Honora L. Englander, MD

Honora Endlander, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, Community & Clinical Integration
Medicine Teaching Service


MD: University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, 2003
BA: Williams College, Biology (Magna Cum Laude), Williamstown, MA, 1998


Residency: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 2006
Internship: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 2004

Research Biography:

Dr Englander's research focuses on healthcare transformation and hospital to home transitions for vulnerable adults.

Care Transitions Innovation (C-TRAIN):
Co-Principle Investigator and Director

C-TraIn is a nationally recognized, multicomponent transitional care improvement program that was started for socioeconomically vulnerable adults at OHSU. C-TraIn includes 1) transitional nursing, social work, and pharmacy care; 2) enhanced linkages to primary care medical homes; and, 3) explicit efforts to better integrate care regional systems across hospital and community settings.

Dr Englander co-founded C-TraIn at OHSU, and led expansion to three hospitals in the Legacy Health through funding from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI).

Improving Addiction Care Team (IMPACT):
Principle Investigator and Director

Dr Englander is the Principle Investigator of a study aimed at understanding substance use needs among hospitalized adults at OHSU, and she is the Director of the Improving Addiction Care Team (IMPACT). IMPACT includes an interprofessional inpatient addiction consult service with linkages to community addiction care for medically complex patients with substance use disorders.  IMPACT started in July, 2015 and has funding support through OHSU and CareOregon.

Academic Biography:

Dr Englander teaches residents and medical students on the OHSU medicine wards and at Central City Concern's Old Town Clinic. She is the Medical Director of Community & Clinical Integration at OHSU.

Representative Publications:

  1. Englander H, Michaels M, Chan B, Kansagara D. The Care Transitions Innovation (C-TraIn) for Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Adults, Results of a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. JGIM, online first, 2014. DOI 10.1007/s11606-014-2903-0
  2. Arbaje AI, Kansagara D, Englander H, Salanitro A, Kripalani S, Jencks S, Lindquist L. Regardless of Age: Incorporating Principles from Geriatric Medicine to Improve Care Transitions for Patients with Complex Needs, JGIM, Feb 21, 2014 [E-pub ahead of print]. PMID:24557511
  3. Davis, M, Devoe, M, Kansagara, D, Nicolaidis, C, Englander, H.  "Did I Do as Best as the System Would Let Me?" Healthcare Professional Views on Hospital to Home Care Transitions. Journal of General Internal Medicine, Journal of General Internal Medicine. 27(12):1649-56, 2012 Dec. PMID: 22829294
  4. Oregon Public Broadcasting: Morning Edition. Program Aids to Keep Patients Out of Hospital After Release. Segment highlights the Care Transitions Innovation (C-TraIn) as a centerpiece for regional health reform. June 24, 2013
  5. ACP Hospitalist, "Take the C-TraIn: Hospital-funded transitions-of-care program targets underserved patients." Jessica Berthold, March 2012
    Englander, H
    , Kansagara, D. Planning and Designing the Care Transitions Innovation (C-TraIn) for Uninsured and Medicaid Patients, Journal of Hospital Medicine, 12 Mar 2012, DOI: 10.1002/jhm.1926
  6. Kansagara, D, Englander, H, Salanitro, A, Kagen, D, Theobald, C, Freeman, M, Kripalani, S.. Risk Prediction Models for Hospital Readmission, A Systematic Review. JAMA. 2011;306(15):1688-1698

Back to Hospital Medicine Faculty Listing