Paul B Shekelle, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.

A Short Biography:

Paul Shekelle is director of the Southern California Evidence-Based Practice Center site at the RAND Corporation, a consultant in health sciences at RAND, professor of medicine at the UCLA School of Medicine, and a staff physician at the VA Medical Center in West Los Angeles. His research focus has been in the application of innovative methods to the assessment and improvement of the quality of care. Shekelle spent six years as a Career Development Awardee of the VA Health Services Research and Development Service. He spent 1996?97 in the United Kingdom as an Atlantic Fellow in Public Policy, studying how quality of care was being assessed in the National Health Service. Since 1997, Shekelle has directed the Southern California Evidence-Based Practice Center and led numerous systematic reviews and meta-analyses in that capacity. Shekelle was the principal investigator for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality project "Assessing the Evidence for Context-Sensitive Effectiveness and Safety of Patient Safety Practices: Developing Criteria." Shekelle received his M.D. from Duke University; his M.P.H. from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA); and his Ph.D. from the UCLA School of Public Health.

Work Titles
CTSI Member, CTSI Member, Community Engagement and Research Program (CERP)
UCLA Professor, Medicine
Education:
Degrees:
M.D., Duke University, Durham, NC, 1978 - 1982
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1989 - 1993
M.P.H., University of California, Los Angeles, 1983 - 1989
B.S., University of Illinois, Urbana, 1978
B.A., University of Illinois, Urbana, 1978

Contact Information:

Work Phone Number:

310-478-3711x48347

Office Address:

200 Medical Plaza Way
Los Angeles, CA 90095


Work Address:

Office
VA WADSWOR
Los Angeles, CA 90095


Publications:

A selected list of publications:

