R M Epstein

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rochester
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A 5A's communication intervention to promote physical activity in underserved populations
    Jennifer K Carroll
    Department of Family Medicine, 1Family Medicine Research Programs, University of Rochester Medical Center, 1381 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:374. 2012
  2. pmc Feeling labeled, judged, lectured, and rejected by family and friends over depression: cautionary results for primary care clinicians from a multi-centered, qualitative study
    Erik Fernandez Y-Garcia
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 13:64. 2012
  3. pmc Values and options in cancer care (VOICE): study design and rationale for a patient-centered communication and decision-making intervention for physicians, patients with advanced cancer, and their caregivers
    Michael Hoerger
    Rochester Healthcare Decision Making Group, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    BMC Cancer 13:188. 2013
  4. doi request reprint What is shared in shared decision making? Complex decisions when the evidence is unclear
    Ronald M Epstein
    Center for Communication and Disparities Research, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 70:94S-112S. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Whole mind and shared mind in clinical decision-making
    Ronald Mark Epstein
    Departments of Family Medicine, Psychiatry, Oncology and Nursing and the Center for Communication and Disparities Research, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 90:200-6. 2013
  6. pmc Study protocol: a randomized controlled trial of patient navigation-activation to reduce cancer health disparities
    Samantha Hendren
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    BMC Cancer 10:551. 2010
  7. pmc Exploring and validating patient concerns: relation to prescribing for depression
    Ronald M Epstein
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14610, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:21-8. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Self-monitoring in clinical practice: a challenge for medical educators
    Ronald M Epstein
    Rochester Center to Improve Communication in Health Care, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14610, USA
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 28:5-13. 2008
  9. pmc "I didn't know what was wrong:" how people with undiagnosed depression recognize, name and explain their distress
    Ronald M Epstein
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:954-61. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Physicians' responses to patients' medically unexplained symptoms
    Ronald M Epstein
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:269-76. 2006

Research Grants

  1. PATIENT-CENTERED CARE AND HEALTH CARE COSTS
    Ronald Epstein; Fiscal Year: 2002

Detail Information

Publications69

  1. pmc A 5A's communication intervention to promote physical activity in underserved populations
    Jennifer K Carroll
    Department of Family Medicine, 1Family Medicine Research Programs, University of Rochester Medical Center, 1381 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:374. 2012
    ..The 5As (Ask, Advise, Agree, Assist, Arrange) are a clinical tool recommended for health behavior counseling in primary care...
  2. pmc Feeling labeled, judged, lectured, and rejected by family and friends over depression: cautionary results for primary care clinicians from a multi-centered, qualitative study
    Erik Fernandez Y-Garcia
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
    BMC Fam Pract 13:64. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Values and options in cancer care (VOICE): study design and rationale for a patient-centered communication and decision-making intervention for physicians, patients with advanced cancer, and their caregivers
    Michael Hoerger
    Rochester Healthcare Decision Making Group, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    BMC Cancer 13:188. 2013
    ..This article describes an investigation designed to facilitate communication and decision making among oncologists, patients with advanced cancer, and their caregivers...
  4. doi request reprint What is shared in shared decision making? Complex decisions when the evidence is unclear
    Ronald M Epstein
    Center for Communication and Disparities Research, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 70:94S-112S. 2013
    ..Information technology and health systems offer untapped potential to deepen the relationships and conversations within which decisions are made...
  5. doi request reprint Whole mind and shared mind in clinical decision-making
    Ronald Mark Epstein
    Departments of Family Medicine, Psychiatry, Oncology and Nursing and the Center for Communication and Disparities Research, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 90:200-6. 2013
    ..To review the theory, research evidence and ethical implications regarding "whole mind" and "shared mind" in clinical practice in the context of chronic and serious illnesses...
  6. pmc Study protocol: a randomized controlled trial of patient navigation-activation to reduce cancer health disparities
    Samantha Hendren
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    BMC Cancer 10:551. 2010
    ..The purpose of this clinical trial is to test the effectiveness of an intervention combining patient navigation and activation to improve cancer treatment...
  7. pmc Exploring and validating patient concerns: relation to prescribing for depression
    Ronald M Epstein
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14610, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:21-8. 2007
    ..This study examined moderating effects of physician communication behaviors on relationships between patient requests for antidepressant medications and subsequent prescribing...
  8. doi request reprint Self-monitoring in clinical practice: a challenge for medical educators
    Ronald M Epstein
    Rochester Center to Improve Communication in Health Care, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14610, USA
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 28:5-13. 2008
    ....
