Vicki A Jackson

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint "Having the right chemistry": a qualitative study of mentoring in academic medicine
    Vicki A Jackson
    Department of Medicine, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Acad Med 78:328-34. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and mortality in men with preexisting cerebrovascular disease
    Vicki A Jackson
    Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:1189-93. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint "It was haunting...": physicians' descriptions of emotionally powerful patient deaths
    Vicki A Jackson
    Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Founders 600, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Acad Med 80:648-56. 2005
  4. pmc A qualitative study of oncologists' approaches to end-of-life care
    Vicki A Jackson
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:893-906. 2008
  5. pmc Teaching communication skills using role-play: an experience-based guide for educators
    Vicki A Jackson
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Palliat Med 14:775-80. 2011
  6. doi request reprint The cultivation of prognostic awareness through the provision of early palliative care in the ambulatory setting: a communication guide
    Vicki A Jackson
    Division of Palliative Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA partners org
    J Palliat Med 16:894-900. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Effect of early palliative care on chemotherapy use and end-of-life care in patients with metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer
    Joseph A Greer
    Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Yawkey Building, Suite 9A, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:394-400. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Early palliative care in advanced lung cancer: a qualitative study
    Jaclyn Yoong
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:283-90. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Early palliative care for patients with metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer
    Jennifer S Temel
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    N Engl J Med 363:733-42. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Associations among prognostic understanding, quality of life, and mood in patients with advanced cancer
    Areej El-Jawahri
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    Cancer 120:278-85. 2014

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint "Having the right chemistry": a qualitative study of mentoring in academic medicine
    Vicki A Jackson
    Department of Medicine, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Acad Med 78:328-34. 2003
    ..Mentoring relationships are key to developing productive careers in academic medicine, but such alliances hold a certain "mystery."..
  2. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and mortality in men with preexisting cerebrovascular disease
    Vicki A Jackson
    Massachusetts Veterans Epidemiology Research and Information Center, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:1189-93. 2003
    ..In counseling patients with a history of stroke, clinicians have limited information regarding the risks and benefits of alcohol consumption...
  3. ncbi request reprint "It was haunting...": physicians' descriptions of emotionally powerful patient deaths
    Vicki A Jackson
    Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Founders 600, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Acad Med 80:648-56. 2005
    ..To understand the emotional experiences of physicians who care for dying patients and to identify educational opportunities for improving patient care and physician well-being...
  4. pmc A qualitative study of oncologists' approaches to end-of-life care
    Vicki A Jackson
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:893-906. 2008
    ..To understand how oncologists provide care at the end of life, the emotions they experience in the provision of this care, and how caring for dying patients may impact job satisfaction and burnout...
  5. pmc Teaching communication skills using role-play: an experience-based guide for educators
    Vicki A Jackson
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Palliat Med 14:775-80. 2011
    ..In this article we outline an approach to teaching communication skills to advanced learners through the use of different types of role-play, feedback, and debriefing...
  6. doi request reprint The cultivation of prognostic awareness through the provision of early palliative care in the ambulatory setting: a communication guide
    Vicki A Jackson
    Division of Palliative Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA partners org
    J Palliat Med 16:894-900. 2013
    ..This approach can be used by both novice and more experienced palliative care clinicians...
  7. doi request reprint Effect of early palliative care on chemotherapy use and end-of-life care in patients with metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer
    Joseph A Greer
    Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Yawkey Building, Suite 9A, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:394-400. 2012
    ..We sought to investigate whether early palliative care also affects the frequency and timing of chemotherapy use and hospice care for these patients...
  8. doi request reprint Early palliative care in advanced lung cancer: a qualitative study
    Jaclyn Yoong
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:283-90. 2013
    ..During critical clinical time points, PC and oncologic care visits have distinct features that suggest a key role for PC involvement and enable oncologists to focus on cancer treatment and managing medical complications...
