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Maria Alcocer Alkureishi

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Chicago
DepartmentPediatrics-Academic Pediatrics
AddressChicago IL 60637
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    Maria (Lolita) Alcocer Alkureishi, MD, serves as a primary physician for infants, children and teens of all ages. Her goal is to provide continuity of care and preventive health care services for medically underserved youth.

    A dedicated educator, Dr. Alkureishi teaches medical students, interns and residents about pediatric clinical care in both ambulatory and inpatient settings. Her research activities focus on patient-centered EHR use.

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    UCSF, San Francisco, CAMD06/2004Medicine
    UCSF, San Francisco, CA06/2008Pediatrics Residency
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    2014Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award, Gold Foundation
    2014AOA Faculty Inductee, AOA
    2014Richard M. Rothberg Faculty Award for Excellence in Patient Care and Resident Education, University of Chicago
    2014Fellow of the Academy of Distinguished Medical Educators, University of Chicago
    2016Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence Institute Associate Junior Faculty Scholar, University of Chicago
    2017University of Chicago Basic Sciences Division Distinguished Faculty Educator & Mentor Award, University of Chicago

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    1. Dagher T, Alkureishi MA, Vayani OR, Chalmers K, Zhu M, Woodruff JN, Lee WW, Medical Student Well-being Research Consortium. One Year into the COVID-19 Pandemic: an Update on Medical Student Experiences and Well-being. J Gen Intern Med. 2023 01; 38(1):273-276. PMID: 36266379; PMCID: PMC9589799.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    2. Piersa AP, Rivas M, Li W, Son S, Alex C, Patel J, Boufta F, Woodruff JN, Chretien KC, Lee WW, Alkureishi MA. How Did the COVID-19 Pandemic Impact Medical Students From Low- vs Higher-Socioeconomic Status Backgrounds? A Multicenter U.S. Survey Study. Acad Med. 2022 Nov 01; 97(11S):S175. PMID: 36734794.
    3. Alkureishi ML, Jaishankar D, Dave S, Tatineni S, Zhu M, Chretien KC, Woodruff JN, Pincavage A, Lee WW, Medical Student Well-being Being Research Consortium. Impact of the Early Phase of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Medical Student Well-Being: a Multisite Survey. J Gen Intern Med. 2022 07; 37(9):2156-2164. PMID: 35710675; PMCID: PMC9202979.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    4. Alkureishi MA, Choo ZY, Rahman A, Ho K, Benning-Shorb J, Lenti G, Vel?zquez S?nchez I, Zhu M, Shah SD, Lee WW. Digitally Disconnected: Qualitative Study of Patient Perspectives on the Digital Divide and Potential Solutions. JMIR Hum Factors. 2021 Dec 15; 8(4):e33364. PMID: 34705664; PMCID: PMC8675564.
      Citations: 12     
    5. Jaishankar D, Dave S, Tatineni S, Alkureishi MA, Zhu M, Chretien K, Woodruff JN, Pincavage A, Lee WW. U.S. Medical Student Experiences During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A National Survey. Acad Med. 2021 11 01; 96(11S):S207-S208. PMID: 34705708; PMCID: PMC8544490.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
    6. Alkureishi MA, Lee WW, Lenti G, Choo ZY, Benning-Shorb J, Grob R, Gaines ME, Frankel R. Low-Tech High-Value(s) Care: No Patient Left Behind. Perm J. 2021 09 21; 25. PMID: 35348107; PMCID: PMC8784084.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    7. Alkureishi MA, Choo ZY, Lenti G, Castaneda J, Zhu M, Nunes K, Weyer G, Oyler J, Shah S, Lee WW. Clinician Perspectives on Telemedicine: Observational Cross-sectional Study. JMIR Hum Factors. 2021 Jul 09; 8(3):e29690. PMID: 34184994; PMCID: PMC8274680.
      Citations: 7     
    8. Alkureishi MA, Johnson T, Nichols J, Dhodapkar M, Czerwiec MK, Wroblewski K, Arora VM, Lee WW. Impact of an Educational Comic to Enhance Patient-Physician-Electronic Health Record Engagement: Prospective Observational Study. JMIR Hum Factors. 2021 Apr 28; 8(2):e25054. PMID: 33908891; PMCID: PMC8116991.
      Citations: 2     
    9. Toll ET, Alkureishi MA, Lee WW, Babbott SF, Bain PA, Beasley JW, Frankel RM, Loveys AA, Wald HS, Woods SS, Hersh WR. Protecting healing relationships in the age of electronic health records: report from an international conference. JAMIA Open. 2019 Oct; 2(3):282-290. PMID: 31984362; PMCID: PMC6952010.
    10. Lee WW, Alkureishi ML, Isaacson JH, Mayer M, Frankel RM, London DA, Wroblewski KE, Arora VM. Impact of a brief faculty training to improve patient-centered communication while using electronic health records. Patient Educ Couns. 2018 12; 101(12):2156-2161. PMID: 30007764.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    11. Brian R, Orlov N, Werner D, Martin SK, Arora VM, Alkureishi M. Evaluating the impact of clinical librarians on clinical questions during inpatient rounds. J Med Libr Assoc. 2018 Apr; 106(2):175-183. PMID: 29632440; PMCID: PMC5886500.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    12. Alkureishi MA, Lee WW, Webb S, Arora V. Integrating Patient-Centered Electronic Health Record Communication Training into Resident Onboarding: Curriculum Development and Post-Implementation Survey Among Housestaff. JMIR Med Educ. 2018 Jan 04; 4(1):e1. PMID: 29301735; PMCID: PMC5773818.
      Citations: 6     
    13. Alkureishi MA, Lee WW, Lyons M, Wroblewski K, Farnan JM, Arora VM. Electronic-clinical evaluation exercise (e-CEX): A new patient-centered EHR use tool. Patient Educ Couns. 2018 03; 101(3):481-489. PMID: 29042145.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    14. Lee WW, Alkureishi ML, Arora VM. Integrating Longitudinal Training to Promote Competency in Patient Interactions While Using the Electronic Health Record. Acad Med. 2017 02; 92(2):141-142. PMID: 28118250.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    15. Lee WW, Alkureishi ML, Wroblewski KE, Farnan JM, Arora VM. Incorporating the human touch: piloting a curriculum for patient-centered electronic health record use. Med Educ Online. 2017; 22(1):1396171. PMID: 29103366; PMCID: PMC5678228.
      Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    16. Lee WW, Alkureishi MA, Ukabiala O, Venable LR, Ngooi SS, Staisiunas DD, Wroblewski KE, Arora VM. Patient Perceptions of Electronic Medical Record Use by Faculty and Resident Physicians: A Mixed Methods Study. J Gen Intern Med. 2016 11; 31(11):1315-1322. PMID: 27400921; PMCID: PMC5071284.
      Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    17. Alkureishi MA, Lee WW, Lyons M, Press VG, Imam S, Nkansah-Amankra A, Werner D, Arora VM. Impact of Electronic Medical Record Use on the Patient-Doctor Relationship and Communication: A Systematic Review. J Gen Intern Med. 2016 May; 31(5):548-60. PMID: 26786877; PMCID: PMC4835363.
      Citations: 69     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    18. Lee WW, Alkureishi MA, Farnan J. A post-2011 time motion study. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Jan; 29(1):23. PMID: 24136032; PMCID: PMC3889948.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
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