Jared (J. Randall) R. Curtis

Adjunct Professor, Health Services
Professor, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (primary appt.)
Adjunct Professor, Bioethics and Humanities
Adjunct Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences


MPH   University of Washington, 1994   (Epidemiology)
MD   Johns Hopkins University, 1988
BA   Hampshire College   (Biochemistry)

Contact Info

email:   jrc@u.washington.edu

Harborview Medical Center
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
325 Ninth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104

campus box:   359762
voice:   206-744-3356
fax:   206-744-8584

End-of-life care; critical care; pulmonary diseases

SciVal Experts Profile

Lewis-Newby M, Curtis JR, Martin DP, Engelberg RA. Measuring family satisfaction with care and quality of dying in the intensive care unit: does patient age matter? J Palliat Med. 2011 Dec;14(12):1284-90. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2011.0138. Epub 2011 Nov 22.  PMID: 22107108    PMCID: PMC3263487

Downey L, Engelberg RA, Curtis JR, Lafferty WE, Patrick DL. Shared priorities for the end-of-life period. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2009 Feb;37(2):175-88. Epub 2008 Aug 22.  PMID: 18722084    PMCID: PMC2746763

Goitein L, Shanafelt TD, Nathens AB, Curtis JR. Effects of resident work hour limitations on faculty professional lives. J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Jul;23(7):1077-83.  PMID: 18612748    PMCID: PMC2517910

Au DH, Udris EM, Fihn SD, McDonell MB, Curtis JR. Differences in health care utilization at the end of life among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and patients with lung cancer. Arch Intern Med. 2006 Feb 13;166(3):326-31.  PMID: 16476873

Engelberg RA, Patrick DL, Curtis JR. Correspondence between patients' preferences and surrogates' understandings for dying and death. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2005 Dec;30(6):498-509.  PMID: 16376736

Member, thesis committee for Michael Meldahl
Palliative care processes associated with end of life outcomes in the intensive care unit

Member, thesis committee for Christopher Dale
Association between hospital volume and network membership and an analgesia, sedation and delirium order set quality score

Member, thesis committee for Abigail Howell
Staff response to a family ccmmunication intervention in the ICU: Team, trust, autonomy

Member, thesis committee for Mithya Lewis-Newby
Measuring Family Satisfaction with Care and Quality of Dying in the ICU: Does Patient Age Matter?