medical specialties

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Summary: Various branches of medical practice limited to specialized areas.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Physician empathy: definition, components, measurement, and relationship to gender and specialty
    Mohammadreza Hojat
    Center for Research in Medical Education and Health Care, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1563-9. 2002
  2. ncbi Prestige and its significance for medical specialties and diseases
    Marie Norredam
    Department of Health Services Research, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 35:655-61. 2007
  3. ncbi "Bashing" of medical specialties: students' experiences and recommendations
    David Holmes
    Department of Family Medicine, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Fam Med 40:400-6. 2008
  4. ncbi Gender similarities in doctors' preferences--and gender differences in final specialisation
    Elisabeth Gjerberg
    Work Research Institute, Oslo, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 54:591-605. 2002
  5. ncbi Factors related to the choice of family medicine: a reassessment and literature review
    Janet H Senf
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, 85719, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 16:502-12. 2003
  6. ncbi The influence of controllable lifestyle and sex on the specialty choices of graduating U.S. medical students, 1996-2003
    E Ray Dorsey
    University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry, 1351 Mt Hope Avenue, Suite 223, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Acad Med 80:791-6. 2005
  7. ncbi The variable influence of lifestyle and income on medical students' career specialty choices: data from two U.S. medical schools, 1998-2004
    Dale A Newton
    Department of Pediatrics, 3E139 Brody, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
    Acad Med 80:809-14. 2005
  8. ncbi Free choice and career choice: Clerkship electives in medical education
    Tanis Mihalynuk
    Faculty of Medicine, Undergraduate Education, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Med Educ 40:1065-71. 2006
  9. ncbi The influence of gender and personality traits on the career planning of Swiss medical students
    Barbara Buddeberg-Fischer
    Department of Psychosocial Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 133:535-40. 2003
  10. pmc Why does specialist treatment of breast cancer improve survival? The role of surgical management
    D Kingsmore
    University Department of Surgery, Western Infirmary, Dumbarton Road, Glasgow G11 6NT, UK
    Br J Cancer 90:1920-5. 2004

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  1. ncbi Physician empathy: definition, components, measurement, and relationship to gender and specialty
    Mohammadreza Hojat
    Center for Research in Medical Education and Health Care, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:1563-9. 2002
    ..This study was designed to investigate the components of physician empathy, its measurement properties, and group differences in empathy scores...
  2. ncbi Prestige and its significance for medical specialties and diseases
    Marie Norredam
    Department of Health Services Research, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 35:655-61. 2007
    ..The aim of this paper is to review the literature concerning the existence of prestige hierarchies for medical specialities and diseases. Moreover, the implications of prestige for priority setting in healthcare systems are discussed...
  3. ncbi "Bashing" of medical specialties: students' experiences and recommendations
    David Holmes
    Department of Family Medicine, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Fam Med 40:400-6. 2008
    Exposure to non-constructive criticism of medical specialties is believed to be fairly common among medical students...
  4. ncbi Gender similarities in doctors' preferences--and gender differences in final specialisation
    Elisabeth Gjerberg
    Work Research Institute, Oslo, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 54:591-605. 2002
    ..The possible existence of other closure mechanisms in surgery, as indicated by some doctors in this and in other studies, have to be further explored...
  5. ncbi Factors related to the choice of family medicine: a reassessment and literature review
    Janet H Senf
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, 85719, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 16:502-12. 2003
    ..Recent decreases in the number of students entering family medicine has prompted reconsideration of what is known about the factors affecting specialty choice...
  6. ncbi The influence of controllable lifestyle and sex on the specialty choices of graduating U.S. medical students, 1996-2003
    E Ray Dorsey
    University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry, 1351 Mt Hope Avenue, Suite 223, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Acad Med 80:791-6. 2005
    ..To determine whether the preferences of female medical students are sufficient to explain the recent trend of U.S. medical students choosing specialties with controllable lifestyles...
  7. ncbi The variable influence of lifestyle and income on medical students' career specialty choices: data from two U.S. medical schools, 1998-2004
    Dale A Newton
    Department of Pediatrics, 3E139 Brody, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
    Acad Med 80:809-14. 2005
    ..The authors addressed the changing influence of lifestyle and income on career choice, how these influences differ by specialty, and the specific careers students identify as lifestyle friendly...
  8. ncbi Free choice and career choice: Clerkship electives in medical education
    Tanis Mihalynuk
    Faculty of Medicine, Undergraduate Education, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Med Educ 40:1065-71. 2006
    ..This study's purpose was to explore the benefits of a free choice clerkship elective, and more specifically, its role in clarifying career choice...
  9. ncbi The influence of gender and personality traits on the career planning of Swiss medical students
    Barbara Buddeberg-Fischer
    Department of Psychosocial Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 133:535-40. 2003
    ....
  10. pmc Why does specialist treatment of breast cancer improve survival? The role of surgical management
    D Kingsmore
    University Department of Surgery, Western Infirmary, Dumbarton Road, Glasgow G11 6NT, UK
    Br J Cancer 90:1920-5. 2004
    ..We conclude that adequate surgical management of breast cancer is fundamental to improving the outcome from breast cancer irrespective of where it is delivered...
  11. ncbi How important are economic factors in choice of medical specialty?
    James Thornton
    Department of Economics, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197, USA
    Health Econ 12:67-73. 2003
    An ongoing debate exists among health care researchers about the mechanism that allocates physicians across medical specialties, and appropriate policy measures to correct imbalances that may arise from time to time...
