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April Zehm MD

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Assistant Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Medicine
Division: Geriatric and Palliative Medicine
Program: Palliative Care


I am willing to collaborate on research projects.


Research Experience

  • Communication
  • Education, Medical
  • Palliative Care
  • Clinical Expertise

  • Cancer Pain
  • Education, Medical
  • Hospice Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Terminal Care
  • Publications (8)

  • Preparing for a Destination Therapy Ventricular Assist Device: The Palliative Care Planning Conversation #410. (Jozwiak R, Stellmacher P, Zehm A) J Palliat Med 2021 03;24(3):455-456 PMID: 33650915 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85102152279 03/03/2021    
  • Neurology clinicians' views on palliative care communication: "How do you frame this?" (Zehm A, Hazeltine AM, Greer JA, Traeger L, Nelson-Lowe M, Brizzi K, Jacobsen J) Neurol Clin Pract 2020 Dec;10(6):527-534 PMID: 33520415 PMCID: PMC7837442 02/02/2021    
  • Discussing Autopsy with Bereaved Families #400. (Zehm A, Rosenberg LB, Daubman BR) J Palliat Med 2020 10;23(10):1400-1402 PMID: 33001747 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85092460014 10/02/2020    
  • Palliative sedation therapy for terminal movement disorders. (Partain DK, Zehm A) BMJ Support Palliat Care 2020 Aug 31 PMID: 32868285 09/02/2020    
  • Integration of a palliative care specialist in an amyotrophic lateral sclerosis clinic: Observations from one center. (Brizzi K, Paganoni S, Zehm A, De Marchi F, Berry JD) Muscle Nerve 2019 08;60(2):137-140 PMID: 31172537 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85067896426 06/07/2019       8 Citations
  • Prognosis, Communication, and Advance Care Planning in Heart Failure: A Module for Students, Residents, Fellows, and Practicing Clinicians. (Zehm A, Lindvall C, Parks K, Schaefer K, Chittenden E) MedEdPORTAL 2017 Jun 16;13:10596 PMID: 30800798 PMCID: PMC6338159 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85066872700 06/16/2017       2 Citations
  • Palliative Uses of Botulinum Neurotoxin #324. (Zehm A, Kamdar M) J Palliat Med 2017 03;20(3):300-302 PMID: 27997279 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85014124529 12/21/2016    
  • Thirst in Palliative Care #313. (Zehm A, Mullin J, Zhang H) J Palliat Med 2016 09;19(9):1009-10 PMID: 27258019 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84984710580 06/04/2016    
  • Last update: 04/09/2021