Christine Soran, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor

Christy Soran is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine at San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH). She is a primary care clinician and educator in the Richard Fine People's Clinic at SFGH and the Medical Director at the Outpatient Buprenorphine Induction Clinic (OBIC) through the Division of Substance Use and Addiction Medicine. She is a faculty member with the UCSF Internal Medicine San Francisco General Primary Care Residency and UCSF Primary Care Addiction Medicine Fellowship. Her areas of interest are the integration of addiction medicine treatment in primary care, the overlap of substance use and chronic pain, medical curriculum, and educating herself and trainees about patient-empowered clinical care and building trustworthiness in medicine.

Dr. Soran received her undergraduate degree in Political Science and Philosophy at Boston College and a Masters of Public Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania. She completed her Internal Medicine residency training in the UCSF San Francisco General Primary Care track followed by a chief resident year as the Internal Medicine Ambulatory Chief Resident. She completed the UCSF Primary Care Addiction Medicine Fellowship.
Education
2021 - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training, UCSF
2019 - , UCSF Primary Care Addiction Medicine Fellowship
2017 - , UCSF ZSFG Primary Care Track
MD, 2014 - , University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
MPH, 2010 - , Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Honors and Awards
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, 2014
  • Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2010
Websites
  • Home
  • #7 Do the OBOT: Buprenorphine for OUD in the Clinic
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Publications
  1. Noel M, Abbs E, Suen L, Samuel L, Dobbins S, Geier M, Soran CS. The Howard Street Method: A Community Pharmacy-led Low Dose Overlap Buprenorphine Initiation Protocol for Individuals Using Fentanyl. Journal of addiction medicine 2023. PMID: 37579105


  2. Noel M, Abbs E, Suen L, Samuel L, Dobbins S, Geier M, Soran CS. The Howard Street Method: A Community Pharmacy-Led Low Dose Overlap Buprenorphine Initiation Protocol for Individuals Using Fentanyl. Journal of addiction medicine 2023. PMID: 36799873


  3. Suen LW, Lee TG, Silva M, Walton P, Coffin PO, Geier M, Soran CS. Rapid Overlap Initiation Protocol Using Low Dose Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder Treatment in an Outpatient Setting: A Case Series. 2015 Year Book of Pediatrics. Ed. Cabana MD. (Elsevier; Philadelphia, PA) 2022. PMID: 35149614


  4. Soran C, Laponis R, Summerville S, Thompson V, Eastburn A, O'Sullivan P, Julian KA. Identifying Entrustable Professional Activities for Internal Medicine Residents in Ambulatory Continuity Practice. Journal of general internal medicine 2019. PMID: 31637647


  5. Love JS, Wright A, Simon SR, Jenter CA, Soran CS, Volk LA, Bates DW, Poon EG. Are physicians' perceptions of healthcare quality and practice satisfaction affected by errors associated with electronic health record use? Volume 19 of Issue 4. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2011. PMID: 22199017


  6. Goldman RE, Soran CS, Hayward GL, Simon SR. Doctors' perceptions of laboratory monitoring in office practice. Volume 16 of Issue 6. 2010. PMID: 21176004


  7. Wright A, Soran C, Jenter CA, Volk LA, Bates DW, Simon SR. Physician attitudes toward health information exchange: results of a statewide survey. Volume 17 of Issue 1. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2010. PMID: 20064804


  8. Simon SR, Soran CS, Kaushal R, Jenter CA, Volk LA, Burdick E, Cleary PD, Orav EJ, Poon EG, Bates DW. Physicians' use of key functions in electronic health records from 2005 to 2007: a statewide survey. Volume 16 of Issue 4. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2009. PMID: 19390104


  9. Zhou L, Soran CS, Jenter CA, Volk LA, Orav EJ, Bates DW, Simon SR. The relationship between electronic health record use and quality of care over time. Volume 16 of Issue 4. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2009. PMID: 19390094


  10. Soran CS, Simon SR, Jenter CA, Volk LA, Burdick E, Bates DW, Bates DW, Poon E. Do electronic health records create more errors than they prevent? 2008. PMID: 18998877