Pablo Buitron de la Vega, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Pablo Buitron de la Vega
617.414.6663
801 Massachusetts Ave Crosstown Center

Biography

Mind Mapping in Medical Education
Social Determinants of Health
Patient Centered Communication
Community Health Workers

Other Positions

  • Member, Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research, Boston University

Websites

Education

  • Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, MD
  • Boston University School of Public Health, MSc

Publications

  • Published on 5/31/2020

    Lasser KE, Buitron de la Vega P, Ashe EM, Xuan Z, Alva S, Battisti L, Losi S, Sieber C, Richards C, Sullivan P, Triscari L, Brody L, Roth MT, LeBlanc A, Silverstein M. A pharmacy liaison-patient navigation intervention to reduce inpatient and emergency department utilization among primary care patients in a Medicaid accountable care organization: A pragmatic trial protocol. Contemp Clin Trials. 2020 Jul; 94:106046. PMID: 32485325.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 4/1/2020

    Giraldo P, Hsu HE, Ashe EM, Buitron de la Vega PA, Losi S, Silverstein M, Lasser KE. Provision of Utility Shut-off Protection Letters at an Urban Safety-Net Hospital, 2009-2018. J Ambul Care Manage. 2020 Apr/Jun; 43(2):179-182. PMID: 32073502.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 6/1/2019

    Buitron de la Vega P, Losi S, Sprague Martinez L, Bovell-Ammon A, Garg A, James T, Ewen AM, Stack M, DeCarvalho H, Sandel M, Mishuris RG, Deych S, Pelletier P, Kressin NR. Implementing an EHR-based Screening and Referral System to Address Social Determinants of Health in Primary Care. Med Care. 2019 06; 57 Suppl 6 Suppl 2:S133-S139. PMID: 31095052.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 7/10/2018

    Buitron de la Vega P, Coe C, Paasche-Orlow MK, Clark JA, Waite K, Sanchez MJ, Armstrong E, Bokhour BG. "It's like a mirror image of my illness": Exploring Patient Perceptions About Illness Using Health Mind Mapping-a Qualitative Study. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 10; 33(10):1692-1699. PMID: 29992428.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 3/13/2018

    Quintiliani LM, Murphy JE, Buitron de la Vega P, Waite KR, Armstrong SE, Henault L, Volandes AE, Paasche-Orlow MK. Feasibility and Patient Perceptions of Video Declarations Regarding End-of-Life Decisions by Hospitalized Patients. J Palliat Med. 2018 06; 21(6):766-772. PMID: 29649398.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/6/2017

    Buitron de la Vega P, Paasche-Orlow MK, Clark JA, Bokhour BG. Using Health Mind Maps to Capture Patient's Explanatory Models of Illness. Boston. 2017.

  • Published on 5/3/2016

    Hadeel Zainah, Aarthee Karthikeyan, Pablo Buitron, Douglas Jennings, Suzan L Davis, George Alangaden, Daniela Moreno, FadiSamaan, Sarah Al Helou, Ghattas Alkoury, Wassim Stephane, Salim Daikh and Mayur Ramesh. The Efficacy of Acticoat-Silver Dressing in Preventing Left-Ventricle-Assisted Device Infections. Immunochemistry & Immunopathology. 2016; 2:122.

    Read at: Custom
  • Published on 12/16/2015

    Buitron de la Vega P, Tandon P, Qureshi W, Nasr Y, Jayaprakash R, Arshad S, Moreno D, Jacobsen G, Ananthasubramaniam K, Ramesh M, Zervos M. Simplified risk stratification criteria for identification of patients with MRSA bacteremia at low risk of infective endocarditis: implications for avoiding routine transesophageal echocardiography in MRSA bacteremia. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2016 Feb; 35(2):261-8. PMID: 26676855.

    Read at: PubMed

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