Esther Chen, MD

Emergency care physician

Dr. Esther H. Chen is an emergency room doctor at UCSF Medical Center and San Francisco General Hospital. She is also the associate program director of the UCSF Emergency Medicine Residency Program. Her interests lie in the selective use of diagnostic imaging and medical education.

After receiving her undergraduate degree in biological sciences from Stanford University, Chen earned her medical degree from Stony Brook University. She completed her residency in emergency medicine from the University of Pennsylvania. Chen is currently a professor of emergency medicine at UCSF.

Clinics

Emergency Department
505 Parnassus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-1037
Physician Referrals: (415) 353-1238

Board Certification

Emergency Medicine, American Board of Emergency Medicine

Academic Title

Professor

More about Esther Chen

Education

Stony Brook University School of Medicine 1998

Residencies

University of Pennsylvania Hospital and Clinics, Emergency Medicine 2002

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Kanzaria HK, Booker-Vaughns J, Itakura K, Yadav K, Kane BG, Gayer C, Lin G, LeBlanc A, Gibson R, Chen EH, Williams P, Carpenter CR. Dissemination and Implementation of Shared Decision Making Into Clinical Practice: A Research Agenda. Acad Emerg Med. 2016 12; 23(12):1368-1379.
  2. Chen EH, Kanzaria HK, Itakura K, Booker-Vaughns J, Yadav K, Kane BG. The Role of Education in the Implementation of Shared Decision Making in Emergency Medicine: A Research Agenda. Acad Emerg Med. 2016 12; 23(12):1362-1367.
  3. Lewiss RE, Chan W, Sheng AY, Soto J, Castro A, Meltzer AC, Cherney A, Kumaravel M, Cody D, Chen EH. Research Priorities in the Utilization and Interpretation of Diagnostic Imaging: Education, Assessment, and Competency. Acad Emerg Med. 2015 Dec; 22(12):1447-54.

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