Farr A Curlin

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Affiliation: University of Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Caution: conscience is the limb on which medical ethics sits
    Farr A Curlin
    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Bioeth 7:30-2. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Of more than one mind: obstetrician-gynecologists' approaches to morally controversial decisions in sexual and reproductive healthcare
    Farr A Curlin
    Section of General Internal Medicine, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, University of Chicago, USA
    J Clin Ethics 19:11-21; discussion 22-3. 2008
  3. pmc To die, to sleep: US physicians' religious and other objections to physician-assisted suicide, terminal sedation, and withdrawal of life support
    Farr A Curlin
    Pritzker School of Medicine, Universtiy of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 25:112-20. 2008
  4. pmc The relationship between psychiatry and religion among U.S. physicians
    Farr A Curlin
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:1193-8. 2007
  5. pmc Do religious physicians disproportionately care for the underserved?
    Farr A Curlin
    Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill 60637, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:353-60. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint By intuitions differently formed: how physicians assess and respond to spiritual issues in the clinical encounter
    Farr A Curlin
    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Bioeth 7:19-20. 2007
  7. pmc Religion, spirituality, and medicine: psychiatrists' and other physicians' differing observations, interpretations, and clinical approaches
    Farr A Curlin
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1825-31. 2007
  8. pmc Religiosity, spirituality, and end-of-life planning: a single-site survey of medical inpatients
    Kyle E Karches
    Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637 5415, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 44:843-51. 2012
  9. pmc Obstetrician-gynecologists, religious institutions, and conflicts regarding patient-care policies
    Debra B Stulberg
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 207:73.e1-5. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Obstetrician-gynecologists' beliefs about when pregnancy begins
    Grace S Chung
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 206:132.e1-7. 2012

Detail Information

Publications51

  1. ncbi request reprint Caution: conscience is the limb on which medical ethics sits
    Farr A Curlin
    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Bioeth 7:30-2. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Of more than one mind: obstetrician-gynecologists' approaches to morally controversial decisions in sexual and reproductive healthcare
    Farr A Curlin
    Section of General Internal Medicine, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, University of Chicago, USA
    J Clin Ethics 19:11-21; discussion 22-3. 2008
  3. pmc To die, to sleep: US physicians' religious and other objections to physician-assisted suicide, terminal sedation, and withdrawal of life support
    Farr A Curlin
    Pritzker School of Medicine, Universtiy of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 25:112-20. 2008
    ....
  4. pmc The relationship between psychiatry and religion among U.S. physicians
    Farr A Curlin
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 58:1193-8. 2007
    ....
  5. pmc Do religious physicians disproportionately care for the underserved?
    Farr A Curlin
    Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill 60637, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:353-60. 2007
    ..This study examines whether physicians' self-reported religious characteristics and sense of calling in their work are associated with practice among the underserved...
  6. ncbi request reprint By intuitions differently formed: how physicians assess and respond to spiritual issues in the clinical encounter
    Farr A Curlin
    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Bioeth 7:19-20. 2007
  7. pmc Religion, spirituality, and medicine: psychiatrists' and other physicians' differing observations, interpretations, and clinical approaches
    Farr A Curlin
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1825-31. 2007
    ..This study compared the ways in which psychiatrists and nonpsychiatrists interpret the relationship between religion/spirituality and health and address religion/spirituality issues in the clinical encounter...
  8. pmc Religiosity, spirituality, and end-of-life planning: a single-site survey of medical inpatients
    Kyle E Karches
    Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637 5415, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 44:843-51. 2012
    ..Yet, no study to date has examined whether end-of-life practices are associated with measures of religiosity and spirituality...
  9. pmc Obstetrician-gynecologists, religious institutions, and conflicts regarding patient-care policies
    Debra B Stulberg
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 207:73.e1-5. 2012
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Obstetrician-gynecologists' beliefs about when pregnancy begins
    Grace S Chung
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 206:132.e1-7. 2012
    ....
  11. pmc Moral controversy, directive counsel, and the doctor's role: findings from a national survey of obstetrician-gynecologists
    John D Yoon
    Section of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Acad Med 85:1475-81. 2010
    ..To explore physicians' attitudes toward providing directive counsel when dealing with morally controversial medical decisions, and to examine associations between physicians' opinions and their demographic and religious characteristics...
  12. pmc Obstetrician-gynecologist physicians' beliefs about emergency contraception: a national survey
    Ryan E Lawrence
    Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Contraception 82:324-30. 2010
    ..Although emergency contraception (EC) is available without a prescription, women still rely on doctors' advice about its safety and effectiveness. Yet little is known about doctors' beliefs and practices in this area...
  13. pmc Obstetrician-gynecologists' views on contraception and natural family planning: a national survey
    Ryan E Lawrence
    Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:124.e1-7. 2011
    ..The objective of the study was to characterize beliefs about contraception among obstetrician-gynecologists...
  14. pmc Religion, conscience, and controversial clinical practices
    Farr A Curlin
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:593-600. 2007
    ..It is important to understand how physicians think about their ethical rights and obligations when such conflicts emerge in clinical practice...
