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Joanna Hart, MD, MSHP

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Affiliated Faculty, Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics
Associated Faculty, Abramson Cancer Center
Faculty Fellow, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Faculty Member, Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics
Core Faculty, Palliative and Advanced Illness Research Center
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Division
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
423 Guardian Drive
Blockley 305
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-275-0665
BA (Sociology)
Northwestern University, 2003.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of Virginia, 2008.
M.S. (Health Policy Research)
University of Pennsylvania, 2014.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident, Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2008-2011.
Fellow, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2011-2014.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2015-2015.
American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2011.
American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, 2013.
American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, 2015.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

COPD; general pulmonary medicine; critical care medicine

Description of Research Expertise

health care decision making, advance care planning, organ donation after circulatory determination of death, family-centered care, community-based participatory research practices, behavioral science, qualitative methods

Selected Publications

Yadav, K, Halpern, SD, Hart, JL: Self-identified rurality in a national population. Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute Annual Conference Nov 2021.

Hart, JL and Parks Taylor, S: Family presence for critically ill patients during a pandemic. Chest 160(2): 549-557, Aug 2021 Notes:

Kohn R, Vachani A, Small D, Stephens-Shields AJ, Sheu D, Madden VL, Bayes BA, Chowdhury M, Friday S, Kim J, Gould MK, Ismail MH, Creekmur B, Facktor MA, Collins C, Blessing KK, Neslund-Dudas CM, Simoff MJ, Alleman ER, Epstein LH, Horst MA, Scott ME, Volpp KG, Halpern SD, Hart JL: Comparing smoking cessation interventions among underserved patients referred for lung cancer screening: a pragmatic trial protocol. Ann Am Thorac Soc Page: Epub ahead of print, Aug 2021.

Hart J, Summer A, Yadav KN, Peace S, Hong D, Konu M, Clapp JT: Content and communication of inpatient family visitation policies during the COVID-19 pandemic: a sequential mixed methods study. J Med Internet Res 23(9): e28897, Aug 2021.

Hart JL, Hong D, Summer A, Schnoll RA: Stakeholders' views on reducing psychological distress in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. J Pain Symptom Manage Page: epub ahead of print, July 2021.

Hart JL, Yadav K, Szymanski S, et al: Choice architecture in physician–patient communication: a mixed-methods assessments of physicians’ competency. BMJ Quality & Safety 30(5): 362-371, Jan 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2020-011801.

Hart, JL, Malik, L, Summer, A, Li, C, Sangani, J, Zlatev, J, White, DB: Clinicians' use of choice framing in intensive care unit family meetings. Society for Medical Decision Making Oct 2020.

Tannenbaum, A, Miller, D, Merlino, C, Halpern, SD, Hart, JL: States worse than death and functional values among seriously ill patients and their surrogate decision makers. Society for Medical Decision Making Oct 2020 Notes: poster presentation.

Hart, JL, Turnbull, AE, Oppenheim, IM, Courtright KR: Family-centered care during the COVID-19 era. J Pain Symptom Manage 60(2): e93-e97, Aug 2020.

Weissman, GE, Yadav, KN, Srinivasan, T, Szymanski, S, Capulong, F, Madden, V, Courtright, KR, Hart, JL, Asch, DA, Ratcliffe, SJ, Schapira, MM, Halpern, SD: Preferences for predictive model characteristics among people living with chronic lung disease: a discrete choice experiment. Med Decis Making 40(5): 633-643, July 2020.

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