for help.
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    1. Shah SJ, Eckman MH. Restarting Anticoagulants after a Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage-Between Rockall and a Hard Place. J Hosp Med. 2019 Jul; 14(7):448-449. PMID: 31251722.
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    2. Shah SJ, Singer DE. Stroke Rate Variation and Anticoagulation Benefit in Atrial Fibrillation. Ann Intern Med. 2019 Jun 04; 170(11):818-819. PMID: 31158861.
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    3. Oseran AS, Lage DE, Jernigan MC, Metlay JP, Shah SJ. A "Hospital-Day-1" Model to Predict the Risk of Discharge to a Skilled Nursing Facility. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2019 Jun; 20(6):689-695.e5. PMID: 31133235.
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    4. Shah SJ, Schwamm LH, Cohen AB, Simoni MR, Estrada J, Matiello M, Venkataramani A, Rao SK. Virtual Visits Partially Replaced In-Person Visits In An ACO-Based Medical Specialty Practice. Health Aff (Millwood). 2018 12; 37(12):2045-2051. PMID: 30633681.
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    5. Shah SJ, Eckman MH, Aspberg S, Go AS, Singer DE. Effect of Variation in Published Stroke Rates on the Net Clinical Benefit of Anticoagulation for Atrial Fibrillation. Ann Intern Med. 2018 Oct 16; 169(8):517-527. PMID: 30264130.
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    6. Lage DE, Jernigan MC, Chang Y, Grabowski DC, Hsu J, Metlay JP, Shah SJ. Living Alone and Discharge to Skilled Nursing Facility Care after Hospitalization in Older Adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 01; 66(1):100-105. PMID: 29072783.
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    7. Venkataramani AS, Shah SJ, O'Brien R, Kawachi I, Tsai AC. Health consequences of the US Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration programme: a quasi-experimental study. Lancet Public Health. 2017 04; 2(4):e175-e181. PMID: 29253449.
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    8. Shah SJ, Cronin P, Hong CS, Hwang AS, Ashburner JM, Bearnot BI, Richardson CA, Fosburgh BW, Kimball AB. Targeted Reminder Phone Calls to Patients at High Risk of No-Show for Primary Care Appointment: A Randomized Trial. J Gen Intern Med. 2016 12; 31(12):1460-1466. PMID: 27503436.
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    9. Hwang AS, Atlas SJ, Cronin P, Ashburner JM, Shah SJ, He W, Hong CS. Appointment "no-shows" are an independent predictor of subsequent quality of care and resource utilization outcomes. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Oct; 30(10):1426-33. PMID: 25776581.
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    10. Ben-Josef G, Ott LS, Spivack SB, Wang C, Ross JS, Shah SJ, Curtis JP, Kim N, Krumholz HM, Bernheim SM. Payments for acute myocardial infarction episodes-of-care initiated at hospitals with and without interventional capabilities. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2014 Nov; 7(6):882-8. PMID: 25387777.
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    11. Shah SJ, Krumholz HM, Reid KJ, Rathore SS, Mandawat A, Spertus JA, Ross JS. Financial stress and outcomes after acute myocardial infarction. PLoS One. 2012; 7(10):e47420. PMID: 23112814.
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    12. Kulkarni VT, Shah SJ, Bernheim SM, Wang Y, Normand SL, Han LF, Rapp MT, Drye EE, Krumholz HM. Regional associations between Medicare Advantage penetration and administrative claims-based measures of hospital outcomes. Med Care. 2012 May; 50(5):406-9. PMID: 22456113.
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