Lisa B. Caruso, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Lisa Caruso
72 E. Concord St Robinson (B)


Expertise and interests include: EBM; Dementia; Delirium; Diabetes in older adults; Transitions of care; Long term care.

Other Positions

  • Active Staff Privileges, Medicine, Boston Medical Center


  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, MD
  • Wellesley College, BA

Classes Taught


  • Published on 9/1/2018

    Levine SA, Chao SH, Caruso LB, Jackson AH, Russell ML, Young ME, Brett B. Chief Resident Immersion Training in the Care of Older Adults: A Successful National Replication of an Interspecialty Educational Intervention. Acad Med. 2018 09; 93(9):1341-1347. PMID: 29877915.

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  • Published on 2/9/2014

    Caruso LB, Thwin SS, Brandeis GH. Following up on clinical recommendations in transitions from hospital to nursing home. J Aging Res. 2014; 2014:873043. PMID: 24678422.

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  • Published on 6/8/2012

    Oates DJ, Kornetsky D, Winter MR, Silliman RA, Caruso LB, Sharbaugh ME, Hardt EJ, Parker VA. Minimizing geriatric rehospitalizations: a successful model. Am J Med Qual. 2013 Jan-Feb; 28(1):8-15. PMID: 22684011.

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  • Published on 1/1/2009

    Caruso LB, Silliman RA. Chapter 8: Diabetes Mellitus in the Older Adult in Care of the Elderly: Clinical Aspects of Aging. Cambridge Press. Cambridge. 2009.

  • Published on 4/10/2008

    Levine SA, Chao SH, Brett B, Jackson AH, Burrows AB, Goldman LN, Caruso LB. Chief resident immersion training in the care of older adults: an innovative interspecialty education and leadership intervention. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2008 Jun; 56(6):1140-5. PMID: 18410320.

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  • Published on 1/1/2008

    Caruso LB, Silliman RA. Chapter 9: Geriatric Medicine in Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine. 2008.

  • Published on 8/21/2007

    Caruso LB, Clough-Gorr KM, Silliman RA. Improving quality of care for urban older people with diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007 Oct; 55(10):1656-62. PMID: 17714460.

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  • Published on 3/1/2005

    Levine SA, Caruso LB, Vanderschmidt H, Silliman RA, Barry PP. Faculty development in geriatrics for clinician educators: a unique model for skills acquisition and academic achievement. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2005 Mar; 53(3):516-21. PMID: 15743299.

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  • Published on 1/1/2005

    Bickmore TW, Caruso L, Clough-Gorr K. Proceedings of the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI). Acceptance and usability of a relational agent interface by urban older adults. 2005; (17):711-735.

  • Published on 7/1/2000

    Caruso LB, Silliman RA, Demissie S, Greenfield S, Wagner EH. What can we do to improve physical function in older persons with type 2 diabetes? J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2000 Jul; 55(7):M372-7. PMID: 10898253.

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