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Tasce Bongiovanni, M.D., MPP, MHS

Tasce Bongiovanni, M.D., MPP, MHS

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Trauma and Surgical Critical Care
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital

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Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA. BSC, Accounting. 2003

University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, MD 2010

Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Cambridge, MA, MPP 2010

Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, MHS 2015 

  • University of California San Francisco, Intern, General Surgery, 2012-2013
  • University of California San Francisco, Resident, General Surgery, 2013-2016
  • University of California San Francisco, Chief Resident, General Surgery, 2016-2017
  • University of California San Francisco, Surgical Critical Care Clinical Fellow, 2017-2018
  • University of California San Francisco, Trauma and Emergency Surgery Clinical Fellow, 2018-2019
  • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgical Critical Care
  • General Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care
  • Health Services Research
  • Native American Health
  • Underserved Communities

Tasce Bongiovanni, MD, MPP is an assistant professor in the Division of General Surgery. She serves as an acute care surgeon and surgical critical care intensivist at UCSF Parnassus, and trauma surgeon at Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG). 

Dr. Bongiovanni earned her BS in Commerce from Santa Clara University and a Master's in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Dr. Bongiovanni has deep roots at UCSF spanning more than a decade. She earned her MD at UCSF, and then stayed on to complete her General Surgery Residency here, followed by fellowships in Surgical Critical Care and Trauma Surgery at UCSF/ZSFG. As a research resident, she was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar at the Yale University School of Medicine. Recently, she was named as a recipient of a Learning Health Systems NIH K12 Grant and a 2019 John A. Watson Faculty Scholar Award. 

