Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency
Baystate Medical Center/Tufts University School of Medicine
University of Massachusetts School of Medicine
Areas of Interest
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Improving perinatal quality and safety
The role of public reporting in maternal-child quality improvement
Dissemination and Implementation of evidence based guidelines
Comparative effectiveness of health care delivery systems
Shared decision making and health care communication
Member, Society for General Internal Medicine
Goff SL, Holmboe ES, Curry L. Barriers to obesity training for pediatric residents: a qualitative exploration of residency director perspectives. Teach Learn Med. 2006 Fall;18(4):348-55. PMID: 17144842
Goff SL, Foody JM, Inzucchi S, Katz D, Mayne ST, Krumholz HM. Brief Report: Nutrition and weight loss information in a popular diet book: is it fact, fiction, or something in between? J Gen Intern Med. 2006 Jul; 21(7):769-74. PMID: 16808780
Goff SL, Dodd K, Meterko K, Sabin J, Mazor KM . Patients’ beliefs and preferences regarding doctors’ medication recommendations. J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Mar;23(3):236-41. PMID: 18204991
Goff, SL, Feld A, Andrade SE, et al. Administrative data used to identify patients with irritable bowel syndrome. J Clin Epidemiol. 2008 Jun;61(6):617-21. PMID: 18471667
Sabin JE, Mazor KM, Meterko V, Goff SL, Platt R. Comparing Drug Effectiveness at Health Plans: the Ethics of Cluster Randomized Trials. Hastings Cent Rep. 2008 Sep-Oct;38(5):39-48. PMID: 18947140
Mazor KM, Goff SL et al. Cluster Randomized Trials to Study the Comparative Effectiveness of Therapeutics: Stakeholders' Concerns and Recommendations. Pharmaco-epidemiology and Drug Safety. 2009 Jul;18(7):554-61. PMID: 19402030
Mazor KM, Goff SL, Dodd K, Alper EJ. Patients’ Perceptions of Medical Errors. Journal of Communication in Healthcare. 2009; 2(1): 34-46
Goff SL, Holmboe ES, Concato JC. Pediatricians and physical activity counseling: How does residency prepare them for this task? Teach Learn Med. 2010; 22(2):107-11. PMID: 20614375
Mazor KM, Goff SL, Dodd KS, Velten SJ, Walsh KE. Parents’ Perceptions of Medical Errors. Journal of Patient Safety. 2010: 6(2) 102-107. PMID: 22130352
Burns JJ, Goff SL, Karamian G, Walsh C, Garb J. The relationship between local food sources and open space to BMI in urban children. Public Health Rep. 2011;126(6):890- 900.
Goff SL, Mazor KM, Gagne SJ, Corey KC, Blake DR. Vaccine counseling: A content analysis of patient-physician discussions regarding human papilloma virus vaccine. Vaccine. 2011;29(43):7343-9. PMID: 21839136
Goff SL, Pekow PS, Markenson G, Knee A, Chasan-Taber L, Lindenauer PK. Validity of using ICD-9-CM codes to identify selected categories of obstetric complications, procedures and comorbidities. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2012;26(5):421-9. PMID: 22882786
Lagu TL, Goff SL, Hannon N, Shatz A, Lindenauer PK. A mixed-methods analysis of patient reviews of hospital care in England: Implications for public reporting of health care quality data in the US. Jt Comm J Qual Saf. 2013;39(1):7-15. PMID: 23367647
Goff SL, Pekow PS, Avrunin J, Lagu T, Markenson G, Lindenauer PK. Patterns of obstetric infection rates in a large sample of U.S. hospitals. AJOG. 2013;208(6):456.e1-456.e13. PMID: 23395644
Mann E, Goff SL, Colon-Cartagena W, Bellantonio S, Rothberg MB. Do Not Hospitalize orders for patients with advanced dementia: Health care proxies’ perspectives. In press. JAGS. May 2013.
Goff SL, Kleppel R, Lindenauer K, Rothberg MB. Hospital workers' perceptions of waste: a qualitative study involving photo-elicitation. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013;epub ahead of print.
Goff SL, Knee A, Morello M, Grow D, Bsat F. Handoff quality for obstetrical inpatients varies depending on time of day and provider type. In press. J. Repro Med. June 2013.