Rachel E Shada

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OBJECTIVE To explore perceptions of primary care physicians' (PCPs') and oncologists' roles, responsibilities, and patterns of communication related to shared cancer care in 3 integrated health systems that used electronic health records. STUDY DESIGN Qualitative study. METHODS We conducted semistructured interviews with 10 patients having early-stage(More)
This article illustrates a method used in a community empowerment project where community members and university facilitators collaborated to increase the capacity of the community. The method may have practical uses in collaborations with community groups. The six-step process enabled the community groups to accomplish their short-term community goals:(More)
A qualitative evaluation was conducted at 15 nationally designated Centers of Excellence in Women's Health (CoEs) that were funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (DHHS) Office on Women's Health at the time of data collection. The evaluation focused on organizational issues including: 1) the impact of CoE designation on the recipient(More)
OBJECTIVE Physicians often overlook important contextual clues that patients give during an encounter. The objective of our study was to increase medical students' knowledge and skills in identifying contextual issues. METHODS Six consecutive learning experiences, including a standardized patient (SP) encounter and activities designed to trigger(More)
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