Dalal Siddhartha R, Shekelle Paul G, Hempel Susanne, Newberry Sydne J, Motala Aneesa, Shetty Kanaka D   A pilot study using machine learning and domain knowledge to facilitate comparative effectiveness review updating Medical decision making : an international journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making, 2013; 33(3): 343-55.
Maggard-Gibbons Melinda, Maglione Margaret, Livhits Masha, Ewing Brett, Maher Alicia Ruelaz, Hu Jianhui, Li Zhaoping, Shekelle Paul G   Bariatric surgery for weight loss and glycemic control in nonmorbidly obese adults with diabetes: a systematic review JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association, 2013; 309(21): 2250-61.
Qaseem Amir, Chou Roger, Humphrey Linda L, Shekelle Paul, Shekelle Paul   Inpatient Glycemic Control: Best Practice Advice From the Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians American journal of medical quality : the official journal of the American College of Medical Quality, 2013; .
Miake-Lye Isomi M, Hempel Susanne, Ganz David A, Shekelle Paul G   Inpatient fall prevention programs as a patient safety strategy: a systematic review Annals of internal medicine, 2013; 158(5 Pt 2): 390-6.
Shekelle Paul G   Nurse-patient ratios as a patient safety strategy: a systematic review Annals of internal medicine, 2013; 158(5 Pt 2): 404-9.
Owens Douglas K, Shekelle Paul G   Quality of Life, Utilities, Quality-Adjusted Life-years, and Health Care Decision Making: Comment on "Estimating Quality of Life in Acute Venous Thrombosis" JAMA internal medicine, 2013; 158(10): 1-2.
Anger Jennifer T, Scott Victoria C S, Kiyosaki Krista, Khan Aqsa A, Sevilla Claudia, Connor Sarah E, Roth Carol P, Litwin Mark S, Wenger Neil S, Shekelle Paul G   Quality-of-care indicators for pelvic organ prolapse: development of an infrastructure for quality assessment International urogynecology journal, 2013; 158(10): .
Spears Gwendolyn V, Roth Carol P, Miake-Lye Isomi M, Saliba Debra, Shekelle Paul G, Ganz David A   Redesign of an electronic clinical reminder to prevent falls in older adults Medical care, 2013; 51(3 Suppl 1): S37-43.
Qaseem Amir, Barry Michael J, Denberg Thomas D, Owens Douglas K, Shekelle Paul, Shekelle Paul   Screening for prostate cancer: a guidance statement from the clinical guidelines committee of the american college of physicians Annals of internal medicine, 2013; 158(10): 761-9.
Wachter Robert M, Pronovost Peter, Shekelle Paul   Strategies to improve patient safety: the evidence base matures Annals of internal medicine, 2013; 158(5 Pt 1): 350-2.
Shekelle Paul G, Pronovost Peter J, Wachter Robert M, McDonald Kathryn M, Schoelles Karen, Dy Sydney M, Shojania Kaveh, Reston James T, Adams Alyce S, Angood Peter B, Bates David W, Bickman Leonard, Carayon Pascale, Donaldson Liam, Duan Naihua, Farley Donna O, Greenhalgh Trisha, Haughom John L, Lake Eileen, Lilford Richard, Lohr Kathleen N, Meyer Gregg S, Miller Marlene R, Neuhauser Duncan V, Ryan Gery, Saint Sanjay, Shortell Stephen M, Stevens David P, Walshe Kieran   The top patient safety strategies that can be encouraged for adoption now Annals of internal medicine, 2013; 158(5 Pt 2): 365-8.
Assendelft Willem Jj, Morton Sally C, Yu Emily I, Suttorp Marika J, Shekelle Paul G   WITHDRAWN: Spinal manipulative therapy for low-back pain Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online), 2013; 1(3 Suppl 1): CD000447.
Min Lillian, Wenger Neil, Walling Anne M, Blaum Caroline, Cigolle Christine, Ganz David A, Reuben David, Shekelle Paul, Roth Carol, Kerr Eve A   When comorbidity, aging, and complexity of primary care meet: development and validation of the Geriatric CompleXity of Care Index Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2013; 61(4): 542-50.
Shekelle Paul, Woolf Steven, Grimshaw Jeremy M, Schünemann Holger J, Eccles Martin P   Developing clinical practice guidelines: reviewing, reporting, and publishing guidelines; updating guidelines; and the emerging issues of enhancing guideline implementability and accounting for comorbid conditions in guideline development Implementation science : IS, 2012; 7(11): 62.
