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Krisda H Chaiyachati, MD, MPH, MSHP

Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Associate Fellow, The Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania
Attending Physician, ad hoc, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Medical Director, FirstCall Virtual Care Service, Penn Medicine Center for Connected Care
Innovation Manager, Penn Center for Health Care Innovation
Department: Medicine

Contact information
423 Guardian Drive
13th Floor Blockley Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-573-9328
Fax: 215-573-2742
BS (Microbiology)
The University of Georgia, 2005.
AB (Human Rights)
The University of Georgia, 2005.
MD (Doctor of Medicine)
University of Michigan Medical School, 2011.
MPH (Global Health)
The Harvard School of Public Health, 2011.
MSHP (Master of Science in Health Policy)
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, 2017.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident Physician, Yale New Haven Hospital, Yale Primary Care Internal Medicine, 2011-2014.
Chief Resident, Yale New Haven Hospital, Yale Primary Care Internal Medicine, 2014-2015.
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2014.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Primary care, preventive medicine, end of life, hospice, Veterans care

Description of Research Expertise

Health care access, social determinants of health, health disparities, alternative payment models, telemedicine, health care redesign

Selected Publications

Desai SV, Asch DA, Bellini LM, Chaiyachati KH, Liu M, Sternberg AL, Tonascia J, Yeager A, Asch J, Katz JT, Basner M, Bates DW, Dinges DF, Even-Shoshan O, Shade DM, Silber JH, Small DS, Volpp KG, Shea JA, and the iCOMPARE Research Group: Education outcomes in a duty-hour flexibility trial in internal medicine. The New England Journal of Medicine 378(16): 1494-1508, Apr 19 2018.

Chaiyachati KH, Asch DA, Grande DT: Patient inducements - high graft or high value? The New England Journal of Medicine 376(12): 1107-1109, Mar 23 2017.

Chaiyachati KH, Hubbard RA, Yeager A, Mugo B, Lopez S, Asch E, Shi C, Shea JA, Rosin R, Grande D: Association of Rideshare-Based Transportation Services and Missed Primary Care Appointments: A Clinical Trial. JAMA Internal Medicine 178(3): 383-89, Mar 1 2018.

Chaiyachati KH, Hubbard RA, Yeager A, Mugo B, Shea JA, Rosin R, Grande DT: Rideshare-based medical transportation improves primary care show rates: a difference-in-difference analysis of a pilot program. Journal of General Internal Medicine Jan 29 2018 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Morgan A, Chaiyachati KH, Weissman G, Liao JL: Gender-based bias in academic medicine: more than naming the elephant in the room. Journal of General Internal Medicine Mar 21 2018 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Chaiyachati KH, Bhatt J, Zhu JM: Time for value-based payments to adopt a disparities-sensitive frameshift. Annals of Internal Medicine 168(7): 509-10, Apr 3 2018.

Grischkan J, George BP, Chaiyachati KH, Friedman AB, Dorsey ER, Asch DA: Distribution of Medical Education Debt by Specialty, 2010-2016. JAMA Internal Medicine 10(177): 1532-1535, Oct 2 2017.

Chaiyachati KH, Hom JK, Hubbard RA, Wong C, Grande DT: Evaluating the association between the built environment and primary care access for new Medicaid enrollees using Walk and Transit Scores. Preventive Medicine Reports 9: 24-28, Dec 8 2017.

Chaiyachati KH, Grande DT, Aysola J: Health systems tackling social determinants of health: promises, pitfalls, and opportunities of current policies. The American Journal of Managed Care 22(11): e393-e394, Nov 1 2016.

Long T, Chaiyachati K, Bosu O, Sircar S, Richards B, Garg M, McGarry K, Solomon S, Berman R, Curry L, Moriarty J, Huot S: Why aren't more primary care residents going into primary care? A qualitative study. Journal of General Internal Medicine 31(12): 1452-1459, Dec 2016.

Liao JM and Chaiyachati KH: Going beyond SES adjustment in hospital readmissions penalties. Harvard Public Health Review April 2016 Notes:

Hom J and Chaiyachati KH: Why it’s easier to be prescribed an opioids painkiller than the treatment for opioid addiction. The Conversation May 2016 Notes:

Chaiyachati KH and Hom J: Let’s Put Opioids For Treating Addiction On Equal Footing With Prescribing Opioids For Pain. Health Affairs Blog May 2016.

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Last updated: 09/19/2018
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