Lisa B. Caruso MD, MPH
Clinical Associate Professor, Geriatrics
72 E. Concord Street | (617) 638-6121
Dr. Caruso received her MD at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and her MPH at Boston University School of Public Health. She completed her Internal Medicine residency and 2-year Geriatric Medicine fellowship at Boston Medical Center. She is currently the Director of Quality and Patient Safety for the Department of Medicine. At Boston Medical Center, she provides care to older adults in the Geriatric Ambulatory Practice, the geriatric inpatient, long-term care and sub-acute rehab settings. Expertise and interests include: Resident and Medical Student training in Quality Improvement; Dementia; Delirium; Diabetes in older adults; Transitions of care; Long term care.
MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 1993
BA, Wellesley College, 1987
Lakin JR, Zupanc SN, Lindvall C, Moseley ET, Das S, Sciacca K, Cabral HJ, Burns EA, Carney MT, Itty J, Lopez S, Emmert K, Martin NJ, Lambert S, Polo J, Sanghani S, Dugas JN, Gomez M, Winter MR, Wang N, Gabry-Kalikow S, Dobie A, Amshoff M, Cucinotta T, Joel M, Caruso LB, Ramirez AM, Salerno K, Ogunneye Q, Henault L, Davis AD, Volandes A, Paasche-Orlow MK. Study protocol for Video Images about Decisions to Improve Ethical Outcomes with Palliative Care Educators (VIDEO-PCE): a pragmatic stepped wedge cluster randomised trial of older patients admitted to the hospital. BMJ Open. 2022 Jul 25; 12(7):e065236. PMID: 35879001.Published on 10/1/2021
Nadjarian A, LeClair J, Mahoney TF, Awtry EH, Bhatia JS, Caruso LB, Clay A, Greer D, Hingorani KS, Horta LFB, Ibrahim M, Ieong MH, James T, Kulke MH, Lim R, Lowe RC, Moses JM, Murphy J, Nozari A, Patel AD, Silver B, Theodore AC, Wang RS, Weinstein E, Wilson SA, Cervantes-Arslanian AM. Validation of a Crisis Standards of Care Model for Prioritization of Limited Resources During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Crisis in an Urban, Safety-Net, Academic Medical Center. Crit Care Med. 2021 10 01; 49(10):1739-1748. PMID: 34115635.Published on 10/2/2020
Lau-Ng R, Caruso LB, Perls TT. Reply to Comment on COVID-19 Deaths in Long Term Care Facilities - A Critical Piece of the Puzzle. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2020 12; 68(12):2748. PMID: 32835433.Published on 7/20/2020
Lau-Ng R, Caruso LB, Perls TT. COVID-19 Deaths in Long-Term Care Facilities: A Critical Piece of the Pandemic Puzzle. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2020 09; 68(9):1895-1898. PMID: 32501537.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.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.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.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.Published on 1/1/2008
Caruso LB, Silliman RA. Chapter 9: Geriatric Medicine in Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine. 2008.
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