Michael B. Potter, MD

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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Professor, Clinical Family and Community Medicine, UCSF

Phone: (415) 353-9339 (appts)
Box 0628, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0628

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Education

Harvard College, Cambridge, MA, A.B., 1980-84, Biochemical Sciences
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, M.D., 1986-90, Medicine
San Francisco General Hospital -UCSF, Resident, 1990-93, Family Practice


Professional Experience

  • 1984-1986
    Public Health Consultant, Management Sciences for Health, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • 1994-2002
    Assistant Clinical Professor, Family and Community Medicine, UCSF
  • 2002-2006
    Associate Clinical Professor, Family and Community Medicine, UCSF
  • 2006-2008
    Associate Professor, Clinical Family and Community Medicine, UCSF
  • 2008-present
    Professor, Clinical Family and Community Medicine, UCSF
  • 2000-2010
    Consultant, Consumer Health Interactive, San Francisco, CA

Honors & Awards

  • 1984
    Graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College
  • 1987
    Paul Dudley White Fellowship, Harvard Medical School
  • 1994
    Julius Krevans Award for Clinical Excellence as an Intern
  • 1995, 1996
    UCSF Student Homeless Clinic Certificates of Appreciation
  • 1998, 1999
    UCSF "MedTeach" Awards for Precepting Medical Students
  • 2001
    UCSF Kaiser Teaching Award Nominee
  • 2003-2013
    Listed in "Best Doctors"
  • 2007
    Genentech Best Poster Award, Bay Area Clinical Research Symposium
  • 2008
    Excellence in Teaching Award, UCSF Academy of Medical Educators
  • 2013
    Annual Laurel for Innovative Programs from the Prevent Cancer Foundation, National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable, and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Selected Publications

  1. Spears W, Tsoh JY, Potter MB, Weller N, Brown AE, Campbell-Voytal K, Getrich CM, Sussman AL, Pascoe J, Neale AV. Use of Community Engagement Strategies to Increase Research Participation in Practice-based Research Networks (PBRNs). J Am Board Fam Med. 2014 Nov-Dec; 27(6):763-71.
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  2. Walsh JM, Potter MB, Arora M, Gildegorin G, Terdiman J. A workplace colorectal cancer screening program in firefighters: lessons learned. Occup Med (Lond). 2014 Jun; 64(4):255-8.
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  3. Doss EL, Potter MB, Chang DF. Awareness of intraoperative floppy-iris syndrome among primary care physicians. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2014 Apr; 40(4):679-80.
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  4. Getrich CM, Sussman AL, Campbell-Voytal K, Tsoh JY, Williams RL, Brown AE, Potter MB, Spears W, Weller N, Pascoe J, Schwartz K, Neale AV. Cultivating a Cycle of Trust With Diverse Communities in Practice-Based Research: A Report From PRIME Net. Ann Fam Med. 2013 Nov-Dec; 11(6):550-8.
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  5. Sarfaty M, Doroshenk M, Hotz J, Brooks D, Hayashi S, Davis TC, Joseph D, Stevens D, Weaver DL, Potter MB, Wender R. Strategies for expanding colorectal cancer screening at community health centers. CA Cancer J Clin. 2013 Jul-Aug; 63(4):221-31.
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  6. Sarfaty M, Doroshenk M, Hotz J, Brooks D, Hayashi S, Davis TC, Joseph D, Stevens D, Weaver DL, Potter M, Wender R. Strategies for expanding colorectal cancer screening at community health centers. CA Cancer J Clin. 2013 May 16.
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  7. Potter MB, Ackerson LM, Gomez V, Walsh JM, Green LW, Levin TR, Somkin CP. Effectiveness and reach of the FLU-FIT program in an integrated health care system: a multisite randomized trial. Am J Public Health. 2013 Jun; 103(6):1128-33.
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  8. Potter MB. Strategies and resources to address colorectal cancer screening rates and disparities in the United States and globally. Annu Rev Public Health. 2013; 34:413-29.
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  9. Potter M. Seasonal flu vaccines advancing the delivery of colorectal cancer screening. S D Med. 2013; Spec no:133.
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  10. Arora M, Gerbert B, Potter MB, Gildengorin G, Walsh JM. PRE-VIEW: Development and Pilot Testing of An Interactive Video Doctor Plus Provider Alert to Increase Cancer Screening. ISRN Preventive Med. 2013; 2013.
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  11. Walsh JM, Gildengorin G, Green LW, Jenkins J, Potter MB. The FLU-FOBT Program in community clinics: durable benefits of a randomized controlled trial. Health Educ Res. 2012 Oct; 27(5):886-94.
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  12. Tasian GE, Cooperberg MR, Potter MB, Cowan JE, Greene KL, Carroll PR, Chan JM. PSA screening: determinants of primary-care physician practice patterns. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2012 Jun; 15(2):189-94.
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  13. Leverence RR, Williams RL, Potter M, Fernald D, Unverzagt M, Pace W, Parnes B, Daniels E, Skipper B, Volk RJ, Brown AE, Rhyne RL. Chronic non-cancer pain: a siren for primary care--a report from the PRImary Care MultiEthnic Network (PRIME Net). J Am Board Fam Med. 2011 Sep-Oct; 24(5):551-61.
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  14. Potter MB, Walsh JM, Yu TM, Gildengorin G, Green LW, McPhee SJ. The effectiveness of the FLU-FOBT program in primary care a randomized trial. Am J Prev Med. 2011 Jul; 41(1):9-16.
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  15. Potter MB, Yu TM, Gildengorin G, Yu AY, Chan K, McPhee SJ, Green LW, Walsh JM. Adaptation of the FLU-FOBT Program for a primary care clinic serving a low-income Chinese American community: new evidence of effectiveness. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2011 Feb; 22(1):284-95.
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  16. Potter MB, Somkin CP, Ackerson LM, Gomez V, Dao T, Horberg MA, Walsh J ME. The FLU-FIT program: an effective colorectal cancer screening program for high volume flu shot clinics. Am J Manag Care. 2011; 17(8):577-83.
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  17. Fletcher RH, Nadel MR, Allen JI, Dominitz JA, Faigel DO, Johnson DA, Lane DS, Lieberman D, Pope JB, Potter MB, Robin DP, Schroy PC, Smith RA. The quality of colonoscopy services--responsibilities of referring clinicians: a consensus statement of the Quality Assurance Task Group, National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 Nov; 25(11):1230-4.
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  18. Potter MB, Gildengorin G, Wang Y, Wu M, Kroon L. Comparative effectiveness of two pharmacy-based colorectal cancer screening interventions during an annual influenza vaccination campaign. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2010 Mar-Apr 1; 50(2):181-7.
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  19. Sifri R, Wender R, Lieberman D, Potter M, Peterson K, Weber TK, Smith R. Developing a quality screening colonoscopy referral system in primary care practice: a report from the national colorectal cancer roundtable. CA Cancer J Clin. 2010 Jan-Feb; 60(1):40-9.
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  20. Allison JE, Potter MB. New screening guidelines for colorectal cancer: a practical guide for the primary care physician. Prim Care. 2009 Sep; 36(3):575-602.
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