Jason Satterfield, PhD

Dir of Behavioral Medicine
+1 415 353-2104

Jason M. Satterfield is the Academy Endowed Chair for Innovation in Teaching, Director of Behavioral Medicine and Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of California San Francisco. He received his B.S. in brain sciences from MIT and his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Satterfield's current interests include the integration of behavioral science in medical education, dissemination and implementation of evidence-based behavioral practices in primary care, and emerging mobile health technologies for behavioral health with a particular focus on smoking and substance use disorders. His current projects include training and implementation of medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorders, the development and administration of the National Center for Tobacco Free Recovery, screening and brief interventions for substance misuse and tobacco, and the integration of social and behavioral sciences in medical, nursing, and social work curricula.


Questioning Precedent in Unprecedented Times: Psychosocial Interventions Supporting Medications for Opioid Use Disorder.

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services

Curtis AC, Werder K, Reynolds S, Satterfield JM

Rapid transition of a preclinical health systems science and social justice course to remote learning in the time of coronavirus.

Medical education online

Garg M, Eniasivam A, Satterfield J, Norton B, Austin E, Dohan D

Patterns of cigarette, e-cigarette, and cannabis use among adult smokers in primary care 2014-2015.

Addictive behaviors

Thrul J, Vijayaraghavan M, Kalkhoran S, Satterfield JM

Promoting Shared Decision-Making Behaviors During Inpatient Rounds: A Multimodal Educational Intervention.

Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges

Harman SM, Blankenburg R, Satterfield JM, Monash B, Rennke S, Yuan P, Sakai DS, Huynh E, Chua I, Hilton JF

Technology-Based Alcohol Interventions in Primary Care: Systematic Review.

Journal of medical Internet research

Ramsey AT, Satterfield JM, Gerke DR, Proctor EK

Implementation of alcohol and drug screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment: Nurse practitioner learner perspectives on a mobile app.

Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Curtis AC, Satre DD, Ly K, Wamsley M, Satterfield J

Computer-Facilitated 5A's for Smoking Cessation: A Randomized Trial of Technology to Promote Provider Adherence.

American journal of preventive medicine

Satterfield JM, Gregorich SE, Kalkhoran S, Lum PJ, Bloome J, Alvarado N, Muñoz RF, Vijayaraghavan M

The SDM 3 Circle Model: A Literature Synthesis and Adaptation for Shared Decision Making in the Hospital.

Journal of hospital medicine

Rennke S, Yuan P, Monash B, Blankenburg R, Chua I, Harman S, Sakai DS, Khan A, Hilton JF, Shieh L, Satterfield J

Patterns of and reasons for electronic cigarette use in primary care patients.

Journal of general internal medicine

Kalkhoran S, Alvarado N, Vijayaraghavan M, Lum PJ, Yuan P, Satterfield JM

A Sequential Implementation Model for Workforce Development: A Case Study of Medical Residency Training for Substance Use Concerns.

Teaching and learning in medicine

O'Sullivan PS, Yuan P, Satre DD, Wamsley M, Satterfield J

Disparities in receipt of 5As for smoking cessation in diverse primary care and HIV clinics.

Preventive Medicine Reports

Vijayaraghavan M, Yuan P, Gregorich S, Lum P, Appelle N, Napoles AM, Kalkhoran S, Satterfield J

Thinking Outside the Visit: Digitally Extending the Reach of Behavioral Health.

Journal of general internal medicine

Satterfield JM

Tools to Assess Behavioral and Social Science Competencies in Medical Education: A Systematic Review.

Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges

Carney PA, Palmer RT, Fuqua Miller M, Thayer EK, Estroff SE, Litzelman DK, Biagioli FE, Teal CR, Lambros A, Hatt WJ, Satterfield JM

Perceptions of clinicians and staff about the use of digital technology in primary care: qualitative interviews prior to implementation of a computer-facilitated 5As intervention.

BMC medical informatics and decision making

Nápoles AM, Appelle N, Kalkhoran S, Vijayaraghavan M, Alvarado N, Satterfield J

The new Medical College Admission Test: Implications for teaching psychology.

The American psychologist

Mitchell K, Lewis RS, Satterfield J, Hong BA

Adapting Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment for Alcohol and Drugs to Culturally Diverse Clinical Populations.

Journal of addiction medicine

Manuel JK, Satre DD, Tsoh J, Moreno-John G, Ramos JS, McCance-Katz EF, Satterfield JM

Cultural Adaptation of Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment Using Motivational Interviewing.

Journal of addiction medicine

Satre DD, Manuel JK, Larios S, Steiger S, Satterfield J

Beyond the Ask and Advise: Implementation of a Computer Tablet Intervention to Enhance Provider Adherence to the 5As for Smoking Cessation.