  15. ncbi request reprint The association of physicians' religious characteristics with their attitudes and self-reported behaviors regarding religion and spirituality in the clinical encounter
    Farr A Curlin
    Section of General Internal Medicine, The University of Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Med Care 44:446-53. 2006
    ..Controversy exists regarding whether and how physicians should address religion/spirituality (R/S) with patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint Clash of definitions: controversies about conscience in medicine
    Ryan E Lawrence
    Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, USA
    Am J Bioeth 7:10-4. 2007
    ..This specification would allow participants to advance a more philosophically and theologically robust conversation about the means and ends of medicine...
  17. doi request reprint Obstetrician-gynaecologists' opinions about conscientious refusal of a request for abortion: results from a national vignette experiment
    Kenneth A Rasinski
    Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Med Ethics 37:711-4. 2011
    ..The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) issued recommendations about conscientious refusal. We used a vignette experiment to examine obstetrician-gynecologists' (OB/GYN) support for the recommendations...
  18. ncbi request reprint When patients choose faith over medicine: physician perspectives on religiously related conflict in the medical encounter
    Farr A Curlin
    Sections of General Internal Medicine, The University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:88-91. 2005
    ..We explored the ways in which physicians interpret and respond to conflict between medical recommendations and patients' religious commitments...
  19. pmc Religion, clinicians, and the integration of complementary and alternative medicines
    Farr A Curlin
    MacLean Center for Medical Ethics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 15:987-94. 2009
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  20. pmc Physicians' beliefs about conscience in medicine: a national survey
    Ryan E Lawrence
    Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637 5415, USA
    Acad Med 84:1276-82. 2009
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Intentional sedation to unconsciousness at the end of life: findings from a national physician survey
    Michael S Putman
    Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 46:326-34. 2013
    ..It has not been clear to what extent palliative sedation to unconsciousness is accepted and practiced by U.S. physicians...
  22. doi request reprint Substituted judgment in principle and practice: a national physician survey
    Michael P Combs
    Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Mayo Clin Proc 88:666-73. 2013
    ..To describe the extent to which US physicians endorse substituted judgments in principle or accommodate them in practice...
  23. pmc What we don't talk about when we don't talk about sex: results of a national survey of U.S. obstetrician/gynecologists
    Janelle N Sobecki
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Sex Med 9:1285-94. 2012
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Predictors of hospitalised patients' preferences for physician-directed medical decision-making
    Grace S Chung
    The University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Med Ethics 38:77-82. 2012
    ..Although medical ethicists and educators emphasise patient-centred decision-making, previous studies suggest that patients often prefer their doctors to make the clinical decisions...
  25. pmc Physicians' observations and interpretations of the influence of religion and spirituality on health
    Farr A Curlin
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, and MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, The University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:649-54. 2007
    ..This study examines the association between physicians' religious characteristics and their observations and interpretations of the influence of R/S on health...
  26. ncbi request reprint How are religion and spirituality related to health? A study of physicians' perspectives
    Farr A Curlin
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    South Med J 98:761-6. 2005
    ..Despite expansive medical literature regarding spirituality and medicine, little is known about physician beliefs regarding the influence of religion on health...
  27. doi request reprint Obstetrician-gynecologists' beliefs about assisted reproductive technologies
    Ryan E Lawrence
    Pritzker School of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, the Section of Hospital Medicine, and MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:127-35. 2010
    ..To characterize the prevalence of objections to assisted reproductive technologies among obstetrician-gynecologists...
  28. pmc Religious characteristics of U.S. physicians: a national survey
    Farr A Curlin
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:629-34. 2005
    ..Physicians are also dynamic partners in the doctor-patient relationship, yet little is known about the religious characteristics of physicians or how physicians' religious commitments shape the clinical encounter...
  29. doi request reprint An assessment of US physicians' training in religion, spirituality, and medicine
    Kenneth A Rasinski
    Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago, USA
    Med Teach 33:944-5. 2011
    ....
  30. pmc Abortion provision among practicing obstetrician-gynecologists
    Debra B Stulberg
    Department of Family Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 118:609-14. 2011
    ..To estimate prevalence and correlates of abortion provision among practicing obstetrician-gynecologists (ob-gyns) in the United States...
  31. pmc Conscientious refusals to refer: findings from a national physician survey
    Michael P Combs
    Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637 5415, USA
    J Med Ethics 37:397-401. 2011
    ..This study examines what US physicians think a doctor is obligated to do when the doctor thinks it would be immoral to provide a referral...
  32. pmc Jewish physicians' beliefs and practices regarding religion/spirituality in the clinical encounter
    Robert M Stern
    Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 2007, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Relig Health 50:806-17. 2011
    ..The study provides a salient example of how religious affiliation can be an important independent predictor of physicians' clinically-relevant beliefs and practices...
  33. pmc Conflict and emotional exhaustion in obstetrician-gynaecologists: a national survey
    John D Yoon
    University of Chicago, Department of Medicine, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 5000, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Med Ethics 36:731-5. 2010
    ..Conflicts over treatment decisions have been linked to physicians' emotional states...