  9. pmc "I didn't know what was wrong:" how people with undiagnosed depression recognize, name and explain their distress
    Ronald M Epstein
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:954-61. 2010
    ..Diagnostic and treatment delay in depression are due to physician and patient factors. Patients vary in awareness of their depressive symptoms and ability to bring depression-related concerns to medical attention...
  10. ncbi request reprint Physicians' responses to patients' medically unexplained symptoms
    Ronald M Epstein
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:269-76. 2006
    ..To understand how physicians communicate may contribute to the mistrust and poor clinical outcomes observed in patients who present with medically unexplained symptoms (MUS)...
  11. pmc "Could this be something serious?" Reassurance, uncertainty, and empathy in response to patients' expressions of worry
    Ronald M Epstein
    Department of Family Medicine, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1731-9. 2007
    ..Previous work suggests that exploration and validation of patients' concerns is associated with greater patient trust, lower health care costs, improved counseling, and more guideline-concordant care...
  12. pmc Patient-centered communication and diagnostic testing
    Ronald M Epstein
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:415-21. 2005
    ..We studied the relationship between patient-centered communication and diagnostic testing expenditures...
  13. ncbi request reprint Assessment in medical education
    Ronald M Epstein
    Department of Family Medicine, and the Rochester Center to Improve Communication in Health Care, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:387-96. 2007
  14. ncbi request reprint Comprehensive assessment of professional competence: the Rochester experiment
    Ronald M Epstein
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, New York 14620, USA
    Teach Learn Med 16:186-96. 2004
    ..A required 2-week comprehensive assessment (CA) for 2nd-year medical students that integrates basic science, clinical skills, information management, and professionalism was implemented...
  15. ncbi request reprint Communicating evidence for participatory decision making
    Ronald M Epstein
    Rochester Center to Improve Communication in Health Care, Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    JAMA 291:2359-66. 2004
    ....
  16. pmc Shared mind: communication, decision making, and autonomy in serious illness
    Ronald M Epstein
    Departments of Family Medicine, Psychiatry, and Oncology, School of Medicine and Dentistry, and the and School of Nursing, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA
    Ann Fam Med 9:454-61. 2011
    ..By drawing attention to shared mind, clinicians can observe in what ways they can promote it through bidirectional sharing of information and engaging in shared deliberation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Defining and assessing professional competence
    Ronald M Epstein
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 885 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    JAMA 287:226-35. 2002
    ..However, they may underemphasize some important domains of professional medical practice, including interpersonal skills, lifelong learning, professionalism, and integration of core knowledge into clinical practice...
  18. ncbi request reprint Pudor, honor, and autoridad: the evolving patient-physician relationship in Spain
    R M Epstein
    Department of Family Medicine and Psychiatry, University of Rochester, 885 South Avenue, NY, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 45:51-7. 2001
    ..Despite agreement on the goals of medicine, the behavioral manifestations of empathy and caring in Spain contrast substantially with northern European and North American cultures...
  19. pmc Improving physicians' HIV risk-assessment skills using announced and unannounced standardized patients
    R M Epstein
    Highland Primary Care Institute, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:176-80. 2001
    ..To evaluate feasibility and to validate a rating scale for two educational programs that use standardized patient-instructors (SPIs) in the office setting to improve physicians' HIV risk communication skills...
  20. ncbi request reprint Talking about AIDS
    R M Epstein
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Highland Hospital Primary Care Institute, New York, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 13:545-53. 1999
    ..Although studies indicate that experienced practitioners often do not have these skills, they can be learned...
  21. ncbi request reprint Mindful practice
    R M Epstein
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, New York 14620, USA
    JAMA 282:833-9. 1999
    ..As a link between relationship-centered care and evidence-based medicine, mindfulness should be considered a characteristic of good clinical practice...
  22. ncbi request reprint Measuring patient-centered communication in patient-physician consultations: theoretical and practical issues
    Ronald M Epstein
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester, 1381 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Soc Sci Med 61:1516-28. 2005
    ..The increasing influence of the PCC literature to guide medical education, licensure of clinicians, and assessments of quality provides a strong rationale for further clarification of these measurement issues...
  23. ncbi request reprint How students learn from community-based preceptors
    R M Epstein
    Highland Hospital Primary Care Institute, Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY 14620 2399, USA
    Arch Fam Med 7:149-54. 1998
    ..To explore how students learn in community-based family physicians' offices from the student's point of view...
