Taressa Fraze, PhD

Asst. Professor In Residence
Family Community Medicine

Taressa Fraze is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Fraze studies the configuration of health care delivery systems and the adoption of care delivery innovations across care settings. Her research has focused on how health care organizations implement care transformation activities, such as home visits, advanced care planning, team-based care, and social care, to improve outcomes for patients with clinical and social complexities. Much of Dr. Fraze’s research has studied the effectiveness of payment and delivery system reforms including accountable care organizations, medical homes, and accountable health communities. In addition, Dr. Fraze’s work considers the configuration and delivery of primary care across rural settings. Dr. Fraze’s work aims to improve the quality and accessibility of care.


Racial-Ethnic Composition of Primary Care Practices and Comprehensive Primary Care Plus Initiative Participation.

Journal of general internal medicine

Rubio K, Fraze TK, Bibi S, Rodriguez HP

Be Kind. Use Systems. Improve Care.

Health services research

Fraze TK, Mutha S

"Beyond Just a Supplement": Administrators' Visions for the Future of Virtual Primary Care Services.

Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM

Fraze TK, Beidler LB, De Marchis EH, Gottlieb LM, Potter MB

Configuration and Delivery of Primary Care in Rural and Urban Settings.

Journal of general internal medicine

Fraze TK, Lewis VA, Wood A, Newton H, Colla CH

Resource Brokering: Efforts to Assist Patients With Housing, Transportation, and Economic Needs in Primary Care Settings.

Annals of family medicine

Fraze TK, Beidler LB, Fichtenberg C, Brewster AL, Gottlieb LM

Role of Nurse Practitioners in Caring for Patients With Complex Health Needs.

Medical care

Fraze TK, Briggs ADM, Whitcomb EK, Peck KA, Meara E

Translating Evidence into Practice: ACOs' Use of Care Plans for Patients with Complex Health Needs.

Journal of general internal medicine

Fraze TK, Beidler LB, Briggs ADM, Colla CH

Financial Integration's Impact On Care Delivery And Payment Reforms: A Survey Of Hospitals And Physician Practices.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

Fisher ES, Shortell SM, O'Malley AJ, Fraze TK, Wood A, Palm M, Colla CH, Rosenthal MB, Rodriguez HP, Lewis VA, Woloshin S, Shah N, Meara E

The CMS State Innovation Models Initiative and Improved Health Information Technology and Care Management Capabilities of Physician Practices.

Medical care research and review : MCRR

Kandel ZK, Rittenhouse DR, Bibi S, Fraze TK, Shortell SM, Rodríguez HP

How Do Accountable Care Organizations Deliver Preventive Care Services? A Mixed-Methods Study.

Journal of general internal medicine

Briggs ADM, Fraze TK, Glick AL, Beidler LB, Shortell SM, Fisher ES

'Eyes In The Home': ACOs Use Home Visits To Improve Care Management, Identify Needs, And Reduce Hospital Use.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

Fraze TK, Beidler LB, Briggs ADM, Colla CH

Clinical coordination in accountable care organizations: A qualitative study.

Health care management review

Lewis VA, Schoenherr K, Fraze T, Cunningham A

Leveraging Diverse Data Sources to Identify and Describe U.S. Health Care Delivery Systems.

EGEMS (Washington, DC)

Cohen GR, Jones DJ, Heeringa J, Barrett K, Furukawa MF, Miller D, Mutti A, Reschovsky JD, Machta R, Shortell SM, Fraze T, Rich E

Care Transformation Strategies and Approaches of Accountable Care Organizations.

Medical care research and review : MCRR

Lewis VA, Tierney KI, Fraze T, Murray GF

ACOs Serving High Proportions Of Racial And Ethnic Minorities Lag In Quality Performance.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

Lewis VA, Fraze T, Fisher ES, Shortell SM, Colla CH

Redesigning Care Delivery with Patient Support Personnel: Learning from Accountable Care Organizations.

International journal of care coordination

Gorbenko KO, Fraze T, Lewis VA

Seeking cancer-related information from media and family/friends increases fruit and vegetable consumption among cancer patients.

Health communication

Lewis N, Martinez LS, Freres DR, Schwartz JS, Armstrong K, Gray SW, Fraze T, Nagler RH, Bourgoin A, Hornik RC