Kevin Grumbach

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Facilitating improvement in primary care: the promise of practice coaching
    Kevin Grumbach
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 15:1-14. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Commentary: Adopting postbaccalaureate premedical programs to enhance physician workforce diversity
    Kevin Grumbach
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California, USA
    Acad Med 86:154-7. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Disparities in human resources: addressing the lack of diversity in the health professions
    Kevin Grumbach
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco UCSF, CA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:413-22. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of University of California postbaccalaureate premedical programs in increasing medical school matriculation for minority and disadvantaged students
    Kevin Grumbach
    Center for California Health Workforce Studies, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    JAMA 296:1079-85. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Foreign versus domestic education of physicians for the United States: a case study of physicians of South Asian ethnicity in California
    Elizabeth Mertz
    Center for the Health Professions, University of California, San Francisco UCSF, CA, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:984-93. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Measuring attributes of success of college students in nursing programs: a psychometric analysis
    Jean Ann Seago
    University of California, San Francisco, 94143 0608, USA
    J Nurs Meas 16:184-200. 2008
  7. doi request reprint How leaky is the health career pipeline? Minority student achievement in college gateway courses
    Charles Alexander
    School of Dentistry, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Acad Med 84:797-802. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Access to Spanish-speaking physicians in California: supply, insurance, or both
    Jean Yoon
    University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 17:165-72. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Group medical visits for low-income women with chronic disease: a feasibility study
    Daphne Miller
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:217-25. 2004
  10. pmc Physician language ability and cultural competence. An exploratory study of communication with Spanish-speaking patients
    Alicia Fernandez
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, Calif 94110, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:167-74. 2004

Detail Information

Publications57

  1. ncbi request reprint Facilitating improvement in primary care: the promise of practice coaching
    Kevin Grumbach
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 15:1-14. 2012
    ..The authors argue that primary care delivery in the United States would benefit from a more systematic approach to the training and deployment of primary care practice coaches...
  2. doi request reprint Commentary: Adopting postbaccalaureate premedical programs to enhance physician workforce diversity
    Kevin Grumbach
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California, USA
    Acad Med 86:154-7. 2011
    ..Postbaccalaureate premedical programs deserve to be fully adopted as essential components of a comprehensive physician workforce development strategy...
  3. doi request reprint Disparities in human resources: addressing the lack of diversity in the health professions
    Kevin Grumbach
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco UCSF, CA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:413-22. 2008
    ..Improving the diversity of the health professions requires multiprong strategies addressing the educational pipeline, admissions policies and the institutional culture at health professions schools, and the broader policy environment...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of University of California postbaccalaureate premedical programs in increasing medical school matriculation for minority and disadvantaged students
    Kevin Grumbach
    Center for California Health Workforce Studies, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    JAMA 296:1079-85. 2006
    ..Many medical schools administer postbaccalaureate premedical programs targeting underrepresented minority and disadvantaged students, with the goal of increasing the number of these students matriculating into medical school...
  5. ncbi request reprint Foreign versus domestic education of physicians for the United States: a case study of physicians of South Asian ethnicity in California
    Elizabeth Mertz
    Center for the Health Professions, University of California, San Francisco UCSF, CA, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:984-93. 2007
    ..S. medical schools...
  6. ncbi request reprint Measuring attributes of success of college students in nursing programs: a psychometric analysis
    Jean Ann Seago
    University of California, San Francisco, 94143 0608, USA
    J Nurs Meas 16:184-200. 2008
    ..The other potential subscales need further refinement and testing...
  7. doi request reprint How leaky is the health career pipeline? Minority student achievement in college gateway courses
    Charles Alexander
    School of Dentistry, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Acad Med 84:797-802. 2009
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Access to Spanish-speaking physicians in California: supply, insurance, or both
    Jean Yoon
    University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 17:165-72. 2004
    ..In California, 12% of urban residents are Spanish-speaking with some limited proficiency in English. The majority of these residents (67%) are uninsured or on Medicaid...
  9. ncbi request reprint Group medical visits for low-income women with chronic disease: a feasibility study
    Daphne Miller
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:217-25. 2004
    ..We studied the feasibility of implementing a GMV model with low-income women in an innercity clinic setting...
