GREGORY THOMAS MAKOUL

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Measuring patient views of physician communication skills: development and testing of the Communication Assessment Tool
    Gregory Makoul
    Center for Communication and Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 67:333-42. 2007
  2. ncbi The SEGUE Framework for teaching and assessing communication skills
    G Makoul
    Program in Communication and Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, 750 North Lake Shore Drive ABA 625, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 45:23-34. 2001
  3. pmc Communication about behavioral health risks: a study of videotaped encounters in 2 internal medicine practices
    Gregory Makoul
    Program in Communication and Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:698-703. 2006
  4. ncbi Commentary: communication skills: how simulation training supplements experiential and humanist learning
    Gregory Makoul
    Program in Communication and Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 North St Clair, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Acad Med 81:271-4. 2006
  5. ncbi An integrative model of shared decision making in medical encounters
    Gregory Makoul
    Program in Communication and Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 North St Clair, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 60:301-12. 2006
  6. ncbi The interplay between education and research about patient-provider communication
    Gregory Makoul
    Program in Communication and Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 North St Clair Street, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 50:79-84. 2003
  7. ncbi Early assessment of medical students' clinical skills
    Gregory Makoul
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Acad Med 77:1156. 2002
  8. pmc The use of electronic medical records: communication patterns in outpatient encounters
    G Makoul
    Program in Communication and Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 8:610-5. 2001
  9. ncbi An evidence-based perspective on greetings in medical encounters
    Gregory Makoul
    Center for Communication and Medicine and Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1172-6. 2007
  10. ncbi Development and validation of the Communication and Attitudinal Self-Efficacy scale for cancer (CASE-cancer)
    Michael S Wolf
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 North St Clair, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 57:333-41. 2005

