Luise Pernar, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in Gastrointestinal Surgery at Boston University School of Medicine. Before coming to Boston University, she had three research fellowships. The first was a Surgical Education Research Fellowship at Brigham and Women’s, then a Medical Education Research Fellowship at The Academy at Harvard Medical School, and finally the Arthur Tracy Cabot Fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital Center for Surgery and Public Health. Her performance during these appointments earned her the Harvard Medical School Excellence in Tutoring Certificate and Brigham and Women’s Hospital Department of Surgery Excellence in Teaching Award. She has taught eight different medical courses and has served as a long-time mentor to multiple graduate students. Currently, she is an Ad Hoc Reviewer for the Journal of Surgical Education, the Journal of Obesity Surgery, the Journal of Medical Education, JAMA Surgery, and the Journal of Surgical Endoscopy.
- Harvard Medical School, MD
- Published on 4/14/2017
Pernar LIM, Robertson FC, Tavakkoli A, Sheu EG, Brooks DC, Smink DS. An appraisal of the learning curve in robotic general surgery. Surg Endosc. 2017 Nov; 31(11):4583-4596. PMID: 28411345.
- Published on 2/1/2017
Pernar LI, Mongiu A, Sheu EG. An Unusual Cause of Intestinal Perforation. JAMA Surg. 2017 Feb 01; 152(2):199-200. PMID: 27926750.
- Published on 10/1/2016
Pernar LI, Lockridge R, McCormack C, Chen J, Shikora SA, Spector D, Tavakkoli A, Vernon AH, Robinson MK. An Effort to Develop an Algorithm to Target Abdominal CT Scans for Patients After Gastric Bypass. Obes Surg. 2016 Oct; 26(10):2543-6. PMID: 27523471.
- Published on 7/20/2016
Pernar LI, Pernar CH, Dieffenbach BV, Brooks DC, Smink DS, Tavakkoli A. What is the BMI threshold for open ventral hernia repair? Surg Endosc. 2017 Mar; 31(3):1311-1317. PMID: 27440197.
- Published on 4/2/2016
Pernar LI, Kim JJ, Shikora SA. Gastric bypass reversal: a 7-year experience. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2016 Sep - Oct; 12(8):1492-1498. PMID: 27387697.
- Published on 2/22/2016
Pernar LI, Wolf LL, Seshadri A, Patel V. Impact of a Surgeon-Led Peripherally Inserted Central Venous Catheter Team on Peripherally Inserted Central Venous Catheter-Related Complications and Costs. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2016 Jun; 17(3):352-6. PMID: 26900912.
- Published on 10/17/2015
Pernar LI, Peyre SE, Hasson RM, Lipsitz S, Corso K, Ashley SW, Breen EM. Exploring the Content of Intraoperative Teaching. J Surg Educ. 2016 Jan-Feb; 73(1):79-84. PMID: 26489601.
- Published on 4/25/2013
Veronese C, Richards JB, Pernar L, Sullivan AM, Schwartzstein RM. A randomized pilot study of the use of concept maps to enhance problem-based learning among first-year medical students. Med Teach. 2013 Sep; 35(9):e1478-84. PMID: 23617466.
- Published on 1/17/2013
Pernar LI, Corso K, Lipsitz SR, Breen E. Using spaced education to teach interns about teaching skills. Am J Surg. 2013 Jul; 206(1):120-7. PMID: 23332689.
- Published on 9/1/2012
Pernar LI, Shaw TJ, Pozner CN, Vogelgesang KR, Lacroix SE, Gandhi TK, Peyre SE. Using an Objective Structured Clinical Examination to test adherence to Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goal--associated behaviors. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2012 Sep; 38(9):414-8. PMID: 23002494.
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