Eccles Martin P, Grimshaw Jeremy M, Shekelle Paul, Schünemann Holger J, Woolf Steven   Developing clinical practice guidelines: target audiences, identifying topics for guidelines, guideline group composition and functioning and conflicts of interest Implementation science : IS, 2012; 7(11): 60.
Woolf Steven, Schünemann Holger J, Eccles Martin P, Grimshaw Jeremy M, Shekelle Paul   Developing clinical practice guidelines: types of evidence and outcomes; values and economics, synthesis, grading, and presentation and deriving recommendations Implementation science : IS, 2012; 7(11): 61.
Qaseem Amir, Fihn Stephan D, Williams Sankey, Dallas Paul, Owens Douglas K, Shekelle Paul, Shekelle Paul   Diagnosis of stable ischemic heart disease: summary of a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians/American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association/American Association for Thoracic Surgery/Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association/Society of Thoracic Surgeons Annals of internal medicine, 2012; 157(10): 729-34.
Moher David, Stewart Lesley, Shekelle Paul   Establishing a new journal for systematic review products Systematic reviews, 2012; 1(5): 1.
Delitto Anthony, George Steven Z, Van Dillen Linda R, Whitman Julie M, Sowa Gwendolyn, Shekelle Paul, Denninger Thomas R, Godges Joseph J, Godges Joseph J   Low back pain The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy, 2012; 42(4): A1-57.
Qaseem Amir, Fihn Stephan D, Dallas Paul, Williams Sankey, Owens Douglas K, Shekelle Paul, Shekelle Paul   Management of stable ischemic heart disease: summary of a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians/American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association/American Association for Thoracic Surgery/Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association/Society of Thoracic Surgeons Annals of internal medicine, 2012; 157(10): 735-43.
Qaseem Amir, Humphrey Linda L, Sweet Donna E, Starkey Melissa, Shekelle Paul, Shekelle Paul   Oral pharmacologic treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians Annals of internal medicine, 2012; 156(3): 218-31.
Hempel Susanne, Newberry Sydne J, Maher Alicia R, Wang Zhen, Miles Jeremy N V, Shanman Roberta, Johnsen Breanne, Shekelle Paul G   Probiotics for the prevention and treatment of antibiotic-associated diarrhea: a systematic review and meta-analysis JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association, 2012; 307(18): 1959-69.
Hempel Susanne, Newberry Sydne J, Maher Alicia R, Wang Zhen, Miles Jeremy N V, Shanman Roberta, Johnsen Breanne, Shekelle Paul G   Probiotics for the prevention and treatment of antibiotic-associated diarrhea: a systematic review and meta-analysis JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association, 2012; 307(18): 1959-69.
Qaseem Amir, Denberg Thomas D, Hopkins Robert H, Humphrey Linda L, Levine Joel, Sweet Donna E, Shekelle Paul, Shekelle Paul   Screening for colorectal cancer: a guidance statement from the American College of Physicians Annals of internal medicine, 2012; 156(5): 378-86.
Hartling Lisa, Hamm Michele P, Milne Andrea, Vandermeer Ben, Santaguida P Lina, Ansari Mohammed, Tsertsvadze Alexander, Hempel Susanne, Shekelle Paul, Dryden Donna M   Testing the Risk of Bias tool showed low reliability between individual reviewers and across consensus assessments of reviewer pairs Journal of clinical epidemiology, 2012; 65(11): .
Lawson Elise H, Gibbons Melinda Maggard, Ko Clifford Y, Shekelle Paul G   The appropriateness method has acceptable reliability and validity for assessing overuse and underuse of surgical procedures Journal of clinical epidemiology, 2012; 65(11): 1133-43.
Chung Mei, Newberry Sydne J, Ansari Mohammed T, Yu Winifred W, Wu Helen, Lee Jounghee, Suttorp Marika, Gaylor James M, Motala Aneesa, Moher David, Balk Ethan M, Shekelle Paul G   Two methods provide similar signals for the need to update systematic reviews Journal of clinical epidemiology, 2012; 65(6): 660-8.
Shaheen Nicholas J, Weinberg David S, Denberg Thomas D, Chou Roger, Qaseem Amir, Shekelle Paul, Shekelle Paul   Upper endoscopy for gastroesophageal reflux disease: best practice advice from the clinical guidelines committee of the American College of Physicians Annals of internal medicine, 2012; 157(11): 808-16.
