Phyllis Carr, MD
Associate Dean of Students,
Professor of Medicine,
Women’s Health Unit
Bachelor of Arts, Radcliffe College 1973
Harvard Medical School 1978
Cornell New York Hospital 1978-1981 Residency in Internal Medicine
Kaiser Fellowship 1981-83, Massachusetts General Hospital
General field of research:
Women’s Health, Health Disparities, Academic Medicine
Room 213, 72 East Concord Street, Boston MA 02118
Phone: (617)-638 4166
Fax: (617)-638 4491
Women in medicine, obstacles to career advancement, mentoring
Summary of research interest:
Dr. Carr is Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Professor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. Her research focus is obstacles to career advancement for women and minorities with publications in JAMA, the Annals of Internal Medicine, the Journal of General Internal Medicine, the Mayo Clinic Proceedings and Academic Medicine, as well as a monograph for the Kellogg Foundation, which is a resource guide for medical faculty, She recently received funding as Co-PI of an R01 for a longitudinal follow-up of women in academic medicine. Her other area of academic and clinical interest is Women’s Health; she is an editor of two texts in Women’s Health.
|Conrad P, Carr PL, Knight S, Renfrew MR, Pololi L. Hierarchy as a barrier to advancement for women in academic medicine. J Women’s Health. 2010;19:1591-97
Carr, PL, Conrad P, Knight S, Poloi L. Collaborating in academic medicine: reflections on gender and advancement. Acad Med. 2009:84:1447-1453
Pololi L, Kern D, Carr PL, Conrad P, Knight S. The culture of academic medicine: Faculty perceptions of the lack of alignment between individual and institutional values? JGIM.2009;24:1289-95.
Pololi L, Conrad P, Knight S, Carr PL. A study of the relational aspects of the culture of academic medicine. Acad Med. 2009;84:106-114.
Carr PL, Palepu A, Szalacha L, Caswell C, Inui T. “Flying Below the Radar:” A qualitative study of minority experience of discrimination in academic medicine. Medical Education. 2007:41:601-609.
PubMed link to Dr. Carr’s publications