  9. doi request reprint Early palliative care for patients with metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer
    Jennifer S Temel
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    N Engl J Med 363:733-42. 2010
    ..We examined the effect of introducing palliative care early after diagnosis on patient-reported outcomes and end-of-life care among ambulatory patients with newly diagnosed disease...
  10. doi request reprint Associations among prognostic understanding, quality of life, and mood in patients with advanced cancer
    Areej El-Jawahri
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    Cancer 120:278-85. 2014
    ..The objectives of this study were to assess perceptions of prognosis and preferences for prognostic information among patients with advanced cancer and to explore the associations of prognostic understanding with QoL and mood...
  11. doi request reprint Aggressiveness of care in a prospective cohort of patients with advanced NSCLC
    Jennifer S Temel
    Department of Hematology Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Cancer 113:826-33. 2008
    ..Optimal end of life care of patients with terminal cancer is poorly understood. In this study, the aggressiveness of care is described in a cohort of patients with newly diagnosed advanced nonsmall-cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  12. doi request reprint Distress is Interdependent in Patients and Caregivers with Newly Diagnosed Incurable Cancers
    Jamie M Jacobs
    Center for Psychiatric Oncology and Behavioral Sciences, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center and Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit Street, Yawkey Center, Suite 10B, Boston, MA, 02114, USA
    Ann Behav Med . 2017
    ..Individuals with advanced, incurable cancer often experience high physical and psychological symptom burden. Family and friend caregivers are at risk for emotional distress...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of Early Integrated Palliative Care in Patients With Lung and GI Cancer: A Randomized Clinical Trial
    Jennifer S Temel
    Jennifer S Temel, Joseph A Greer, Areej El Jawahri, William F Pirl, Elyse R Park, Vicki A Jackson, Mihir Kamdar, Juliet Jacobsen, Eva H Chittenden, Simone P Rinaldi, Emily R Gallagher, Justin R Eusebio, Alona Muzikansky, and David P Ryan, Massachusetts General Hospital Jennifer S Temel, Joseph A Greer, Areej El Jawahri, William F Pirl, Elyse R Park, Vicki A Jackson, Mihir Kamdar, Juliet Jacobsen, Eva H Chittenden, Alona Muzikansky, and David P Ryan, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Anthony L Back, University of Washington, Seattle, WA and Zhigang Li, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Lebanon, NH
    J Clin Oncol . 2016
    ..Early integrated PC may be most effective if targeted to the specific needs of each patient population...
  14. doi request reprint Early integration of palliative care services with standard oncology care for patients with advanced cancer
    Joseph A Greer
    Assistant Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School, and Assistant in Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
    CA Cancer J Clin 63:349-63. 2013
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  15. doi request reprint Longitudinal perceptions of prognosis and goals of therapy in patients with metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer: results of a randomized study of early palliative care
    Jennifer S Temel
    Massachusetts GeneralHospital Cancer Center, 55 Fruit Street, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Oncol 29:2319-26. 2011
    ..The aims of this study were to explore perceptions of prognosis and goals of therapy in patients with metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and to examine the effect of early palliative care on these views over time...
  16. pmc The relationship between coping strategies, quality of life, and mood in patients with incurable cancer
    Ryan D Nipp
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    Cancer 122:2110-6. 2016
    ..Patients with incurable cancer face many physical and emotional stressors, yet little is known about their coping strategies or the relationship between their coping strategies, quality of life (QOL), and mood...
  17. pmc Quality of life and mood predict posttraumatic stress disorder after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Areej R El-Jawahri
    Bone Marrow Transplant Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    Cancer 122:806-12. 2016
    ..To our knowledge, the impact of this deterioration on patients' QOL and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms after HCT is unknown...
  18. pmc Age and Gender Moderate the Impact of Early Palliative Care in Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    Ryan D Nipp
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Oncologist 21:119-26. 2016
    ..However, it remains unclear whether the role of palliative care differs based upon patients' demographic characteristics. We explored whether age and gender moderate the improvements in QOL and mood seen with EPC...
