Gabrielle M Kane

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International collaborations like the Breast Health Global Initiative (BHGI) can help low and middle income countries (LMCs) to establish or improve breast cancer control programs by providing evidence-based, resource-stratified guidelines for the management and control of breast cancer. The Problem Solving Working Group of the BHGI 2010 Global Summit met(More)
PURPOSE To conduct a nationwide survey to evaluate the current status of resident mentorship in radiation oncology. METHODS AND MATERIALS An anonymous electronic questionnaire was sent to all residents and recent graduates at US Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-accredited radiation oncology residency programs, identified in the member(More)
BACKGROUND Formulating questions is fundamental to the daily life of a healthcare worker and is a defining characteristic of professional competence and meaningful learning. With high expectations for healthcare providers to remain up-to-date with current evidence and the movement towards formalizing reflective practice as part of physician revalidation, it(More)
INTRODUCTION Innovative technology has led to high-precision radiation therapy that has dramatically altered the practice of radiation oncology. This qualitative study explored the implementation of this innovation into practice from the perspective of the practitioners in a large academic radiation medicine program and aimed to improve understanding of and(More)
PURPOSE Create a cost-effectiveness model comparing preoperative intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) versus 3-dimensional conformal radiation therapy (3DCRT) for extremity soft tissue sarcomas. METHODS AND MATERIALS Input parameters included 5-year local recurrence rates, rates of acute wound adverse events, and chronic toxicities (edema,(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to assess the state of palliative and supportive care (PSC) and palliative radiation therapy (RT) educational curricula in radiation oncology residency programs in the United States. METHODS AND MATERIALS We surveyed 87 program directors of radiation oncology residency programs in the United States between September(More)
The Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education commissioned a study to clarify and, if possible, to standardize the terminology for a set of important educational interventions. In the form of a guideline, this article describes one such intervention, interprofessional education (IPE), which is a common intervention in health professions education.(More)
178 Background: To assess the state of palliative care education curricula in radiation oncology residency programs in the United States. METHODS We surveyed 90 program directors of radiation oncology residency programs in the United States from September 2015 to November 2015. An electronic survey on palliative care education during residency was sent to(More)
PURPOSE There is a growing interest in the application of incident learning systems (ILS) to radiation oncology. The purpose of the present study is to define statistical metrics that may serve as benchmarks for successful operation of an incident learning system. METHODS AND MATERIALS A departmental safety and quality ILS was developed to monitor errors,(More)