  12. ncbi Influence of controllable lifestyle on recent trends in specialty choice by US medical students
    E Ray Dorsey
    Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Chicago, Ill, USA
    JAMA 290:1173-8. 2003
    ..Recent specialty choices of graduating US medical students suggest that lifestyle may be an increasingly important factor in their career decision making...
  13. ncbi Factors influencing medical students' choice of specialty
    Pei Yeh Chang
    Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Children s Hospital, College of Medicine, Tao Yuan, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 105:489-96. 2006
    ..The purposes of this study were to determine the factors that influence medical students' choice of medical specialty, and to derive the relative weight of each factor...
  14. pmc Comorbidity and the use of primary care and specialist care in the elderly
    Barbara Starfield
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:215-22. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between morbidity burden, comorbid conditions, and use of primary care and specialist services..
  15. ncbi Primary care physician specialty referral decision making: patient, physician, and health care system determinants
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Decis Making 26:76-85. 2006
    ..To examine the effects of patient, physician, and health care system characteristics on primary care physicians' (PCPs') specialty referral decision making...
  16. ncbi Malpractice risk: trauma care versus other surgical and medical specialties
    Gerald McGwin
    Center for Injury Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Trauma 64:607-12; discussion 612-3. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the malpractice experience for trauma care and other medical and surgical specialties at an academic medical center...
  17. ncbi Factors influencing the choice of specialty of Australian medical graduates
    Mary G Harris
    National Health Workforce Secretariat, North Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 183:295-300. 2005
    ..To identify the relative importance of extrinsic determinants of doctors' choice of specialty...
  18. ncbi Specialist outreach to isolated and disadvantaged communities: a population-based study
    Russell L Gruen
    Menzies School of Health Research, Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, Casuarina, NT, Australia
    Lancet 368:130-8. 2006
    ..We aimed to assess the effects of outreach clinics on access, referral patterns, and care outcomes in remote communities in Australia...
  19. ncbi Implementing workplace-based assessment across the medical specialties in the United Kingdom
    James R Wilkinson
    Royal College of Physicians, London, UK
    Med Educ 42:364-73. 2008
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  20. ncbi Attachment theory in health care: the influence of relationship style on medical students' specialty choice
    Paul S Ciechanowski
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Med Educ 38:262-70. 2004
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  21. ncbi Intimate partner violence and patient screening across medical specialties
    Laura A McCloskey
    Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:712-22. 2005
    The aims of this study were to compare rates of intimate partner violence (IPV) across different medical specialties and health care sites in one metropolitan area, describe demographic characteristics of women with abusive partners, ..
  22. pmc Referrals from general practice to consultants in Germany: if the GP is the initiator, patients' experiences are more positive
    Thomas Rosemann
    Department of General Practice and Health Services Research, University of Heidelberg, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:5. 2006
    ..An additional objective was to examine the impact of purpose regarding the referral and of the referrer on the experiences of GPs and patients...
  23. ncbi Doctors' health-seeking behaviour: a questionnaire survey
    Sandra K Davidson
    Department of General Practice, Monash University, East Bentleigh, Vic
    Med J Aust 179:302-5. 2003
    ..To explore doctors' perceptions of the acceptable limits to self-treatment and to identify barriers to doctors seeking appropriate healthcare...
  24. ncbi The European Union of Medical Specialties core training curriculum in infectious diseases: overview of national systems and distribution of specialists
    M W McKendrick
    University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Clin Microbiol Infect 11:28-32. 2005
    ..The Section for Infectious Diseases has, in partnership with the ESCMID, established a Board for the accreditation of continuing medical education/continuing professional development...
  25. ncbi Diabetic patients with prior specialist care have better glycaemic control than those with prior primary care
    Baiju R Shah
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 11:568-75. 2005
    ..To compare glycaemic control, as reflected in the A1c level, of diabetic patients with primary care vs. with specialist care...
  26. ncbi Attitudes and perceptions toward depression and schizophrenia among residents in different medical specialties
    Steve H Chin
    Acad Psychiatry 30:262-3. 2006
  27. ncbi Communication between consultants and referring physicians: a qualitative study to define learning and assessment objectives in a specialty residency program
    Louis Sibert
    Department of Urology, Rouen University Hospital Charles Nicolle, 1, rue de Germont, 76031 Rouen, France
    Teach Learn Med 14:15-9. 2002
    ..Outpatient consultation constitutes a major part of medical practice. However, little is known about the skills which should be taught to residents in order for them to improve their consultant-referring physician relationships...
  28. ncbi A comparison study of career satisfaction and emotional states between primary care and speciality residents
    Donald E Girard
    Graduate Medical Education, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road L 102, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Med Educ 40:79-86. 2006
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  29. ncbi The relationship between specialty choice and gender of U.S. medical students, 1990-2003
    Emily M Lambert
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, USA
    Acad Med 80:797-802. 2005
    ..S. medical students. The authors looked at the specialty choices of U.S. medical students between 1990 and 2003 to determine whether and to what degree women were responsible for the trends toward controllable lifestyle specialties...
  30. ncbi Equal opportunity for all? Trends in flexible training 1995-2001
    Selena Gray
    Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK
    Med Teach 26:256-9. 2004
    ..If skills and talents of female doctors required to achieve the medical workforce needed in the future are to be retained, these issues need to be urgently addressed...
  31. ncbi JAMA patient page. Medical specialties
    Janet M Torpy
    JAMA 298:1120. 2007
  32. pmc Swiss residents' speciality choices--impact of gender, personality traits, career motivation and life goals
    Barbara Buddeberg-Fischer
    Department of Psychosocial Medicine, Zurich University Hospital, Haldenbachstrasse 18, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:137. 2006
    The medical specialties chosen by doctors for their careers play an important part in the development of health-care services...
