Rachel S. Casas, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Rachel Casas
(617) 414-7399
801 Massachusetts Ave Crosstown Center


Dr. Casas received undergraduate training in Biomedical Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University and her MD at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She pursued her Internal Medicine residency at Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital and participated in primary care and women’s health tracks. Dr. Casas also completed the Primary Care Academic Medicine Fellowship with a Master of Education at the Boston University School of Medicine. She is currently an assistant professor at the Boston University School of Medicine, working as a clinician in women’s health primary care and an associate clerkship director of the Inpatient Medicine and Advanced Internal Medicine Ambulatory Clerkships. Her current projects focus on curriculum development of outpatient resident education in women’s health and program evaluation of the medicine clerkships.


  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, MD
  • Boston University, EdM
  • Johns Hopkins University, BS

Classes Taught


  • Published on 11/10/2016

    Casas RS, Xuan Z, Jackson AH, Stanfield LE, Harvey NC, Chen DC. Associations of medical student empathy with clinical competence. Patient Educ Couns. 2017 Apr; 100(4):742-747. PMID: 27856065.

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  • Published on 8/9/2016

    Casas RS, Hallett LD, Rich CA, Gerber MR, Battaglia TA. Program Directors' Perceptions of Resident Education in Women's Health: A National Survey. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2017 Feb; 26(2):133-140. PMID: 27505148.

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  • Published on 9/19/2014

    Casas R, Bourjeily G, Vithiananthan S, Tong I. Contraceptive use in women undergoing bariatric surgery. Obes Res Clin Pract. 2014 Nov-Dec; 8(6):e608-13. PMID: 25242017.

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  • Published on 4/1/2012

    Casas RS, Pettee Gabriel KK, Kriska AM, Kuller LH, Conroy MB. Association of leisure physical activity and sleep with cardiovascular risk factors in postmenopausal women. Menopause. 2012 Apr; 19(4):413-9. PMID: 22076308.

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  • Published on 12/1/2010

    Dair BJ, Saylor DM, Cargal TE, French GR, Kennedy KM, Casas RS, Guyer JE, Warren JA, Kim CS, Pollack SK. The effect of substrate material on silver nanoparticle antimicrobial efficacy. J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2010 Dec; 10(12):8456-62. PMID: 21121354.

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  • Published on 6/1/2010

    McDermott MK, Saylor DM, Casas R, Dair BJ, Guo J, Kim CS, Mahoney CM, Ng K, Pollack SK, Patwardhan DV, Sweigart DA, Thomas T, Toy J, Williams CM, Witkowski CN. Microstructure and elution of tetracycline from block copolymer coatings. J Pharm Sci. 2010 Jun; 99(6):2777-85. PMID: 20091828.

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  • Published on 8/1/2006

    Merzlyakov M, Li E, Casas R, Hristova K. Spectral Förster resonance energy transfer detection of protein interactions in surface-supported bilayers. Langmuir. 2006 Aug 1; 22(16):6986-92. PMID: 16863249.

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