Faculty ProfilesAnna Chodos, MD
1001 Potrero Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94110
Dr. Anna Chodos is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine at Zuckerberg San Francisco General and the Division of Geriatrics, both within the Department of Medicine at UCSF. Her clinical work is in both general primary care and in outpatient specialty care in geriatrics, and her academic work is focused on understanding the unmet needs of older adults who are seen in primary care in the safety net and improving clinical programs. She is the Co-Principal Investigator of the Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program, which is training health care providers and social service providers in geriatrics principles. She is also the medical director of the outpatient Geriatrics Consult Service at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. Dr. Chodos is also passionate about inspiring trainees to pursue primary care and geriatrics, and is a faculty mentor for the Primary Care Progress chapter at UCSF. Dr. Chodos attended medical and public health school at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health. She completed an Internal Medicine Primary Care residency at UCSF-Zuckerberg San Francisco General and a Geriatrics clinical and research fellowship at UCSF. She is board certified in Geriatrics and Internal Medicine.
Education and Training
|Location||Degree or Training||Specialty||Date|
|University of California, San Francisco||Fellowship||Division of Geriatrics||2014|
|University of California, San Francisco||Certificate||Medicine (Advance Training in Clinical Research)||2013|
|University of California, San Francisco||Residency||Internal Medicine, Primary Care, ZSFG||2011|
|University of California, San Francisco||Residency||Department of Medicine - Primary Care||2011|
|Harvard University||M.P.H.||School of Public Health||2008|
|Harvard University||M.D.||School of Medicine||2008|
advocacy, community-based participatory research, consult geriatrics, dementia, elder abuse, implementation science, interdisciplinary research collaboration, older adults, poverty in older adults, primary care, safety net, socioeconomically disadvantaged groups, writing for advocacyAwards and Honors
Richard J. Haber Excellence in Teaching in Primary Care Award, Division General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, UCSF, 2015
Tideswell, Practice Change Leader, University of California, San Francisco, 2014
Institute for Incentives in Health Care Award, Division of Geriatrics, Dept of Medicine, UCSF, 2013
Excellent Subspecialty Clinical Fellow, Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, UCSF, 2012
Reza Gandjei Humanism Award, UCSF Department of Medicine, 2011
Hartford Foundation as a Center of Excellence Scholar, John A. Hartford Foundation, 2011-2015
Zuckerman Fellow, Harvard Center for Public Leadership, Kennedy School of Government, 2006-2007
In the News
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- KQED Forum: Avoiding Common Healthcare Mistakes as You Age
Recent Articles (11)
Possin KL, Merrilees J, Bonasera SJ, Bernstein A, Chiong W, Lee K, Wilson L, Hooper SM, Dulaney S, Braley T, Laohavanich S, Feuer JE, Clark AM, Schaffer MW, Schenk AK, Heunis J, Ong P, Cook KM, Bowhay AD, Gearhart R, Chodos A, Naasan G, Bindman AB, Dohan D, Ritchie C, Miller BL. Development of an adaptive, personalized, and scalable dementia care program: Early findings from the Care Ecosystem. PLoS Med. 2017 Mar; 14(3):e1002260.
Chodos AH, Kushel MB, Greysen SR, Guzman D, Kessell ER, Sarkar U, Goldman LE, Critchfield JM, Pierluissi E. Hospitalization-Associated Disability in Adults Admitted to a Safety-Net Hospital. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Dec; 30(12):1765-72.
Turchin A, Shubina M, Chodos AH, Einbinder JS, Pendergrass ML. Effect of board certification on antihypertensive treatment intensification in patients with diabetes mellitus. Circulation. 2008 Feb 5; 117(5):623-8.
Sarween N, Chodos A, Raykundalia C, Khan M, Abbas AK, Walker LS. CD4+CD25+ cells controlling a pathogenic CD4 response inhibit cytokine differentiation, CXCR-3 expression, and tissue invasion. J Immunol. 2004 Sep 1; 173(5):2942-51.
Ausubel LJ, Chodos A, Bekarian N, Abbas AK, Walker LS. Functional tolerance is maintained despite proliferation of CD4 T cells after encounter with tissue-derived antigen. Dev Immunol. 2002 Sep; 9(3):173-6.