  24. pmc Patient-centered communication during primary care visits for depressive symptoms: what is the role of physician personality?
    Benjamin P Chapman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Med Care 46:806-12. 2008
    ..Aside from patient presentation, little is known about other influences on PCC. We investigated whether PCC is influenced by personality dispositions of primary care providers, independent of patient presentation...
  25. doi request reprint Qualitative analysis of medical student impressions of a narrative exercise in the third-year psychiatry clerkship
    David Garrison
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14641, USA
    Acad Med 86:85-9. 2011
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Physician self-disclosure in primary care visits: enough about you, what about me?
    Susan H McDaniel
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, and Department of Medicine, Rochester General Hospital, NY 14620, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1321-6. 2007
    ..The value of physician self-disclosure (MD-SD) in creating successful patient-physician partnerships has not been demonstrated...
  27. pmc Rochester Participatory Decision-Making Scale (RPAD): reliability and validity
    Cleveland G Shields
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester Center to Improve Communication in Health Care, Rochester, NY, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:436-42. 2005
    ..We wanted develop a reliable and valid objective measure of patient-physician collaborative decision making, the Rochester Participatory Decision-Making Scale (RPAD)...
  28. pmc Factors affecting physicians' responses to patients' requests for antidepressants: focus group study
    Aleksey Tentler
    Rochester Center to Improve Communication in Health Care, Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:51-7. 2008
    ..The ways in which patients' requests for antidepressants affect physicians' prescribing behavior are poorly understood...
  29. ncbi request reprint Changes in self-perceived abilities among male and female medical students after the first year of clinical training
    Stephen J Lurie
    School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, USA
    Med Teach 29:921-6. 2007
    ..Aims: To assess whether male and female medical students change in their self-rated work habits and interpersonal habits during the first year of clinical training...
  30. pmc Getting patients to exercise more: a systematic review of underserved populations
    Jennifer K Carroll
    University of Rochester School of Medicine, Family Medicine Research Programs, 1381 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    J Fam Pract 57:170-6, E1-3, 1 p following E3. 2008
  31. pmc Clinician-patient communication about physical activity in an underserved population
    Jennifer K Carroll
    University of Rochester School of Medicine, Family Medicine Research Programs, 1381 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    J Am Board Fam Med 21:118-27. 2008
    ..Our goal was to assess primary care physicians' use of the 5A model in discussions with underserved populations about physical activity...
  32. ncbi request reprint Patient trust: is it related to patient-centered behavior of primary care physicians?
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    Med Care 42:1049-55. 2004
    ..Despite the potential importance of trust, there are few studies of its correlates using objective measures of physician behavior during encounters with patients...
  33. ncbi request reprint Have you really addressed your patient's concerns?
    Ronald M Epstein
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY, USA
    Fam Pract Manag 15:35-40. 2008
  34. doi request reprint Further challenges in measuring communication skills: accounting for actor effects in standardised patient assessments
    Stephen J Lurie
    Office of Educational Evaluation and Research, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    Med Educ 42:662-8. 2008
    ..It is unclear, however, whether such evaluations may be overly biased by respondents' rating styles, which may lead to unreliable measurement of examinees' communication skills...
  35. doi request reprint Impact of peer assessment on the professional development of medical students: a qualitative study
    Anne C Nofziger
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Acad Med 85:140-7. 2010
    ..The authors investigated what types of peer feedback students remember and what reactions or transformations students experience as a result of peer assessment...
  36. pmc Recall-promoting physician behaviors in primary care
    Jordan Silberman
    Rochester Center to Improve Communication in Health Care, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14610, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1487-90. 2008
    ..Studies suggest that patients forget a great deal of important information and that recall can be increased through recall-promoting behaviors (RPBs) like repetition or summarization...
  37. pmc Patients' experiences with navigation for cancer care
    Jennifer K Carroll
    University of Rochester, Department of Family Medicine, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 80:241-7. 2010
    ..We examined how navigation, defined as the assessment and alleviation of barriers to adequate health care, influences patients' perspectives on the quality of their cancer care...
  38. doi request reprint Association of an educational program in mindful communication with burnout, empathy, and attitudes among primary care physicians
    Michael S Krasner
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA
    JAMA 302:1284-93. 2009
    ..Primary care physicians report high levels of distress, which is linked to burnout, attrition, and poorer quality of care. Programs to reduce burnout before it results in impairment are rare; data on these programs are scarce...