Min Lillian, Shekelle Paul   Wanted: a FRAME for staging functional decline in older adults Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2012; 60(11): 2167-8.
Stewart Lesley, Moher David, Shekelle Paul   Why prospective registration of systematic reviews makes sense Systematic reviews, 2012; 1(5): 7.
Dy Sydney M, Taylor Stephanie L, Carr Lauren H, Foy Robbie, Pronovost Peter J, Ovretveit John, Wachter Robert M, Rubenstein Lisa V, Hempel Susanne, McDonald Kathryn M, Shekelle Paul G   A framework for classifying patient safety practices: results from an expert consensus process BMJ quality & safety, 2011; 20(7): 618-24.
Naliboff Bruce D, Wu Stephen M, Schieffer Beatrix, Bolus Roger, Pham Quynh, Baria Ariel, Aragaki Dixie, Van Vort Walter, Davis Frederick, Shekelle Paul   A randomized trial of 2 prescription strategies for opioid treatment of chronic nonmalignant pain The journal of pain : official journal of the American Pain Society, 2011; 12(2): 288-96.
Shekelle Paul G, Pronovost Peter J, Wachter Robert M, Taylor Stephanie L, Dy Sydney M, Foy Robbie, Hempel Susanne, McDonald Kathryn M, Ovretveit John, Rubenstein Lisa V, Adams Alyce S, Angood Peter B, Bates David W, Bickman Leonard, Carayon Pascale, Donaldson Liam, Duan Naihua, Farley Donna O, Greenhalgh Trisha, Haughom John, Lake Eileen T, Lilford Richard, Lohr Kathleen N, Meyer Gregg S, Miller Marlene R, Neuhauser Duncan V, Ryan Gery, Saint Sanjay, Shojania Kaveh G, Shortell Stephen M, Stevens David P, Walshe Kieran   Advancing the science of patient safety Annals of internal medicine, 2011; 154(10): 693-6.
Lawson Elise H, Gibbons Melinda Maggard, Ingraham Angela M, Shekelle Paul G, Ko Clifford Y   Appropriateness criteria to assess variations in surgical procedure use in the United States Archives of surgery (Chicago, Ill. : 1960), 2011; 146(12): 1433-40.
Khodyakov Dmitry, Hempel Susanne, Rubenstein Lisa, Shekelle Paul, Foy Robbie, Salem-Schatz Susanne, O'Neill Sean, Danz Margie, Dalal Siddhartha   Conducting online expert panels: a feasibility and experimental replicability study BMC medical research methodology, 2011; 11(3): 174.
Spiegel Brennan M R, Talley Jennifer, Shekelle Paul, Agarwal Nikhil, Snyder Bradley, Bolus Roger, Kurzbard Nicole, Chan Michael, Ho Andrew, Kaneshiro Marc, Cordasco Kristina, Cohen Hartley   Development and validation of a novel patient educational booklet to enhance colonoscopy preparation The American journal of gastroenterology, 2011; 106(5): 875-83.
Qaseem Amir, Wilt Timothy J, Weinberger Steven E, Hanania Nicola A, Criner Gerard, van der Molen Thys, Marciniuk Darcy D, Denberg Tom, Schünemann Holger, Wedzicha Wisia, MacDonald Roderick, Shekelle Paul, Shekelle Paul, Shekelle Paul, Shekelle Paul, Shekelle Paul   Diagnosis and management of stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a clinical practice guideline update from the American College of Physicians, American College of Chest Physicians, American Thoracic Society, and European Respiratory Society Annals of internal medicine, 2011; 155(3): 179-91.
Chou Roger, Qaseem Amir, Owens Douglas K, Shekelle Paul, Shekelle Paul   Diagnostic imaging for low back pain: advice for high-value health care from the American College of Physicians Annals of internal medicine, 2011; 154(3): 181-9.
Min Lillian C, Reuben David B, Adams John, Shekelle Paul G, Ganz David A, Roth Carol P, Wenger Neil S   Does better quality of care for falls and urinary incontinence result in better participant-reported outcomes? Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2011; 59(8): 1435-43.
Maher Alicia Ruelaz, Maglione Margaret, Bagley Steven, Suttorp Marika, Hu Jian-Hui, Ewing Brett, Wang Zhen, Timmer Martha, Sultzer David, Shekelle Paul G   Efficacy and comparative effectiveness of atypical antipsychotic medications for off-label uses in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association, 2011; 306(12): 1359-69.
Miake-Lye Isomi M, Amulis Angel, Saliba Debra, Shekelle Paul G, Volkman Linda K, Ganz David A   Formative evaluation of the telecare fall prevention project for older veterans BMC health services research, 2011; 11(4 Suppl): 119.
