Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2021 Implementing a Clinic-Based Telehealth Support Service (FamilyStrong) for Family Caregivers of Individuals with Grade IV Brain TumorsJournal of Palliative Medicine.  24:347-353. 2021
2021 Launching the Next Steps to Improve Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellow Performance Assessment: A Look Back to the Initial Toolkit of Assessment MethodsJournal of Pain and Symptom Management.  61:613-627. 2021
2021 Can you hear me now?: Improving palliative care access through telehealthResearch in Nursing and Health.  44:226-237. 2021
2021 Examining Adherence and Dose Effect of an Early Palliative Care Intervention for Advanced Heart Failure PatientsJournal of Pain and Symptom Management2021
2021 Witnesses and Victims Both: Healthcare Workers and Grief in the Time of COVID-19Journal of Pain and Symptom Management2021
2020 Effect of an Early Palliative Care Telehealth Intervention vs Usual Care on Patients with Heart Failure: The ENABLE CHF-PC Randomized Clinical TrialJAMA Internal Medicine.  180:1203-1213. 2020
2020 Community Tele-pal: A community-developed, culturally based palliative care tele-consult randomized controlled trial for African American and White Rural southern elders with a life-limiting illnessTrials.  21. 2020
2020 A Qualitative Study of Pulmonary and Palliative Care Clinician Perspectives on Early Palliative Care in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary DiseaseJournal of Palliative Medicine.  23:513-526. 2020
2020 Effects of a Telehealth Early Palliative Care Intervention for Family Caregivers of Persons With Advanced Heart Failure: The ENABLE CHF-PC Randomized Clinical TrialJAMA Network Open.  3:e202583. 2020
2020 Forging a new frontier: Providing palliative care to people with cancer in rural and remote areasJournal of Clinical Oncology.  38:963-973. 2020
2020 African American Recruitment in Early Heart Failure Palliative Care Trials: Outcomes and Comparison With the ENABLE CHF-PC Randomized TrialJournal of Palliative Care2020
2019 A formative evaluation of patient and family caregiver perspectives on early palliative care in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease across disease severityAnnals of the American Thoracic Society.  16:1024-1033. 2019
2018 Educate, Nurture, Advise, Before Life Ends Comprehensive Heartcare for Patients and Caregivers (ENABLE CHF-PC): Study protocol for a randomized controlled trialTrials.  19. 2018
2018 Palliative care leadership centers are key to the diffusion of palliative care innovationHealth Affairs.  37:231-239. 2018
2018 What happens during early outpatient palliative care consultations for persons with newly diagnosed advanced cancer? A qualitative analysis of provider documentationPalliative Medicine.  32:59-68. 2018
2016 Sudden Advanced Illness: An Emerging Concept Among Palliative Care and Surgical Critical Care Physicians 2016
2015 Advance care planning and HIV infection in the era of antiretroviral therapy: A reviewTopics in antiviral medicine.  23:174-180. 2015
2015 Discharge hospice referral and lower 30-day all-cause readmission in medicare beneficiaries hospitalized for heart failureCirculation: Heart Failure.  8:733-740. 2015
2014 Low Back Pain and Associated Imaging Findings among HIV-Infected Patients Referred to an HIV/Palliative Care ClinicPain Medicine.  15:418-424. 2014
2013 Characteristics of an ambulatory palliative care clinic for HIV-infected patientsJournal of Palliative Medicine.  16:934-937. 2013
2013 The role of palliative care in the current HIV treatment era in developed countriesTopics in antiviral medicine.  21:20-26. 2013
2009 Surgeons' attitudes and practices in the utilization of palliative and supportive care services for patients with a sudden advanced illnessJournal of Palliative Medicine.  12:1037-1042. 2009
2008 A letter to Austyn.Journal of Palliative Medicine.  11:1042. 2008
2007 Developing initial competency-based outcomes for the hospice and palliative medicine subspecialist: Phase I of the hospice and palliative medicine competencies projectJournal of Palliative Medicine.  10:313-330. 2007


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2012 What Can Be Done for Patients With Crisis Dyspnea?.  402-406. 2012
2012 What Techniques Can Be Used in the Hospital or Home Setting to Best Manage Uncontrollable Bleeding?.  398-401. 2012

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Alabama 1989
  • Physicians Medical Center Carraway, Residency 1993
  • Full Name

  • Rodney Tucker
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