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi Measuring patient views of physician communication skills: development and testing of the Communication Assessment Tool
    Gregory Makoul
    Center for Communication and Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 67:333-42. 2007
    ..We developed and tested a tool that can be used by patients to assess the interpersonal and communication skills of physicians-in-training and physicians-in-practice...
  2. ncbi The SEGUE Framework for teaching and assessing communication skills
    G Makoul
    Program in Communication and Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, 750 North Lake Shore Drive ABA 625, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 45:23-34. 2001
    ..The SEGUE Framework has a high degree of acceptability, can be used reliably, has evidence of validity, and is applicable to a variety of contexts. Studies of predictive validity are needed...
  3. pmc Communication about behavioral health risks: a study of videotaped encounters in 2 internal medicine practices
    Gregory Makoul
    Program in Communication and Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:698-703. 2006
    ..As behavioral health risks account for the major causes of preventable morbidity and mortality in the United States, national guidelines recommend that physicians routinely screen patients for risk factors, and counsel as appropriate...
  4. ncbi Commentary: communication skills: how simulation training supplements experiential and humanist learning
    Gregory Makoul
    Program in Communication and Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 North St Clair, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Acad Med 81:271-4. 2006
    ..In the process, it outlines some of the avenues through which interpersonal and communication skills are learned--or unlearned--in medical education...
  5. ncbi An integrative model of shared decision making in medical encounters
    Gregory Makoul
    Program in Communication and Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 North St Clair, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 60:301-12. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi The interplay between education and research about patient-provider communication
    Gregory Makoul
    Program in Communication and Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 North St Clair Street, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 50:79-84. 2003
    ..Given the breadth and depth of experience, from screening and prevention to treatment and support, the context of cancer offers a promising laboratory for enhancing both education and research about provider-patient communication...
  7. ncbi Early assessment of medical students' clinical skills
    Gregory Makoul
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Acad Med 77:1156. 2002
    ....
  8. pmc The use of electronic medical records: communication patterns in outpatient encounters
    G Makoul
    Program in Communication and Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 8:610-5. 2001
    ..To assess physician-patient communication patterns associated with use of an electronic medical record (EMR) system in an outpatient setting and provide an empirical foundation for larger studies...
  9. ncbi An evidence-based perspective on greetings in medical encounters
    Gregory Makoul
    Center for Communication and Medicine and Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1172-6. 2007
    ..Widely used models for teaching and assessing communication skills highlight the importance of greeting patients appropriately, but there is little evidence regarding what constitutes an appropriate greeting...
  10. ncbi Development and validation of the Communication and Attitudinal Self-Efficacy scale for cancer (CASE-cancer)
    Michael S Wolf
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 North St Clair, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 57:333-41. 2005
    ..Our two-step approach to presenting response options may also provide a model for helping lower literate patients more accurately respond to survey items...
  11. ncbi First-year medical students' assessment of their own communication skills: a video-based, open-ended approach
    Amanda Zick
    Center for Communication and Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 68:161-6. 2007
    ..As reflection and self-assessment are essential components of skill-building, we examined the content of medical students' assessments of their own developing communication skills...
  12. ncbi Investigating Hispanic/Latino perceptions about colorectal cancer screening: a community-based approach to effective message design
    Kenzie A Cameron
    Center for Communication and Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 68:145-52. 2007
    ..We assessed knowledge, attitudes, and behavior regarding CRC screening to inform the development of messages that promote screening among Hispanic/Latino patients...
  13. pmc Improving colorectal cancer screening among the medically underserved: a pilot study within a federally qualified health center
    Kishore Khankari
    Access Community Health Network, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1410-4. 2007
    ..Colorectal cancer screening rates remain low, especially among low-income and racial/ethnic minority groups...
  14. doi Patient perspectives on communication with the medical team: pilot study using the Communication Assessment Tool-Team (CAT-T)
    Laura Min Mercer
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 73:220-3. 2008
    ....
  15. ncbi Literacy, self-efficacy, and HIV medication adherence
    Michael S Wolf
    Health Literacy and Learning Program HeLP, Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 65:253-60. 2007
    ..We examined the relationship between patient literacy level and self-reported HIV medication adherence, while estimating the mediating roles of treatment knowledge and self-efficacy on this relationship...
  16. doi Literacy, cognitive ability, and the retention of health-related information about colorectal cancer screening
    Elizabeth A H Wilson
    Health Literacy and Learning Program, Division of General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Health Commun 15:116-25. 2010
    ..Design and intervention strategies for educational tools should consider cognitive factors such as working memory demands in addition to focusing on the readability of materials...
  17. doi Media and memory: the efficacy of video and print materials for promoting patient education about asthma
    Elizabeth A H Wilson
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 80:393-8. 2010
    ..We examined the effects of presentation medium on immediate and delayed recall of information and assessed the effect of giving patients take-home materials after initial presentations...
  18. pmc Knowledge gaps and misconceptions about coronary heart disease among U.S. South Asians
    Namratha R Kandula
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:439-42. 2010
    ..Although South Asians are at higher risk for coronary heart disease (CHD) than most other U.S. racial/ethnic groups, very little research has addressed this disparity...
  19. pmc Using the word 'cancer' in communication about an abnormal Pap test: finding common ground with patient-provider communication
    Melissa A Simon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 81:106-12. 2010
    ..To investigate provider and patient views about communication regarding cervical cancer screening follow-up...
  20. doi Using theoretical constructs to identify key issues for targeted message design: African American seniors' perceptions about influenza and influenza vaccination
    Kenzie A Cameron
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Health Commun 24:316-26. 2009
    ..Implications and recommendations for message development are discussed...
  21. doi The relationship between health literacy and knowledge improvement after a multimedia type 2 diabetes education program
    Namratha R Kandula
    Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 75:321-7. 2009
    ..We examined the effect of a MDEP targeted to patients with low literacy on knowledge and assessed the association between literacy and knowledge improvement...
  22. doi Simple standardized patient handoff system that increases accuracy and completeness
    Jeffrey D Wayne
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Surg Educ 65:476-85. 2008
    ....
  23. doi The impact of judge selection on standard setting for a patient survey of physician communication skills
    Diane B Wayne
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Galter 3 150, 201 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Acad Med 83:S17-20. 2008
    ..Patient surveys such as the Communication Assessment Tool (CAT) are recommended to assess physicians. Optimal methods to select judges and set a minimum passing standard (MPS) for a patient survey are unknown...
  24. ncbi Can electronic health records help improve patients' understanding of medications?
    Jennifer R Webb
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, 750 N Lakeshore Dr, 10th Floor, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:919-22. 2010
    ....
  25. pmc Physician-patient communication about colorectal cancer screening
    Michael S Wolf
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Center for Communication and Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1493-9. 2007
    ..Despite the documented benefits of colorectal cancer screening, patient participation rates remain low. Physician recommendation has been identified as a significant predictor of screening completion...
  26. ncbi Improving medication reconciliation in the 21st century
    Daniel P Dunham
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 675 N St Clair 18 200, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Curr Drug Saf 3:227-9. 2008
    ..An accurate medication list requires a healthcare team dedicated to obtaining and maintaining this information...
  27. doi Examining emergency department communication through a staff-based participatory research method: identifying barriers and solutions to meaningful change
    Kenzie A Cameron
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 56:614-22. 2010
    ..We test an initiative with the staff-based participatory research (SBPR) method to elicit communication barriers and engage staff in identifying strategies to improve communication within our emergency department (ED)...
  28. ncbi MSJAMA. Communication skills education in medical school and beyond
    Gregory Makoul
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill, USA
    JAMA 289:93. 2003
  29. ncbi Perspectives from the International Conference on Communication in Healthcare: Chicago 2005
    Gregory Makoul
    Center for Communication and Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, 676 North St Clair, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 62:285-7. 2006
  30. doi Defining professionalism from the perspective of patients, physicians, and nurses
    Marianne Green
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Acad Med 84:566-73. 2009
    ..This study was designed to identify and prioritize behaviorally based signs of medical professionalism that are relevant to patients, physicians, and nurses...
  31. ncbi Rehabilitation-specific communication skills training: improving the physician-patient relationship
    James A Sliwa
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 81:126-32. 2002
    ..Evaluate the effectiveness of a rehabilitation-specific communication skills training program for physicians...
  32. ncbi Teaching medical students about health literacy: 2 Chicago initiatives
    William Harper
    University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:S111-4. 2007
    ..To develop medical students' skills in interacting with individuals who have limited health literacy...
  33. doi The use of patient and provider perspectives to develop a patient-oriented website for women diagnosed with breast cancer
    Marla L Clayman
    Center for Communication and Medicine and Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 72:429-35. 2008
    ..Develop a patient education program that provides accurate and easy-to-understand information for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients...

Research Grants2

  1. Tools to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates
    Gregory Makoul; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  2. Using IT for Patient-Centered Communication and Decision Making about Medications
    Michael Wolf; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..If our interventions prove effective in this randomized clinical trial, they can be rapidly adapted and disseminated to practices that use an EMR. ..