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    Brook Calton, MD, MHS

    TitleAssistant Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
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      University of California, San FranciscoM.D. Medicine2009
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      University of California, San Francisco2009Area of Distinction Health Professions Education
      University of California, San Francisco2009Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor's Society

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      Dr. Brook Calton is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the UCSF Division of Geriatrics. She devotes most of her clinical time to outpatient palliative care. Dr. Calton directs "Bridges", a home-based supportive care program for UCSF patients living with life-threatening and/or advanced chronic illness. She also cares for patients in the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center Symptom Management Service (SMS). Dr. Calton maintains strong interests in medical education, curriculum development, and communication. She leads the Serious Illness Communication EPA for the Internal Medicine residency and co-directs the UCSF third-year medical student standardized patient program on Advance Care Planning Discussions.

      Dr. Calton graduated from Claremont McKenna College with degrees in Biology and Literature. She subsequently moved to Baltimore, MD where she completed a Master's in Health Sciences in Cancer Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and worked as a predoctoral fellow at the National Cancer Institute, investigating lifestyle factors related to cancer prevention. Dr. Calton received her medical degree at UCSF, with a specialization in Health Professions Education. She completed both her Internal Medicine-Primary Care Residency and Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellowship at UCSF.

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      1. Calton BA, Alvarez-Perez A, Portman DG, Ramchandran KJ, Sugalski J, Rabow MW. The Current State of Palliative Care for Patients Cared for at Leading US Cancer Centers: The 2015 NCCN Palliative Care Survey. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2016 Jul; 14(7):859-66. PMID: 27407126.
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      2. Rabow MW, Dahlin C, Calton B, Bischoff K, Ritchie C. New Frontiers in Outpatient Palliative Care for Patients With Cancer. Cancer Control. 2015 Oct; 22(4):465-74. PMID: 26678973.
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      3. Hauer KE, Soni K, Cornett P, Kohlwes J, Hollander H, Ranji SR, Ten Cate O, Widera E, Calton B, O'Sullivan PS. Developing entrustable professional activities as the basis for assessment of competence in an internal medicine residency: a feasibility study. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Aug; 28(8):1110-4. PMID: 23595926; PMCID: PMC3710378.
      4. Calton BA, Widera E. Teaching serious illness communication through an innovative workshop. Med Educ. 2013 May; 47(5):533. PMID: 23574093.
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      5. Poncelet A, Bokser S, Calton B, Hauer KE, Kirsch H, Jones T, Lai CJ, Mazotti L, Shore W, Teherani A, Tong L, Wamsley M, Robertson P. Development of a longitudinal integrated clerkship at an academic medical center. Med Educ Online. 2011; 16. PMID: 21475642; PMCID: PMC3071870.
      6. Calton BA, Stolzenberg-Solomon RZ, Moore SC, Schatzkin A, Schairer C, Albanes D, Leitzmann MF. A prospective study of physical activity and the risk of pancreatic cancer among women (United States). BMC Cancer. 2008; 8:63. PMID: 18307811; PMCID: PMC2277426.
      7. Calton BA, Chang SC, Wright ME, Kipnis V, Lawson K, Thompson FE, Subar AF, Mouw T, Campbell DS, Hurwitz P, Hollenbeck A, Schatzkin A, Leitzmann MF. History of diabetes mellitus and subsequent prostate cancer risk in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study. Cancer Causes Control. 2007 Jun; 18(5):493-503. PMID: 17450441.
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      8. Calton BA, Lacey JV, Schatzkin A, Schairer C, Colbert LH, Albanes D, Leitzmann MF. Physical activity and the risk of colon cancer among women: a prospective cohort study (United States). Int J Cancer. 2006 Jul 15; 119(2):385-91. PMID: 16489545.
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