Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2022 Everyday Ritual and Ethnographic Practice: Two Cases Showing the Importance of Embodiment and ReflexivityJournal of Contemporary Ethnography: a journal of ethnographic research.  51:490-515. 2022
2021 Valuing Black lives and the ‘Good Death’ in the United StatesSociology of Health and Illness: a journal of medical sociology.  43:1840-1844. 2021
2021 Creating “Risky” New Roles in Healthcare: Identities, Boundary-Making, and Skilling Under Rationalization and Consumer DemandWork and Occupations.  48:353-385. 2021
2021 Integrating work and home when patients are dying: a mixed-methods study of hospice care workers and work–family conflict in the USInternational Journal of Care and Caring.  5:27-44. 2021
2020 Erratum: Helpfulness, trust, and safety of neighborhoods: Social capital, household income, and self-reported health of older adults (The Gerontologist DOI: 10.1093/geront/gnx145)Gerontologist.  60:1585. 2020
2020 Quelling moral panics? The case of physician aid in dying in CaliforniaPoetics.  82. 2020
2020 Changes in Quality of Life Among Enrollees in Hennepin Health: A Medicaid Expansion ACOMedical Care Research and Review.  77:60-73. 2020
2020 Hospital and Health System Policies Concerning the California End of Life Option ActJournal of Palliative Medicine.  23:60-66. 2020
2019 Expanded definitions of the ‘good death’? Race, ethnicity and medical aid in dyingSociology of Health and Illness: a journal of medical sociology.  41:1175-1191. 2019
2019 Hospital Responses to the End of Life Option Act: Implementation of Aid in Dying in CaliforniaJAMA Internal Medicine.  179:985-987. 2019
2019 Improving End-of-Life Care for Diverse Populations: Communication, Competency, and System SupportsAmerican Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care.  36:453-459. 2019
2019 Agency and Change in Healthcare Organizations: Workers' Attempts to Navigate Multiple Logics in Hospice Care.Journal of Health and Social Behavior.  60:3-17. 2019
2019 Agency and Change in Healthcare Organizations: Workers' Attempts to Navigate Multiple Logics in Hospice Care.Journal of Health and Social Behavior.  60:2. 2019
2019 Agency and Change in Healthcare Organizations: Workers’ Attempts to Navigate Multiple Logics in Hospice CareJournal of Health and Social Behavior.  60:2. 2019
2019 Identity work within attempts to transform healthcare: Invisible team processesHuman Relations.  72:370-396. 2019
2019 Local Leaders’ Perspectives on Women Veterans’ Health Care: What Would Ideal Look Like?Women's Health Issues.  29:64-71. 2019
2018 Culture and Palliative Care: Preferences, Communication, Meaning, and Mutual Decision MakingJournal of Pain and Symptom Management.  55:1408-1419. 2018
2018 California's End of Life Option Act: What Can We Learn from One Year of Legalization? (TH312)Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.  55:565. 2018
2018 Helpfulness, Trust, and Safety of Neighborhoods: Social Capital, Household Income, and Self-Reported Health of Older AdultsGerontologist.  58:4-14. 2018
2018 Patient Self-Defined Goals: Essentials of Person-Centered Care for Serious IllnessAmerican Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care.  35:159-165. 2018
2017 A mixed methods study of emotional exhaustion: Energizing and depleting work within an innovative healthcare teamJournal of Interprofessional Care.  31:714-724. 2017
2017 Engaging multilevel stakeholders in an implementation trial of evidence-based quality improvement in VA women’s health primary careTranslational Behavioral Medicine.  7:478-485. 2017
2017 User-centered design to improve clinical decision support in primary careInternational Journal of Medical Informatics.  104:56-64. 2017
2017 Boundaried Caring and Gendered Emotion Management in Hospice WorkGender, Work and Organization.  24:345-359. 2017
2017 Encounter Preparedness, Satisfaction, and Performance Effects of Influence in Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) TeamsAdministration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research.  44:441-451. 2017
2017 The Power of Community Voices for Enhancing Community Health Needs AssessmentsHealth Promotion Practice.  18:437-443. 2017
2017 Staff Turnover in Assertive Community Treatment (Act) Teams: The Role of Team ClimateAdministration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research.  44:258-268. 2017
2016 Bridging Science and Religion: How Health-Care Workers as Storytellers Construct Spiritual MeaningsJournal for the Scientific Study of Religion.  55:465-484. 2016
2016 Building New Teams for Late Life Care: Lessons From LifeCourseAmerican Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care.  33:561-567. 2016
2016 Implementing Aid in Dying in California: Experiences from Other States Indicates the Need for Strong Implementation GuidancePolicy brief (UCLA Center for Health Policy Research).  1-8. 2016
2016 Labors of Love: Nursing Homes and the Structures of Care WorkContemporary Sociology: a journal of reviews.  45:342-344. 2016
2016 Team Practice Abandonment in Hospice: Conflicting Logics in Times of TransformationAcademy of Management Proceedings.  2016:11313. 2016
2016 Understanding Emotions in Caring Work: Combining and Developing Theory Using Three Empirical CasesAcademy of Management Proceedings.  2016:11316. 2016
2015 The Joy of Science: Disciplinary Diversity in Emotional AccountsScience, Technology and Human Values.  40:30-70. 2015
2014 Cultural correlates of gender integration in scienceGender, Work and Organization.  21:516-530. 2014
2013 Straight from the source: Accounting for scientific successSocial Studies of Science.  43:927-951. 2013
2012 Emotions and the research interview: What hospice workers can teach usHealth Sociology Review.  21:396-405. 2012
2012 Integrating Dark Humor and Compassion: Identities and Presentations of Self in the Front and Back Regions of HospiceJournal of Contemporary Ethnography: a journal of ethnographic research.  41:668-694. 2012
2011 Facebook’s BoundariesContexts.  10:70-71. 2011

Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
2015 Orienting end-of-life care: The hidden value of hospice home visits.  67-78. 2015

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology, University of Arizona 2013
  • Master of Social or Behavioral Sciences in Sociology, University of Arizona 2008
  • Bachelor of Social or Behavioral Science in Sociology, Indiana University Bloomington 2005
  • Full Name

  • Cindy Cain