William T Branch

Summary

Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Role modeling humanistic behavior: learning bedside manner from the experts
    Peter F Weissmann
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, University of Minnesota Medical School Twin Cities, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415, USA
    Acad Med 81:661-7. 2006
  2. pmc The importance of spirituality in African-Americans' end-of-life experience
    William T Branch
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1203-5. 2006
  3. pmc Use of critical incident reports in medical education. A perspective
    William T Branch
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:1063-7. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Viewpoint: teaching respect for patients
    William T Branch
    Department of Medicine, and Director, Division of General Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Acad Med 81:463-7. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Feedback and reflection: teaching methods for clinical settings
    William T Branch
    Division of General Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, 1525 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Acad Med 77:1185-8. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint An intervention to overcome clinical inertia and improve diabetes mellitus control in a primary care setting: Improving Primary Care of African Americans with Diabetes (IPCAAD) 8
    David C Ziemer
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine and Grady Health Systems, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:507-13. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Diabetes management by residents in training in a municipal hospital primary care site (IPCAAD 2)
    Christopher D Miller
    Divisions of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:649-55. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint An endocrinologist-supported intervention aimed at providers improves diabetes management in a primary care site: improving primary care of African Americans with diabetes (IPCAAD) 7
    Lawrence S Phillips
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:2352-60. 2005
  9. doi request reprint The road to professionalism: reflective practice and reflective learning
    William T Branch
    Emory University School of Medicine, 49 Jesse Hill Jr Drive, Suite 446, Atlanta, GA 30303, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 80:327-32. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical inertia contributes to poor diabetes control in a primary care setting
    David C Ziemer
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Grady Health Systems, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Diabetes Educ 31:564-71. 2005

