David A. Asch, MD, MBA

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John Morgan Professor
Associate Director, National Clinician Scholars Program
Senior Vice Dean for Strategic Initiatives, Perelman School of Medicine
Department: Medicine

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3400 Civic Center Boulevard - 6th Floor South Deans' Suite
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-746-2705
A.B. (Philosophy)
Harvard University, 1980.
M.D. (Medicine)
Cornell University, 1984.
M.B.A. (Decision Sciences and Health Care Management)
The Wharton School, 1989.
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Description of Research Expertise

Behavioral Economics
Clinical Economics
Health Policy

Description of Clinical Expertise

Internal Medicine

Selected Publications

Senapati S, Asch DA, Merchant RM, Seltzer E, Mangeno C, Dokras A: The fast track to fertility program: Rapid cycle innovation to redesign fertility care. NEJM Catalyst 10, October 2022.

Samimi S, Hahn L, Gudobba C, Mollanazar N, Akiyama K, Vittorio C, Leri, Gitelman Y, O’Malley C, Merchant R, Asch DA, Rosin R, Balachandran M, Khan N, Snider C, Lee K, Kovarik C: Teledermatology transformed through an automated pre-visit engagement strategy. NEJM Catalyst 3(9), August 2022.

Livesey C, Kugler K, Huang JJ, Burton E, Rangneker A, Vojta G, Oquendo MA, Bellini L, Asch DA: COBALT: Supporting the mental well-being of the health care workforce with technology-facilitated care during Covid-19 and beyond. Healthc (Amst) 10(3), July 2022.

Maddox BB, Phan ML, Byeon YV, Wolk CB, Stewart RE, Powell BJ, Okamura KH, Pellechia M, Becker-Haimes EM, Asch DA, Beidas RS: Metrics to evaluate implementation scientists in the USA: what matters most? Implement Sci Comm 3: 75, July 2022.

Lou C, Du J, Cuker A, Lautenbach E, Asch DA, Poland GA, Tao C, Chen Y: Comparability of clinical trials and spontaneous reporting data regarding COVID-19 vaccine safety. Sci Rep 12(1), June 2022.

Asch DA, Troxel AB, Goldberg LR, Tanna MS, Mehta SJ, Norton LA, Zhu J, Iannotte LG, Klaiman T, Lin Y, Russell LB, Volpp KG: Remote monitoring and behavioral economics in managing heart failure in patients discharged from the hospital: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA Int Med 182: 643-649, June 2022.

Wietlisbach LE, Asch DA, Eriksen W, Barg FK, Bellini LM, Desai SV, Yakubu AR, Shea JA.: Using poetry to elicit internal medicine residents’ perspectives on wellness. Postgrad Med J Page: 1-5, April 2022.

Asch DA, Bellini LM, Desai SV, Darragh D, Asch EL, Shea JA: An innovation tournament to improve medical residency. Healthcare 10, March 2022.

Seltzer EK, Guntuku SC, Lanza AL, Tufts C, Srinivas SK, Klinger EV, Asch DA, Fausti N, Ungar LH, Merchant RM: Patient experience and satisfaction in online reviews of obstetric care: observational study. JMIR Formative Research 6, March 2022.

Russell LB, Huang Q, Lin Y, Norton LA, Zhu J, Iannote LG, Asch DA, Mehta SJ, Tanna MS, Troxel AB, Volpp KG, Goldberg LR: The electronic health record as the primary data source in a pragmatic trial: A case study. Med Decis Making 12, January 2022.

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Last updated: 11/28/2022
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