How can patients and families cope with serious illness? Dr. Juliet Jacobsen, medical director for the Continuum Project within the Division of Palliative Care and Geriatric Medicine at Mass General, provides some answers.
Departments, Centers, & Programs:
Palliative Care Service
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
- MD, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
- Residency, New York Presbyterian Hospital
American Board Certifications
- Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
- Hospice and Palliative Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
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Jacobsen, J and Jackson V. A Communication Approach for Oncologists: Understanding Patient Coping and Communicating About Bad News, Palliative Care, and Hospice. JNCCN. 2009 7(4).
Jacobsen J, et al. Patient Grief Distinguishing Symptoms of Grief and Depression in a Cohort of Advanced Cancer Patients. Death Studies. 2010. 34(3).
Jacobsen J, Jackson VA, Dahlin C, Perez-Cruz P, Billings JA, Temel, J. Components of early outpatient palliative care consultation in patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer. Journal of Palliative Medicine. Accepted for publication.
Jacobsen, J, et al. Development of a Cognitive Model for Advance Care Planning Discussions: Results from a Quality Improvement Initiative. Journal of Palliative Medicine. Accepted for publication.
Jacobsen J, Blinderman C. Lymphcentesis for Palliative Treatment of Severe, Refractory, Lymphedema. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, accepted for publication.