Sachin Shah, MD, MPH

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Medicine
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    Massachusetts General Hospital2017General Medicine and Population Health Fellow
    Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health2017Masters in Public Health
    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 an internist and clinical epidemiologist whose scholarship aims to improve the care of older, vulnerable adults. My research goals are to:

    1. Individualize treatment decisions for older adults facing high stakes therapeutic decisions by studying atrial fibrillation in older adults as a model condition
    2. Measure vulnerability and describe the settings in which vulnerability results in poor health outcomes
    3. Build evaluation into the design of population health interventions

    To accomplish this, I work collaboratively with physicians, nurses, statisticians, informaticists, economists, and epidemiologists. We use descriptive methods, causal inference tools, and randomized trials to advance these goals.

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    Social Vulnerability of Older Adults and the Risk of Medical Hospitalization
    NIH R03AG060090Sep 15, 2019 - May 31, 2021
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Institutional Career Development Core
    NIH KL2TR001870Jul 18, 2016 - Jun 30, 2026
    Role: KL2 Scholar
    UCSF Older Americans Independence Center
    NIH P30AG044281Jul 15, 2013 - Jun 30, 2023
    Role: Research Scholar
    Center for Aging in Diverse Communities: Ending Health Inequities in Older Adults
    NIH P30AG015272Sep 30, 1997 - Jun 30, 2023
    Role: CADC Scholar

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    1. Long-term individual and population functional outcomes in older adults with atrial fibrillation. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2021 Jun; 69(6):1570-1578. Parks AL, Jeon SY, Boscardin WJ, Steinman MA, Smith AK, Fang MC, Shah SJ. PMID: 33675093.
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    2. Evaluation of a novel metric for personalized opioid prescribing after hospitalization. PLoS One. 2020; 15(12):e0244735. Iverson NR, Lau CY, Abe-Jones Y, Fang MC, Kangelaris KN, Prasad P, Shah SJ, Najafi N. PMID: 33382802.
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    3. Upper airway gene expression reveals suppressed immune responses to SARS-CoV-2 compared with other respiratory viruses. Nat Commun. 2020 11 17; 11(1):5854. Mick E, Kamm J, Pisco AO, Ratnasiri K, Babik JM, Castañeda G, DeRisi JL, Detweiler AM, Hao SL, Kangelaris KN, Kumar GR, Li LM, Mann SA, Neff N, Prasad PA, Serpa PH, Shah SJ, Spottiswoode N, Tan M, Calfee CS, Christenson SA, Kistler A, Langelier C. PMID: 33203890.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 15     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
    4. Comparative effectiveness of long-term acute care hospital versus skilled nursing facility transfer. BMC Health Serv Res. 2020 Nov 11; 20(1):1032. Makam AN, Nguyen OK, Miller ME, Shah SJ, Kapinos KA, Halm EA. PMID: 33176767.
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    5. Geriatric Syndromes and Atrial Fibrillation: Prevalence and Association with Anticoagulant Use in a National Cohort of Older Americans. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2021 Feb; 69(2):349-356. Shah SJ, Fang MC, Jeon SY, Gregorich SE, Covinsky KE. PMID: 32989731.
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    6. Clinical features, diagnostics, and outcomes of patients presenting with acute respiratory illness: A retrospective cohort study of patients with and without COVID-19. EClinicalMedicine. 2020 Oct; 27:100518. Shah SJ, Barish PN, Prasad PA, Kistler A, Neff N, Kamm J, Li LM, Chiu CY, Babik JM, Fang MC, Abe-Jones Y, Alipanah N, Alvarez FN, Botvinnik OB, Castaneda G, CZB CLIAhub Consortium , Dadasovich RM, Davis J, Deng X, DeRisi JL, Detweiler AM, Federman S, Haliburton J, Hao S, Kerkhoff AD, Kumar GR, Malcolm KB, Mann SA, Martinez S, Mary RK, Mick E, Mwakibete L, Najafi N, Peluso MJ, Phelps M, Pisco AO, Ratnasiri K, Rubio LA, Sellas A, Sherwood KD, Sheu J, Spottiswoode N, Tan M, Yu G, Kangelaris KN, Langelier C. PMID: 32864588.
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    7. Net Clinical Benefit of Oral Anticoagulation Among Older Adults With Atrial Fibrillation. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2019 11; 12(11):e006212. Shah SJ, Singer DE, Fang MC, Reynolds K, Go AS, Eckman MH. PMID: 31707823.
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    8. Restarting Anticoagulants after a Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage-Between Rockall and a Hard Place. J Hosp Med. 2019 07; 14(7):448-449. Shah SJ, Eckman MH. PMID: 31251722.
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    9. Stroke Rate Variation and Anticoagulation Benefit in Atrial Fibrillation. Ann Intern Med. 2019 06 04; 170(11):818-819. Shah SJ, Singer DE. PMID: 31158861.
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    10. A "Hospital-Day-1" Model to Predict the Risk of Discharge to a Skilled Nursing Facility. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2019 06; 20(6):689-695.e5. Oseran AS, Lage DE, Jernigan MC, Metlay JP, Shah SJ. PMID: 31133235.
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    11. Virtual Visits Partially Replaced In-Person Visits In An ACO-Based Medical Specialty Practice. Health Aff (Millwood). 2018 12; 37(12):2045-2051. Shah SJ, Schwamm LH, Cohen AB, Simoni MR, Estrada J, Matiello M, Venkataramani A, Rao SK. PMID: 30633681.
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    12. Effect of Variation in Published Stroke Rates on the Net Clinical Benefit of Anticoagulation for Atrial Fibrillation. Ann Intern Med. 2018 10 16; 169(8):517-527. Shah SJ, Eckman MH, Aspberg S, Go AS, Singer DE. PMID: 30264130.
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    13. Living Alone and Discharge to Skilled Nursing Facility Care after Hospitalization in Older Adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 01; 66(1):100-105. Lage DE, Jernigan MC, Chang Y, Grabowski DC, Hsu J, Metlay JP, Shah SJ. PMID: 29072783.
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    14. 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. Venkataramani AS, Shah SJ, O'Brien R, Kawachi I, Tsai AC. PMID: 29253449.
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    15. 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. Shah SJ, Cronin P, Hong CS, Hwang AS, Ashburner JM, Bearnot BI, Richardson CA, Fosburgh BW, Kimball AB. PMID: 27503436.
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    16. 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. Hwang AS, Atlas SJ, Cronin P, Ashburner JM, Shah SJ, He W, Hong CS. PMID: 25776581.
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    17. 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. Ben-Josef G, Ott LS, Spivack SB, Wang C, Ross JS, Shah SJ, Curtis JP, Kim N, Krumholz HM, Bernheim SM. PMID: 25387777.
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    18. Financial stress and outcomes after acute myocardial infarction. PLoS One. 2012; 7(10):e47420. Shah SJ, Krumholz HM, Reid KJ, Rathore SS, Mandawat A, Spertus JA, Ross JS. PMID: 23112814.
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    19. Regional associations between Medicare Advantage penetration and administrative claims-based measures of hospital outcomes. Med Care. 2012 May; 50(5):406-9. Kulkarni VT, Shah SJ, Bernheim SM, Wang Y, Normand SL, Han LF, Rapp MT, Drye EE, Krumholz HM. PMID: 22456113.
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    20. ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients can be enrolled in randomized trials before emergent coronary intervention without sacrificing door-to-balloon time. Am Heart J. 2010 Feb; 159(2):e1. Mandawat A, Shah SJ, Rathore SS. PMID: 20152207.
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