  19. doi request reprint Electronic prompt to improve outpatient code status documentation for patients with advanced lung cancer
    Jennifer S Temel
    Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Oncol 31:710-5. 2013
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  20. pmc Associations between end-of-life discussions, patient mental health, medical care near death, and caregiver bereavement adjustment
    Alexi A Wright
    Department of Medical Oncology and Center for Psycho Oncology and Palliative Care Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 550 Shields Warren, 44 Binney St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 300:1665-73. 2008
    ..Talking about death can be difficult. Without evidence that end-of-life discussions improve patient outcomes, physicians must balance their desire to honor patient autonomy against a concern of inflicting psychological harm...
  21. pmc Mental and physical health correlates among family caregivers of patients with newly-diagnosed incurable cancer: a hierarchical linear regression analysis
    Kelly M Shaffer
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Support Care Cancer . 2016
    ..We examined correlates of mental and physical health among caregivers of patients with newly-diagnosed incurable lung or non-colorectal gastrointestinal cancer...
  22. doi request reprint Cost Analysis of a Randomized Trial of Early Palliative Care in Patients with Metastatic Nonsmall-Cell Lung Cancer
    Joseph A Greer
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Palliat Med 19:842-8. 2016
    ..However, the degree to which early involvement of palliative care (PC) in the outpatient setting impacts the cost of care remains unknown...
  23. doi request reprint Effect of Inpatient Palliative Care on Quality of Life 2 Weeks After Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A Randomized Clinical Trial
    Areej El-Jawahri
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston2Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    JAMA 316:2094-2103. 2016
    ..During hospitalization for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HCT), patients receive high-dose chemotherapy before transplantation and experience significant physical and psychological symptoms and poor quality of life (QOL)...
  24. ncbi request reprint A communication approach for oncologists: understanding patient coping and communicating about bad news, palliative care, and hospice
    Juliet Jacobsen
    Department of Medicine, Palliative Care Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 7:475-80. 2009
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  25. doi request reprint Misunderstandings about prognosis: an approach for palliative care consultants when the patient does not seem to understand what was said
    Juliet Jacobsen
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Palliat Med 16:91-5. 2013
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  26. doi request reprint Development of a cognitive model for advance care planning discussions: results from a quality improvement initiative
    Juliet Jacobsen
    Palliative Care Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Palliat Med 14:331-6. 2011
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  27. pmc A Randomized Controlled Trial of a CPR and Intubation Video Decision Support Tool for Hospitalized Patients
    Areej El-Jawahri
    Hematology Oncology Department, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Cox 120, Boston, MA, 02114, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 30:1071-80. 2015
    ..Decisions about cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and intubation are a core part of advance care planning, particularly for seriously ill hospitalized patients. However, these discussions are often avoided...
  28. doi request reprint Building Resiliency in a Palliative Care Team: A Pilot Study
    Darshan H Mehta
    Benson Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Electronic address
    J Pain Symptom Manage 51:604-8. 2016
    ..Burnout can lead to absenteeism, ineffective communication, medical errors, and job turnover. Interventions that promote better coping with stress are needed in this population...
  29. pmc Quality of life and mood of patients and family caregivers during hospitalization for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Areej R El-Jawahri
    Department of Hematology Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
    Cancer 121:951-9. 2015
    ..We conducted a study to investigate the impact of hospitalization for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HCT) on the quality of life (QOL) and mood of patients and family caregivers (FC)...
  30. doi request reprint A Nephrology Fellows' Communication Skills Course: An Educational Quality Improvement Report
    Robert A Cohen
    Nephrology Division, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Am J Kidney Dis 68:203-11. 2016
    ..This study assessed the effectiveness of an educational quality improvement intervention designed to enhance fellows' communication with patients who have advanced kidney disease...
  31. ncbi request reprint Phase II study: integrated palliative care in newly diagnosed advanced non-small-cell lung cancer patients
    Jennifer S Temel
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:2377-82. 2007
    ..To assess the feasibility of early palliative care in the ambulatory setting in patients with newly diagnosed advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...