Anjana Sharma, MD, MAS

Assistant Professor

Anjana Sharma, MD. MAS is a family physician researcher practicing at the Family Health Center at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. Her research focus is the study of patient engagement in programs to improve quality and safety of primary care in underserved settings. She is PI of the PARTNRS Study, a KL2 award investigating how patients can be more involved in the reporting and review of unsafe events in primary care and in identifying safety priorities for primary care for vulnerable populations. She received her MD from Harvard Medical School and completed residency at the Tufts University Family Medicine Residency at Cambridge Health Alliance. She is a graduate of the Primary Care Research Fellowship and Master's in Clinical Research program at UCSF. Twitter: @AJSharmaMD
2018 - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training, University of California
MAS, 2017 - Clinical Research, University of California San Francisco
Residency, 2014 - Family Medicine, Tufts University Family Medicine Residency at Cambridge Health Alliance
MD, 2011 - , Harvard Medical School
  1. What Safety Events Are Reported For Ambulatory Care? Analysis of Incident Reports from a Patient Safety Organization.
  2. A Root Cause Analysis of Barriers to Timely Colonoscopy in California Safety-Net Health Systems.
  3. Birth Control Connect: a randomized trial of an online group to disseminate contraceptive information.
  4. Sharing Stories, Searching for Solutions: Sexual Harassment of Physicians by Patients.
  5. A Qualitative Analysis of Outpatient Medication Use in Community Settings: Observed Safety Vulnerabilities and Recommendations for Improved Patient Safety.
  6. Patient Engagement in Community Health Center Leadership: How Does it Happen?
  7. Community Education and Engagement in Family Planning: Updated Systematic Review.
  8. Patient Engagement In Health Care Safety: An Overview Of Mixed-Quality Evidence.
  9. How Is Family Medicine Engaging Patients at the Practice-Level?: A National Sample of Family Physicians.
  10. The impact of patient advisors on healthcare outcomes: a systematic review.
  11. Engaging patients in primary care practice transformation: theory, evidence and practice.
  12. The Impact of the Patient-Centered Medical Home on Health Disparities in Adults: A Systematic Review of the Evidence
  13. "How Can We Talk about Patient-centered Care without Patients at the Table?" Lessons Learned from Patient Advisory Councils.
  14. Engaging Patients as Partners in Practice Improvement: A Survey of Community Health Centers
  15. What Happens After Health Coaching? Observational Study 1 Year Following a Randomized Controlled Trial.
  16. Patient Advisory Councils: Giving Patients a Seat at the Table.