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Role modeling humanistic behavior: learning bedside manner from the experts
    Peter F Weissmann
    Department of Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, University of Minnesota Medical School Twin Cities, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415, USA
    Acad Med 81:661-7. 2006
    ..To answer this question, the authors studied how excellent clinical teachers impart the behaviors and attitudes consistent with humanistic care to their learners...
  2. pmc The importance of spirituality in African-Americans' end-of-life experience
    William T Branch
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1203-5. 2006
    ..This willingness to share indicates that physicians can learn about and validate such patients' spiritual sources of support...
  3. pmc Use of critical incident reports in medical education. A perspective
    William T Branch
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:1063-7. 2005
    ..The author recommends critical incident reports as an especially effective means to address learners' most deeply held values and attitudes in the context of their professional experiences...
  4. ncbi request reprint Viewpoint: teaching respect for patients
    William T Branch
    Department of Medicine, and Director, Division of General Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Acad Med 81:463-7. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Feedback and reflection: teaching methods for clinical settings
    William T Branch
    Division of General Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, 1525 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Acad Med 77:1185-8. 2002
    ..When used well, reflection will promote the growth of the individual. While feedback is not used often enough, reflection is probably used even less...
  6. ncbi request reprint An intervention to overcome clinical inertia and improve diabetes mellitus control in a primary care setting: Improving Primary Care of African Americans with Diabetes (IPCAAD) 8
    David C Ziemer
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine and Grady Health Systems, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:507-13. 2006
    ..We asked whether interventions aimed at health care provider behavior could overcome this barrier and improve glycemic control...
  7. ncbi request reprint Diabetes management by residents in training in a municipal hospital primary care site (IPCAAD 2)
    Christopher D Miller
    Divisions of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:649-55. 2005
    ..Since diabetes is largely a primary care problem but we know little about management by residents in training--the primary care practitioners of the future--we examined surrogate outcomes reflective of their performance...
  8. ncbi request reprint An endocrinologist-supported intervention aimed at providers improves diabetes management in a primary care site: improving primary care of African Americans with diabetes (IPCAAD) 7
    Lawrence S Phillips
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:2352-60. 2005
    ..We asked whether interventions targeting clinical inertia can improve outcomes...
  9. doi request reprint The road to professionalism: reflective practice and reflective learning
    William T Branch
    Emory University School of Medicine, 49 Jesse Hill Jr Drive, Suite 446, Atlanta, GA 30303, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 80:327-32. 2010
    ..The educational programs addressed these goals in medical students, residents and young faculty members over a 22-year period. Evaluations enhanced understanding and documented outcomes of the programs...
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical inertia contributes to poor diabetes control in a primary care setting
    David C Ziemer
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Grady Health Systems, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Diabetes Educ 31:564-71. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether "clinical inertia"-inadequate intensification of therapy by the provider-could contribute to high A1C levels in patients with type 2 diabetes managed in a primary care site...
  11. doi request reprint A good clinician and a caring person: longitudinal faculty development and the enhancement of the human dimensions of care
    William T Branch
    Division of General Internal Medicine, 49 Jesse Hill Jr Drive, Suite 446, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Acad Med 84:117-25. 2009
    ..To successfully design and implement longitudinal faculty development programs at five medical schools, and to determine whether faculty participants were perceived to be more effective humanistic teachers...
  12. pmc Hospitalists as teachers
    Sunil Kripalani
    Division of General Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:8-15. 2004
    ..To compare evaluations of teaching effectiveness among hospitalist, general medicine, and subspecialist attendings on general medicine wards...
  13. doi request reprint Exploring the psychometric properties of the humanistic teaching practices effectiveness questionnaire, an instrument to measure the humanistic qualities of medical teachers
    Lia Suzanne Logio
    Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Acad Med 86:1019-25. 2011
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Medical care at the end of life: views of African American patients in an urban hospital
    Alexia M Torke
    Division of General Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:593-602. 2005
    ..Although one goal of end-of-life care is to honor the wishes and needs of patients, little research has been done to characterize what is important to seriously ill African American patients at the end of life...
  15. pmc A workshop to teach medical students communication skills and clinical knowledge about end-of-life care
    Alexia M Torke
    Department of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:540-4. 2004
    ..By 6 months, many students reported applying these skills to patient care in a way they thought was effective...
  16. ncbi request reprint Wisdom in medicine
    William T Branch
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, 49 Jesse Hill Jr Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Pharos Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Med Soc 74:12-7. 2011
    ..This may follow from the types of activities discussed above. We believe that wisdom is underrecognized as a life goal for medical practitioners and teachers. It is the pinnacle that every doctor should strive to achieve...
  17. pmc Is Rorty's neopragmatism the "real" foundation of medical ethics: a search for foundational principles
    William T Branch
    Emory University School of Medicine, 1525 Clifton Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Trans Am Clin Climatol Assoc 117:257-71; discussion 271. 2006
    ..Compassion, caring, and respect for human dignity are needed as guides in addition to justice, beneficence, nonmaleficence and respect for autonomy...
  18. ncbi request reprint African American patients' perspectives on medical decision making
    Alexia M Torke
    Division of General Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:525-30. 2004
    ..We sought to describe the perspectives of older African American patients in a primary care clinic as they consider a medical decision...
  19. ncbi request reprint Building the case for cultural competence
    Inginia Genao
    Division of General Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30003, USA
    Am J Med Sci 326:136-40. 2003
    ..These factors include a greater appreciation for the impact of culture on health, changes in U.S. demographics, increased awareness in health care disparities, and modifications in legislative and accreditation mandates...
  20. doi request reprint Through the looking glass: how reflective learning influences the development of young faculty members
    Stacy Higgins
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, 49 Jesse Hill Jr Drive, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Teach Learn Med 23:238-43. 2011
    ..Faculty development is needed that will influence clinical teachers to better enable them to transmit humanistic values to their learners and colleagues...
  21. pmc Teaching the teachers: national survey of faculty development in departments of medicine of U.S. teaching hospitals
    Jeanne M Clark
    Department of Medicine, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, The Johns Hopkins University, 2024 Monument Street, Suite 2 600, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:205-14. 2004
    ..To determine the prevalence, topics, methods, and intensity of ongoing faculty development (FD) in teaching skills...
  22. ncbi request reprint Little time for diabetes management in the primary care setting
    Catherine S Barnes
    Divisions of Endocrinology and Metabolism, and General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Grady Health Systems, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Diabetes Educ 30:126-35. 2004
    ..This study was conducted to determine how time is allocated to diabetes care...
  23. ncbi request reprint Iterative method for learning skills as an efficient outpatient teacher
    Donald Brady
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Med Sci 323:124-9. 2002
    ..We sought to identity the choices and the methods used by ambulatory teachers in a qualitative study, using teacher-intern-patient role plays to improve ambulatory teaching...
  24. ncbi request reprint "What's important to you?" The use of narratives to promote self-reflection and to understand the experiences of medical residents
    Donald W Brady
    Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Ann Intern Med 137:220-3. 2002
  25. ncbi request reprint The Improving Primary Care of African Americans with Diabetes (IPCAAD) project: rationale and design
    Lawrence S Phillips
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Control Clin Trials 23:554-69. 2002
    ..We will compare two readily generalizable program interventions that should delineate approaches effective in a primary care setting as needed to improve care and prevent complications in urban African Americans with type 2 diabetes...
  26. ncbi request reprint Teaching the psychosocial aspects of care in the clinical setting: practical recommendations
    David E Kern
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center B 235, 4940 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224 2780, USA
    Acad Med 80:8-20. 2005
    ..For these problems, where high-level evidence exists, specific psychosocial questions for screening and case finding are provided...
  27. pmc Outcomes of a national faculty development program in teaching skills: prospective follow-up of 110 medicine faculty development teams
    Thomas K Houston
    University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, 35294, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:1220-7. 2004
    ..A recent Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)-funded national initiative trained 110 teams from U.S. teaching hospitals to implement local faculty development (FD) in teaching skills...
  28. pmc An emerging renaissance in medical education
    William T Branch
    J Gen Intern Med 19:606-9. 2004
  29. pmc Faculty development needs
    Thomas K Houston
    University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 3407, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:375-9. 2004
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint What do doctors find meaningful about their work?
    Carol R Horowitz
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1077, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:772-5. 2003
  31. ncbi request reprint Precepting humanism: strategies for fostering the human dimensions of care in ambulatory settings
    Catherine F Gracey
    General Medicine Unit, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Acad Med 80:21-8. 2005
    ..Through the effective use of these teaching strategies, one can promote the teaching of the human dimensions of care in the outpatient setting...