  33. ncbi The influence of specialists on prescribing by GPs. A qualitative study
    Jane Robertson
    School of Medical Practice and Population Health, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 32:573-6. 2003
    ..To investigate specialists' influence on prescribing by general practitioners...
  34. ncbi Physician and practice characteristics associated with the early utilization of new prescription drugs
    Robyn Tamblyn
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Med Care 41:895-908. 2003
    ..Prescription of new drugs contributes to substantial increases in annual drug expenditures. A small proportion of physicians appear to be early users of new prescription drugs and little is known about their characteristics...
  35. ncbi Exploring the generalist-subspecialist interface in internal medicine
    Mark Linzer
    Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Am J Med 119:528-37. 2006
  36. ncbi The road less traveled--attracting students to primary care
    Ruth Marie E Fincher
    Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine, Augusta, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:630-2. 2004
  37. ncbi American Board of Medical Specialties and repositioning for excellence in lifelong learning: maintenance of certification
    Stephen H Miller
    American Board of Medical Specialties, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 25:151-6. 2005
    ..physicians licensed to practice medicine in the United States have been certified by an American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) member board...
  38. ncbi Burnout comparison among residents in different medical specialties
    Shahm Martini
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, UPC Jefferson, 2751 E Jefferson, Suite 400, Detroit, MI 48207, USA
    Acad Psychiatry 28:240-2. 2004
    ..To investigate resident burnout in relation to work and home-related factors...
  39. ncbi Career intentions of UNITRA medical students and their perceptions about the future
    Yoswa Dambisya
    Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Transkei, Republic of South Africa
    Educ Health (Abingdon) 16:286-97. 2003
    ..The University of Transkei (UNITRA) medical programme follows a problem-based learning and community-based education curriculum...
  40. ncbi Career choices of New Zealand junior doctors
    Andrea Zarkovic
    Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 119:U1851. 2006
    ..To report career preferences of New Zealand junior doctors, determine what factors influenced their choice, and determine at what stage of their career that choice was made...
  41. ncbi Assessing medical residents' usage and perceived needs for personal digital assistants
    James R Barrett
    Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, University of Virginia, P O Box 800717, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Int J Med Inform 73:25-34. 2004
    ..g. by educating residents about procedures to recover information from PDA backup files)...
  42. ncbi New steam from an old cauldron--the physician-supply debate
    David Blumenthal
    N Engl J Med 350:1780-7. 2004
  43. pmc Collaboration with general practitioners: preferences of medical specialists--a qualitative study
    Annette J Berendsen
    Department of General Practice, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, Antonius Deusinglaan 1, 9713 AV Groningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:155. 2006
    ..The following question is addressed in this study: What motivates medical specialists to initiate and sustain new models for collaborating with GPs?..
  44. pmc Graduates of Lebanese medical schools in the United States: an observational study of international migration of physicians
    Elie A Akl
    Department of Medicine, University at Buffalo, NY, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:49. 2007
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  45. ncbi [The effect of some factors on medical student specialty choice of non-primary care--a synthesis of the literature]
    Agnieszka Pawełczyk
    Poradnia Zdrowia Psychicznego, ZOZ dia Szkół Wyzszych PLMA w Łodzi
    Pol Merkur Lekarski 22:575-9. 2007
    ..The specialties are more attractive because of foreseeable higher income, prestige, opportunities for research and possibilities for mastering skills and knowledge...
  46. pmc Clinician use of a palmtop drug reference guide
    Jeffrey M Rothschild
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 9:223-9. 2002
    ..ePocrates Rx (formerly known as qRx; ePocrates, San Carlos, California) is a comprehensive drug information guide that is downloadable free from the Internet and designed for the Palm OS platform align="right"...
  47. ncbi The impact of specialists on prescribing by general practitioners
    J Robertson
    Discipline of Clinical Pharmacology, School of Population Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle, NSW
    Med J Aust 175:407-11. 2001
    ..This highlights the need to engage both GPs and specialists in efforts to improve prescribing practices...
  48. ncbi Career choices made for the hospital medical specialties by graduates from UK medical schools, 1974-2005
    Michael J Goldacre
    UK Medical Careers Research Group, Department of Public Health, Oxford University
    Clin Med 9:42-8. 2009
    This article summarises findings from studies of career choices made for the hospital medical specialties by medical graduates one, three and five years after qualifying from UK medical schools in selected years from 1974 to 2005...
  49. ncbi Sci45: the development of a specialty choice inventory
    Rodney Gale
    Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK 2Open University Centre for Education in Medicine, Milton Keynes, UK
    Med Educ 36:659-66. 2002
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  50. pmc Determinants of tracheostomy decannulation: an international survey
    Henry Thomas Stelfox
    Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, EG23A, 1403 29 Street NW, Calgary, AB, Canada, T2N 2T9
    Crit Care 12:R26. 2008
    ..Although tracheostomy is probably the most common surgical procedure performed on critically ill patients, it is unknown when a tracheostomy tube can be safely removed...
  51. pmc Qualitative study of educational interaction between general practitioners and specialists
    M N Marshall
    Institute of General Practice, Postgraduate Medical School, University of Exeter
    BMJ 316:442-5. 1998
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The two main branches of the medical profession have to address several significant problems before the full potential of teaching and learning together can be realised...
