• Ross L, Danforth CM, Eppstein MJ, Clarfeld LA, Durieux BN, Gramling CJ, Hirsch L, Rizzo DM, Gramling R. StoryArcs in Serious Illness: Natural Language Processing Features of Palliative Care Consultations. Patient, Education and Counseling. 2019. Dec. 7 [epub ahead of print]
  • Ingersoll LT, Alexander SC, Anderson WG, Ladwig S, Norton SA, Gramling R. The contagion of optimism: The relationship between patient optimism and palliative care clinician overestimation of survival among hospitalized patients with advanced cancer. PsychoOncology. 2019 Jun;28(6):1286-1292
  • Ingersoll LT, Alexander SC, Priest J, Ladwig S, Anderson WA, Fiscella K, Epstein R, Norton SA, Gramling R. Racial/Ethnic Differences in PrognosisTalk during Inpatient Palliative Care Consultations among People with Advanced Cancer. Patient, Education & Counseling. 2019 Jun;102(6):1098-1103
  • Gramling R, Gajary-Coots E, Cimino J, Fiscella K, Epstein R, Ladwig S, Anderson W, Alexander SA, Han PK, Gramling D, Norton SA. Palliative Care Clinician Overestimation of Survival in Advanced Cancer: Disparities and Association with End-of-Life Care. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 2019. Feb;57(2)233-240. Listen to the GeriPal Podcast
  • Gramling R, Ingersoll L, Priest J, Berns S, Cheung K, Anderson W, Norton SA, Alexander SC. End-of-life treatment preferences, prognosis conversations, and hospice enrollment in palliative care: a direct observation cohort study among people with advanced cancer. Journal of Palliative Medicine. 2019. Feb;22(2):152-156
  • Gramling D and Gramling R. Palliative Care Conversations: Clinical and Applied Linguistics Perspectives. (de Gruyter Press). January 2019 
  • Manukyan V, Durieux B, Gramling C, Clarfeld L, Rizzo D, Eppstein M, Gramling R. Automated Detection of Conversational Pauses from Audio Recordings of Serious Illness Conversations in Natural Hospital Settings. Journal of Palliative Medicine. Dec 2018. 21 (12), p 1724-1728 
  • Durieux B, Gramling C, Manukyan V, Clarfeld L, Ryan A, Ross L, Niland M, Rizzo D, Eppstein M, Alexander SC, Gramling R. Tandem Machine Learning-Human Coding Method for Identification of Connectional Silence in Serious Illness Conversations. Journal of Palliative Medicine. Dec 2018. 21 (12), p 1755-1760
  • Ingersoll L, Alexander S, Anderson WG, Ladwig S, Norton SA, Gramling R. Benchmarking the Inpatient Palliative Care Heard & Understood Quality Indicator among Patients with Advanced Cancer. Journal of Pain & Symptom Management. 2018. Aug;56(2):239-244
  • Gramling R, Stanek S, Han PK, Duberstein P, Quill TE, Temel J, Alexander S, Anderson WG, Ladwig S, Norton SA. Distress due to Prognostic Uncertainty in Palliative Care: Frequency, Distribution and Outcomes Among Hospitalized Patients with Advanced Cancer. Journal of Palliative Medicine. 2018. Mar;21(3):315-321.
  • Gramling R, Stanek S, Ladwig S, Gajary-Coots L, Cimino J, Anderson W, Norton SA and the AAHPM Research Committee Writing Group. Feeling heard and understood: a patient-reported quality measure for the inpatient palliative care setting. Journal of Pain & Symptom Management. 2016. Feb;51(2):150-4.
  • Gramling R, Gajary-Coots E, Stanek S, Dougoud N, Pyke H, Thomas M, Cimino J, Sanders M, Alexander SC, Epstein R, Fiscella K, Gramling D, Ladwig S, Anderson W, Pantilat S, Norton SA. Design and Enrollment in the Palliative Care Communication Research Initiative: a Direct-Observation Cohort Study. BMC Palliative Care. 2015. Aug 19;14:40.

  • “Patient & Family Expressions of Uncertainty in Palliative Care Conversations”, Susan Stanek, RN (Doctoral Dissertation, University of Rochester School of Nursing)
  • “Family Contributions to Palliative Care Conversations”, Nathalie Dougoud, RN, APRN (Doctoral Dissertation, University of Rochester School of Nursing)
  • “Expressions of Existential Experience in Palliative Care Conversations”, Elise Tarbi, RN, APRN (Doctoral Dissertation, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing)
  • “Exploration of StoryArcs in Palliative Care Conversations using Natural Language Processing”, Lindsay Ross (Honor’s Thesis, University of Vermont Department of Computer Science)
  • “Information Flow in Serious Illness Conversations”, Larry Clarfeld, MS (Doctoral Dissertation, University of Vermont School of Engineering).