Robert Baron, MD

Professor

Education
M.D., 1978 - Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
Residency, - School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
Publications
  1. Jumpstarting Faculty Development in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Education: A Team-Based Approach.
  2. CE: Breast Cancer Screening: A Review of Current Guidelines.
  3. Treating Blood Pressure Correctly by Measuring It Correctly.
  4. Ensuring Resident Competence: A Narrative Review of the Literature on Group Decision Making to Inform the Work of Clinical Competency Committees.
  5. Development of an itemwise efficiency scoring method: Concurrent, convergent, discriminant, and neuroimaging-based predictive validity assessed in a large community sample.
  6. Dissemination of Evidence From Systematic Reviews Through Academic CME Providers: A Feasibility Study.
  7. In Reply to Oyler et al.
  8. Observations on the 2016 World Congress on Continuing Professional Development: Advancing Learning and Care in the Health Professions.
  9. What's in It for Me? Maintenance of Certification as an Incentive for Faculty Supervision of Resident Quality Improvement Projects.
  10. Is Training in a Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Associated with a Career in Primary Care Medicine?
  11. Reviewing residents' competence: a qualitative study of the role of clinical competency committees in performance assessment.
  12. Achieving Hand Hygiene Success With a Partnership Between Graduate Medical Education, Hospital Leadership, and Physicians.
  13. In reply to Sedgh.
  14. Nutrition in medical education: from counting hours to measuring competence.
  15. In reply to Walsh.
  16. Addressing the nation's physician workforce needs: The Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) recommendations on graduate medical education reform.
  17. Teaching for quality: where do we go from here?
  18. Engaging residents and fellows to improve institution-wide quality: the first six years of a novel financial incentive program.
  19. Changing resident test ordering behavior: a multilevel intervention to decrease laboratory utilization at an academic medical center.
  20. Eat more fibre.
  21. Can we achieve public accountability for graduate medical education outcomes?
  22. Should we all be vegetarians?
  23. Maintenance of certification.
  24. Ensuring physicians' competence--is maintenance of certification the answer?
  25. Industry support of CME--are we at the tipping point?
  26. Commercial funding of accredited continuing medical education.
  27. Financial incentives for residents and fellows: a disruptive innovation to drive quality improvement.
  28. Perspective: Creating the next generation of general internists: a call for medical education reform.
  29. Clinician attitudes about commercial support of continuing medical education: results of a detailed survey.
  30. Telling patients they are overweight or obese: an insult or an effective intervention?: comment on "The influence of physician acknowledgment of patients' weight status on patient perceptions of overweight and obesity in the United States".
  31. Objective airway monitoring improves asthma control in the cold and flu season: a cluster randomized trial.
  32. Potential unintended consequences due to Medicare's "no pay for errors" rule? A randomized controlled trial of an educational intervention with internal medicine residents.
  33. Commentary: CME and its role in the academic medical center: increasing integration, adding value.
  34. Commercial influence and learner-perceived bias in continuing medical education.
  35. Continuing medical education in Vietnam: new legislation and new roles for medical schools.
  36. Improving chronic care of type 2 diabetes using teams of interprofessional learners.
  37. Does health service use in a diabetes management program contribute to health disparities at a facility level? Optimizing resources with demographic predictors.
  38. Factors associated with intern fatigue.
  39. Rebuttal: Is CME a drug-promotion tool?: YES.
  40. Is continuing medical education a drug-promotion tool?: YES.
  41. Brief report: Multiprogram evaluation of reading habits of primary care internal medicine residents on ambulatory rotations.
  42. Teaching chronic disease management to interdisciplinary medical learners.
  43. Implementation of a voluntary hospitalist service at a community teaching hospital: improved clinical efficiency and patient outcomes.
  44. Activation of the somatosensory cortex during Abeta-fiber mediated hyperalgesia. A MSI study.
  45. The effects of propranolol on cognitive function and quality of life: a randomized trial among patients with diastolic hypertension.
  46. Brain processing of capsaicin-induced secondary hyperalgesia: a functional MRI study.
  47. Causalgia and reflex sympathetic dystrophy: does the sympathetic nervous system contribute to the generation of pain?
  48. Postherpetic neuralgia: irritable nociceptors and deafferentation.
  49. Hypertension in women and the elderly. Some puzzling and some expected findings of treatment studies.
  50. Comparison of a lifestyle modification program with propranolol use in the management of diastolic hypertension.
  51. Physician management of hypercholesterolemia. A randomized trial of continuing medical education.
  52. Predictors of screening for hypercholesterolemia in a general internal medicine practice.
  53. Should we be measuring blood cholesterol levels in young adults?
  54. Risk stratification of ambulatory patients suspected of Pneumocystis pneumonia.
  55. Evaluation of two food frequency methods of measuring dietary calcium intake.