  52. ncbi The impact of the Iowa S-SCHIP program on access, health status, and the family environment
    Peter C Damiano
    Public Policy Center, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 3:263-9. 2003
    ..To determine the effect of the Iowa Separate State Child Health Insurance Program (S-SCHIP) on need for services, utilization and access to care, child health status, and the family environment...
  53. pmc Does primary medical practitioner involvement with a specialist team improve patient outcomes? A systematic review
    Geoffrey Mitchell
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Br J Gen Pract 52:934-9. 2002
    ..It may confer modest long-term health benefits through improvements in patient concordance with treatment programmes and more effective clinical practice...
  54. ncbi Contemporary trends in student selection of medical specialties: the potential impact on general surgery
    Kirby I Bland
    Department of Surgery, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Arch Surg 137:259-67. 2002
    ..The trend toward controllable lifestyle vs noncontrollable lifestyle specialties is affecting the number of students desiring a career in general surgery...
  55. ncbi Too many, too few, too concentrated? A review of the pediatric subspecialty workforce literature
    Michelle L Mayer
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Public Health, and Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, Chapel Hill 27599 7590, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:1158-65. 2004
    ..To summarize recent pediatric subspecialty workforce analyses and to highlight similarities and differences across studies...
  56. ncbi Clinical inertia in response to inadequate glycemic control: do specialists differ from primary care physicians?
    Baiju R Shah
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, G106 2075 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON, Canada M4N 3M5
    Diabetes Care 28:600-6. 2005
    ..Failure to do so can be termed "clinical inertia." Because data suggest that specialist care results in better control than primary care, we evaluated whether specialists demonstrated less clinical inertia than primary care physicians...
  57. ncbi ACGME requirements for geriatrics medicine curricula in medical specialties: progress made and progress needed
    Elizabeth J Bragg
    Institute for Health Policy and Health Services Research, University of Cincinnati, PO Box 670840, 3202 Eden Avenue, Suite 275, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0840, USA
    Acad Med 80:279-85. 2005
    ..to prepare residents and fellows for practicing medicine are established by experts in the various medical specialties serving on individual residency review committees (RRCs) of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical ..
  58. ncbi The hospitalist movement 5 years later
    Robert M Wachter
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, Box 0120, San Francisco, CA 94143 0120, USA
    JAMA 287:487-94. 2002
    ..We originally described the hospitalist model of inpatient care in 1996; since then, the model has experienced tremendous growth. This growth has important clinical, financial, educational, and policy implications...
  59. ncbi Student debt amongst junior doctors in New Zealand; part 2: effects on intentions and workforce
    James Moore
    Wellington School of Medicine, University of Otago, Wellington South, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 119:U1854. 2006
    ..To assess the effects of student debt on the intentions of first-year house officers in relation to location of practice and vocation, and to evaluate the relative importance of incentives to remain practising in New Zealand (NZ)...
  60. pmc Mapping medical careers: questionnaire assessment of career preferences in medical school applicants and final-year students
    K V Petrides
    School of Psychology and Human Development Institute of Education University of London London WC1H 0AA, UK
    BMC Med Educ 4:18. 2004
    ..In this study, we use three large-scale cohorts of medical students to produce maps of medical careers...
  61. ncbi Effects of Medicaid managed care on health care use: infant emergency department and ambulatory services
    E A Alessandrini
    Division of Emergency Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, USA
    Pediatrics 108:103-10. 2001
    ..78) and having a mother who completed high school (OR: 0.67; 95% CI: 0.45, 0.99). CONCLUSIONS: Enrollment in MMC did not alter ED usage patterns when compared with FFSM. Some variation in use of other ambulatory services was detected...
  62. pmc Communication breakdown in the outpatient referral process
    T K Gandhi
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 15:626-31. 2000
    ..Information obtained from the general survey and referral-specific survey was congruent. Efforts to improve the referral system could improve both physician satisfaction and quality of patient care...
  63. ncbi Greek medical students' career choices indicate strong tendency towards specialization and training abroad
    Efthimios D Avgerinos
    Second Department of Surgery, General Hospital Asclepeion Voulas, Athens, Greece
    Health Policy 79:101-6. 2006
    ..The National Health System (NHS) should be reformed towards a rationalistic distribution of the medical specialties and medical workforce.
  64. ncbi Development of an interest in a career in public health during medical school
    Marc B M Soethout
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health 122:361-6. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate students' development of interest in a career in a public health specialty during medical school...
  65. pmc Health care resource utilization associated with a diabetes center and a general medicine clinic
    Elbert S Huang
    General Medicine Division, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinoos 60637, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:28-35. 2004
    ..We compared the health care utilization associated with a diabetes center (DC) and a general medicine clinic (GMC)...
  66. ncbi Chronic pain and the use of conventional and alternative therapy
    M Haetzman
    Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, UK
    Fam Pract 20:147-54. 2003
    ..Chronic pain is a common problem affecting about half of the general population. This has implications for the utilization of both conventional and alternative health services...
  67. pmc Patients' experiences and satisfaction with health care: results of a questionnaire study of specific aspects of care
    C Jenkinson
    Picker Institute Europe, Oxford, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 11:335-9. 2002
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  68. pmc Access to specialist cancer care: is it equitable?
    E Pitchforth
    Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Br J Cancer 87:1221-6. 2002
    ..The study covers the period immediately preceding the introduction of the Calman-Hine report in Scotland and should serve as a baseline for future monitoring of access to specialist care...
  69. pmc Career choice of new medical students at three Canadian universities: family medicine versus specialty medicine
    Bruce Wright
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta
    CMAJ 170:1920-4. 2004
    ..We sought to identify the career preferences students have at entry to medical school and the factors related to family medicine as a first-choice career option...
