Timothy Judson, MD, MPH

Title(s)Associate Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address521 Parnassus Avenue, #5504
San Francisco CA 94117
Phone415-514-8755
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    Cornell UniversityMD2015Weill Cornell Medical College
    Tufts UniversityMPH2011Tufts University School of Medicine
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2019Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training

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    Timothy Judson, MD MPH is a hospital medicine and urgent care physician, clinical informaticist and Assistant Professor in the Division of Hospital Medicine at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center. As Medical Director of Care Delivery Transformation. Dr. Judson leads the population health innovation team, which designs, implements, and evaluates new virtual care models with the goal of improving clinical outcomes at scale. In his role as Medical co-Director of Adult Care Transitions, Dr. Judson sets strategy for programs aimed at providing safe discharge, deceasing readmissions, and improving post-acute care.

    Dr. Judson has led the creation of several digital health tools at UCSF, including the COVID-19 Symptom Checker, UCSF’s first self-triage and self-scheduling module. He was also the clinical product lead for the UCSF Employee Health Screener, which was used to conduct over 1 million daily symptom and exposure screens of UCSF employees. He co-leads several programs aimed at improving chronic disease management using remote patient monitoring. He is working to incorporate AI-based risk prediction into population health and transitions efforts.

    Dr. Judson received his bachelor's degree in Biology and Community health and his Masters in Public Health from Tufts University, and his medical degree from the Weill Cornell Medical College. He completed Internal Medicine Residency at UCSF, followed by a Chief Residency at UCSF, Parnassus Hospital.