  10. pmc Physician language ability and cultural competence. An exploratory study of communication with Spanish-speaking patients
    Alicia Fernandez
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, Calif 94110, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:167-74. 2004
    ..We studied physician-patient dyads to determine how physician self-rated Spanish-language ability and cultural competence affect Spanish-speaking patients' reports of interpersonal processes of care...
  11. pmc A study of physician recommendations for reversible contraceptive methods using standardized patients
    Christine Dehlendorf
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 43:224-9. 2011
    ..Health care providers may influence patients' choice of contraceptive method, yet little is known about the recommendations they make to their patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint College students' perceptions of nursing: a GEE approach
    Jean Ann Seago
    University of California, San Francisco, Center for California Health Workforce Studies Department of Community Health Systems, USA
    Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 19:56-74. 2006
    ..Additionally, results support the need for a statistical method such as generalized estimating equations (GEE) to account for individual and interaction confounders, repeated measures, clustering and correlated data...
  13. pmc Effects of limited English proficiency and physician language on health care comprehension
    Elisabeth Wilson
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:800-6. 2005
    ..To determine the effect of limited English proficiency on medical comprehension in the presence and absence of language-concordant physicians...
  14. ncbi request reprint Physician perceptions of practice environment and professional satisfaction in California: from urban to rural
    Kyle Luman
    Department of Family and Community Medicine and the Center for California Health Workforce Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA 93720 USA
    J Rural Health 23:222-8. 2007
    ..Few studies have systematically examined the experience of rural practice from the physician's perspective or included physicians from an array of specialties, particularly non-primary care...
  15. ncbi request reprint Medical student, physician, and public perceptions of health care disparities
    Elisabeth Wilson
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94110, USA
    Fam Med 36:715-21. 2004
    ..This study investigates first- and fourth-year medical students' perceptions about health care disparities and compares their perceptions with those of physicians and the public...
  16. pmc Impact of Title VII training programs on community health center staffing and national health service corps participation
    Diane R Rittenhouse
    Department of Family and Community Medicine and Center for California Health Workforce Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0900, USA
    Ann Fam Med 6:397-405. 2008
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  17. ncbi request reprint The association among specialty, race, ethnicity, and practice location among California physicians in diverse specialties
    Kara Odom Walker
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, 995 Potrero Ave, W 83, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 104:46-52. 2012
    ..Few have investigated whether non-primary care specialists of minority backgrounds are more likely to serve the underserved than nonminority specialists...
  18. doi request reprint Predictors of students' success in community college nursing programs
    Jean Ann Seago
    Department of Community Health Systems, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Nurs Educ 51:489-95. 2012
    ..Higher prenursing grades are positive predictors of graduation; improvements in performance prior to commencing nursing education should improve student success...
  19. pmc Shared decision making and the experience of partnership in primary care
    George W Saba
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, Calif 94110, USA
    Ann Fam Med 4:54-62. 2006
    ..To determine the relationship between these perspectives, we examined shared decision making (SDM) and the subjective experience of partnership for patients and physicians in primary care...
  20. pmc Who is caring for the underserved? A comparison of primary care physicians and nonphysician clinicians in California and Washington
    Kevin Grumbach
    Center for California Health Workforce Studies, University of California, San Francisco, Calif, USA
    Ann Fam Med 1:97-104. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the geographic distribution and patient populations of physician and nonphysician primary care clinicians...
  21. ncbi request reprint Improving primary care for patients with chronic illness: the chronic care model, Part 2
    Thomas Bodenheimer
    Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    JAMA 288:1909-14. 2002
    ..Even though the chronic care model has the potential to improve care and reduce costs, several obstacles hinder its widespread adoption...
  22. pmc Recommendations for intrauterine contraception: a randomized trial of the effects of patients' race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status
    Christine Dehlendorf
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:319.e1-8. 2010
    ..This study investigated the effect of these factors on recommendations for contraception...
  23. ncbi request reprint Physician organization and care management in California: from cottage to Kaiser
    Diane R Rittenhouse
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:51-62. 2004
    ..Our findings raise disturbing questions about how the health system will close the "quality chasm" in medical care without transforming the underlying organization of physician practices...
  24. ncbi request reprint Improving primary care for patients with chronic illness
    Thomas Bodenheimer
    Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    JAMA 288:1775-9. 2002
    ..Case studies are provided describing how components of the chronic care model have been implemented in the primary care practices of 4 health care organizations...
