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April Zehm MD

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Associate 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 (11)

  • Improving Trainees' Confidence and Participation in Serious Illness Communication: Testing the Serious Illness Care Program With Early Learners. (Zehm A, Scott E, Schaefer KG, Nguyen PL, Jacobsen J) Acad Med 2022 Nov 01;97(11S):S150 PMID: 36287680 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85140856199 10/27/2022    
  • Paving the way for universal medical student training in serious illness communication: the Massachusetts Medical Schools' Collaborative. (Reidy JA, Clark MA, Berman HA, Chan SH, Gawande AA, Streid J, Vesel T, Young ME, Zehm A, Schaefer KG) BMC Med Educ 2022 Sep 01;22(1):654 PMID: 36050708 PMCID: PMC9438111 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85137097517 09/02/2022    
  • Improving Serious Illness Communication: Testing the Serious Illness Care Program with Trainees. (Zehm A, Scott E, Schaefer KG, Nguyen PL, Jacobsen J) J Pain Symptom Manage 2022 Feb;63(2):e252-e259 PMID: 34743012 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85120704459 11/08/2021    
  • Preparing for a Destination Therapy Ventricular Assist Device: The Palliative Care Planning Conversation #410. (Jozwiak R, Stellmacher P, Zehm A) J Palliat Med 2021 Mar;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 Oct;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 Aug;60(2):137-140 PMID: 31172537 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85067896426 06/07/2019       20 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 Mar;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 Sep;19(9):1009-10 PMID: 27258019 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84984710580 06/04/2016    
  • Last update: 11/07/2022