Owens Douglas K, Qaseem Amir, Chou Roger, Shekelle Paul, Shekelle Paul   High-value, cost-conscious health care: concepts for clinicians to evaluate the benefits, harms, and costs of medical interventions Annals of internal medicine, 2011; 154(3): 174-80.
Ovretveit John C, Shekelle Paul G, Dy Sydney M, McDonald Kathryn M, Hempel Susanne, Pronovost Peter, Rubenstein Lisa, Taylor Stephanie L, Foy Robbie, Wachter Robert M   How does context affect interventions to improve patient safety? An assessment of evidence from studies of five patient safety practices and proposals for research BMJ quality & safety, 2011; 20(7): 604-10.
O'Neill Sean M, Hempel Susanne, Lim Yee-Wei, Danz Marjorie S, Foy Robbie, Suttorp Marika J, Shekelle Paul G, Rubenstein Lisa V   Identifying continuous quality improvement publications: what makes an improvement intervention 'CQI'? BMJ quality & safety, 2011; 20(12): 1011-9.
Hempel Susanne, Rubenstein Lisa V, Shanman Roberta M, Foy Robbie, Golder Su, Danz Marjorie, Shekelle Paul G   Identifying quality improvement intervention publications--a comparison of electronic search strategies Implementation science : IS, 2011; 6(3): 85.
Min Lillian C, Reuben David B, Keeler Emmett, Ganz David A, Fung Constance H, Shekelle Paul, Roth Carol P, Wenger Neil S   Is patient-perceived severity of a geriatric condition related to better quality of care? Medical care, 2011; 49(1): 101-7.
Livhits M, Mercado C, Yermilov I, Parikh J A, Dutson E, Mehran A, Ko C Y, Shekelle P G, Gibbons M M   Is social support associated with greater weight loss after bariatric surgery?: a systematic review Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity, 2011; 12(2): 142-8.
Norris Susan L, Atkins David, Bruening Wendy, Fox Steven, Johnson Eric, Kane Robert, Morton Sally C, Oremus Mark, Ospina Maria, Randhawa Gurvaneet, Schoelles Karen, Shekelle Paul, Viswanathan Meera   Observational studies in systemic reviews of comparative effectiveness: AHRQ and the Effective Health Care Program Journal of clinical epidemiology, 2011; 64(11): 1178-86.
Hempel Susanne, Newberry Sydne, Ruelaz Alicia, Wang Zhen, Miles Jeremy N V, Suttorp Marika J, Johnsen Breanne, Shanman Roberta, Slusser Wendelin, Fu Ning, Smith Alex, Roth Beth, Polak Joanna, Motala Aneesa, Perry Tanja, Shekelle Paul G   Safety of probiotics used to reduce risk and prevent or treat disease Evidence report/technology assessment, 2011; 20(200): 1-645.
Bean-Mayberry Bevanne, Yano Elizabeth M, Washington Donna L, Goldzweig Caroline, Batuman Fatma, Huang Christine, Miake-Lye Isomi, Shekelle Paul G   Systematic review of women veterans' health: update on successes and gaps Women's health issues : official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health, 2011; 21(4 Suppl): S84-97.
Trivedi Amal N, Matula Sierra, Miake-Lye Isomi, Glassman Peter A, Shekelle Paul, Asch Steven   Systematic review: comparison of the quality of medical care in Veterans Affairs and non-Veterans Affairs settings Medical care, 2011; 49(1): 76-88.
Foy Robbie, Ovretveit John, Shekelle Paul G, Pronovost Peter J, Taylor Stephanie L, Dy Sydney, Hempel Susanne, McDonald Kathryn M, Rubenstein Lisa V, Wachter Robert M   The role of theory in research to develop and evaluate the implementation of patient safety practices BMJ quality & safety, 2011; 20(5): 453-9.
Qaseem Amir, Humphrey Linda L, Chou Roger, Snow Vincenza, Shekelle Paul, Shekelle Paul   Use of intensive insulin therapy for the management of glycemic control in hospitalized patients: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians Annals of internal medicine, 2011; 154(4): 260-7.
Qaseem Amir, Chou Roger, Humphrey Linda L, Starkey Melissa, Shekelle Paul, Shekelle Paul   Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in hospitalized patients: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians Annals of internal medicine, 2011; 155(9): 625-32.
Taylor Stephanie L, Dy Sydney, Foy Robbie, Hempel Susanne, McDonald Kathryn M, Ovretveit John, Pronovost Peter J, Rubenstein Lisa V, Wachter Robert M, Shekelle Paul G   What context features might be important determinants of the effectiveness of patient safety practice interventions? BMJ quality & safety, 2011; 20(7): 611-7.
