Amy M. Linsky, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Amy Linsky
801 Massachusetts Ave Crosstown Center


Amy Linksy, MD is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in General Internal Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine and a clinician-investigator in the Section of General Internal Medicine and at the Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research (CHOIR) at VA Boston Healthcare System. She is deeply involved in academia, having served as an Adjunct Instructor at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, completed residencies in both Preventive Medicine and Internal Medicine, completing a Fellowship in General Medicine, and being a practicing Internist. She seeks to decrease overmedication and promote safe prescribing practices.

Other Positions

  • Bedford VA - Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial VA Hosp


  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, MD
  • Boston University School of Public Health, MSc
  • Duke University, BS


  • Published on 4/1/2019

    Linsky A, Meterko M, Bokhour BG, Stolzmann K, Simon SR. Deprescribing in the context of multiple providers: understanding patient preferences. Am J Manag Care. 2019 Apr; 25(4):192-198. PMID: 30986016.

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  • Published on 7/31/2018

    Hanchate AD, Frakt AB, Kressin NR, Trivedi A, Linsky A, Abdulkerim H, Stolzmann KL, Mohr DC, Pizer SD. External Determinants of Veterans' Utilization of VA Health Care. Health Serv Res. 2018 12; 53(6):4224-4247. PMID: 30062781.

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  • Published on 6/28/2017

    Linsky A, Meterko M, Stolzmann K, Simon SR. Supporting medication discontinuation: provider preferences for interventions to facilitate deprescribing. BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Jun 28; 17(1):447. PMID: 28659157.

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  • Published on 3/1/2017

    Linsky A, Simon SR, Stolzmann K, Meterko M. Patient Perceptions of Deprescribing: Survey Development and Psychometric Assessment. Med Care. 2017 Mar; 55(3):306-313. PMID: 27579916.

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  • Published on 11/1/2016

    Linsky A, Simon SR, Stolzmann K, Bokhour BG, Meterko M. Prescribers' perceptions of medication discontinuation: survey instrument development and validation. Am J Manag Care. 2016 Nov; 22(11):747-754. PMID: 27870547.

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  • Published on 4/1/2016

    Linsky A. Capsule Commentary on Genoff et al., Navigating Language Barriers: A Systematic Review of Patient Navigators' Impact on Cancer Screening for Limited English Proficient Patients. J Gen Intern Med. 2016 Apr; 31(4):415. PMID: 26857729.

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  • Published on 4/1/2015

    Linsky A, Simon SR, Marcello TB, Bokhour B. Clinical provider perceptions of proactive medication discontinuation. Am J Manag Care. 2015 Apr; 21(4):277-83. PMID: 26014466.

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  • Published on 11/20/2014

    Linsky A, Simon SR, Bokhour B. Patient perceptions of proactive medication discontinuation. Patient Educ Couns. 2015 Feb; 98(2):220-5. PMID: 25435516.

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  • Published on 4/8/2013

    Linsky A, Simon SR. Reversing gears: discontinuing medication therapy to prevent adverse events. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Apr 8; 173(7):524-5. PMID: 23459795.

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  • Published on 11/2/2012

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

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