Journal of substance abuse treatment

Kalkhoran S, Appelle NA, Napoles AM, Munoz RF, Lum PJ, Alvarado N, Gregorich SE, Satterfield JM

The prevalence of social and behavioral topics and related educational opportunities during attending rounds.

Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges

Satterfield JM, Bereknyei S, Hilton JF, Bogetz AL, Blankenburg R, Buckelew SM, Chen HC, Monash B, Ramos JS, Rennke S, Braddock CH

Teaching patient-centered communication skills: a telephone follow-up curriculum for medical students.

Medical education online

Saba GW, Chou CL, Satterfield J, Teherani A, Hauer K, Poncelet A, Chen HC

"Raising the Bar" for Educational Science.

Annals of behavioral science and medical education : journal of the Association for the Behavioral Sciences and Medical Education

Satterfield JM

Research on Soc Work Practice

Implementing Evidence-Based Practice Education in Social Work: A Trans-disciplinary Approach

Bellamy, J.L., Spring, B., Mullen, E.J., Satterfield, J.M., Newhouse, R.P., Ferguson, M.

Team-based learning exercise efficiently teaches brief intervention skills to medicine residents.

Substance abuse

Wamsley MA, Julian KA, O'Sullivan P, McCance-Katz EF, Batki SL, Satre DD, Satterfield J

Behavior change counseling curricula for medical trainees: a systematic review.

Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges

Hauer KE, Carney PA, Chang A, Satterfield J

Building a better physician--the case for the new MCAT.

The New England journal of medicine

Kaplan RM, Satterfield JM, Kington RS

SBIRT: a key to integrate prevention and treatment of substance abuse in primary care.

The American journal on addictions

McCance-Katz EF, Satterfield J


Building a Better Physician: The Case for the New MCAT

Kaplan R.M., Satterfield, J.M., Kington R.S.

Using standardized patients to evaluate screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) knowledge and skill acquisition for internal medicine residents.

Substance abuse

Satterfield JM, O'Sullivan P, Satre DD, Tsoh JY, Batki SL, Julian K, McCance-Katz EF, Wamsley M

Creating an ideal social and behavioural sciences curriculum for medical students.

Medical education

Satterfield JM, Adler SR, Chen HC, Hauer KE, Saba GW, Salazar R

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Depression in an Older Gay Man: A Clinical Case Study

Cognitive and behavioral practice

Satterfield, J. & Crabb, R

Toward a transdisciplinary model of evidence-based practice.

The Milbank quarterly

Satterfield JM, Spring B, Brownson RC, Mullen EJ, Newhouse RP, Walker BB, Whitlock EP

Emotional Intelligence in Internal Medicine Residents: Educational Implications for Clinical Performance and Burnout.

Annals of behavioral science and medical education : journal of the Association for the Behavioral Sciences and Medical Education

Satterfield J, Swenson S, Rabow M

Emotional Intelligence in Internal Medicine Residents: Educational Implications for Clinical Performance and Burnout

Annals of Behavioral Science and Medical Education

Satterfield, J. Swenson, S., Rabow, M.

Emotion skills training for medical students: a systematic review.

Medical education

Satterfield JM, Hughes E

The National Institutes of Health Social and Behavioral Science Consortium: An Introduction and Progress Report on UME Curricular Innovations

Annals of Behavioral Science and Medical Education

Hollar, D., Satterfield, J., Carney, P. et al

Integrating the social and behavioral sciences in an undergraduate medical curriculum: the UCSF essential core.

Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges

Satterfield JM, Mitteness LS, Tervalon M, Adler N

Fibromyalgia and the treatment of chronic pain

California Journal of Oriental Medicine

Burke, A. & Satterfield, J.M.

Explanatory Style Predicts Depressive Symptoms Following AIDS-Related Bereavement.

Cognitive Therapy and Research

Jason M. Satterfield, Susan Folkman, Michael Acree

Explanatory style predicts depressive symptoms following AIDS-related bereavement

Cognitive Therapy and Research

Satterfield, J.M., Folkman, S., & Acree, M.

Law school performance predicted by explanatory style.

Behavioral sciences & the law

Satterfield JM, Monahan J, Seligman ME

Military Aggression and Risk Predicted by Explanatory Style.

Psychological science

Jason M. Satterfield, Martin E.P. Seligman

Integrating group dynamics and cognitive-behavioral groups: A hybrid model

Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice

Satterfield, J.M

Military aggression and risk predicted by explanatory style

Psychological science

Satterfield, J. M., and Seligman, M.E.P.