Arif H Kamal, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor in Population Health Sciences
Core Faculty in Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute
Campus mail Box 2715, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 681-0333
Email address arif.kamal@duke.edu

health services and outcomes research, information-technology enabled registries, supportive oncology and palliative care, quality assessment and improvement

In Their Words

Education and Training

  • Fellowship, Hematology/ Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Alix School of Medicine, 2008 - 2009
  • Resident, Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Alix School of Medicine, 2005 - 2008
  • M.B.A., University of Massachusetts - Amherst, 2016
  • M.H.S., Duke University, 2015
  • M.D., University of Missouri Kansas City, School of Medicine, 2005

Publications

Warraich, Haider J., Steven P. Wolf, Jesse Troy, Keith M. Swetz, Nathan E. Goldstein, Robert J. Mentz, Nelia Jain, Akshay S. Desai, and Arif H. Kamal. “Differences between patients with cardiovascular disease and cancer referred for palliative care.” Am Heart J 233 (March 2021): 5–9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2020.11.016.

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Campbell, Emily Young, Theresa Gunter Lawson, Sophia Urban, Leigh Vaughan, Arif H. Kamal, Christopher A. Jones, and Elizabeth A. Higgins. “Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Teaching Trainees How to Conduct a Family Meeting.” J Palliat Med 24, no. 2 (February 2021): 267–72. https://doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2020.0687.

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Kamal, Arif H., Devon K. Check, Janet Bull, Steven Wolf, Jesse Troy, Greg Samsa, Jonathan M. Nicolla, Matthew Harker, and Donald H. Taylor. “Associations of Patient Characteristics and Care Setting with Complexity of Specialty Palliative Care Visits.” J Palliat Med 24, no. 1 (January 2021): 83–90. https://doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2020.0149.

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Edwards, Kristin E., Sumi K. Misra, Katy Hyman, Ashley Albers, and Arif H. Kamal. “Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know about Implementing a Team Wellness Program.” J Palliat Med 24, no. 1 (January 2021): 116–21. https://doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2020.0628.

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Kuchinad, Kamini, Ritu Sharma, Sarina R. Isenberg, Nebras Abu Al Hamayel, Sallie J. Weaver, Junya Zhu, Susan M. Hannum, et al. “Perceptions of Facilitators and Barriers to Measuring and Improving Quality in Palliative Care Programs.” Am J Hosp Palliat Care 37, no. 12 (December 2020): 1022–28. https://doi.org/10.1177/1049909120916702.

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Patel, Mihir N., Jonathan M. Nicolla, Fred A. P. Friedman, Michala R. Ritz, and Arif H. Kamal. “Hospice Use Among Patients With Cancer: Trends, Barriers, and Future Directions.” Jco Oncol Pract 16, no. 12 (December 2020): 803–9. https://doi.org/10.1200/OP.20.00309.

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Kamal, Arif H., Heidi Bossley, Ronald Blum, Amy J. Berman, Charles von Gunten, and Jamie Von Roenn. “Evaluation of a Virtual Learning Collaborative to Integrate Palliative Care Into Routine Oncology Practice.” Jco Oncol Pract 16, no. 11 (November 2020): e1371–77. https://doi.org/10.1200/JOP.19.00254.

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Kamal, Arif H., David J. Casarett, and Diane E. Meier. “Compassion in a Crisis: The Role of Palliative Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic.” Mayo Clin Proc 95, no. 11 (November 2020): 2325–26. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mayocp.2020.08.032.

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Bhatia, Vipul, Yue Huang, James A. Tulsky, Sarah H. Cross, Arif H. Kamal, and Haider J. Warraich. “Trends and Characteristics of Medicare Hospice Beneficiaries in the USA.” J Gen Intern Med, October 19, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11606-020-06288-x.

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33078298
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