Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Barnett is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Having previously completed a residency in combined Internal Medicine & Pediatrics and a fellowship in Palliative Care for both children and adults, he now attends on the palliative care services at UAB and Children’s of Alabama. He is the Program Director of the UAB Palliative Medicine Fellowship and is the Core Leader for Education in the UAB Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics & Palliative Care. He has been a faculty consultant in communication skills for the United States Medical Licensing Clinical Skills exam. Dr. Barnett is a senior faculty facilitator for the national VITALtalk communication skills program, and he has started an Advanced Communication Training program at UAB. He has presented at the national meetings of the American Academy of Hospice & Palliative Medicine, the National Black Nurses Association, and at the Veterans Affairs National Center for Ethics in Health Care. Dr. Barnett is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Hospice & Palliative Medicine and is a fellow of the American Academy of Hospice & Palliative Medicine, the American College of Physicians, and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2021 How I Do It: Communicating About Time-Limited Trials.Chest2021
    2021 Telehealth in Palliative Care: Communication Strategies From the COVID-19 PandemicClinical Journal of Oncology Nursing.  25:17-22. 2021
    2021 COVID-19: An Organizational-theory-guided Holistic Self-caring and Resilience ProjectJournal of Holistic Nursing2021
    2020 Healing the Hearts of Bereaved Parents: Impact of Legacy Artwork on Grief in Pediatric OncologyJournal of Pain and Symptom Management.  60:790-800. 2020
    2020 Development of Subspecialty-Specific Reporting Milestones for Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Training in the U.S.Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.  60:151-157. 2020
    2019 Legacy Artwork in Pediatric Oncology: The Impact on Bereaved Caregivers' Psychological Functioning and GriefJournal of Palliative Medicine.  22:1124-1128. 2019
    2019 Development of Curricular Milestones for Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Training in the U.S.Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.  57:1009-1017.e6. 2019
    2017 Communication Education, Modeling, and Protocols Transform Clinicians to Agents of Empowerment 2017
    2017 Development of Entrustable Professional Activities for Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Training in the United StatesJournal of Pain and Symptom Management.  54:609-616.e1. 2017
    2017 An intensive, simulation-based communication course for pediatric critical care medicine fellowsPediatric Critical Care Medicine.  18:e348-e355. 2017
    2017 Physician Aid in Dying in the US South: What Does the Future Hold?Southern Medical Journal.  110:9-10. 2017
    2013 Neonatal Critical Care Communication (NC3): Training NICU physicians and nurse practitionersJournal of Perinatology.  33:642-646. 2013

    Education And Training

  • University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital, Chief Resident
  • UAB Hospital, Internship
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital, Internship
  • UAB Hospital, Residency
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital, Residency
  • University of Pittsburgh, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Kentucky 2006
  • Full Name

  • Michael Barnett
  • Fax

  • 205-975-8173