Ronald Epstein, MD, Family Medicine, Rochester, NY, Highland Hospital

RonaldMEpsteinMD

Family Medicine Rochester, NY

Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Professor, Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

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Education & Training

  • Highland HospitalResidency, Family Medicine, 1984 - 1987
  • Harvard Medical School
    Harvard Medical SchoolClass of 1984
  • Columbia UniversityNo degree, Pre-med, 1978 - 1980
  • Wesleyan UniversityBA, Music, 1976
  • Wesleyan UniversityB.A., Music, 1976

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1985 - 2021
  • American Board of Family Medicine Family Medicine
  • American Board of Family Medicine Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Steven Z. Miller Humanism in Medicine Award New York Academy of Medicine, 2013
  • Top Doctor Castle Connolly Medical Ltd, 2013
  • Top Doctor US News & World Report, 2011
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Discussing prognosis and end-of-life care in the final year of life: a randomised controlled trial of a nurse-led communication support programme for patients and care...  
    Walczak A; Butow PN; Clayton JM; Tattersall MH; Davidson PM; Young J; Epstein RM, BMJ, 1/1/2014
  • Advanced cancer patients’ and caregivers’ use of a question prompt list  
    Brandes K; Butow PN; Tattersall MH: Clayton JM; Davidson PM; Young J; Epstein RM; Walczak A, Patient Education and Counseling, 1/1/2014
  • A qualitative analysis of responses to a question prompt list and prognosis and end-of-life care discussion prompts delivered in a communication support program  
    Walczak A; Henselmans I; Tattersall MH; Clayton JM; Davidson PM; Young J; Bellemore FA; Epstein RM; Butow PN , Psycho-oncology, 1/1/2014
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • A Comparison of Student and Faculty Rating of Teamwork during a Simulation Exercise
    Epstein RM, Lurie S, Meldrum S, Nofziger A, Spencer M, Spillane L, Ward D, Ottawa Conference on Clinical Competence, New York, NY, 1/1/2006
  • Generalizability of Peer Assessments among Medical Students: Differences across Years and Classes
    Nofziger AC, Epstein RM, Lurie SJ, Mooney CJ, Meldrum S, Ottawa Conference on Clinical Competence, New York, NY, 1/1/2006
  • Comprehensive Assessment URSMD 2001-2006: Outcomes, Lessons, and New Directions
    Epstein RM, Northeast Group on Educational Affairs, Philadelphia, PA, 1/1/2006
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Lectures

  • Collaborative Care: Mindful Engagement with Our Work - Skills to Address Burnout, Resilience and Wellbeing (Workshop) 
  • Clinician Resilience: Burnout, Well-being and Quality of Care 
    1/1/2014
  • Training Health Professionals to Practice Mindfully 
    Zaragoza, Spain - 1/1/2014
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Other

  • HIV notes for the family physician (a clinical guidebook) 
    Epstein RM
    1/1/1997
  • Current therapy of pain 
    Epstein RM
    1/1/1991
  • The role of the tutor and models of teaching 
    Loayssa JR; Epstein RM
    Madrid, Spain

Press Mentions

  • HIV and Depression: Examining Medical Students Clinical Skills
    HIV and Depression: Examining Medical Students Clinical SkillsMarch 27th, 2020
  • When Mindfulness Equals Career Satisfaction
    When Mindfulness Equals Career SatisfactionMarch 19th, 2020
  • Addressing the Curiosity Decline in Medicine
    Addressing the Curiosity Decline in MedicineOctober 1st, 2019
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Committees

  • Member, Patient and Family Centered Care at University of Rochester Medical Center 2010 - Present
  • Member, Deaprtment of Family Medicine Academic Executive Committee 2002 - Present
  • Member, Department of Family Medicine Executive Committee 1998 - Present

Hospital Affiliations