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Amber Barnato, MD, MS, MPH

Professor of The Dartmouth Institute
Professor of Medicine
John E. Wennberg Distinguished Professorship in Health Policy and Clinical Practice

The Dartmouth Institute

BA (Physiology) University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California
MD Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
MPH (Health Policy and Management) University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California
MS (Health Services Research), Stanford University, Stanford, California

Norris Cotton Cancer Center
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice


Contact Information

1 Medical Center Drive
Lebanon NH 03756

Office: WTRB #562
Phone: 6036530829
Email: Amber.Barnato@Dartmouth.edu

Asst. Email: TDI.Directors.Office@Dartmouth.edu

Selected Publications


Prudence in end-of-life decision making: A virtue-based analysis of physician communication with patients and surrogates.
Murphy AC, Schultz KC, Gao S, Morales AM, Barnato AE, Fanning JB, Hall DE
SSM Qual Res Health. 2022 Dec;2 pii: 100182. doi: 10.1016/j.ssmqr.2022.100182. Epub 2022 Oct 26.
PMID: 36582622

Innovation pathways to preserve: Rapid healthcare innovation and dissemination during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Voke D, Perry A, Bardach SH, Kapadia NS, Barnato AE
Healthc (Amst). 2022 Dec;10(4):100660. doi: 10.1016/j.hjdsi.2022.100660. Epub 2022 Sep 29.
PMID: 36201996

Problematic Integration: Racial Discordance in End-of-Life Decision Making.
Drummond DK, Kaur-Gill S, Murray GF, Schifferdecker KE, Butcher R, Perry AN, Brooks GA, Kapadia NS, Barnato AE
Health Commun. 2022 Aug 18;:1-12. doi: 10.1080/10410236.2022.2111631. Epub 2022 Aug 18.
PMID: 35981599

What is in the palliative care 'syringe'? A systems perspective.
Khayal IS, Barnato AE
Soc Sci Med. 2022 Jul;305:115069. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2022.115069. Epub 2022 May 30.
PMID: 35691210

Development of dynamic health care delivery heatmaps for end-of-life cancer care: a cohort study.
Khayal IS, Brooks GA, Barnato AE
BMJ Open. 2022 May 19;12(5):e056328. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-056328. Epub 2022 May 19.
PMID: 35589364

Advance Care Planning and Treatment Intensity Before Death Among Black, Hispanic, and White Patients Hospitalized with COVID-19.
Barnato AE, Johnson GR, Birkmeyer JD, Skinner JS, O'Malley AJ, Birkmeyer NJO
J Gen Intern Med. 2022 Jun;37(8):1996-2002. doi: 10.1007/s11606-022-07530-4. Epub 2022 Apr 11.
PMID: 35412179

Psychometric assessment of the consideRATE questions, a new measure of serious illness experience, with an online simulation study.
Saunders CH, Durand MA, Kirkland KB, MacMartin MA, Barnato AE, Elwyn G
Patient Educ Couns. 2022 Jul;105(7):2581-2589. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2022.01.002. Epub 2022 Jan 22.
PMID: 35260261

Development of an Abstraction Tool to Assess Palliative Care Components.
MacMartin MA, Barnato AE
Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2022 Dec;39(12):1418-1427. doi: 10.1177/10499091211061724. Epub 2021 Dec 13.
PMID: 34894773

Systemic Therapy Decision Making in Advanced Cancer: A Qualitative Analysis of Patient-Oncologist Encounters.
Wasp GT, Knutzen KE, Murray GF, Brody-Bizar OC, Liu MA, Pollak KI, Tulsky JA, Schenker Y, Barnato AE
JCO Oncol Pract. 2022 Aug;18(8):e1357-e1366. doi: 10.1200/OP.21.00377. Epub 2021 Dec 2.
PMID: 34855459

Development of a theory-based video-game intervention to increase advance care planning conversations by healthcare providers.
Mohan D, MacMartin MA, Chelen JSC, Maezes CB, Barnato AE
Implement Sci Commun. 2021 Oct 13;2(1):117. doi: 10.1186/s43058-021-00216-8. Epub 2021 Oct 13.
PMID: 34645515

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