Esther H. Chen, MD

Professor of Emergency Medicine
Associate Residency Program Director
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital
+1 415 206-5791
UCSF School of Medicine
1001 Potrero Avenue 1E21
San Francisco, CA 94110-1377
 

Education:
BA: 
Stanford University
MD: SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine
Training: University of Pennsylvania - Emergency Medicine
Board Certification: Emergency Medicine

Research and Academic Interests: 

  • Clinical evaluation of abdominal pain patients
  • ​Simulation training to decrease medical errors
  • The effect of crowding on patient care
Publications: 

Dissemination and Implementation of Shared Decision-Making into Clinical Practice: A Research Agenda.

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Kanzaria HK, Booker-Vaughns J, Itakura K, Yadav K, Kane B, Gayer C, Lin G, LeBlanc A, Gibson R, Chen E, Williams P, Carpenter CR

The Role of Education in the Implementation of Shared Decision Making in Emergency Medicine: A Research Agenda.

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Chen EH, Kanzaria HK, Itakura K, Booker-Vaughns J, Yadav K, Kane BG

Research Priorities in the Utilization and Interpretation of Diagnostic Imaging: Education, Assessment, and Competency.

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Lewiss RE, Chan W, Sheng AY, Soto J, Castro A, Meltzer AC, Cherney A, Kumaravel M, Cody D, Chen EH

Top 10 ideas to improve your bedside teaching in a busy emergency department.

Emergency medicine journal : EMJ

Green GM, Chen EH

Poor sensitivity of a modified Alvarado score in adults with suspected appendicitis.

Annals of emergency medicine

Meltzer AC, Baumann BM, Chen EH, Shofer FS, Mills AM

Assessing systems-based practice.

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Chen EH, O'Sullivan PS, Pfennig CL, Leone K, Kessler CS

Abdominal pain in special populations.

Emergency medicine clinics of North America

Chen EH, Mills AM

Patient perceptions of computed tomographic imaging and their understanding of radiation risk and exposure.

Annals of emergency medicine

Baumann BM, Chen EH, Mills AM, Glaspey L, Thompson NM, Jones MK, Farner MC

Complications of percutaneous procedures.

The American journal of emergency medicine

Chen EH, Nemeth A

The impact of crowding on time until abdominal CT interpretation in emergency department patients with acute abdominal pain.

Postgraduate medicine

Mills AM, Baumann BM, Chen EH, Zhang KY, Glaspey LJ, Hollander JE, Pines JM

The association between emergency department crowding and analgesia administration in acute abdominal pain patients.

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Mills AM, Shofer FS, Chen EH, Hollander JE, Pines JM

The association between physician risk tolerance and imaging use in abdominal pain.

The American journal of emergency medicine

Pines JM, Hollander JE, Isserman JA, Chen EH, Dean AJ, Shofer FS, Mills AM

Diagnosis of a facial artery pseudoaneurysm using emergency bedside ultrasound.

The Journal of emergency medicine

Jenq KY, Panebianco NL, Lee PA, Chen EH, Dean AJ

Inter-rater reliability of historical data collected by non-medical research assistants and physicians in patients with acute abdominal pain.

The western journal of emergency medicine

Mills AM, Dean AJ, Shofer FS, Hollander JE, McCusker CM, Keutmann MK, Chen EH

Gender disparity in analgesic treatment of emergency department patients with acute abdominal pain.

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Chen EH, Shofer FS, Dean AJ, Hollander JE, Baxt WG, Robey JL, Sease KL, Mills AM

Derivation of a clinical prediction rule for evaluating patients with abdominal pain and diarrhea.

The American journal of emergency medicine

Chen EH, Shofer FS, Dean AJ, Hollander JE, Robey JL, Sease KL, Mills AM

Resident exposure to critical patients in a pediatric emergency department.

Pediatric emergency care

Chen EH, Cho CS, Shofer FS, Mills AM, Baren JM

Emergency physicians do not use more resources to evaluate obese patients with acute abdominal pain.

The American journal of emergency medicine

Chen EH, Shofer FS, Hollander JE, Robey JL, Sease KL, Mills AM

When do patients need admission to a telemetry bed?

The Journal of emergency medicine

Chen EH, Hollander JE

The impact of a concurrent trauma alert evaluation on time to head computed tomography in patients with suspected stroke.

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Chen EH, Mills AM, Lee BY, Robey JL, Zogby KE, Shofer FS, Reilly PM, Hollander JE

Electronic alerts to prevent venous thromboembolism.

The New England journal of medicine

Lee BY, Chen EH

Are blood cultures necessary in adults with cellulitis?

Annals of emergency medicine

Mills AM, Chen EH

Emergency medicine resident rotation in pediatric emergency medicine: what kind of experience are we providing?

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Chen EH, Shofer FS, Baren JM