  25. ncbi request reprint Self-reported fluency in non-english languages among physicians practicing in California
    Gerardo Moreno
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program and Department of Family Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Fam Med 42:414-20. 2010
    ..We sought to compare the non-English language fluency of practicing physicians by physician race/ethnicity and location of medical school education...
  26. pmc Medical liability insurance as a barrier to the provision of abortion services in family medicine
    Christine E Dehlendorf
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1770-4. 2008
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  27. pmc No exit: an evaluation of measures of physician attrition
    Diane R Rittenhouse
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 500 Parnassus Avenue, Room MU 308 E, San Francisco, CA 94143 0900, USA
    Health Serv Res 39:1571-88. 2004
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Cross-cultural education in U.S. medical schools: development of an assessment tool
    Eduardo Peña Dolhun
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0900, USA
    Acad Med 78:615-22. 2003
    ..Further, less is known about what is being taught. This study hypothesized that a tool could be developed to assess common themes, concepts, learning objectives, and methods in cross-cultural education...
  29. ncbi request reprint Can health care teams improve primary care practice?
    Kevin Grumbach
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, USA
    JAMA 291:1246-51. 2004
    ..A number of barriers to team formation exist, chiefly related to the challenges of human relationships and personalities. Taking small steps toward team development may improve the work environment in primary care practices...
  30. ncbi request reprint Integrating abortion training into family medicine residency programs
    Christine Dehlendorf
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Fam Med 39:337-42. 2007
    ..This study explored the experience of residency programs that have initiated or are in the process of initiating required abortion training...
  31. ncbi request reprint The nursing shortage: is it really about image?
    Jean Ann Seago
    Department of Community Health Systems, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Healthc Manag 51:96-108; discussion 109-10. 2006
    ..Much work remains to be done to alter the image of nursing as a women's occupation and to transform the work environment of nurses to make a career in nursing more attractive...
  32. ncbi request reprint Trends in physician participation in Medicaid. The California experience
    Andrew B Bindman
    Departments of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Biostatistics, Primary Care Research Center, University of California San Francisco, Box 1364, Pornassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Ambul Care Manage 26:334-43. 2003
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Electronic technology: a spark to revitalize primary care?
    Thomas Bodenheimer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    JAMA 290:259-64. 2003
    ..If primary care practices are to benefit from the electronic revolution, they must redesign their clinical processes to ensure that e-health facilitates rather than hinders the work of physicians...
  34. ncbi request reprint How much public health in public health nursing practice?
    Kevin Grumbach
    Center for California Health Workforce Studies, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Public Health Nurs 21:266-76. 2004
    ..Results indicate that the population health focus of public health nursing is not reflected in the practice activities, management priorities, or educational preparation of public health nurses...
  35. ncbi request reprint Association of health literacy with diabetes outcomes
    Dean Schillinger
    University of California, San Francisco, Primary Care Research Center, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    JAMA 288:475-82. 2002
    ..Little is known about the extent to which health literacy affects clinical health outcomes...
  36. ncbi request reprint Patient self-management of chronic disease in primary care
    Thomas Bodenheimer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    JAMA 288:2469-75. 2002
    ..Self-management education for chronic illness may soon become an integral part of high-quality primary care...
  37. pmc Estimating a reasonable patient panel size for primary care physicians with team-based task delegation
    Justin Altschuler
    Center for Excellence in Primary Care, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Ann Fam Med 10:396-400. 2012
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint A primary care home for Americans: putting the house in order
    Kevin Grumbach
    San Francisco General Hospital, Ward 83, 1001 Potrero Ave, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    JAMA 288:889-93. 2002
    ..Fundamental redesign is needed to improve access to and quality of care while easing physicians' workload without causing major increases in health care costs...
  39. ncbi request reprint Closing the loop: physician communication with diabetic patients who have low health literacy
    Dean Schillinger
    Primary Care Research Center, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, 94110, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:83-90. 2003
    ..It is not known how frequently physicians apply this interactive educational strategy, or whether it is associated with improved health outcomes...
  40. doi request reprint The effect of patient gynecologic history on clinician contraceptive counseling
    Christine Dehlendorf
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, UCSF, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Contraception 82:281-5. 2010
    ..This study investigated the influence of patients' gynecologic histories on recommendations for IUC and other methods of contraception...
