Amy Linsky, MD, MSc

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Education:

Med School - University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Residency - Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship - General Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center
Other Education – Master of Science, Boston University School of Public Health

General Field of Research:

Patient Safety and Quality

Affiliations other than medicine:

General Internal Medicine, VA Boston Healthcare System
Department of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Contact information:

amy.linsky@bmc.org

Academic interests:

Patient safety, quality of medication prescribing, health information technology

Recent Publications:

Linsky A, Simon SR. Patients’ perceptions of their “most” and “least” important medications: a retrospective cohort study. BMC Res Notes. 2012 Nov 2;5:619. PMID: 23121715.

Linsky A, Gupta K, Lawler EV, Fonda J, Hermos JA. Proton pump inhibitors and risk for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection. Archives of Internal Medicine. 2010;170(9):772-778.

Myers JS, Gojraty S, Yang W, Linsky A, Airan-Javia S, Polmano RC. A randomized-controlled trial of computerized alerts to reduce unapproved medication abbreviation use. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 2011;18:17-23.

Linsky A, McIntosh N, Cabral H, Kazis L. Patient-provider language concordance and colorectal cancer screening.  Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2011;26(2):142-147.

Linsky A, Nyambose J, Battaglia, TA. Lifestyle behaviors in Massachusetts cancer survivors. Journal of Cancer Survivorship: Research and Practice. 2011;5:27-34.

Linsky A, Hermos JA, Lawler EV, Rudolph JL. Proton pump inhibitor discontinuation in long-term care. (in press, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society)

PubMed link to Dr. Linsky’s publications