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Kristen Gallion Schaefer, M.D.

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Missed Opportunities Training Third Year Medical Students to Care for Seriously Ill Patients
Full Time/Year Long, 09/01/12 - 07/01/13
A Qualitative Evaluation of Student and Patient Perceptions of a Palliative and End-of-Life Care Curriculum taught in the Nursing Home
Summer, 06/08/15 - 08/14/15
End-of-Life Care Training in Cardiology Fellowships
Summer, 06/21/10 - 08/13/10

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  1. Slavin SD, Allen LA, McIlvennan CK, Desai AS, Schaefer KG, Warraich HJ. Left Ventricular Assist Device Withdrawal: Ethical, Psychological, and Logistical Challenges. J Palliat Med. 2020 04; 23(4):456-458. PMID: 31895635.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    
  2. Chuzi S, Pak ES, Desai AS, Schaefer KG, Warraich HJ. Role of Palliative Care in the Outpatient Management of the Chronic Heart Failure Patient. Curr Heart Fail Rep. 2019 12; 16(6):220-228. PMID: 31792699.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  3. Miranda SP, Schaefer KG, Vates GE, Gormley WB, Buss MK. Palliative Care and Communication Training in Neurosurgery Residency: Results of a Trainee Survey. J Surg Educ. 2019 Nov - Dec; 76(6):1691-1702. PMID: 31239231.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  4. Desai AS, Schaefer KG, Tulsky JA, Mehra MR. Quality of death after left ventricular assist device implantation: More questions than answers. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2019 04; 38(4):382-384. PMID: 30765305.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  5. O'Donnell AE, Schaefer KG, Stevenson LW, DeVoe K, Walsh K, Mehra MR, Desai AS. Social Worker-Aided Palliative Care Intervention in High-risk Patients With Heart Failure (SWAP-HF): A Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Cardiol. 2018 06 01; 3(6):516-519. PMID: 29641819.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  6. Crousillat DR, Keeley BR, Buss MK, Zheng H, Polk DM, Schaefer KG. Palliative Care Education in Cardiology. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 03 27; 71(12):1391-1394. PMID: 29566823.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  7. Lewin WH, Schaefer KG. Integrating palliative care into routine care of patients with heart failure: models for clinical collaboration. Heart Fail Rev. 2017 09; 22(5):517-524. PMID: 28191605.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  8. Krishnan M, Racsa M, Jones J, Chittenden E, Schaefer KG, Spektor A, Enzinger A, Wei R, Balboni T. Radiation oncology resident palliative education. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2017 Nov - Dec; 7(6):e439-e448. PMID: 28462897.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  9. Cohen RA, Jackson VA, Norwich D, Schell JO, Schaefer K, Ship AN, Sullivan AM. A Nephrology Fellows' Communication Skills Course: An Educational Quality Improvement Report. Am J Kidney Dis. 2016 08; 68(2):203-211. PMID: 26994686.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  10. Smith GM, Schaefer KG. Missed opportunities to train medical students in generalist palliative care during core clerkships. J Palliat Med. 2014 Dec; 17(12):1344-7. PMID: 24971609.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  11. Schaefer KG, Chittenden EH, Sullivan AM, Periyakoil VS, Morrison LJ, Carey EC, Sanchez-Reilly S, Block SD. Raising the bar for the care of seriously ill patients: results of a national survey to define essential palliative care competencies for medical students and residents. Acad Med. 2014 Jul; 89(7):1024-31. PMID: 24979171.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  12. Schaefer KG, Griffin L, Smith C, May CW, Stevenson LW. An interdisciplinary checklist for left ventricular assist device deactivation. J Palliat Med. 2014 Jan; 17(1):4-5. PMID: 24286202.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  13. Cheung WY, Schaefer K, May CW, Glynn RJ, Curtis LH, Stevenson LW, Setoguchi S. Enrollment and events of hospice patients with heart failure vs. cancer. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2013 Mar; 45(3):552-60. PMID: 22940560.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  14. Weingart SN, Cleary A, Stuver SO, Lynch M, Brandoff D, Schaefer KG, Zhu J, Berry DL, Block S, Weeks JC. Assessing the quality of pain care in ambulatory patients with advanced stage cancer. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2012 Jun; 43(6):1072-81. PMID: 22651950.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  15. Schaefer KG, Block SD. Physician communication with families in the ICU: evidence-based strategies for improvement. Curr Opin Crit Care. 2009 Dec; 15(6):569-77. PMID: 19855271.
    Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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