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

Blayney, Douglas W., Nafisa Albdelhafeez, Abdul Rahman Jazieh, Carlos Frederico Pinto, Adrian Udrea, Alex Roach, Devika Das, et al. “International Perspective on the Pursuit of Quality in Cancer Care: Global Application of QOPI and QOPI Certification.” Jco Glob Oncol 6 (May 2020): 697–703. https://doi.org/10.1200/GO.20.00048.

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Nicolla, Jonathan, Hayden B. Bosworth, Sharron L. Docherty, Kathryn I. Pollak, Jeremy Powell, Nichole Sellers, Bryce B. Reeve, Greg Samsa, Linda Sutton, and Arif H. Kamal. “The need for a Serious Illness Digital Ecosystem (SIDE) to improve outcomes for patients receiving palliative and hospice care.” Am J Manag Care 26, no. 4 Spec No. (April 2020): SP124–26. https://doi.org/10.37765/ajmc.2020.42960.

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Hlubocky, Fay J., Rebecca Spence, Molly McGinnis, Lynne Taylor, and Arif H. Kamal. “Burnout and Moral Distress in Oncology: Taking a Deliberate Ethical Step Forward to Optimize Oncologist Well-Being.” Jco Oncol Pract 16, no. 4 (April 2020): 185–86. https://doi.org/10.1200/OP.20.00030.

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Check, Devon K., Brystana G. Kaufman, Arif H. Kamal, and David J. Casarett. “Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Integrating Population Health Principles into Practice.” J Palliat Med 23, no. 4 (April 2020): 568–72. https://doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2020.0100.

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Hlubocky, Fay J., Lynne P. Taylor, Jonathan M. Marron, Rebecca A. Spence, Molly M. McGinnis, Richard F. Brown, Daniel C. McFarland, et al. “A Call to Action: Ethics Committee Roundtable Recommendations for Addressing Burnout and Moral Distress in Oncology.” Jco Oncol Pract 16, no. 4 (April 2020): 191–99. https://doi.org/10.1200/JOP.19.00806.

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Shanafelt, Tait D., Arif H. Kamal, and Fay J. Hlubocky. “Promoting Oncologist Well-Being to Foster Delivery of Ethical, High-Quality Cancer Care: Priorities for 2020 and Beyond.” Jco Oncol Pract 16, no. 4 (April 2020): 188–90. https://doi.org/10.1200/OP.20.00069.

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Salinger, Maggie R., Nathan A. Boucher, Thomas W. LeBlanc, Kevin C. Oeffinger, Kathryn Pollak, Jesse D. Troy, and Arif H. Kamal. “Why palliative care is the answer to the serious illness question in payment reform.” Am J Manag Care 26, no. 4 Spec No. (April 2020): SP127–28. https://doi.org/10.37765/ajmc.2020.42967.

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Kamal, Arif H., Claudia Bausewein, David J. Casarett, David C. Currow, Deborah J. Dudgeon, and Irene J. Higginson. “Standards, Guidelines, and Quality Measures for Successful Specialty Palliative Care Integration Into Oncology: Current Approaches and Future Directions.” J Clin Oncol 38, no. 9 (March 20, 2020): 987–94. https://doi.org/10.1200/JCO.18.02440.

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Kamal, Arif H., Maggie Rogers, Joseph D. Rotella, and Steven Pantilat. “Making Measurement Matter: How Will Your Organization Engage with the New Palliative Care Quality Collaborative?” In Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 59:415–415. ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC, 2020.

Scholars@Duke

Moore, Dominic A., Anna Beck, Holly B. Yang, Arif H. Kamal, and Joshua Lakin. “Educators Forum: 'Getting Better All the Time'-Giving Faculty Tools for Effective Feedback and Quality Improvement.” In Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 59:398–398. ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC, 2020.

Scholars@Duke

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