  39. pmc Physician personality characteristics and inquiry about mood symptoms in primary care
    Paul R Duberstein
    Laboratory of Personality and Development, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1791-5. 2008
    ..Depression treatment is often initially sought from primary care physicians...
  40. pmc So much to do, so little time: care for the socially disadvantaged and the 15-minute visit
    Kevin Fiscella
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 1381 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1843-52. 2008
    ..Consider the following scenario...
  41. pmc Relationship between peer assessment during medical school, dean's letter rankings, and ratings by internship directors
    Stephen J Lurie
    Office of Educational Evaluation and Research, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14624, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:13-6. 2007
    ..It is not known to what extent the dean's letter (medical student performance evaluation [MSPE]) reflects peer-assessed work habits (WH) skills and/or interpersonal attributes (IA) of students...
  42. ncbi request reprint Influences on patients' ratings of physicians: Physicians demographics and personality
    Paul Duberstein
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 65:270-4. 2007
    ..There is considerable interest in the influences on patients' ratings of physicians...
  43. ncbi request reprint Influence of accompanied encounters on patient-centeredness with older patients
    Cleveland G Shields
    University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Family Medicine, Rochester Center to Improve Communication in Health Care, Rochester, NY 14620 2830, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 18:344-54. 2005
    ..To conduct a pilot study to examine physician patient interaction when elderly patients are accompanied during a medical visit...
  44. ncbi request reprint Making communication research matter: what do patients notice, what do patients want, and what do patients need?
    Ronald M Epstein
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 1381 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14610, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 60:272-8. 2006
    ..To explore limitations of current communication theory by considering different perspectives of researchers, clinicians, patients and teachers of communication...
  45. ncbi request reprint Temporal and group-related trends in peer assessment amongst medical students
    Stephen J Lurie
    School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Med Educ 40:840-7. 2006
    ..Abilities appear to be stable between Years 2 and 3 of medical school. Groups may differ in their ability to discriminate different kinds of skills. Generalisability analysis can be used to discover these patterns within groups...
  46. ncbi request reprint Emotion language in primary care encounters: reliability and validity of an emotion word count coding system
    Cleveland G Shields
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester Center to Improve Communication in Health Care, 1381 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620 2830, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 57:232-8. 2005
    ..To develop a reliable and valid computer coded measure to assess emotional expression from transcripts of physician-patient interactions...
  47. ncbi request reprint Effects of rater selection on peer assessment among medical students
    Stephen J Lurie
    Curricular Affairs Office, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Med Educ 40:1088-97. 2006
    ..It is also unclear whether low-rated students are more likely to ask to rate one another...
  48. pmc Patient navigation from the paired perspectives of cancer patients and navigators: a qualitative analysis
    Amanat M Yosha
    University of Rochester, Department of Family Medicine, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 82:396-401. 2011
    ..We explored the strengths, limitations, and our own lessons learned about adopting the novel methodology of multiperspective analysis...
  49. ncbi request reprint Somatization reconsidered: incorporating the patient's experience of illness
    R M Epstein
    Primary Care Institute, Highland Hospital, Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY 14620, USA
    Arch Intern Med 159:215-22. 1999
    ..Health systems can help coordinate care and avoid iatrogenic harm by appropriately controlling access to medical services...
  50. ncbi request reprint Is communication a skill? Communication behaviors and being in relation
    Kathy Zoppi
    Department of Family Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis 46202 5102, USA
    Fam Med 34:319-24. 2002
    ..Reconciling these two views supports the thesis that good communication is both a skill and a way of being, that it is both innate and teachable, and that it must be cultivated by integrated methods of teaching and research...
  51. pmc The biopsychosocial model 25 years later: principles, practice, and scientific inquiry
    Francesc Borrell-Carrio
    Department of Medicine, University of Barcelona, CAP Cornellà, Catalonian Institute of Health ICS, C Bellaterra 39, 08940 Cornellà de Llobregat, Spain
    Ann Fam Med 2:576-82. 2004
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Research guidelines for assessing the impact of healing relationships in clinical medicine
    William L Miller
    Healing Relationships in Clinical Medicine Writing Group, Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network, Allentown, PA, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 9:A80-95. 2003
    ..The 2 strands are bonded by the questions addressed and by the participants in the study...