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  • Watson's Faculty Scholars, Dean's Diversity Award
  • UCSF School of Medicine
  • 2019 - 2021
  • Phyllis J. Nusz- Maurice Galante, MD Scholarship Award
  • UCSF Department of Surgery
  • 2010 - 2011
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    • Delivery of Surgical Care to Vulnerable Populations During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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    • Is There More to Opioid Prescribing Than Pain? Examining Associations Between Social Determinants of Health and Opioid Prescribing Using UCSF Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Data
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    • UCSF Learning Health System K12 Career Development Program
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      Jul 2019
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      Jul 2021
      K Scholar
    • Surgical Care for Benign Gallbladder Disease During COVID-19: Operational Barriers and Areas for Intervention at a Safety-Net Hospital
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    • What’s Behind Disparities in Pain Management? Using Natural Language Processing (NLP) to Map Social Determinants of Health (SDH) to Opioid Prescribing, Misuse/OUD, Screening and Treatment Using UCSF Electronic Health Record (EHR) Data
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    MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS FROM A TOTAL OF 37
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    1. Bongiovanni T, Steinman MA. Adverse Drug Events After Hospitalization-Are We Missing the Mark? JAMA Intern Med. 2021 Mar 01. View in PubMed
    2. Johnson CL, Schwartz H, Greenberg A, Hernandez S, Nnamani Silva ON, Wong LE, Martins DB, Broering JM, Kumar SB, Bongiovanni T, Wick EC, Roman SA. Patient Perceptions on Barriers and Facilitators to Accessing Low-acuity Surgery During COVID-19 Pandemic. J Surg Res. 2021 Feb 06; 264:30-36. View in PubMed
    3. Bongiovanni T, Lancaster E, Ledesma Y, Whitaker E, Steinman MA, Allen IE, Auerbach A, Wick E. Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Association Between Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs and Operative Bleeding in the Perioperative Period. J Am Coll Surg. 2021 Jan 27. View in PubMed
    4. Matthay ZA, Kornblith AE, Matthay EC, Sedaghati M, Peterson S, Boeck M, Bongiovanni T, Campbell A, Chalwell L, Colwell C, Farrell MS, Kim WC, Knudson MM, Mackersie R, Li L, Nunez-Garcia B, Langness S, Plevin RE, Sammann A, Tesoriero R, Stein DM, Kornblith LZ. The DISTANCE Study: Determining the Impact of Social Distancing on Trauma Epidemiology During the COVID-19 Epidemic-An Interrupted Time-Series Analysis. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2020 Nov 24. View in PubMed
    5. Cai C, Lindquist K, Bongiovanni T. Factors associated with delays in discharge for trauma patients at an urban county hospital. Trauma Surg Acute Care Open. 2020; 5(1):e000535. View in PubMed
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    1. Bongiovanni, T. Kim, S. Kim, A. Killelea, B. Gross, C. Variation in Private Payer Payments to Cancer Surgeons. Oral Presentation at: American College of Surgeons 2016 Clinical Congress. Washington, D.C.
    2. Bongiovanni, T. Ranasinghe, I. Krumholz, H. Ross, J. Unplanned Hospital Admissions after Same-Day
    3. Surgery. Oral Presentation at: American College of Surgeons 2016 Clinical Congress. Washington, D.C.
    4. Bongiovanni, T. Rawlings, J. Trompeta, J.A. Knowledge and Spirituality Surrounding Organ Donation in the Native American Community. Oral Presentation at UCSF Transplant Symposium 2016: Building Bridges to Excellence. San Francisco, CA. Sept 2016.
    5. Bongiovanni, T. Rawlings, J. Trompeta, J.A. The Effect of Families on Organ Donation Among Native Americans. Poster Presentation at: American Transplant Congress. Boston, MA. 2016
    6. Bongiovanni, T. Rawlings, J. Trompeta, J.A. Nunez-Smith, M. Understanding Organ Donation among Urban Native Americans. Oral Presentation at: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar National Meeting. Seattle, WA. 2015.
    7. Bongiovanni, T. Yeo, H. Sosa, JA. Long, T. Rosenthal, M. Berg, D. Curry, L. Nunez-Smith, M. Structural and Cultural Factors Leading to Attrition from Surgical Residency: Real-life Experiences from Those who Left. Oral Presentation at: Association of Women Surgeons/American College of Surgeons National Conference. Chicago, IL. 2015.
    8. Bongiovanni, T. Rawlings, J. Lucas, G. Trompeta, J.A. Nunez-Smith, M. Attitudes, Beliefs and Knowledge about Organ Donation in the Native Community. Poster presentation at: American Transplant Congress. Philadelphia, PA. 2015. Awarded "Poster of Distinction."
    9. Bongiovanni, T. Kim, S. Kim, A. Killelea, B. Gross, C. Variation in surgeon payment for cancer resection. Oral Presentation at: University of California, San Francisco, Department of Surgery Resident Research Symposium. 2015.
    10. Long, T. Bongiovanni, T. Dashevsky, M. Halim, A. Ross, J. Fogerty, R. Silvestri, M. Impact of laboratory price display on resident attitudes and knowledge about costs. Oral presentation at: Society of General Internal Medicine National Meeting. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 2015. Winner: #1 Research Project of Meeting.
    11. Bongiovanni, T. Yeo, H. Sosa, JA. Long, T. Rosenthal, M. Berg, D. Curry, L. Nunez-Smith, M. Structural and Cultural Factors Leading to Attrition from Surgical Residency: Real-life Experiences from Those who Left. Poster Presentation at: Association of American Medical Colleges, Workforce Conference. Alexandria, VA. 2015.
    12. Long, T. Bongiovanni, T. Dashevsky, M. Halim, A. Ross, J. Fogerty, R. Silvestri, M. Impact of laboratory price display on resident attitudes and knowledge about costs. Oral presentation at: Society of General Internal Medicine. New England Regional Meeting. Boston, MA. 2015.
    13. Bongiovanni, T. Rawlings, J. Lucas, G. Trompeta, J.A. Nunez-Smith, M. Attitudes, Beliefs and Knowledge about Organ Donation in the Native Community. Poster presented at: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program National Meeting. New Orleans, LA. 2014.
    14. Bongiovanni, T. Rawlings, J. Lucas, G. Trompeta, J. Nunez-Smith, M. Cultural Attitudes, Beliefs and Knowledge about Organ Donation and Transplantation in Indian Country. Poster acceptance for: UCSF Health Disparities Symposium. San Francisco, CA. 2014.
    15. Bongiovanni T, Clark A, Garnett E, Heyman M. Impact of Gluten-Free Camp for Children and Adolescents with Celiac Disease. Poster presentation at: Pediatric Academic Societies Conference. Baltimore, MD. 2009.
    16. Bongiovanni, T. Trihn, K. Ravikumar, D. Lobby Day Results and Lessons. Poster presentation at: American Medical Student Association. National Conference. Chicago, IL. 2006.
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