Robert Baron, MD

Professor

Education
2017 - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training, University of California
M.D., 1978 - Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
Residency, - School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
Publications
  1. Cheng MKW, Collins S, Baron RB, Boscardin CK. Analysis of the Interprofessional Clinical Learning Environment for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety From Perspectives of Interprofessional Teams. "Anemia in Pregnancy," Chapter 74 in Iffy L. and Kaminetzky H. (editors): Textbook of Obstetrics and Perinatology. 1st edition 2021. PMID: 35070095


  2. Choi LW, Moriates C, Payne AS, Varaklis K, Gonzales R, Baron RB. CLER Pursuing Excellence: Faculty Development Innovations in Quality, Safety, Equity, and Value. "Anemia in Pregnancy," Chapter 74 in Iffy L. and Kaminetzky H. (editors): Textbook of Obstetrics and Perinatology. 1st edition 2021. PMID: 34721814


  3. Traboulsi EI, Blanchard AK, Passiment M, Agrawal D, Baron RB, Calongne L, Hartmann D, MacClements J, Zaveri P, Varaklis K, Wagner R, Weiss KB. Pursuing Excellence: Driving GME Integration With Health System Strategic Priorities. Journal of graduate medical education 2021. PMID: 33680321


  4. Passiment M, Zaveri P, Traboulsi EI, Varaklis K, Blanchard A, Baron RB, Calongne L, Hartmann D, MacClements J, Agrawal D, Wagner R, Weiss KB. CLER Pursuing Excellence: Designing a Collaborative for Innovation. Journal of graduate medical education 2020. PMID: 32879698


  5. van Schaik SM, Chang A, Fogh S, Haehn M, Lyndon A, O'Brien B, O'Sullivan P, Ranji S, Rosenbluth G, Sehgal N, Tabas J, Baron RB. Jump-Starting Faculty Development in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Education: A Team-Based Approach. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges 2019. PMID: 31663959


  6. Baron R, Drucker K, Lagdamen L, Cannon M, Mancini C, Fischer-Cartlidge E. CE: Breast Cancer Screening: A Review of Current Guidelines. The American journal of nursing 2018. PMID: 29905576


  7. Baron RB. Treating Blood Pressure Correctly by Measuring It Correctly. JAMA internal medicine 2018. PMID: 29710072


  8. Hauer KE, Cate OT, Boscardin CK, Iobst W, Holmboe ES, Chesluk B, Baron RB, O'Sullivan PS. Ensuring Resident Competence: A Narrative Review of the Literature on Group Decision Making to Inform the Work of Clinical Competency Committees. Journal of graduate medical education 2016. PMID: 27168881


  9. Moore TM, Reise SP, Roalf DR, Satterthwaite TD, Davatzikos C, Bilker WB, Port AM, Jackson CT, Ruparel K, Savitt AP, Baron RB, Gur RE, Gur RC. Development of an itemwise efficiency scoring method: Concurrent, convergent, discriminant, and neuroimaging-based predictive validity assessed in a large community sample. Psychological assessment 2016. PMID: 26866796


  10. Fordis M, King JE, Bonaduce de Nigris F, Morrow R, Baron RB, Kues JR, Norton JC, Kessler H, Mazmanian PE, Colburn L. Dissemination of Evidence From Systematic Reviews Through Academic CME Providers: A Feasibility Study. The Journal of continuing education in the health professions 2016. PMID: 27262153


  11. Rosenbluth G, Tabas JA, Baron RB. In Reply to Oyler et al. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges 2016. PMID: 26714129


  12. Turco MG, Baron RB. Observations on the 2016 World Congress on Continuing Professional Development: Advancing Learning and Care in the Health Professions. The Journal of continuing education in the health professions 2016. PMID: 27584068


  13. Rosenbluth G, Tabas JA, Baron RB. What's in It for Me? Maintenance of Certification as an Incentive for Faculty Supervision of Resident Quality Improvement Projects. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges 2016. PMID: 26083401


  14. Stanley M, O'Brien B, Julian K, Jain S, Cornett P, Hollander H, Baron RB, Kohlwes RJ. Is Training in a Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Associated with a Career in Primary Care Medicine? Journal of general internal medicine 2015. PMID: 26173526


  15. Hauer KE, Chesluk B, Iobst W, Holmboe E, Baron RB, Boscardin CK, Cate OT, O'Sullivan PS. Reviewing residents' competence: a qualitative study of the role of clinical competency committees in performance assessment. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges 2015. PMID: 25901876


  16. Rosenbluth G, Garritson S, Green AL, Milev D, Vidyarthi AR, Auerbach AD, Baron RB. Achieving Hand Hygiene Success With a Partnership Between Graduate Medical Education, Hospital Leadership, and Physicians. American journal of medical quality : the official journal of the American College of Medical Quality 2015. PMID: 26201665


  17. Baron RB, Rosenbluth G, Green AL, Vidyarthi AR. In reply to Sedgh. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges 2014. PMID: 25247540


  18. Nestle M, Baron RB. Nutrition in medical education: from counting hours to measuring competence. JAMA internal medicine 2014. PMID: 24733155