Wu Shinyi, Keeler Emmett B, Rubenstein Laurence Z, Maglione Margaret A, Shekelle Paul G   A cost-effectiveness analysis of a proposed national falls prevention program Clinics in geriatric medicine, 2010; 26(4): 751-66.
Bagley Steven C, Munjas Brett, Shekelle Paul   A systematic review of suicide prevention programs for military or veterans Suicide & life-threatening behavior, 2010; 40(3): 257-65.
Matula Sierra R, Trivedi Amal N, Miake-Lye Isomi, Glassman Peter A, Shekelle Paul, Asch Steven   Comparisons of quality of surgical care between the US Department of Veterans Affairs and the private sector Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 2010; 211(6): 823-32.
Chafen Jennifer J Schneider, Newberry Sydne J, Riedl Marc A, Bravata Dena M, Maglione Margaret, Suttorp Marika J, Sundaram Vandana, Paige Neil M, Towfigh Ali, Hulley Benjamin J, Shekelle Paul G   Diagnosing and managing common food allergies: a systematic review JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association, 2010; 303(18): 1848-56.
Coker Tumaini R, Chan Linda S, Newberry Sydne J, Limbos Mary Ann, Suttorp Marika J, Shekelle Paul G, Takata Glenn S   Diagnosis, microbial epidemiology, and antibiotic treatment of acute otitis media in children: a systematic review JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association, 2010; 304(19): 2161-9.
Danz M S, Rubenstein L V, Hempel S, Foy R, Suttorp M, Farmer M M, Shekelle P G   Identifying quality improvement intervention evaluations: is consensus achievable? Quality & safety in health care, 2010; 19(4): 279-83.
Shekelle Paul   Invited commentary: The safety of dietary supplements. Comment on "Effect of Enzyte on QT and Qtc intervals" Archives of internal medicine, 2010; 170(15): 1404-5.
Shekelle Paul G, Takata Glenn, Newberry Sydne J, Coker Tumaini, Limbos Mary Ann, Chan Linda S, Timmer Martha M, Suttorp Marika J, Carter Jason, Motala Aneesa, Valentine Di, Johnsen Breanne, Shanman Roberta   Management of Acute Otitis Media: update Evidence report/technology assessment, 2010; 26(198): 1-426.
Foy Robbie, Hempel Susanne, Rubenstein Lisa, Suttorp Marika, Seelig Michelle, Shanman Roberta, Shekelle Paul G   Meta-analysis: effect of interactive communication between collaborating primary care physicians and specialists Annals of internal medicine, 2010; 152(4): 247-58.
Anger Jennifer T, Weinberg Aviva, Suttorp Marika J, Litwin Mark S, Shekelle Paul G   Outcomes of intravesical botulinum toxin for idiopathic overactive bladder symptoms: a systematic review of the literature The Journal of urology, 2010; 183(6): 2258-64.
Shekelle Paul   Pharmaceutical company-sponsored drug trials: what are we to believe? Journal of clinical epidemiology, 2010; 63(2): 126-7.
Cheng Eric M, Crandall Carolyn J, Bever Christopher T, Giesser Barbara, Haselkorn Jodie K, Hays Ron D, Shekelle Paul, Vickrey Barbara G   Quality indicators for multiple sclerosis Multiple sclerosis (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England), 2010; 16(8): 970-80.
Qaseem Amir, Snow Vincenza, Owens Douglas K, Shekelle Paul, Shekelle Paul   The development of clinical practice guidelines and guidance statements of the American College of Physicians: summary of methods Annals of internal medicine, 2010; 153(3): 194-9.
Chou Roger, Shekelle Paul   Will this patient develop persistent disabling low back pain? JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association, 2010; 303(13): 1295-302.
Wenger Neil S, Roth Carol P, Shekelle Paul G, Young Roy T, Solomon David H, Kamberg Caren J, Chang John T, Louie Rachel, Higashi Takahiro, MacLean Catherine H, Adams John, Min Lillian C, Ransohoff Kurt, Hoffing Marc, Reuben David B   A practice-based intervention to improve primary care for falls, urinary incontinence, and dementia Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2009; 57(3): 547-55.
Hussey Peter S, de Vries Han, Romley John, Wang Margaret C, Chen Susan S, Shekelle Paul G, McGlynn Elizabeth A   A systematic review of health care efficiency measures Health services research, 2009; 44(3): 784-805.
Shekelle Paul G   ACP Journal Club. Supplementation with vitamin E or vitamin C did not differ from placebo for major cardiovascular events and mortality Annals of internal medicine, 2009; 150(8): JC4-12.
