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Rachael A. Callcut, M.D., M.S.P.H.

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery

Contact Information

(415) 206-8673 Appointments
(415) 206-4623 Office
(415) 206-5484 Fax
Rachael.Callcut@ucsf.edu  
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  • Case Western Reserve University, B.S., Biology, 1997, B.A., Chemistry, 1997
  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, M.D., 2001
  • University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, M.S.P.H., 2005
  • Clinical Investigators Preparatory Program Certificate, 2005
  • General Surgery Residency, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics, 2001-2008.
  • Chief Resident, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics, 2007-2008
  • Surgical Critical Care/Trauma Fellowship, Division of Trauma/Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati, 2008-2009
  • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgical Critical Care
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery Critical Care
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Hemostasis
  • Systems Engineering
  • Trauma & Critical Care Outcomes Research

Rachael A. Callcut, M.D., M.S.P.H. is a general surgeon and Assistant Professor of Surgery based at San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Hospital. She is board certified in general surgery and surgical critical care

Dr. Callcut received her M.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and thereafter completed a general surgery residency at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

During residency, Dr. Callcut spent two years as a NIH post-doctoral research fellow earning a Clinical Investigator's Preparatory Program Certificate and a Masters of Science in Population Health Sciences from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. She subsequently completed a Fellowship in Surgical Critical Care and Trauma at the University of Cincinnati.

Dr. Callcut has previously served on the faculties of the University of Cincinnati and Stanford University medical schools.

Dr. Callcut has a broad health services research portfolio focused on clinical outcomes research in Trauma and Critical Care. She has an active role in ongoing multicenter clinical trials examining resuscitation outcomes. She has been active in publishing on the impact of regulatory issues in surgery, health care delivery, cost-effectiveness, and the development of screening algorithms for clinical care.

Most recent publications from a total of 32
  1. Wybourn C, Mendoza A, Cohen M, Callcut R. 1561: MORTALITY FOLLOWING HIGH BLOOD PRODUCT TRANSFUSION AMONG SEVERELY INJURED TRAUMA PATIENTS. Crit Care Med. 2016 Dec; 44(12 Suppl 1):465. View in PubMed
  2. Campion EM, Juillard C, Knudson MM, Dicker R, Cohen MJ, Mackersie R, Campbell AR, Callcut RA. Reconsidering the Resources Needed for Multiple Casualty Events: Lessons Learned From the Crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214. JAMA Surg. 2016 Jun 1; 151(6):512-7. View in PubMed
  3. Callcut RA, Cripps MW, Nelson MF, Conroy AS, Robinson BB, Cohen MJ. The Massive Transfusion Score as a decision aid for resuscitation: Learning when to turn the massive transfusion protocol on and off. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 Mar; 80(3):450-6. View in PubMed
  4. Callcut RA, Wakam G, Conroy AS, Kornblith LZ, Howard BM, Campion EM, Nelson MF, Mell MW, Cohen MJ. Discovering the truth about life after discharge: Long-term trauma-related mortality. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 Feb; 80(2):210-7. View in PubMed
  5. Howard BM, Kornblith LZ, Conroy AS, Burlew CC, Wagenaar AE, Chouliaras K, Hill JR, Carrick MM, Mallory GR, Watkins JR, Truitt MS, Ciesla DJ, Davis JA, Vail CJ, Kemp Bohan PM, Nelson MF, Callcut RA, Cohen MJ. The found down patient: A Western Trauma Association multicenter study. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Dec; 79(6):976-82. View in PubMed
  6. Sanford T, McCulloch CE, Callcut RA, Carroll PR, Breyer BN. Bicycle Trauma Injuries and Hospital Admissions in the United States, 1998-2013. JAMA. 2015 Sep 1; 314(9):947-9. View in PubMed
  7. Moore SE, Decker A, Hubbard A, Callcut RA, Fox EE, Del Junco DJ, Holcomb JB, Rahbar MH, Wade CE, Schreiber MA, Alarcon LH, Brasel KJ, Bulger EM, Cotton BA, Muskat P, Myers JG, Phelan HA, Cohen MJ. Statistical Machines for Trauma Hospital Outcomes Research: Application to the PRospective, Observational, Multi-Center Major Trauma Transfusion (PROMMTT) Study. PLoS One. 2015; 10(8):e0136438. View in PubMed
  8. Howard BM, Kornblith LZ, Hendrickson CM, Redick BJ, Conroy AS, Nelson MF, Callcut RA, Calfee CS, Cohen MJ. Differences in degree, differences in kind: characterizing lung injury in trauma. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Apr; 78(4):735-41. View in PubMed
  9. Holcomb JB, Tilley BC, Baraniuk S, Fox EE, Wade CE, Podbielski JM, del Junco DJ, Brasel KJ, Bulger EM, Callcut RA, Cohen MJ, Cotton BA, Fabian TC, Inaba K, Kerby JD, Muskat P, O'Keeffe T, Rizoli S, Robinson BR, Scalea TM, Schreiber MA, Stein DM, Weinberg JA, Callum JL, Hess JR, Matijevic N, Miller CN, Pittet JF, Hoyt DB, Pearson GD, Leroux B, van Belle G. Transfusion of plasma, platelets, and red blood cells in a 1:1:1 vs a 1:1:2 ratio and mortality in patients with severe trauma: the PROPPR randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2015 Feb 3; 313(5):471-82. View in PubMed
  10. Kornblith LZ, Howard B, Kunitake R, Redick B, Nelson M, Cohen MJ, Callcut R. Obesity and clotting: Body mass index independently contributes to hypercoagulability after injury. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Jan; 78(1):30-6; discussion 37-8. View in PubMed
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