  70. ncbi Effects of removing gatekeeping on specialist utilization by children in a health maintenance organization
    Timothy G Ferris
    Insititute for Health Policy, Division of General Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital Partners Healthcare System and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:574-9. 2002
    ..The "gatekeeping" model of access to specialty care has been an essential managed care tool, intended to control costs of care and promote coordination between generalists and specialists...
  71. ncbi [National health resources for highly specialised medicine]
    Dag Bratlid
    Det medisinske fakultet, Norges Teknisk Naturvitenskapelige Universitet, 7006 Trondheim
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:2976-9. 2005
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  72. ncbi Managed care organization characteristics and outpatient specialty care use among children with chronic illness
    Elizabeth Shenkman
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Institute for Child Health Policy, University of Florida, 1329 SW 16th St, Room 5130, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    Pediatrics 115:1547-54. 2005
    ..Limited information is available about managed care organization (MCO) characteristics that influence outpatient physician specialist use among children with chronic conditions...
  73. ncbi Physicians' preferences for specialty involvement in the care of patients with neurological conditions
    Kari Swarztrauber
    Department of Neurology, Portland VA Medical Center and Oregon Health Sciences University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Mail Code L 226, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    Med Care 40:1196-209. 2002
    ..Recent changes in the US health care system have produced questions about the appropriate roles and responsibilities of generalist and specialist physicians within a primary care-centered health care delivery system...
  74. ncbi Recertification in the medical specialties: a way forward
    Susan Burge
    The Churchill Hospital, Headington, Oxford
    Clin Med 7:232-4. 2007
    ..The Royal College of Physicians and the medical specialties must engage with this process so that specialist recertification is acceptable and achievable.
  75. ncbi Factors influencing the choice of specialty among medical students in Lebanon
    Beatrice Khater-Menassa
    Department of Family Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Lebanon
    J Med Liban 53:16-20. 2005
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  76. ncbi 20 years of scientific training of Dutch medical students in an American academic division for pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition: impact on career development
    Edmond H H M Rings
    Department of Pediatrics, Beatrix Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 46:419-22. 2008
    ..To evaluate the impact on career development of a program for scientific training of Dutch medical students in an American academic division for pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition...
  77. ncbi Factors associated with medical students' career choices regarding internal medicine
    Karen E Hauer
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 533 Parnassus Ave, U137, Box 0131, San Francisco, CA 94143 0131, USA
    JAMA 300:1154-64. 2008
    ..The factors influencing current students' career choices regarding IM are unclear...
  78. ncbi Results of the 2005 national resident matching program: family medicine
    Perry A Pugno
    Division of Medical Education, American Academy of Family Physicians, Leawood, KS 66211, USA
    Fam Med 37:555-64. 2005
    ..The 2005 NRMP results suggest that interest in family medicine and primary care careers continues to be stable...
  79. ncbi How to develop breakthrough physician-to-physician relationships
    Lito Ramirez
    Gravit e SMP, USA
    J Med Pract Manage 24:16-8. 2008
    ..This article outlines precautionary principles that will enable specialty practices, and even hospitals, to develop stronger, more positive physician relationships that increase loyalty and keep your patient pipeline filled...
  80. ncbi Results of the 2002 National Resident Matching Program: family practice
    Perry A Pugno
    Division of Medical Education, American Academy of Family Physicians, Leawood, KS 66211, USA
    Fam Med 34:584-91. 2002
    ..The 2002 NRMP results may herald the leveling of recent trends away from family practice careers...
  81. pmc Post-graduation migration intentions of students of Lebanese medical schools: a survey study
    Elie A Akl
    Department of Medicine, University at Buffalo, NY, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:191. 2008
    ..Given that residency training abroad is a critical step in the migration of physicians, the objective of this study was to survey students of Lebanese medical schools about their intentions to train abroad and their post training plans...
  82. ncbi Characteristics of general and subspecialty pediatricians who choose not to recertify
    Gary L Freed
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Pediatrics 121:711-7. 2008
    ..The goal was to determine the reasons given for nonparticipation in maintenance of certification by general pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists whose board certification had expired...
  83. ncbi Physicians' intention to educate about emergency contraception
    Patricia J Kelly
    School of Nursing, University of Missouri Kansas City, 2220 Holmes Street, Kansas City, MO 66103, USA
    Fam Med 40:40-5. 2008
    ....
  84. 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...
  85. pmc Specialty referral completion among primary care patients: results from the ASPN Referral Study
    Christopher B Forrest
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:361-7. 2007
    ..This study describes referral completion from the perspectives of patients and primary care physicians and identifies predictors of adherence to the referral recommendation...
  86. ncbi Physicians' views on the influence of patient participation on treatment decisions - an explorative study
    Elina Jaakkola
    Turku School of Economics, Department of Marketing, Turku, Finland
    Health Serv Manage Res 20:174-82. 2007
    ..The influence of such manifestations on prescribing decision-making is discussed in detail, and differences between the studied illnesses are explained. Implications to health-care managers and practitioners are discussed...
  87. ncbi Access to specialty care and medical services in community health centers
    Nakela L Cook
    Health Care Policy Department, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:1459-68. 2007
    ..Respondents reported that uninsured patients had greater difficulty obtaining access to off-site specialty services, including referrals and diagnostic testing, than did patients with Medicaid, Medicare, or private insurance...
