Alexandria Bear, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin in the Division of Hematology and Oncology, specializing in hospice and palliative medicine. She completed her medical degree (2013), residency in Internal Medicine (2016),and fellowship in Palliative Care (2017) at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW). A year after, she went on to complete her fellowship in hospice and palliative medicine at MCW. Her clinical interests include prognostication in end-stage illnesses and early introduction of end-of-life teaching concepts for medical trainees.
Ongoing Palliative Medicine Clinical and Scholarship Projects
- Educational effectiveness of improving internal medicine residents skills in prognostication
- Educational effectiveness of utilizing videotaped feedback of standardized patient experiences to improve communication skills among critical care physicians.
- Interdisciplinary approach to improving communication in the ICU.
- Designing educational workshops to teach end-of-life communication.
(Patel JJ, Marks S, Bear AJ, McAndrew NS.) Crit Care Med. 2020 04;48(4):e341 PMID: 32205636 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85082380705 03/25/2020
(Sturgill D, Bear A.) Clin Med (Lond). 2019 01;19(1):26-29 PMID: 30651241 PMCID: PMC6399628 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85060138957 01/18/2019
(Bear A, Keuter T, Patel JJ.) Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2018 Mar;35(3):473-477 PMID: 28731361 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85041625474 07/22/2017
(Bear A, Thiel E.) J Palliat Care. 2018 Jan;33(1):5-8 PMID: 29260613 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85048535259 12/21/2017
(Bear AJ, Bukowy EA, Patel JJ.) Nutr Clin Pract. 2017 Oct;32(5):628-632 PMID: 28813202 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85029765399 08/17/2017
(Valadao JM, Vigilante JA, DiGeorge NW, O'Connor SE, Bear A, Kenyon J, Annis H, Dituri J, Dituri AE, Whelan HT.) Undersea Hyperb Med. 2014 Jul-Aug;41(4):331-5 PMID: 25109086 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84904437307 08/12/2014
(Bear AJ, Simpson D, Brown D, Bragg D, and Marcdante K.) International Journal of Medical Education. 08/31/2013