  41. ncbi request reprint The ramifications of specialty-dominated medicine
    Kevin Grumbach
    Center for California Health Workforce Studies and Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:155-7. 2002
  42. doi request reprint Women's preferences for contraceptive counseling and decision making
    Christine Dehlendorf
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, UCSF, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Contraception 88:250-6. 2013
    ..Little is known about what women value in their interactions with family planning providers and in decision making about contraception...
  43. pmc Patient perceptions of integrated care: confused by the term, clear on the concept
    Kara Odom Walker
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Int J Integr Care 13:e004. 2013
    ..THEORY AND METHODS: Patients first wrote their definitions of integrated care and then participated in focus group discussions about their experiences with the health care system. Transcripts were analyzed for thematic content...
  44. ncbi request reprint Fighting hand to hand over physician workforce policy
    Kevin Grumbach
    University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:13-27. 2002
    ..S. physician supply and workforce policy. I conclude by examining recent health system trends that make clear the need for a firm regulatory grasp on physician workforce policy...
  45. ncbi request reprint The effect of health insurance on medical care utilization and implications for insurance expansion: a review of the literature
    Thomas C Buchmueller
    University of California, Irvine, USA
    Med Care Res Rev 62:3-30. 2005
    ..Insurance coverage also increases inpatient utilization for children and adults; for children, there is some evidence that insurance coverage reduces ambulatory care sensitive hospital admissions...
  46. ncbi request reprint NAPNES board of directors position paper regarding supply, demand, and use of licensed practical nurses
    Jean Ann Seago
    Center for California Health Workforce Studies, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Pract Nurs 54:4. 2004
  47. ncbi request reprint Primary care, generalism, public good: déjà vu? Again!
    Eric B Larson
    Ann Intern Med 142:671-4. 2005
  48. ncbi request reprint Impact of the University of California, Los Angeles/Charles R. Drew University Medical Education Program on medical students' intentions to practice in underserved areas
    Michelle Ko
    Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1741 Colby Avenue, 301, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Acad Med 80:803-8. 2005
    ..To estimate the impact of a U.S. inner-city medical education program on medical school graduates' intentions to practice in underserved communities...
  49. ncbi request reprint College students' perceptions of their experiences: what do minority students think?
    Sabrina T Wong
    University of British Columbia School of Nursing, Culture, Gender, and Health Research Unit, Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, 2211 Wesbrook Mall, T 161, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Nurs Educ 47:190-5. 2008
    ..Adding school-level variables to the regression models helped explain some additional variance in student perceptions. A comprehensive, long-term commitment to the retention of students from diverse backgrounds is needed...
  50. pmc The role of medical education in reducing health care disparities: the first ten years of the UCLA/Drew Medical Education Program
    Michelle Ko
    Department of Health Services, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:625-31. 2007
    ..We have previously shown that, in comparison to their UCLA counterparts, students in the Drew program had greater odds of maintaining their commitment to medically disadvantaged populations over the course of medical education...
  51. ncbi request reprint A descriptive analysis of abortion training in family medicine residency programs
    Dalia Brahmi
    Department of Family and Social Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Fam Med 39:399-403. 2007
    ..This study was designed to describe the structure of currently available training and the experience of residents participating in these programs...
  52. pmc Chronic illness, comorbidities, and the need for medical generalism
    Kevin Grumbach
    Ann Fam Med 1:4-7. 2003
  53. ncbi request reprint Does having more physicians lead to better health system performance?
    David C Goodman
    Center for Health Policy Research, Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
    JAMA 299:335-7. 2008
  54. ncbi request reprint Improving timely access to primary care: case studies of the advanced access model
    Mark Murray
    Mark Murray and Associates, Sacramento, Calif, USA
    JAMA 289:1042-6. 2003
    ..The lessons of these case studies should be useful for primary care practices desiring to improve timely access to care and wishing to avoid the pitfalls that can derail this innovation...
  55. ncbi request reprint Women in medicine: a four-nation comparison
    Julia E McMurray
    Department of Medical Psychology, University of Amsterdam
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 57:185-90. 2002
    ..to determine the impact of increasing numbers of women in medicine on the physician work force in Australia, Canada, England, and the United States...
  56. ncbi request reprint Specialists, technology, and newborns--too much of a good thing
    Kevin Grumbach
    N Engl J Med 346:1574-5. 2002
  57. ncbi request reprint The future of generalism in medicine
    Eric B Larson
    Group Health Cooperative, Center for Health Studies, Seattle, Washington 98101 1448, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:689-90. 2005