Christopher Moriates

Christopher Moriates, MD, is a board-certified internist and 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, the Division of Hospital Medicine High-Value Care Committee, and the Internal Medicine residency’s Cost Awareness curriculum. During residency, he designed and implemented the UCSF Cost Awareness curriculum, which has been highlighted in multiple publications including the New England Journal of Medicine. 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 Competition. He regularly speaks nationally on topics related to educating clinicians about healthcare value and stewardship. He is currently co-authoring the book “Understanding High-Value Care” (McGraw-Hill) with Drs. Vineet Arora and Neel Shah. 

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