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Alicia Ines Arbaje, MD MPH

Associate Director of Transitional Care Research
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Female
Appointment Phone

410-550-0925

Main Location

Johns Hopkins Bayview Center on Aging and Health-East

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Titles

  • Associate Director of Transitional Care Research
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Centers & Institutes

  • Center on Aging and Health

Expertise

General Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

Research Interests

Designing healthcare systems to enhance safety and improve outcomes for older adults.

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships

2000 present Association of Yale Alumni in Medicine
2004 present American Geriatrics Society
2004 present Society of General Internal Medicine
2004 present Academy Health
2005 present Gerontological Society of America
2008 present Member, Diversity Council, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
2009 present Founding Member, Hopkins Organization for Latino Awareness (HOLA)
2010 present Member, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology Mosaic Initiative to Enhance Diversity
2012 present Member, American Geriatrics Society Public Education Committee
2012 present Advisory Board for the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation collaboration with the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety

Additional Resources

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  • Education +

    Training

    • Yale University School of Medicine ( New Haven CT) (2000)
    • Harvard School of Public Health ( Boston MA) (1999)

    Residencies

    • Yale - New Haven Hospital / Internal Medicine ( New Haven CT) (2003)

    Fellowships

    • Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center / Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology ( Baltimore MD) (2007)
    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Medicine ( Baltimore MD) (2005)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Geriatric Medicine (2008)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications

     

     

    1. Hayashi J, Phillips K, Arbaje AI, Sridharan A, Gajadhar R, Sisson S. A Curriculum to Teach Internal Medicine Residents to Perform House Calls for Older Adults. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2007; 55(8):1287-1294.
    2. Arbaje AI, Wolff J, Yu Q, Powe NR, Anderson GF, Boult CE. Post-Discharge Environmental and Socioeconomic Factors and the Likelihood of Early Hospital Readmission among Community-Dwelling Medicare Beneficiaries. The Gerontologist. 2008; 48(4):495-504.
    3. Arbaje AI, Maron DD, Yu Q, Wendel VI, Tanner E, Boult C, Eubank KJ, Durso SC. The Geriatric Floating Interdisciplinary Transition Team. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2010; 58(2):364-370.
    4. Wendel VI, Tanner E, Cayea D, Arbaje AI, Durso SC. Implementing Staff Nurse Geriatric Education in the Acute Hospital Setting. MEDSURG Nursing, the Journal of Adult Health 2010 Sep-Oct; 19(5):274-80; quiz 281.
    5. Sato M, Shaffer T, Arbaje AI, Zuckerman IH. Residential and Health Care Transition Patterns among Older Medicare Beneficiaries Over Time. The Gerontologist. 2011 Apr; 51(2):170-8. Epub 2010 Dec 21.
    6. Clark JH, Yeagle J, Arbaje AI, Lin FR, Niparko JK, Francis HW. Cochlear Implant Rehabilitation in the Elderly: Literature Review and Proposal of a Conceptual Framework. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2012 Oct; 60(10):1936-45. Epub 2012 Sep 13.
    7. Graham LE, Leff B, Arbaje AI. Risk of Hospital Readmission for Older Adults Discharged on Friday. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2013 Feb; 61(2):300-1.
    8. Schoenborn N, Arbaje AI, Eubank KJ, Maynor KA, Carrese JA. Clinician Roles and Responsibilities during Care Transitions of Older Adults. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2013 Feb; 61(2):231-6.
    9. Arbaje AI, Kansagara D, Englander H, Salanitro A, Kripalani S, Jencks S, Lindquist L. The Role of Geriatrics in Improving Care during Transitions. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2013 (in press).

     

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?holding=jhumlib_fft_ndi&otool=jhumlib&term=arbaje+a

  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +

    Honors

    1991  Watkins-Berger Scholar, University of Kansas
    1992  University Scholars Program, University of Kansas
    1994  Phi Beta Kappa, University of Kansas
    1994  Kansas Health Foundation Fellow, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Work Group on    Health Promotion and Community Development
    1994  Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award, Department of Sociology, University of Kansas
    1995  Hilltopper Award for Outstanding Leadership and Community Service, University of Kansas
    1994, 1996  Rhodes Scholar National Finalist, University of Kansas
    1998, 2002, 2003  Yale Johnson & Johnson Physician Scholar in International Health
    2000  Alpha Omega Alpha, Yale University School of Medicine
    2002  Research in Residency Program, Yale-New Haven Hospital
    2004  Business of Medicine Scholarship, Johns Hopkins School of Professional Studies and Business Education
    2005  Fellow, Grantmakers in Aging Fellow
    2005, 2007, 2009, 2010 Presidential Poster Session Finalist, American Geriatrics Society
    2008  New Investigator Award for Outstanding Research in Geriatrics, American Geriatrics Society
    2009  Catch a Shining Star Award, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
    2009  Selected to AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Program (148 selected out of 321 applicants)
    2009  Selected to the technical expert panel sponsored by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to develop measures of rehospitalization and physician followup(22 selected out of over 150 applicants)
    2010  Catch a Shining Star Award, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
    2011  Emerging Women’s Leadership Program, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Office of Women in Science and Medicine
    2012  MEDSURG Nursing Nurse Competence in Aging Writer’s Award
    2012  Selection as an Armstrong Scholar in Patient Safety
    2012  Selection to Graduate Training Program in Clinical Investigation
    2012  Alumni Honorary Medal, University of Kansas Honors Program

    Professional Activities

    2007 Instructor, Center on Aging and Health, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, MD
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    Locations

    Johns Hopkins Bayview Center on Aging and Health-East
    5200 Eastern Avenue
    Mason F. Lord Room 711
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    Phone: 410-550-8677
    Appointment Phone: 410-550-0925
    Fax: 410-550-8701
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    Department/Division

    • Medicine - Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology

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