Janet Shim, PhD

Professor
Social Behavioral Sciences
+1 415 514-9392

Areas of Interest: Sociology of health and illness; social inequalities in health; science, technology, and medicine studies; race, gender, and class; qualitative research methods.

Publications: 

Like a Fish out of Water: Managing Chronic Pain in the Urban Safety Net.

Journal of health and social behavior

Rubin S, Burke N, Van Natta M, Yen I, Shim JK

Complex care and contradictions of choice in the safety net.

Sociology of health & illness

Van Natta M, Burke NJ, Yen IH, Rubin S, Fleming MD, Thompson-Lastad A, Shim JK

Assessing Patient Activation among High-Need, High-Cost Patients in Urban Safety Net Care Settings.

Journal of urban health : bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine

Napoles TM, Burke NJ, Shim JK, Davis E, Moskowitz D, Yen IH

Response to commentary, "Trauma and the structuring of complex care: Back to the settlements?" by Elizabeth Bowen.

Social science & medicine (1982)

Thompson-Lastad A, Yen IH, Fleming MD, Van Natta M, Rubin S, Shim JK, Burke NJ

Defining trauma in complex care management: Safety-net providers' perspectives on structural vulnerability and time.

Social science & medicine (1982)

Thompson-Lastad A, Yen IH, Fleming MD, Van Natta M, Rubin S, Shim JK, Burke NJ

Patient engagement at the margins: Health care providers' assessments of engagement and the structural determinants of health in the safety-net.

Social science & medicine (1982)

Fleming MD, Shim JK, Yen IH, Thompson-Lastad A, Rubin S, Van Natta M, Burke NJ

My Bioethics Will Be Intersectional or It Will Be [Bleep].

The American journal of bioethics : AJOB

Grzanka PR, Brian JD, Shim JK

Provider Perspectives on the Influence of Family on Nursing Home Resident Transfers to the Emergency Department: Crises at the End of Life.

Current gerontology and geriatrics research

Stephens C, Halifax E, Bui N, Lee SJ, Harrington C, Shim J, Ritchie C

Race and ancestry in the age of inclusion: technique and meaning in post-genomic science.

Journal of health and social behavior

Shim JK, Ackerman SL, Darling KW, Hiatt RA, Lee SS

Homogeneity and heterogeneity as situational properties: producing--and moving beyond?--race in post-genomic science.

Social studies of science

Shim JK, Darling KW, Lappe MD, Thomson LK, Lee SS, Hiatt RA, Ackerman SL

Cultural health capital and the interactional dynamics of patient-centered care.

Social science & medicine (1982)

Dubbin LA, Chang JS, Shim JK

Older people and social connectedness: how place and activities keep people engaged.

Journal of aging research

Yen IH, Shim JK, Martinez AD, Barker JC

Handbook of the Sociology of Health, Illness, and Healing: Blueprint for the 21st Century, edited by Pescosolido B, Martin JK, McLeod JD, and Rogers A

Medicalization and biomedicalization revisited: Technoscience and transformations of health, illness, and American medicine

Clarke AE and Shim JK

Rethinking Social Epidemiology: Towards a Science of Change, edited by O’Campo P and Dunn J

Application of two schools of social theory for neighbourhood, place, and health research

Yen IH, Shim JK, Martinez AD

Biomedicalization: Technoscience, Health and Illness in the U.S

Biomedicalization: Technoscience, Health and Illness in the U.S.

Clarke AE, Mamo L, Fosket JR, Fishman JR, and Shim JK (eds.)

Biomedicalization: Technoscience, Health and Illness in the U.S., edited by Adele E. Clarke, Laura Mamo, Jennifer R. Fosket, Jennifer R. Fishman, and Janet K. Shim

Biomedicalization: A theoretical and substantive introduction

Clarke AE, Shim JK, Mamo L, Fosket JR, Fishman JR

The stratified biomedicalization of heart disease: Expert and lay perspectives on racial and class inequality

Biomedicalization: Technoscience, Health and Illness in the U.S., edited by Adele E. Clarke, Laura Mamo, Jennifer R. Fosket, Jennifer R. Fishman, and Janet K. Shim

Shim JK

Biomedicalising genetic health, diseases, and identities. Pp. 21-40 in Handbook of Genetics and Society: Mapping the New Genomic Era, edited by Paul Atkinson, Peter Glasner, and Margaret Lock. New York: Routledge

Biomedicalising genetic health, diseases, and identities. Pp. 21-40 in Handbook of Genetics and Society: Mapping the New Genomic Era, edited by Paul Atkinson, Peter Glasner, and Margaret Lock. New York: Routledge.

Clarke AE, Shim JK, Shostak S, and Nelson A

Late-life cardiac interventions and the treatment imperative.

PLoS medicine

Shim JK, Russ AJ, Kaufman SR

The Sociology of Health and Illness: Critical Perspectives, edited by Conrad P

‘Choosing later’ about dialysis treatment near the end of life

Russ AJ, Shim JK, Kaufman SR

The value of "life at any cost": talk about stopping kidney dialysis.

Social science & medicine (1982)

Russ AJ, Shim JK, Kaufman SR

Clinical life: expectation and the double edge of medical promise.

Health (London, England : 1997)

Shim JK, Russ AJ, Kaufman SR

Old age, life extension, and the character of medical choice.

The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences

Kaufman SR, Shim JK, Russ AJ

Risk, life extension and the pursuit of medical possibility.

Sociology of health & illness

Shim JK, Russ AJ, Kaufman SR

Aged bodies and kinship matters: The ethical field of kidney transplant.

American ethnologist

Kaufman SR, Russ AJ, Shim JK

Aged bodies and kinship matters: The ethical field of kidney transplant

American ethnologist

Kaufman SR, Russ AJ, and Shim JK

Bodies in the Making: Transgressions and Transformations, edited by Chen NN and Moglen H

Aged bodies and kinship matters: The biologization of moral commitment

Kaufman SR, Russ AJ, Shim JK

Biomedicalization: Technoscientific transformations of health, illness, and U.S. biomedicine

American Sociological Review

Clarke AE, Shim JK, Mamo L, Fosket JR, and Fishman JR