  88. ncbi Ethical environment, healthcare work, and patient outcomes
    Charlotte McDaniel
    Center for the Study of Law and Religion, Emory University
    Am J Bioeth 6:W17-29. 2006
  89. ncbi Primary care--the best job in medicine?
    Beverly Woo
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:864-6. 2006
  90. ncbi Primary care--will it survive?
    Thomas Bodenheimer
    Center for Excellence in Primary Care in the Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:861-4. 2006
  91. ncbi Primary care in Switzerland--no longer attractive for young physicians?
    Barbara Buddeberg-Fischer
    Department of Psychosocial Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 136:416-24. 2006
    ....
  92. ncbi Are we outsourcing family medicine?
    Scott D Smith
    Minn Med 89:14-6. 2006
  93. ncbi Student treatment on clerkships based on their specialty interests
    Douglas C Woolley
    Kansas University School of Medicine, Wichita, Kansas 67214 3199, USA
    Teach Learn Med 18:237-43. 2006
    ..Student clerkship experiences may suffer if teachers are not sympathetic to students' clinical interests...
  94. pmc Pursuing equity: contact with primary care and specialist clinicians by demographics, insurance, and health status
    Robert L Ferrer
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Tex, USA
    Ann Fam Med 5:492-502. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to examine current use of primary and specialty care across the US population for policy-relevant subgroups, such as disadvantaged populations and persons with chronic illness...
  95. pmc Impact of desire to work in underserved communities on selection of specialty among fourth-year medical students
    Mohsen Bazargan
    Department of Family Medicine, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1731 E 120th St, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 98:1460-5. 2006
    ..Special attention is given to the influence of desire to work in underserved communities on selection of a specialty...
  96. ncbi Perceived preparedness for physiatric specialization and future career goals of graduating postgraduate year IV residents during the 2004-2005 academic year
    Vishwa S Raj
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 86:1001-6. 2007
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  97. pmc Is medical student choice of a primary care residency influenced by debt?
    Marc J Kahn
    Department of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    MedGenMed 8:18. 2006
    ..The average medical student accumulates more than $120,000 in debt upon graduation...
  98. ncbi Medical consultation for migraine: results from the American Migraine Study
    R B Lipton
    Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Headache 38:87-96. 1998
    ..Given that 40% of migraineurs who have ever consulted do not report a physician diagnosis of migraine, there is a need to improve headache diagnosis and/or doctor-patient communication about migraine...
  99. ncbi Physicians' reports of their experience with health plan care management practices
    Andrew B Bindman
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, Calif 94110, USA
    Am J Manag Care 9:SP100-10. 2003
    ..To determine the availability of care management practices in various practice settings, the degree to which physicians report that these practices are useful, and whether physicians' reports vary by their relationships with health plans...
  100. ncbi Leaky umbrella. Medi-Cal patients fight for access to care, physicians, new studies show
    Laura B Benko
    Mod Healthc 33:34. 2003
  101. ncbi Do required preclinical courses with family physicians encourage interest in family medicine?
    Laura E Hill-Sakurai
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 500 Parnassus Avenue, MU3E, San Francisco, CA 94143 0900, USA
    Fam Med 35:579-84. 2003
    ....

Research Grants62

  1. Transcription factors regulating sensory gene expression and pain pathways
    Eric E Turner; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Together these studies will significantly advance our understanding of the molecular regulation of pain receptor pathways, which may form the basis for future pain treatments. ..
  2. Maryland Telehome Care Network (MTCN)
    CLAUDIA ROSE BAQUET; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  3. Telecognitive Assessment: Extending Neuropsychology to Underserved Elders
    Munro Cullum; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Roughly 25% of the U.S. population lives in rural areas, where access to medical specialties may be limited. Unlike other ethnic groups in the U.S., more than half of the 2...
  4. Anesthesiology &Perioperative Medicine Research Training
    Tonya M Palermo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..physiology provide important insights broadly relevant across medicine, a fact recently appreciated by many medical specialties. With the aging population, developing physician scientists capable of tackling scientific questions in ..
  5. Web System for Engaging Families &Doctors in Continuous Asthma Quality Improveme
    Sande O Okelo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Phase III product will have market value as it improves and documents care for Quality Improvement, Maintenance of Certification credit, meaningful use, clinical quality measurement, pay for performance and Medical Home efforts. ..
  6. Hypertension and Vascular Biology Training Grant
    DAVID RAE HARDER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..to the T35 Training Program, allowing us to introduce beginning medical student trainees to physician scientists at the end of their training who are about to enter medical specialties. These graduating trainees thus become role models.
  7. A Novel Imaging Informatics Platform for Craniomaxillofacial Surgery
    Xiaobo Zhou; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This platform can also be transformed to orthopedic surgery and other medical specialties. Once completed, the software (both source codes and executables) will be freely downloaded from internet ..
  8. An Expanded Spectrum for Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation
    Hudson H Freeze; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The newly discovered genes will also expand the dimensions of our current understanding about protein glycosylation. ..
  9. Improving Child Health by Disseminating Patient Centered Outcomes Research
    Virginia Moyer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Over the last decade, the ABP, as part of a larger effort with the other 24 American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) boards, has developed a Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program designed to improve care and ..
  10. Effects of Attending Surgeon and Obstetrician Fatigue on Operating Room Safety
    Charles A Czeisler; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The proposed study will build upon our prior studies of sleep deprivation and safety to help develop an understanding of the effects of extended work hours across medical specialties and levels of training.
  11. Variation in Antihypertensive Prescribing Patterns in Children
    ESTHER YOUNGAE YOON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..recommendations for potential co- management models for different combinations of clinicians of various medical specialties involved in the management of children and adolescents with hypertension...
