Jeffrey Belkora, PhD

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Jeffrey Belkora, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Surgery and Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, UCSF
Director, Decision Services, UCSF Breast Care Center

jeff.belkora@ucsf.edu

Phone: (650) 533-6965 (voice)
Box 0936, UCSF

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Cancer Center Membership

Program Member » Breast Oncology» Cancer Control

Education

Brown University, Providence, RI, ScB, 1990, Applied Mathematics
Stanford University, Stanford, CA, MSc, 1993, Statistics
Stanford University, Stanford, CA, PhD, 1997, Engineering


Professional Experience

  • 1998-2002
    Leadership roles in Research & Development, Business Development, and Technical Sales for Outcome Software, Inc.
  • 2003-2007
    Assistant Adjunct Professor of Surgery, UCSF School of Medicine
  • 2003-present
    Director, Decision Services, UCSF Breast Care Center
  • 2008-present
    Assistant Professor, In Residence, Surgery and Health Policy, UCSF School of Medicine

Honors & Awards

  • 1987
    Cryptologia Award for best undergraduate paper on cryptography Cryptologia Journal
  • 1987
    Regional Winner, NAAAF Essay on the Bicentennial of the Constitution National Academic Achievement Award Foundation
  • 1989
    Phi Beta Kappa honors society - humanities Phi Beta Kappa
  • 1989
    Sigma Xi honors society - science Sigma Xi
  • 1990
    Graduated magna cum laude Brown University
  • 1997
    Goldsmith Award for Best Paper on Dispute Resolution by a Stanford University Student Stanford Center on Conflict and Negotiation
  • 1997
    Ph.D. dissertation on Consultation Planning named as National Best Practice Oncology Roundtable of the Advisory Board, Washington DC
  • 2004
    Tax Check-Off Award for "research projects that could make the greatest impact on California women," funded through voluntary check-off area on state income taxes California Breast Cancer Research Program
  • 2006
    DatStat Research Enhancement Award Mechanism (DREAM) DatStat, Inc.
  • 2006
    Building Interdisciplinary Careers in Women's Health UCSF/NIH K12 Career Development Award
  • 2006
    Fellow in the Teaching Scholars Program Office of Medical Education, UCSF School of Medicine
  • 2006
    Tax Check-Off Award for "research projects that could make the greatest impact on California women," funded through voluntary check-off area on state income taxes California Breast Cancer Research Program
  • 2007
    Fellowship Award, Summer Institute for Informed Patient Choice Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Dartmouth
  • 2008
    Innovation Profile in Innovation Exchange, www.innovations.ahrq.gov/content.aspx?id=95 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, US Department of Health and Human Services
  • 2009
    Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation Award http://centerforinnovation.mayo.edu/transform/2009/jeff-belkora.html Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation
  • 2009
    Finalist, Decision Analysis Society Practice Award Institute for Operations Research and Management Science
  • 2010
    Health/Medical Advocate of the Year Dorland Health People Awards
  • 2010
    Faith Fancher Award for Outstanding Breast Cancer Research Proposal in Underserved Populations California Breast Cancer Research Program
  • 2010
    National Best Practice recognition for UCSF Decision Services Oncology Roundtable of the Advisory Board, Washington DC
  • 2010
    National Healthcare Quality Report, Successful Strategy www.ahrq.gov/qual/nhqr10/nhqr10.pdf Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, US Department of Health and Human Services

Selected Publications

  1. Coaching patients in the use of decision and communication aids: RE-AIM evaluation of a patient support program. BMC Health Serv Res. 2015; 15(1):209.
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  2. The need for decision and communication aids: a survey of breast cancer survivors. J Community Support Oncol. 2015 Mar; 13(3):104-12.
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  3. Impact of Socioeconomic Factors on Informed Decision Making and Treatment Choice in Patients With Hip and Knee OA. J Arthroplasty. 2015 Feb; 30(2):171-5.
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  4. Patient, surgeon, and healthcare purchaser views on the use of decision and communication aids in orthopaedic surgery: a mixed methods study. BMC Health Serv Res. 2014; 14:366.
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  5. Measuring decision quality: psychometric evaluation of a new instrument for breast cancer chemotherapy. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2014; 14:73.
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  6. Shared decision making for treatment of cancer: challenges and opportunities. J Oncol Pract. 2014 May; 10(3):206-8.
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  7. Making better doctors: a survey of premedical interns working as health coaches. J Cancer Educ. 2014 Mar; 29(1):167-74.
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  8. Informational needs of patients with metastatic breast cancer: what questions do they ask, and are physicians answering them? J Cancer Educ. 2014 Mar; 29(1):175-80.
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  9. Navigating healthcare: a qualitative study exploring prostate cancer patients' and doctors' experience of consultations using a decision-support intervention. Psychooncology. 2014 Jun; 23(6):665-71.
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  10. Coaching and guidance with patient decision aids: A review of theoretical and empirical evidence. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2013; 13 Suppl 2:S11.
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  11. Breast cancer treatment across health care systems: linking electronic medical records and state registry data to enable outcomes research. Cancer. 2014 Jan 1; 120(1):103-11.
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  12. Shared decision making in patients with osteoarthritis of the hip and knee: results of a randomized controlled trial. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Sep 18; 95(18):1633-9.
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  13. Evaluation of question-listing at the Cancer Support Community. Transl Behav Med. 2013 Jun; 3(2):162-71.
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  14. Do patients use decision and communication aids as prompted when meeting with breast cancer specialists? Health Expect. 2015 Jun; 18(3):379-91.
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  15. The emerging case for shared decision making in orthopaedics. Instr Course Lect. 2013; 62:587-94.
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  16. Physician behaviors surrounding the implementation of decision and communication AIDS in a breast cancer clinic: a qualitative analysis of staff intern perceptions. J Cancer Educ. 2012 Dec; 27(4):764-9.
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  17. Is there shared decision making when the provider makes a recommendation? Patient Educ Couns. 2013 Jan; 90(1):69-73.
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  18. Adoption, acceptability, and accuracy of an online clinical trial matching website for breast cancer. J Med Internet Res. 2012; 14(4):e97.
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  19. Decision support by telephone: randomized controlled trial in a rural community setting. Patient Educ Couns. 2012 Oct; 89(1):134-42.
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  20. Measuring decision quality: psychometric evaluation of a new instrument for breast cancer surgery. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2012; 12:51.
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