  34. pmc Providing guidance to patients: physicians' views about the relative responsibilities of doctors and religious communities
    Alexander H Sheppe
    Pritzker School of Medicine, the Department of Comparative Human Development, The Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    South Med J 106:399-406. 2013
    ..To date, no study has examined what physicians think about the responsibilities borne by religious communities to provide guidance to patients in different clinical contexts...
  35. doi request reprint Commentary: A case for studying the relationship between religion and the practice of medicine
    Farr A Curlin
    Division of General Internal Medicine and MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Acad Med 83:1118-20. 2008
    ..In addition, by raising such issues from beneath the surface of "evidence-based" or "patient-centered" medicine, such attention may foster policy solutions that permit peaceable and conscientious coexistence of those who disagree...
  36. pmc Strangers or friends? A proposal for a new spirituality-in-medicine ethic
    Farr A Curlin
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:370-4. 2005
    ....
  37. pmc What rheumatologists in the United States think of complementary and alternative medicine: results of a national survey
    Nisha J Manek
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 10:5. 2010
    ..We wanted to determine whether rheumatologists' perceptions of the efficacy of CAM therapies and their willingness to recommend them relate to their demographic characteristics, geographic location, or clinical practices...
  38. doi request reprint Religion, conscience and clinical decisions
    John D Lantos
    Center for Practical Bioethics, Kansas City, Missouri 64105, USA
    Acta Paediatr 97:265-6. 2008
  39. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of medical student mistreatment and its association with burnout
    Alyssa F Cook
    Dr Cook was, At the time of this research, Fellow, Medical Education Research, Innovation, Teaching, and Scholarship Program, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, and she is currently core faculty, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Medstar Franklin Square Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland Dr Arora is associate professor, Department of Medicine, Assistant Dean, Scholarship and Discovery Program, and associate program director, Internal Medicine Residency Program, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Dr Rasinski was, At the time of this research, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, and he is currently survey manager, Chicago Consortium for School Research, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Dr Curlin was, At the time of this research, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Codirector, Program of Medicine and Religion, and associate faculty, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois He is currently Trent Professor of Medical Humanities
    Acad Med 89:749-54. 2014
    ..Similarly, burnout has been shown to negatively impact students. This study assesses the prevalence of student mistreatment across multiple medical schools and characterizes the association between mistreatment and burnout...
  40. pmc Directive counsel and morally controversial medical decision-making: findings from two national surveys of primary care physicians
    Michael S Putman
    Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 29:335-40. 2014
    ..Because of the potential to unduly influence patients' decisions, some ethicists counsel physicians to be nondirective when negotiating morally controversial medical decisions...
  41. pmc Attention to inpatients' religious and spiritual concerns: predictors and association with patient satisfaction
    Joshua A Williams
    Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:1265-71. 2011
    ....
  42. pmc Religious hospitals and primary care physicians: conflicts over policies for patient care
    Debra B Stulberg
    Department of Family Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:725-30. 2010
    ..Religiously affiliated hospitals provide nearly 20% of US beds, and many prohibit certain end-of-life and reproductive health treatments. Little is known about physician experiences in religious institutions...
  43. pmc An ethical fa├žade? Medical students' miscomprehensions of substituted judgment
    Farr A Curlin
    Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e4374. 2009
    ..We studied how well first-year medical students understand and apply the concept of substituted judgment, following a course on clinical ethics...
  44. ncbi request reprint Spirituality and lifestyle: what clinicians need to know
    Farr A Curlin
    Section of General Internal Medicine, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    South Med J 99:1170-1. 2006
  45. ncbi request reprint Following the call: how providers make sense of their decisions to work in faith-based and secular urban community health centers
    Farr A Curlin
    University of Chicago Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:944-57. 2006
    ..Future studies are needed to test these hypotheses using quantitative methods and broader representative sampling...
  46. ncbi request reprint Religion and disparities: considering the influences of Islam on the health of American Muslims
    Aasim I Padela
    Program on Medicine and Religion, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Relig Health 52:1333-45. 2013
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Is religious devotion relevant to the doctor-patient relationship?
    Farr A Curlin
    Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, IL, USA
    J Fam Pract 53:632-6. 2004
  48. doi request reprint Misplaced flexibility: revise policies but cling to principles
    Ryan E Lawrence
    Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637 5415, USA
    Am J Bioeth 8:36-7. 2008
  49. pmc Racial, ethnic, and affluence differences in elderly patients' use of teaching hospitals
    Theodore J Iwashyna
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:696-703. 2002
    ..To understand the role of race, ethnicity, and affluence in elderly patients' use of teaching hospitals when they have that option...
  50. ncbi request reprint Partnering together? Relationships between faith-based community health centers and neighborhood congregations
    Leslie Gee
    University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, IL, USA
    South Med J 98:1245-50. 2005
    ....
  51. pmc Prescribing "placebo treatments": results of national survey of US internists and rheumatologists
    Jon C Tilburt
    Department of Bioethics, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    BMJ 337:a1938. 2008
    ..To describe the attitudes and behaviours regarding placebo treatments, defined as a treatment whose benefits derive from positive patient expectations and not from the physiological mechanism of the treatment itself...