Therese Chan Tack, DO, MPH

Title(s)Associate Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address1545 Divisadero Street, #130
San Francisco CA 94115
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    University of California, San Francisco2019Lean Champion
    University of California, BerkeleyMPH 2012Health Policy and Management
    Loma Linda Veterans Healthcare SystemChief Residency2011Internal Medicine
    Loma Linda University Medical CenterResidency2010Internal Medicine
    Midwestern UniversityDOMedicine
    University of California, San Francisco2021Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
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    University of California San Francisco2021SOM Faculty Development Fund Award
    University of California San Francisco2020Exceptional Physician Honorable Mention
    American College of Physicians2020ACP American Association Physician Leadership Program
    UCSF Partners in Care2019Ron Rankin Booster Grant
    Marin Magazine2020415 Top Doctors, Internal Medicine
    Society of General Internal Medicine2019Clinical Vignette National Abstract Competition Finalist
    Society of General Internal Medicine2018ACLGIM LEAD Fellow
    American College of Physicians2018Young Achievers, Early Career Physician National Abstract Competition Finalist
    San Francisco Bay Guardian2018Best of the Bay, Reader’s Choice Best Doctors
    University of California San Francisco2018SOM Faculty Development Fund Award
    Santa Clara Valley Medical Center2015Outstanding Resident Preceptor Award

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    Dr. Therese Chan Tack is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Physician Lead of Telehealth Programs for UCSF Health. She is closely involved in COVID-19 telehealth expansion across UCSF and its affiliates. She authored the Telehealth Communication Tips resource for providers, which has garnered 1000+ views and is used in residency and student training. She has helped launch initiatives like but not limited to Patient Entered Vitals, On-demand Video Interpreting, and Remote Patient Monitoring. In addition, she uses her LEAN training to consult with departments to improve their video visit workflows. She has presented work at regional and nationals conferences including departmental grand rounds, UC Tech Summit, UC Annual Telehealth Symposium, and ACP Physician Leadership program.

    She currently serves on:
    UCSF Disparities Taskforce Committee
    UCSF Collaboration Tools Sub-Committee
    UC Virtual Care Collaborative Workgroup
    Epic Telehealth Advisory Council

    She previously led the Division of General Internal Medicine (DGIM)'s telehealth expansion efforts in 2019, having launched and developed video visits at UC Primary Care since 2017.

    She led quality improvement (QI) projects in outpatient colorectal cancer screening and hypertension management. The effort led to regional and national level poster awards at SGIM and ACP.

    She is an internal medicine specialist who provides primary care to adult patients and teaches residents. She joined DGIM at UCSF in 2016. Before joining UCSF, she practiced primary care, urgent care, and hospital medicine with Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, a Stanford University affiliate. She was recognized with their residency preceptor award.

    She completed categorical residency training at Loma Linda University Medical Center and served as Chief Resident. She earned a Master of Public Health degree at UC Berkeley with a focus in Health Policy and Management.

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    Provide training classes and educational outreach on telehealth/video visits to older primary care patients at Mount Zion
    MZHF Community Partners Grant Jul 1, 2020 - Dec 30, 2021
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Expand Primary Care Video Visits to High-Needs, Complex Patients
    UC Partners in Care Jul 1, 2019 - Jun 30, 2020
    Role: Principal Investigator

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