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Steven Joffe, MD, MPH

Steven Joffe, MD, MPH

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Emanuel and Robert Hart Associate Professor in Bioethics
Department: Medical Ethics and Health Policy

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423 Guardian Dr.
Blockley Hall 1413
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4884
Office: 215-898-3055
Fax: 215-573-3036
A.B. (Fine Art)
Harvard College, 1988.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, 1992.
M.P.H. (Epidemiology)
University of California, Berkeley, 1996.
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Selected Publications

McGraw SA, Garber J, Janne PA, Lindeman N, Oliver N, Sholl L, Van Allen EM, Wagle N, Garraway L, Joffe S, Gray SW: The fuzzy world of precision medicine: deliberations of a precision medicine tumor board. Per Med Page: 37-50, January 2017.

Kesselheim AS, Treasure CL, Joffe S: Biomarker-defined subsets of common diseases: policy and economic implications of orphan drug act coverage. PLoS Med 14(1): e1002190, January 2017.

Han PKJ, Umstead KL, Bernhardt BA, Green RC, Joffe S, Koenig B, Krantz I, Waterston LB, Biesecker LG, Biesecker BB: A taxonomy of medical uncertainties in clinical genome sequencing. Genet Med January 2017 Notes: Published online January 19, 2017.

Ghazani AA, Oliver NM, St. Pierre JP, Garofalo A, Rainville I, Hiller E, Treacy DJ, Rojas-Rudilla V, Wood S, Bair E, Parello M, Huang F, Giannakis M, Wilson F, Stover E, Corsello S, Nguyen T, Rana HQ , Church A, Lowenstein C, Sougnez C, Amin-Mansour A, Heng J, Brais L, Santos A, Bauer P, Waldron A, Lo P, Gorman M, Lydon C, Welch M, McNamara P, Gabriel S, Sholl LM, Lindeman NI, Garber JE, Joffe S, Van Allen E, Gray SW, Jänne PA, Garraway LA, Wagle N: Assigning clinical meaning to somatic and germline whole exome sequencing data in a prospective cancer precision medicine study. Genet Med Page: [Epub ahead of print] January 2017.

Rose SL, Highland J, Karafa MT, Joffe S: Patient advocacy organizations, industry funding and conflicts of interests: a national survey. JAMA Intern Med January 2017 Notes: Published online January 17, 2017.

Gorin M, Joffe S, Dickert N, Halpern S: Justifying Clinical Nudges. Hastings Center Rep in press 2017.

Holm IA, Yu T, Joffe S: From sequence data to returnable results: ethical issues in variant calling and interpretation. Journal of Genetic Testing and Molecular Biomarkers in press 2017.

Kesselheim JC, Najita J, Morley D, Bair E, Joffe S: Ethics knowledge of recent pediatric residency graduates: the role of residency ethics curricula. J Med Ethics 42(12): 809-814, December 2016.

Weiss EM, Barg FK, Cook N, Black E, Joffe S: Parental decision-making preferences in neonatal intensive care. J Pediatr Page: 36-41, December 2016.

Gray SW, Park ER, Najita J, Martins Y, Traeger L, Bair E, Gagne J, Garber J, Jänne PA, Lindeman N, Lowenstein C, Oliver N, Sholl L, Van Allen EM, Wagle N, Wood S, Garraway L, Joffe S: Oncologists' and cancer patients' views on whole-exome sequencing and incidental findings: results from the CanSeq study. Genet Med 18(10): 1011-9, October 2016.

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Last updated: 03/17/2017
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