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    1. Hospitalists outside the hospital: Preparing for new settings of care delivery. J Hosp Med. 2024 Jun; 19(6):535-538. Judson TJ, Longhurst CA, Horman SF. PMID: 38439179.
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    2. Finding the time: Hourly variation in average daily census on a hospital medicine service. J Hosp Med. 2024 Feb; 19(2):108-111. Pierce L, Judson TJ, Mourad M. PMID: 37926952.
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    3. Association of protective behaviors with SARS-CoV-2 infection: results from a longitudinal cohort study of adults in the San Francisco Bay Area. Ann Epidemiol. 2023 10; 86:1-7. Judson TJ, Zhang S, Lindan CP, Boothroyd D, Grumbach K, Bollyky JB, Sample HA, Huang B, Desai M, Gonzales R, Maldonado Y, Rutherford G, TrackCOVID Consortium. PMID: 37524216.
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    4. Impact of an automated peri-procedural digital health intervention on rates of emergency department visits and readmissions. Am J Surg. 2023 11; 226(5):598-602. Liu AW, Pierce L, Ganeshan S, Brown W, Judson T, Divakaran D, Bini S, Odisho AY, Mourad M. PMID: 37604749.
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    5. Patient Perceptions of e-Visits: Qualitative Study of Older Adults to Inform Health System Implementation. JMIR Aging. 2023 May 26; 6:e45641. Judson TJ, Subash M, Harrison JD, Yeager J, Williams AM, Grouse CK, Byron M. PMID: 37234031; PMCID: PMC10257108.
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    6. Utilization patterns and efficiency gains from use of a fully EHR-integrated COVID-19 self-triage and self-scheduling tool: a retrospective analysis. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2022 11 14; 29(12):2066-2074. Judson TJ, Pierce L, Tutman A, Mourad M, Neinstein AB, Shuler G, Gonzales R, Odisho AY. PMID: 36029243; PMCID: PMC9667153.
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    7. Impact of patient portal-based self-scheduling of diagnostic imaging studies on health disparities. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2022 11 14; 29(12):2096-2100. Ganeshan S, Pierce L, Mourad M, Judson TJ, Kohli MD, Odisho AY, Brown W. PMID: 36063414; PMCID: PMC9667186.
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    8. Patient Experience and Feedback After Using an Electronic Health Record-Integrated COVID-19 Symptom Checker: Survey Study. JMIR Hum Factors. 2022 Sep 13; 9(3):e40064. Liu AW, Odisho AY, Brown Iii W, Gonzales R, Neinstein AB, Judson TJ. PMID: 35960593; PMCID: PMC9472505.
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    9. Race-ethnicity and COVID-19 Vaccination Beliefs and Intentions: A Cross-Sectional Study among the General Population in the San Francisco Bay Area. Vaccines (Basel). 2021 Nov 29; 9(12). Weng Y, Lu D, Bollyky J, Jain V, Desai M, Lindan C, Boothroyd D, Judson T, Doernberg SB, Holubar M, Sample H, Huang B, Maldonado Y, Rutherford GW, Grumbach K. PMID: 34960152; PMCID: PMC8705240.
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    10. Design of a population-based longitudinal cohort study of SARS-CoV-2 incidence and prevalence among adults in the San Francisco Bay Area. Ann Epidemiol. 2022 03; 67:81-100. Lindan CP, Desai M, Boothroyd D, Judson T, Bollyky J, Sample H, Weng Y, Cheng Y, Dahlen A, Hedlin H, Grumbach K, Henne J, Garcia S, Gonzales R, Craik CS, Rutherford G, Maldonado Y. PMID: 34800659; PMCID: PMC8596645.
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    11. Building a Targeted Automatic e-Consult (TACo) Program. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2022 Feb; 48(2):114-119. Judson TJ, Mourad M, Wachter RM. PMID: 34933816.
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    12. Association of Race/Ethnicity With Likeliness of COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake Among Health Workers and the General Population in the San Francisco Bay Area. JAMA Intern Med. 2021 07 01; 181(7):1008-1011. Grumbach K, Judson T, Desai M, Jain V, Lindan C, Doernberg SB, Holubar M. PMID: 33783471; PMCID: PMC8010643.
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    13. Reimagining the inpatient palliative care consult: lessons from COVID-19. Am J Manag Care. 2021 07 01; 27(7):e215-e217. Ganeshan S, Humphreys J, Judson T. PMID: 34314120.
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    14. Patient Portal Reminders-Easy but Ineffective. JAMA Intern Med. 2020 07 01; 180(7):971-972. Judson T, Gonzales R. PMID: 32421140.
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    15. Implementation of a digital chatbot to screen health system employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2020 07 01; 27(9):1450-1455. Judson TJ, Odisho AY, Young JJ, Bigazzi O, Steuer D, Gonzales R, Neinstein AB. PMID: 32531066; PMCID: PMC7313990.
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    16. Rapid design and implementation of an integrated patient self-triage and self-scheduling tool for COVID-19. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2020 06 01; 27(6):860-866. Judson TJ, Odisho AY, Neinstein AB, Chao J, Williams A, Miller C, Moriarty T, Gleason N, Intinarelli G, Gonzales R. PMID: 32267928; PMCID: PMC7184478.
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    17. The Decline of Comprehensiveness and the Path to Restoring It. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 05; 35(5):1582-1583. Judson TJ, Press MJ, Detsky AS. PMID: 31650400; PMCID: PMC7210327.
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    18. Reimagining Specialty Consultation in the Digital Age: The Potential Role of Targeted Automatic Electronic Consultations. JAMA. 2019 Aug 06; 322(5):399-400. Wachter RM, Judson TJ, Mourad M. PMID: 31246233.
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    19. Evaluation of technologies approved for supplemental payments in the United States. BMJ. 2019 06 17; 365:l2190. Judson TJ, Dhruva SS, Redberg RF. PMID: 31209124; PMCID: PMC6890455.
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    20. Saving without compromising: Teaching trainees to safely provide high value care. Healthc (Amst). 2019 Mar; 7(1):4-6. Judson TJ, Press MJ, Detsky AS. PMID: 29891443.
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    21. The Troponin Cascade: A Teachable Moment. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 08 01; 177(8):1193-1194. Judson TJ, Beach LY, Soni K. PMID: 28558102.
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    22. Consequences of Influencing Physician Behavior--Reply. JAMA. 2016 Jun 07; 315(21):2351. Judson TJ, Volpp KG, Detsky AS. PMID: 27272596.
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    23. Minocycline-induced Hyperpigmentation. J Gen Intern Med. 2017 01; 32(1):133. Judson T, Mihara K. PMID: 27173498; PMCID: PMC5215144.
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    24. Harnessing the Right Combination of Extrinsic and Intrinsic Motivation to Change Physician Behavior. JAMA. 2015 Dec 01; 314(21):2233-4. Judson TJ, Volpp KG, Detsky AS. PMID: 26624821.
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    25. Attaining Financial Fluency among Physicians: Start with the Students. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2015 Nov; 26(4):1401-6. Judson TJ, Detsky AS, Charney P. PMID: 26548687.
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    26. Medical identity theft: prevention and reconciliation initiatives at Massachusetts General Hospital. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2014 Jul; 40(7):291-5. Judson T, Haas M, Lagu T. PMID: 25130011.
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    27. A piece of my mind. Filling buckets. JAMA. 2014 May 14; 311(18):1859-60. Press MJ, Judson TJ, Detsky AS. PMID: 24825639.
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    28. Miscount incidents: a novel approach to exploring risk factors for unintentionally retained surgical items. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2013 Oct; 39(10):468-74. Judson TJ, Howell MD, Guglielmi C, Canacari E, Sands K. PMID: 24195200.
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    29. Encouraging patients to ask questions: how to overcome "white-coat silence". JAMA. 2013 Jun 12; 309(22):2325-6. Judson TJ, Detsky AS, Press MJ. PMID: 23757079.
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    30. Feasibility of long-term patient self-reporting of toxicities from home via the Internet during routine chemotherapy. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Jul 10; 31(20):2580-5. Judson TJ, Bennett AV, Rogak LJ, Sit L, Barz A, Kris MG, Hudis CA, Scher HI, Sabattini P, Schrag D, Basch E. PMID: 23733753; PMCID: PMC3699724.
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    31. Direct binding and regulation of RhoA protein by cyclic GMP-dependent protein kinase Iα. J Biol Chem. 2012 Nov 30; 287(49):41342-51. Kato M, Blanton R, Wang GR, Judson TJ, Abe Y, Myoishi M, Karas RH, Mendelsohn ME. PMID: 23066013; PMCID: PMC3510832.
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