  19. Baron RB. In reply to Walsh. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges 2014. PMID: 24781293


  20. Jackson A, Baron RB, Jaeger J, Liebow M, Plews-Ogan M, Schwartz MD,. Addressing the nation's physician workforce needs: The Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) recommendations on graduate medical education reform. Journal of general internal medicine 2014. PMID: 24733299


  21. Baron RB, Davis NL, Davis DA, Headrick LA. Teaching for quality: where do we go from here? American journal of medical quality : the official journal of the American College of Medical Quality 2014. PMID: 24604907


  22. Vidyarthi AR, Green AL, Rosenbluth G, Baron RB. Engaging residents and fellows to improve institution-wide quality: the first six years of a novel financial incentive program. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges 2014. PMID: 24448041


  23. Vidyarthi AR, Hamill T, Green AL, Rosenbluth G, Baron RB. Changing resident test ordering behavior: a multilevel intervention to decrease laboratory utilization at an academic medical center. American journal of medical quality : the official journal of the American College of Medical Quality 2014. PMID: 24443317


  24. Baron RB. Eat more fibre. BMJ (Clinical research ed.) 2013. PMID: 24355540


  25. Baron RB. Can we achieve public accountability for graduate medical education outcomes? Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges 2013. PMID: 23887009


  26. Baron RB. Should we all be vegetarians? JAMA internal medicine 2013. PMID: 23836265


  27. Iglehart JK, Baron RB. Maintenance of certification. The New England journal of medicine 2013. PMID: 23534577


  28. Iglehart JK, Baron RB. Ensuring physicians' competence--is maintenance of certification the answer? The New England journal of medicine 2012. PMID: 23268670


  29. Steinman MA, Landefeld CS, Baron RB. Industry support of CME--are we at the tipping point? The New England journal of medicine 2012. PMID: 22435367


  30. Tabas JA, Baron RB. Commercial funding of accredited continuing medical education. BMJ (Clinical research ed.) 2012. PMID: 22344304


  31. Vidyarthi AR, Baron RB. Financial incentives for residents and fellows: a disruptive innovation to drive quality improvement. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges 2011. PMID: 22030637


  32. Julian K, Riegels NS, Baron RB. Perspective: Creating the next generation of general internists: a call for medical education reform. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges 2011. PMID: 21952058


  33. Tabas JA, Boscardin C, Jacobsen DM, Steinman MA, Volberding PA, Baron RB. Clinician attitudes about commercial support of continuing medical education: results of a detailed survey. Archives of internal medicine 2011. PMID: 21555662


  34. Janson SL, McGrath KW, Covington JK, Baron RB, Lazarus SC. Objective airway monitoring improves asthma control in the cold and flu season: a cluster randomized trial. Chest 2010. PMID: 20538819


  35. Mookherjee S, Vidyarthi AR, Ranji SR, Maselli J, Wachter RM, Baron RB. Potential unintended consequences due to Medicare's "no pay for errors" rule? A randomized controlled trial of an educational intervention with internal medicine residents. Journal of general internal medicine 2010. PMID: 20532660


  36. Davis DA, Baron RB, Grichnik K, Topulos GP, Agus ZS, Dorman T. Commentary: CME and its role in the academic medical center: increasing integration, adding value. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges 2010. PMID: 20042813


  37. Steinman MA, Boscardin CK, Aguayo L, Baron RB. Commercial influence and learner-perceived bias in continuing medical education. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges 2010. PMID: 20042828


  38. van der Velden T, Van HN, Quoc HN, Van HN, Baron RB. Continuing medical education in Vietnam: new legislation and new roles for medical schools. The Journal of continuing education in the health professions 2010. PMID: 20564715


  39. Janson SL, Cooke M, McGrath KW, Kroon LA, Robinson S, Baron RB. Improving chronic care of type 2 diabetes using teams of interprofessional learners. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges 2009. PMID: 19858812


  40. Friesen LD, Vidyarthi AR, Baron RB, Katz PP. Factors associated with intern fatigue. Journal of general internal medicine 2008. PMID: 18807096


  41. Steinman MA, Baron RB. Rebuttal: Is CME a drug-promotion tool?: YES. Canadian family physician Medecin de famille canadien 2007. PMID: 18000249


  42. Steinman MA, Baron RB. Is continuing medical education a drug-promotion tool?: YES. Canadian family physician Medecin de famille canadien 2007. PMID: 17934022


  43. Lai CJ, Aagaard E, Brandenburg S, Nadkarni M, Wei HG, Baron R. Brief report: Multiprogram evaluation of reading habits of primary care internal medicine residents on ambulatory rotations. Journal of general internal medicine 2006. PMID: 16704393


  44. Lai C, Julian K, Baron R. Teaching chronic disease management to interdisciplinary medical learners. Medical education 2005. PMID: 16262837


  45. Auerbach AD, Wachter RM, Katz P, Showstack J, Baron RB, Goldman L. Implementation of a voluntary hospitalist service at a community teaching hospital: improved clinical efficiency and patient outcomes. Annals of internal medicine 2002. PMID: 12458985