Jason Persoff, MD
Associate Professor, Medicine-Hospital Medicine

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Center (1997)
Undergraduate School:
  • BMedSci, University of Colorado - Denver (CO) (1994)
Residency:
  • College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic (Jacksonville) Program, Chief Resident, Internal Medicine (2001)
Languages: English, French, American Sign Language
Department: Medicine-Hospital Medicine

Publications

  • Dichter JR, Devereaux AV, Sprung CL, Mukherjee V, Persoff J, Baum KD, Ornoff D, Uppal A, Hossain T, Henry KN, Ghazipura M, Bowden KR, Feldman HJ, Hamele MT, Burry LD, Martland AMO, Huffines M, Tosh PK, Downar J, Hick JL, Christian MD, Maves RC. Mass Critical Care Surge Response During COVID-19: Implementation of Contingency Strategies - A Preliminary Report of Findings From the Task Force for Mass Critical Care. Chest. 2021 Sep 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34499878
  • Persoff J, Wynia MK. Ethically Navigating the Murky Waters of "Contingency Standards of Care". Am J Bioeth. 2021 Aug;21(8):20-21. PubMed PMID: 34313564
  • Branson R, Dichter JR, Feldman H, Devereaux A, Dries D, Benditt J, Hossain T, Ghazipura M, King M, Baldisseri M, Christian MD, Domingiuez-Cherit G, Henry K, Martland AMO, Huffines M, Ornoff D, Persoff J, Rodriquez D Jr, Maves RC, Kissoon NT, Rubinson L. The US Strategic National Stockpile Ventilators in Coronavirus Disease 2019: A Comparison of Functionality and Analysis Regarding the Emergency Purchase of 200,000 Devices. Chest. 2021 Feb;159(2):634-652. PubMed PMID: 32971074
  • Mehta A, Cantrill C, Beauchamp K, Dalton A, Dunn T, France E, Gaughan PJ, Mayer PA, O’Brien JK, Persoff J, Pons PT, Sankoff J, Statland B, Tad-y D, Uebbing C, Wynia M. CDPHE All Hazards Internal Emergency Response and Recovery Plan—Annex B: Colorado Crisis Standards of Care Plan January 4, 2020, Amended November 21, 2021. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1SKT49ps1dxpPsByPr3z0QiISwmqvTUGM/view
  • Persoff J, Little C, Cantrill C, Wynia M, Mehta A. Colorado Crisis Standards of Care Policies and Practice: Gap Analysis. FEMA Region 8 Document.
  • Persoff J, Patel H, Singh S, Ehrenfeucht E, Kutner J, Little C, Tevis SE. Expanding the hospital incident command system with a physician-centric role during a pandemic: The role of the physician clinical support supervisor. J Hosp Admin 2020; 9 (3): 7-10. DOI: 10.5430/jha.v9n3p7
  • Bowden K, Burnham EL, Keniston A, Levin D, Limes J, Persoff J, Thurman L, Burden M. Harnessing the Power of Hospitalists in Operational Disaster Planning: COVID-19. J Gen Intern Med 35, 2732–2737 (2020). DOI: 10.1007/s11606-020-05952-6
  • Tevis, S., Patel, H., Singh, S., Ehrenfeucht, C., Little, C., Kutner, J., Persoff, J. (2020). The Impact of a Physician Clinical Support Supervisor in Supporting Patients and Families, Staff, and the Healthcare System During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, 1-12. DOI:10.1017/dmp.2020.345
  • Branson R, Dichter JR, Feldman H, Devereaux A, Dries D, Benditt J, Hossain T, Ghazipura M, King M, Baldisseri M, Christian MD, Domingiuez-Cherit G, Henry K, Martland MAO, Huffines M, Ornoff D, Persoff J, Rodriguez D, Maves RC, Kissoon NT, Rubinson L. 200,000 New Ventilators: A Current Review and Comparison of Functionality and Clinical Utility for COVID-19, and next-generation United States Strategic National Stockpile ventilator design recommendations. Chest. In publication, pre-print online special edition. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2020.09.085
  • Bowden K, Burnham EL, Keniston A, Levin D, Limes J, Persoff J, Thurman L, Burden M. Harnessing the Power of Hospitalists in Operational Disaster Planning: COVID-19. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 Sep;35(9):2732-2737. PubMed PMID: 32661930
  • Persoff J, Ornoff D, Little C. The Role of Hospital Medicine in Emergency Preparedness: A Framework for Hospitalist Leadership in Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Recovery. J Hosp Med. 2018 Sep;13(10):713-718. PubMed PMID: 30261086
  • Cunningham J, Persoff J, Piper C, Burger A, Shinnar E, Cunnius P, Stella S, Frank MG. The Role of Hospital Medicine in Disaster Medicine: A Framework for Hospital Medicine’s Involvement in Disaster Preparedness and Response. Health Security. In publication.
  • Persoff J, Little C, Wynia M, Jones C, Andrade D, Brown R, Gallagher M, White C, Kutner J. Rapid Patient Discharge During Crisis Standards of Care: An Ethical Triage Process for Improving Hospital Capacity During Surge. CHEST. In publication.
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Professional Memberships

  • Society of Hospital Medicine, Senior Fellow of Hospital Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Diplomat

Practice Locations

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Internal Medicine, Board Certification (2000, 2010)
Clinical Interests
This physician treats inpatients only and does not make office appointments.

Personal Interests
In my spare time, I enjoy working as a professional and internationally renowned storm chaser, fluent in American Sign Language, competitive fencing, and a stand-up comedian.

Public Speaking
Yes
I speak on emergency preparedness and disaster response.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Center (1997)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BMedSci, University of Colorado - Denver (CO) (1994)
Residency Programs:
  • College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic (Jacksonville) Program, Chief Resident, Internal Medicine (2001)
Languages: English, French, American Sign Language
Department: Medicine-Hospital Medicine
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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