Amy M Sullivan
Affiliation: Harvard University
- End-of-life care in the curriculum: a national study of medical education deansAmy M Sullivan
Division of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Acad Med 79:760-8. 2004..To describe attitudes and practices of end-of-life care teaching in the undergraduate medical curriculum in the United States as reported by administrative leadership and identify opportunities for improvement...
- Creating enduring change: demonstrating the long-term impact of a faculty development program in palliative careAmy M Sullivan
Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 01984, USA
J Gen Intern Med 21:907-14. 2006..Improved educational and evaluation methods are needed in continuing professional development programs...
- The status of medical education in end-of-life care: a national reportAmy M Sullivan
Division of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, 44 Binney Street, Room G420D, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Gen Intern Med 18:685-95. 2003..To assess the status of medical education in end-of-life care and identify opportunities for improvement...
- Diagnosing and discussing imminent death in the hospital: a secondary analysis of physician interviewsAmy M Sullivan
Division of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
J Palliat Med 10:882-93. 2007..Many reports suggest clinicians are often inadequately prepared to "diagnose dying'' or discuss the likelihood of imminent death with patients and families...
- Teaching and learning end-of-life care: evaluation of a faculty development program in palliative careAmy M Sullivan
Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Acad Med 80:657-68. 2005..To evaluate the effectiveness of the Program in Palliative Care Education and Practice (PCEP), an intensive faculty development program at Harvard Medical School...
- Hematology/oncology fellows' training in palliative care: results of a national surveyMary K Buss
Palliative Care Consultation Service, Division of General Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Cancer 117:4304-11. 2011..The authors of this report sought to assess the quantity and quality of palliative care education within oncology fellowships...
- "It was haunting...": physicians' descriptions of emotionally powerful patient deathsVicki A Jackson
Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Founders 600, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Acad Med 80:648-56. 2005..To understand the emotional experiences of physicians who care for dying patients and to identify educational opportunities for improving patient care and physician well-being...
- A qualitative study of oncologists' approaches to end-of-life careVicki A Jackson
Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
J Palliat Med 11:893-906. 2008..To understand how oncologists provide care at the end of life, the emotions they experience in the provision of this care, and how caring for dying patients may impact job satisfaction and burnout...
- Narrative nuances on good and bad deaths: internists' tales from high-technology work placesMary Jo DelVecchio Good
Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, 641 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Soc Sci Med 58:939-53. 2004..This project is part of a broader effort in American medicine to understand and improve end-of-life care...
- A study of oncology fellows' training in end-of-life careMary K Buss
Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
J Support Oncol 5:237-42. 2007..Knowledge about key EOL care topics was poor; only 31% correctly performed an opioid conversion. Oncology fellows described deficiencies in training on EOL issues;they may benefit from improved education on EOL topics...
- End-of-life and palliative care education for final-year medical students: a comparison of Britain and the United StatesJames F Hammel
Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
J Palliat Med 10:1356-66. 2007..1) To assess British medical students' experiences and education in palliative care. (2) To compare experiences and education in palliative care between medical students in Britain and the United States...
- Telling children and adolescents about their cancer diagnosis: Cross-cultural comparisons between pediatric oncologists in the US and JapanSusan K Parsons
Center on Child and Family Outcomes, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Psychooncology 16:60-8. 2007..The purpose of this study is to (1) describe patterns of communication at diagnosis between pediatric oncologists and children with cancer and (2) compare cultural differences in these practices in the US and Japan...
- Variation in predictors of primary care career choice by year and stage of trainingMaureen T Connelly
Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
J Gen Intern Med 18:159-69. 2003..It is not known whether factors associated with primary care career choice affect trainees differently at different times or stages of medical education...
- Enhancing safety reporting in adult ambulatory oncology with a clinician champion: a practice innovationSaul N Weingart
Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA saul
J Nurs Care Qual 24:203-10. 2009..By identifying errors and worrisome conditions, it may help managers identify problems before they lead to harm...
- The need for end-of-life care training in nephrology: national survey results of nephrology fellowsJean L Holley
Nephrology Division, University of Virginia Health Systems, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
Am J Kidney Dis 42:813-20. 2003..Our study therefore suggests that training in palliative care be incorporated into fellowship program curricula...
- Doctors' emotional reactions to recent death of a patient: cross sectional study of hospital doctorsEllen M Redinbaugh
Department of Behavioural Medicine and Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, 5150 Centre Ave 445, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
BMJ 327:185. 2003..To describe doctors' emotional reactions to the recent death of an "average" patient and to explore the effects of level of training on doctors' reactions...