Department of
Internal Medicine at Highland Hospital
A member of Alameda Health System

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Cordelia Stearns, MD

Medical School:

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Residency:

University of California at San Francisco

Clinical Interest:

Health disparities, transitions in care, medical education, medical ethics

Recent Publications:

Stearns CR, Gonzales R, Camargo CA Jr, Maselli J, Metlay JP. Antibiotic prescriptions are associated with increased patient satisfaction with emergency department visits for acute respiratory tract infections. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2009 Oct; 16 (10): 934-41

Yehia B, Long JA, Stearns CR, French B, Tebas P, Frank I. Impact of transitioning from HIV clinical trials to routine medical care on clinical outcomes and patient perceptions. AIDS Care. 2012 Nov; 24(6): 769-77.

Recent Presentations:

Stearns C, Huen W, and Thomas L. “Discharges against medical advice: current clinical practices and knowledge gaps among internal medicine residents”. Rector Research Symposium, UCSF, May 2014.

Stearns C and Wamsley M. “Asthma.” UCSF Outpatient Medicine Handbook. AgileMD, Palo Alto 2013.

Stearns C and Christy A. ”COPD.” UCSF Outpatient Medicine Handbook. AgileMD, Palo Alto 2013.

Stearns C and Hauer K. “Hypercalcemia.” UCSF Outpatient Medicine Handbook. AgileMD, Palo Alto 2013.