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Chris Moriates
Works at University of California, San Francisco
Attended University of California, San Diego
Lives in San Francisco, CA
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Physician and medical educator battling against disease, healthcare waste, and unsustainable costs of care.
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Christopher Moriates is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Division of Hospital Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). At UCSF, he currently leads the Center for Healthcare Value’s “Caring Wisely” program and the Internal Medicine residency’s Cost Awareness curriculum.  

Dr. Moriates is the Director of Implementation Initiatives at Costs of Care, and he co-chairs the Costs of Care/ABIM Foundation Teaching Value & Choosing Wisely Challenge. He co-authored the book “Understanding Value-Based Healthcare” (McGraw-Hill) with Drs. Vineet Arora and Neel Shah. He is a Series Editor for the “Teachable Moments” series in JAMA Internal Medicine, and is an Associate Editor for the AHRQ Patient Safety Network. He regularly speaks nationally on topics related to educating clinicians about healthcare value and stewardship. 

Dr. Moriates works with the American College of Physicians (ACP) on their national High-Value Care curriculum. He recently won the “Young Physician Achievement Award” from the ACP California Chapter, and the “Thomas Evans Teaching Award” from the UCSF Department of Medicine. 

Dr. Moriates received his Medical Degree from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine, and completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at UCSF.

Education
  • University of California, San Diego
    Medicine, 2004 - 2009
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    Psychobiology, 2000 - 2004
  • Thousand Oaks High School
    1996 - 2000
  • University of California, San Francisco
    Internal Medicine Residency, 2009 - 2012
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Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
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  • University of California, San Francisco
    Assistant Clinical Professor, 2012 - present
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San Francisco, CA
Previously
San Diego, CA - Los Angeles, CA - Thousand Oaks, CA
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Phone
415-476-9852
Fax
415-502-1963
Address
505 Parnassus Ave, M1287 San Francisco, CA 94143-0131