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
belkora_jeffrey

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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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. Bozic KJ, Chenok KE, Schindel J, Chan V, Huddleston JI, Braddock C, Belkora J. 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(1):366.
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  2. Lee CN, Wetschler MH, Chang Y, Belkora JK, Moy B, Partridge A, Sepucha KR. Measuring decision quality: psychometric evaluation of a new instrument for breast cancer chemotherapy. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2014; 14(1):73.
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  3. Katz SJ, Belkora J, Elwyn G. Shared decision making for treatment of cancer: challenges and opportunities. J Oncol Pract. 2014 May; 10(3):206-8.
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  4. Zarin-Pass M, Belkora J, Volz S, Esserman L. 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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  5. Danesh M, Belkora J, Volz S, Rugo HS. 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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  6. Hacking B, Scott SE, Wallace LM, Shepherd SC, Belkora J. 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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  7. Stacey D, Kryworuchko J, Belkora J, Davison B, Durand MA, Eden KB, Hoffman AS, Koerner M, Légaré F, Loiselle MC, Street RL. 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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  8. Kurian AW, Mitani A, Desai M, Yu PP, Seto T, Weber SC, Olson C, Kenkare P, Gomez SL, de Bruin MA, Horst K, Belkora J, May SG, Frosch DL, Blayney DW, Luft HS, Das AK. 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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  9. Bozic KJ, Belkora J, Chan V, Youm J, Zhou T, Dupaix J, Bye AN, Braddock CH, Chenok KE, Huddleston JI. 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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  10. Belkora J, Miller M, Crawford B, Coyne K, Stauffer M, Buzaglo J, Blakeney N, Michaels M, Golant M. Evaluation of question-listing at the Cancer Support Community. Transl Behav Med. 2013 Jun; 3(2):162-71.
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  11. Youm J, Chenok KE, Belkora J, Chiu V, Bozic KJ. The emerging case for shared decision making in orthopaedics. Instr Course Lect. 2013; 62:587-94.
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  12. Pass M, Volz S, Teng A, Esserman L, Belkora J. 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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  13. Frongillo M, Feibelmann S, Belkora J, Lee C, Sepucha K. Is there shared decision making when the provider makes a recommendation? Patient Educ Couns. 2013 Jan; 90(1):69-73.
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  14. Cohen E, Belkora J, Tyler J, Schreiner J, Deering MJ, Grama L, Duggan B, Illi J, Pederson J, Anand A, Teng A, McCreary E, Moore D, Tripathy D, Hogarth M, Lieberman M, Park J, Esserman L. 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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  15. Belkora J, Stupar L, O'Donnell S, Loucks A, Moore D, Jupiter C, Johnson N, Wilson L. 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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  16. Sepucha KR, Belkora JK, Chang Y, Cosenza C, Levin CA, Moy B, Partridge A, Lee CN. 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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  17. Hacking B, Wallace L, Scott S, Kosmala-Anderson J, Belkora J, McNeill A. Testing the feasibility, acceptability and effectiveness of a 'decision navigation' intervention for early stage prostate cancer patients in Scotland--a randomised controlled trial. Psychooncology. 2013 May; 22(5):1017-24.
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  18. Pass M, Belkora J, Moore D, Volz S, Sepucha K. Patient and observer ratings of physician shared decision making behaviors in breast cancer consultations. Patient Educ Couns. 2012 Jul; 88(1):93-9.
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  19. Lee CN, Chang Y, Adimorah N, Belkora JK, Moy B, Partridge AH, Ollila DW, Sepucha KR. Decision making about surgery for early-stage breast cancer. J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Jan; 214(1):1-10.
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  20. Belkora JK, Hutton DW, Moore DH, Siminoff LA. Does use of the adjuvant! model influence use of adjuvant therapy through better risk communication? J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2011 Jul 1; 9(7):707-12.
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