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Gabrielle Kane, M.B., Ed.D., FRCPC

Professor

Overview

Dr. Kane is an expert in sarcoma and palliative radiation treatment. She is the University of Washington Department of Radiation Oncology residency program director and disease site lead for sarcoma. In 2010, she was appointed medical director and service chief of the UW Medical Center Radiation Oncology Center, and is a passionate supporter of patient-centered care, collaborative team work and quality improvement.

Patient Care Philosophy

“My philosophy is to provide collaborative, team-based care that is centered on the patient and their family, and tailored to their individual needs and circumstances.”

Education and Training

College: University of Dublin, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, 1973

Medical Education: University of Dublin, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, 1975

Internship: Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide SA, Australia, 1976

Registrar in Psychiatry: St. Patrick’s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, 1977

Residency: University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, 1996

Fellowship: University of Toronto, Department of Radiation Oncology, Toronto, ON, Canada, 1998

Doctoral: University of Toronto, Department of Theory and Policy Studies, Toronto, ON, Canada, 2005

Selected Publications from a Total of 35

Spraker MB, Nyflot M, Hendrickson K, Ford E, Kane G, Zeng J. A survey of residents’ experience with patient safety and quality improvement concepts in radiation oncology. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2016 Dec 1. pii: S1879-8500(16)30295-8. doi: 10.1016/j.prro.2016.11.008. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28462894.

Wei RL, Colbert LE, Jones J, Racsa M, Kane G, Lutz S, Vapiwala N, Dharmarajan KV. Palliative care and palliative radiation therapy education in radiation oncology: A survey of US radiation oncology program directors. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2016 Dec 1. pii: S1879-8500(16) 30296-X. doi: 10.1016/j.prro.2016.11.009. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28222994.

Kane G. Influences on the patient-physician relationship: No quick fix. J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2016 Spring;36(2):138-9.

Novak A, Nyflot MJ, Ermoian RP, Jordan LE, Sponseller PA, Kane GM, Ford EC, Zeng J. Targeting safety improvements through identification of incident origination and detection in a near-miss incident learning system. Med Phys. 2016 May;43(5):2053. doi: 10.1118/1.4944739.

Mullen T, Nyflot M, Zeng J, Jordan L, Sponseller PA, Carlson J, Kane G, Ford EC. Interrater reliability of a near-miss risk index for incident learning systems in radiation oncology. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2016 Apr 15. pii: S1879-8500(16)30031-5. doi: 10.1016/j.prro.2016.04.002.

Van Hoof T, Grant RE, Sajdlowska J, Bell M, Campbell C, Colburn L, Davis D, Dorman T, Fischer M, Horsley T, Jacobs-Halsey V, Kane G, LeBlanc C, Lockyer J, Moore Jr D, Morrow R, Olson CA, Reeves S, Sargeant J, Silver I, Thomas DC, Turco M, Kitto S. Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education Intervention Guideline Series: Guideline 4, Interprofessional Education. J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2015 Fall;35 Suppl 2:S51-4

Van Hoof T, Grant RE, Campbell C, Colburn L, Davis D, Dorman T, Fischer M, Horsley T, Jacobs-Halsey V, Kane G, LeBlanc C, Moore Jr DE, Morrow R, Olson CA, Silver I, Thomas DC, Turco M, Kitto S. Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education Intervention Guideline Series: Guideline 2, Practice Facilitation. J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2015 Fall;35 Suppl 2:S55-9.

Van Hoof T, Grant RE, Miller NE, Bell M, Campbell C, Colburn L, Davis D, Dorman T, Horsley T, Jacobs-Halsey V, Kane G, LeBlanc C, Lockyer J, Moore Jr D, Morrow R, Olson CA, Silver I, Thomas DC, Kitto S. Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education Intervention Guideline Series: Guideline 1, Performance Measurement and Feedback. J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2015 Fall;35 Suppl 2:S65-9.

Novak A, Nyflot M, Ermoian R, Jordan L, Sponseller P, Kane G, Ford E, Zeng J. Targeting Safety Improvements through Identification of Incident Origination and Detection in a Near-Miss Incident Learning System. Med Phys. 2016 May;43(5):2053. doi: 10.1118/1.4944739.

Richard P, Phillips M, Smith W, Davidson D, Kim EY, Kane G. Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of IMRT versus 3DCRT for Preoperative Treatment of Extremity Soft Tissue Sarcomas.  Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 Feb 6. pii: S0360-3016(16)00119-X. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2016.02.005.

Research Interests

  • Incident Learning
  • Patient Safety and Quality Improvement