  12. UC Berkeley Global Research Training in Population and Health in Nigeria
    DAVID MALCOLM POTTS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. Using Medical Informatics Principles to Enhance Development and Dissemination of
    William E Narrow; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ....
  14. Gundersen Lutheran Proposal to Join the Community Clinical Oncology Program
    Kurt Oettel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..trial participation (especially to cancer control/prevention trials) among care providers from other medical specialties by regularly promoting clinical trial awareness during various multidisciplinary cancer conferences...
  15. Quantifying Electronic Medical Record Usability to Improve Clinical Workflow
    Zia Agha; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We believe our proposal is in line with AHRQ's mission to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of healthcare for all Americans. ..
  16. Patient Oriented Research in Palliative Care and Aging
    R Sean Morrison; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The mentoring plan that is proposed identifies promising junior investigators from different medical specialties (e.g...
  17. Southern Consortium Node of the Clinical Trials Network
    KATHLEEN THERESA BRADY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..It is the goal of the SCN to work collaboratively with NIDA, the newly established coordinating a data centers, and other CTN Nodes in conducting and directing multi-site clinical trials and dissemination efforts. ..
  18. Malpractice: Ignored Specialties Study (MISS)
    Aaron Carroll; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..of empirical research has either been conducted in the aggregate or has focused on a small number of medical specialties which are viewed as having the highest level of risk for malpractice suits such as surgery, obstetrics and ..
  19. UNC-Duke Collaborative Clinical Pharmacology Postdoctoral Training Program
    Paul B Watkins; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ....
  20. Research Dissemination through the ASCO Virtual Learning Collaborative Pilot: Int
    Amy P Abernethy; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The palliative care toolbox will be widely available for use by oncologists and other disciplines. f supported by the pilot, the VLC will be launched for ASCO membership use. ..
  21. Hawaii Minority-Based Clinical Community Oncology Program
    Jeffrey Berenberg; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..on Oahu, Kauai, Maui, and the Big Island of Hawaii as well as professionals from other medical and non-medical specialties. All major hospitals in the state will serve as component/affiliate institutions...
  22. Medical Student Behavioral Science Learning/Teaching
    Margaret L Stuber; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..D. An Expert Consensus Panel of content experts from a variety of medical specialties, public health, health psychology, and medical anthropology, as well as students, consultants from RAND, ..
  23. A proposal for a conference on avoiding avoidable care
    Vikas Saini; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..avoidable care represents an opportunity to bring together experienced physicians from a broad range of medical specialties and delivery models to discuss the problem of avoidable care and to develop a research agenda for ..
  24. PHYSICIANS' DECISIONS REGARDING CEREBRAL PALSY REFERRAL
    Suzann Campbell; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..The significance of this work is that: 1) decisions will be compared across medical specialties; 2) decisions can be compared with previously reported training in developmental disabilities, beliefs in ..
  25. Enhanced Multimedia Telehealth for Hearing Disabilities
    Yunxin Zhao; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  26. A Secondary Task for Measuring Laparoscopic Skill
    MARK WILLIAM SCERBO; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..resulting in an objective assessment method that can be easily applied to a wide variety of existing and future simulator and display devices. ..
  27. National EMS Patient Safety Reporting System
    ROLLIN FAIRBANKS; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..error found emergency medicine (EM) to have the highest rate of preventable adverse events among the medical specialties. Although prehospital medical care has not been studied, it is reasonable to expect that EMS, which is ..
  28. PHILIPPE PINEL--CLINICIAN OF THE FRENCH REVOLUTION
    DORA WEINER; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..The methodology will be to re-read Pinel's writings with great care, peruse the large contemporary and subsequent literature in at least five languages, examine hitherto untapped archival material, and then write the book...
  29. Fostering Professionalism: Challenges and Opportunities
    PATRICIA SURDYK; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..co-sponsored by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) to be held in Rosemont, Illinois, on September 18-19, 2003...
  30. iGenomeTM Software Platform Prototype for Individual Genetic Health Assessment
    Kim Fechtel; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..can support beginning the integration of individual genome sequence into clinical practice for a number of medical specialties. With the 2007 deployment of novel DNA sequence technologies that permit cost-effective interrogation of ..
  31. WORLD CONGRESS ON OSTEOPOROSIS 2000
    Paula Stern; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..abstract_text> ..
  32. Medical Science Conference Grant
    EILEEN MCGRATH; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..These Medical-Scientific Conferences address the etiology and consequences of drug addiction, including its medical consequences (such as infectious diseases) and psychiatric comorbidities. ..
  33. Palliative Medicine Fellowship Training
    Diane Meier; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..trained in palliative care by establishing an integrated palliative care fellowship experience in two medical specialties: hematology/oncology and geriatrics...
  34. Diagnostic Logic and Adaptive Assessment for Psychiatry
    GEOFFREY OTT; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..will generalize to other clinical psychiatric assessment instruments such as the SCID, to adaptive self-report systems, and to other medical specialties. It also will have applications for education and training.
  35. History of Emergency Medicine
    Brian Zink; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The book will include photographs and figures that will visually chronicle the growth of emergency medicine in the United States. ..
  36. MICRO-FOUNDATIONS OF MACRO-VARIATIONS IN MEDICAL XCARE
    Charles Phelps; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ....
  37. IMPROVING CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING IN HOSPITAL SETTINGS
    Ann Klassen; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Physician and hospital data will be analyzed together to identify organizational barriers related to attitudes and practices associated with poor screening rates. ..
