Philosophy of Care
My role as your physician is to facilitate your health and well being. I believe the body has an immense capacity to heal itself (in many regards) and I want to help you reach that potential.
Preventative care and adolescent care. How to incorporate mindfulness and medical narrative into clinic practice.
UC Davis Medical Group, Davis
M.D., University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester MA 2009
B.A., Amherst College, Amherst MA 2003
UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2012
American Board of Family Medicine, 2012
American Academy of Family Physicians
Honors and Awards
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Resident Teacher Award, 2012
Active Teaching in Family Medicine presented by AAFP, 2011
Select Recent Publications
Abad JF, Benjamin S. Insomnia. 5 Minute Clinical Consult. 2009.
Abad JF. A Learner’s Perspective on the Value of the Humanities in Medicine. Worcester Medicine. Worcester District Medical Society. May/June 2009.
Dorn SD, Abad JF, Panagopoulos G, Korelitz BI. Clinical Characteristics of familial versus sporadic Crohn's disease using the Vienna Classification. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2004 May;10(3):201-6.