Amy Schigelone

Amy Schigelone


  • 49332 Dying, Death and End of Life Care

Job experience

  • Psychotherapist, Chicago Center for Psychotherapy
  • Social Worker, Horizon Hospice and Palliative Care

  • Assistant Research Professor, University of Chicago Hospitals, Department of Geriatrics

  • Research Associate, University of Michigan Medical School, Department of Medical Education

Fields of Special Interest

  • Gerontology

  • End of Life Issues

  • Health and Illness

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

  • Mind/Body Therapies

  • Qualitative Research

Publications or presentations

  • Williams, Brent C., Amy R. Schigelone, James T. Fitzgerald, Jeffrey B. Halter. 2008. “Successful Implementation of a Faculty Development Program in Geriatrics for Non-Primary Care Physician Educators.” Gerontology & Geriatrics Education 28 (3): 5 – 27. 
  • Schigelone, Amy Schiller and Berit Ingersoll-Dayton. 2004. “Some of My Best Friends are Old: A Qualitative Exploration of Medical Students’ Interest in Geriatrics.” Educational Gerontology 30(8): 643-661.
  • Schigelone, Amy Schiller and James Thomas Fitzgerald. 2004. “Development and Utilization of Vignettes in Assessing Medical Students’ Support of Older and Younger Patients’ Medical Decisions.” Evaluation and the Health Professions 27 (3): 265-284.
  • Schigelone, Amy R. Schiller. 2003. “How Can We Ignore the Why? A Theoretical Approach to Health Care Professionals’ Attitudes toward the Elderly.” Journal of Gerontological Social Work 40:31-50.
  • Lawrence, Abigail Ruth and Amy R. Schiller Schigelone. 2003. “Reciprocity Beyond Dyadic Relationships: Aging-Related Communal Coping,” Research on Aging 24:684-704.