  38. COMBINING DIFFERENT DATA SOURCES TO ASSESS TREATMENTS
    Christopher Schmid; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..control rate regression in meta-analyses derived from different types of data sources including different medical specialties published in print and electronic formats; and 6) Develop tools to apply control rate regression in the ..
  39. DEPRESSION AND MEDICAL CARE:AGING AND CLINICAL SETTING
    Ira Katz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  40. 4th International Conference on Biochemical Markers for Brain Damage
    Paula Bokesch; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Our group covers a broad range of medical specialties from pediatric sports medicine to geriatric stroke rehabilitation...
  41. Promoting an Environment of Compliance
    JACQUELINE ALTMAN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..in the areas crucial to the proper development of a research protocol, including the appropriate scientific/medical specialties, proper protocol design, GCRC utilization and the role of the research subject advocate (RSA), IRB ..
  42. SUBSTANCE USE PATTERNS AMONG PHYSICIANS
    Patrick Hughes; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..The risk factors identified as well as recommendations for preventive and educational programs will be communicated to the relevant bodies of the American Medical Association, the specialty societies, and medical educators...
  43. ACOG INTEGRATED ACADEMIC INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
    RALPH HALE; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Under this IAIMS project, ACOG - a national medical specialty society - will reach out nationwide to 27,000 physicians and 20,000 nurses with an obstetric-gynecologic knowledge base accessible by electronic communication...
  44. INTEGRATED APPROACH FOR ENDOSCOPIC DETECTION OF CANCER
    Roger McNichols; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Such a system will be used by various medical specialties including dentists, ENT, endoscopists and gynecologists...
  45. Improving Performance in Practice (IPIP) Conference; Practice Redesign Initiative
    SHELDON HOROWITZ; Fiscal Year: 2007
    unreadable] DESCRIPTION (Provided by Applicant): The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) Research and Education Foundation (REF) and Colorado Clinical Guidelines Collaborative (CCGC) are sponsoring a conference, Improving ..
  46. Student Bodies: History of College Health
    HEATHER PRESCOTT; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  47. IS FAMILY MEDICINE MEETING THE HIV/AIDS CHALLENGE?
    John Ryan; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Family physicians, HIV-antibody positive patients and patients participating in high-risk activities would benefit from the development and dissemination of such a protocol...
  48. New concepts on mechanisms underlying disordered movement: Force generation impa
    Christopher Powers; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Recent advances in the areas of molecular biology, neuroscience, genetics and other medical specialties have shed light on the complex interface between the central nervous system and the muscular system...
  49. Providers' Views of the Roles of Medical Interpreters
    I LING HSIEH; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..expectations for medical interpreters and (b) to explore differences in these dimensions across different medical specialties. The proposed study is a two-year project, involving both qualitative and quantitative methods...
  50. Partnership to Improve Children's Healthcare Quality
    Carole Lannon; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..It also addresses the Healthy People 2010 objective of increasing the proportion of children with mental health problems who receive treatment. ..
  51. CLINICAL TRAINING IN HIV
    Richard Chaisson; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The program is designed to further train clinicians who have completed their training in a general medical specialty to perform clinical studies in various aspects of AIDS. ..
  52. DEVELOPING OF ULTRASONIC TISSUE CHARACTERIZATION METHODS
    P Shankar; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Since ultrasonic imaging is widely used in many medical specialties, and is non- ionizing, any improvement that makes it more useful would have a beneficial impact on ..
  53. Secondary Prevention and CABG: A Society-Led CQI RCT
    T Ferguson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In sum, this Competitive Renewal intends to take a unique, successful professional society-led CQI platform to the next level, and by doing so continue to set a standard for other areas of medicine. ..
  54. CANCER EDUCATION PROGRAM
    Julia White; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..of a full-time Cancer Center faculty member; 2) guidance about career opportunities in cancer-related medical specialties and research; 3) indelibly impress upon participating students the scope, necessity and imperatives of ..
  55. DentoCAT: Dentomaxillofacial CT scanner
    Predrag Sukovic; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..the dentomaxillofacial marker, Xoran plans to introduce its compact CT scanner "MiniCAT(TM)" to the medical market for use in emergency medicine, ICUs, neurology practices, plastic surgery, and other medical specialties.
  56. D.C United MBCCOP
    Lucile Adams Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In addition, health professionals from other medical and non-medical specialties will also participate. Providence Hospital will serve as a component institution to HUCC. Washington, D.C...
  57. PHYSICIANS SURVEY ON GENETIC TESTING
    LORAYN OLSEN; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The primary research question that this survey will address is what is the prevalence of use of genetic testing for cancer susceptibility among primary care physicians in the U.S.? ..
  58. SYMPOSIUM: NEW OPPORTUNITIES IN BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH
    JAMES MEINDL; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..Physicians and physiologists from a number of medical specialties as well as engineers developing implantable devices will participate...
  59. Paraspinal Denervation in Low Back Pain
    Andrew J Haig; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The results will help doctors avoid unnecessary surgery and help scientists to understand more about how spinal stenosis disables so many older people. ..
  60. PARASPINAL MUSCLE DENERVATION AND SYMPTOMS IN LUMBAR SS
    Andrew Haig; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Subjects will repeat the test battery (MRI, EMG, and clinical evaluation) approximately 18 months later. Appropriate statistics will test each of the four hypotheses. ..
  61. Patient-Provider Relationship and Diabetes Self-Care
    Paul Ciechanowski; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This K-23 award will provide crucial support for the applicant's ongoing development as an investigator, clinician, and educator in the area of diabetes care. ..