  53. pmc Preventing errors in clinical practice: a call for self-awareness
    Francesc Borrell-Carrio
    Department of Medicine, University of Barcelona, CAP Cornellà, Catalonian Institute of Health ICS, Cornellà de Llobregat, Spain
    Ann Fam Med 2:310-6. 2004
    ..Emotional self-awareness and self-regulation of attention can be consciously cultivated as habits to help physicians function better in clinical situations...
  54. ncbi request reprint Assessing communication competence: a review of current tools
    Julie M Schirmer
    Family Practice Center, Maine Medical Center, 272 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101, USA
    Fam Med 37:184-92. 2005
    ..Multiple tools are available to assess communication competence, but there are few studies that compare the tools...
  55. pmc Influence of patients' requests for direct-to-consumer advertised antidepressants: a randomized controlled trial
    Richard L Kravitz
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    JAMA 293:1995-2002. 2005
    ..Critics charge that it leads to overprescribing, while proponents counter that it helps avert underuse of effective treatments, especially for conditions that are poorly recognized or stigmatized...
  56. pmc Virtual physicians, health systems, and the healing relationship
    Ronald M Epstein
    J Gen Intern Med 18:404-6. 2003
  57. pmc Physicians' shared decision-making behaviors in depression care
    Henry N Young
    Social and Administrative Sciences Division, School of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1404-8. 2008
    ..This study assesses the extent to which physicians enact SDM behaviors and describes factors associated with physicians' SDM behaviors within the context of depression care...
  58. ncbi request reprint Do patient requests for antidepressants enhance or hinder physicians' evaluation of depression? A randomized controlled trial
    Mitchell D Feldman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Med Care 44:1107-13. 2006
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Connoisseurs of care? Unannounced standardized patients' ratings of physicians
    Malathi Srinivasan
    University of California Davis School of Medicine, Davis, California, USA
    Med Care 44:1092-8. 2006
    ..Using unannounced standardized patients (SPs) may overcome some of these limitations because their experience and training make them able judges of physician behavior...
  60. ncbi request reprint Curriculum and clinical training in oral health for physicians and dentists: report of panel 2 of the Macy study
    Allan Formicola
    University of Washington School of Dentistry, USA
    J Dent Educ 72:73-85. 2008
  61. pmc Types of information physicians provide when prescribing antidepressants
    Henry N Young
    Social and Administrative Sciences Division, School of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1172-7. 2006
    ..Providing antidepressant information to patients may foster greater adherence to therapy...
  62. pmc What drives referral from primary care physicians to mental health specialists? A randomized trial using actors portraying depressive symptoms
    Richard L Kravitz
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care and Department of Internal Medicine, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:584-9. 2006
    ..Referral from primary care to the mental health specialty sector is important but poorly understood...
  63. pmc In response to "medical students' views on peer assessment of professionalism"
    Anne C Nofziger
    J Gen Intern Med 21:398-9; author reply 399. 2006
  64. ncbi request reprint Studying physician effects on patient outcomes: physician interactional style and performance on quality of care indicators
    Peter Franks
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Universtiy of California Davis, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, 95817, USA
    Soc Sci Med 62:422-32. 2006
    ..Multi-level modeling may contribute to better understanding of the relationships between physician style and patient outcomes...
  65. ncbi request reprint Peer assessment of professional competence
    Elaine F Dannefer
    Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Med Educ 39:713-22. 2005
    ..This study describes the development, implementation and results of peer assessment as a measure of professional competence of medical students to be used for formative purposes...
  66. ncbi request reprint [Professionality and professionalism: basis, contents, praxis and teaching]
    Francesc Borrell-Carrio
    Departamento de Ciencias Clinicas, Universitat de Barcelona, Comité Consultiu de Bioética de Catalunya, CAP Cornellà, Institut Català de la Salut ICS, Cornellà de Llobregat, Barcelona, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 127:337-42. 2006
  67. ncbi request reprint Hearing voices: patient-centered care with diverse populations
    Ronald M Epstein
    Patient Educ Couns 48:1-3. 2002
  68. ncbi request reprint The costs of making practice more cost-effective
    Ronald M Epstein
    JAMA 287:1648-9; author reply 1649-50. 2002
  69. pmc Are patients' ratings of their physicians related to health outcomes?
    Peter Franks
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, Davis, Sacramento 95817, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:229-34. 2005
    ..Observational studies using patient reports suggest associations between physician interpersonal styles and patient outcomes. Possible confounding of these associations has not been carefully examined...

Research Grants3

  1. PATIENT-CENTERED CARE AND HEALTH CARE COSTS
    Ronald Epstein; Fiscal Year: 2002
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