Yermilov Irina, McGory Marcia L, Shekelle Paul W, Ko Clifford Y, Maggard Melinda A   Appropriateness criteria for bariatric surgery: beyond the NIH guidelines Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.), 2009; 17(8): 1521-7.
Shekelle Paul G   Appropriateness criteria: a useful tool for the cardiologist Heart (British Cardiac Society), 2009; 95(7): 517-20.
Goldzweig Caroline Lubick, Towfigh Ali, Maglione Margaret, Shekelle Paul G   Costs and benefits of health information technology: new trends from the literature Health affairs (Project Hope), 2009; 28(2): w282-93.
Ganz David A, Yano Elizabeth M, Saliba Debra, Shekelle Paul G   Design of a continuous quality improvement program to prevent falls among community-dwelling older adults in an integrated healthcare system BMC health services research, 2009; 9(2): 206.
McGory Marcia L, Kao Kenneth K, Shekelle Paul G, Rubenstein Laurence Z, Leonardi Michael J, Parikh Janak A, Fink Arlene, Ko Clifford Y   Developing quality indicators for elderly surgical patients Annals of surgery, 2009; 250(2): 338-47.
Romley John A, Hussey Peter S, de Vries Han, Wang Margaret C, Shekelle Paul G, McGlynn Elizabeth A   Efficiency and its measurement: what practitioners need to know The American journal of managed care, 2009; 15(11): 842-5.
van Tulder Maurits W, Suttorp Marika, Morton Sally, Bouter Lex M, Shekelle Paul   Empirical evidence of an association between internal validity and effect size in randomized controlled trials of low-back pain Spine, 2009; 34(16): 1685-92.
Qaseem Amir, Snow Vincenza, Denberg Thomas D, Casey Donald E, Forciea Mary Ann, Owens Douglas K, Shekelle Paul, Shekelle Paul   Hormonal testing and pharmacologic treatment of erectile dysfunction: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians Annals of internal medicine, 2009; 151(9): 639-49.
Mularski Richard A, Munjas Brett A, Lorenz Karl A, Sun Su, Robertson Sandra J, Schmelzer Wendy, Kim Adina C, Shekelle Paul G   Randomized controlled trial of mindfulness-based therapy for dyspnea in chronic obstructive lung disease Journal of alternative and complementary medicine (New York, N.Y.), 2009; 15(10): 1083-90.
Qaseem Amir, Snow Vincenza, Shekelle Paul, Hopkins Robert, Owens Douglas K, Owens Douglas K   Screening for HIV in health care settings: a guidance statement from the American College of Physicians and HIV Medicine Association Annals of internal medicine, 2009; 150(2): 125-31.
Wolf Michael S, Shekelle Paul, Choudhry Niteesh K, Agnew-Blais Jessica, Parker Ruth M, Shrank William H   Variability in pharmacy interpretations of physician prescriptions Medical care, 2009; 47(3): 370-3.
Higashi Takahiro, Wenger Neil S, Adams John L, Fung Constance, Roland Martin, McGlynn Elizabeth A, Reeves David, Asch Steven M, Kerr Eve A, Shekelle Paul G   Relationship between number of medical conditions and quality of care The New England journal of medicine, 2007; 356(24): 2496-504.
Chodosh Joshua, Morton Sally C, Mojica Walter, Maglione Margaret, Suttorp Marika J, Hilton Lara, Rhodes Shannon, Shekelle Paul   Meta-analysis: chronic disease self-management programs for older adults Annals of internal medicine, 2005; 143(6): 427-38.
Li Zhaoping, Maglione Margaret, Tu Wenli, Mojica Walter, Arterburn David, Shugarman Lisa R, Hilton Lara, Suttorp Marika, Solomon Vanessa, Shekelle Paul G, Morton Sally C   Meta-analysis: pharmacologic treatment of obesity Annals of internal medicine, 2005; 142(7): 532-46.
Maggard Melinda A, Shugarman Lisa R, Suttorp Marika, Maglione Margaret, Sugerman Harvey J, Sugarman Harvey J, Livingston Edward H, Nguyen Ninh T, Li Zhaoping, Mojica Walter A, Hilton Lara, Rhodes Shannon, Morton Sally C, Shekelle Paul G   Meta-analysis: surgical treatment of obesity Annals of internal medicine, 2005; 142(7): 547-59.
Higashi Takahiro, Shekelle Paul G, Adams John L, Kamberg Caren J, Roth Carol P, Solomon David H, Reuben David B, Chiang Lillian, MacLean Catherine H, Chang John T, Young Roy T, Saliba Debra M, Wenger Neil S   Quality of care is associated with survival in vulnerable older patients Annals of internal medicine, 2005; 143(4): 274-81.

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