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Robert A. Witzburg, MD

TitleProfessor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DepartmentMedicine
DivisionGeneral Internal Medicine
Address72 E. Concord St Instructional (L)
Boston MA 02118
Phone(617) 638-4630
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0001-9810-813X
Other Positions
TitleAssociate Dean
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DepartmentAdmissions

TitleProfessor
InstitutionBoston University School of Public Health
DepartmentHealth Law, Policy & Management

 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
Expertise in systems development in health care delivery and in medical education, with a focus on holistic evaluation of candidates for medical school.

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  • Education
 Publications
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  1. Witzburg RA, Sondheimer HM. Holistic review--shaping the medical profession one applicant at a time. N Engl J Med. 2013 Apr 25; 368(17):1565-7. PMID: 23574032.
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  2. Kleshinski J, Case ST, Davis D, Heinrich GF, Witzburg RA. Commentary: criminal background checks for entering medical students: history, current issues, and future considerations. Acad Med. 2011 Jul; 86(7):795-8. PMID: 21715989.
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  3. Singer KH, Witzburg RA. The Health Professions Advisor’s Letter of Evaluation: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask. The Advisor. 2007; 27:23-27.
  4. Witzburg RA. Boston University School of Medicine: One School’s Approach to Criminal Background Checks. The Advisor. 2006; 26:15-19.
  5. Heffernan JJ, Witzburg RA, Smetana GW. Medical Evaluation of the Patient Undergoing Surgery. In, Textbook of Primary Care Medicine. Noble J (editor). Mosby Inc. St Louis,MO. 2001.
  6. Weissman JS, Witzburg R, Linov P, Campbell EG. Termination from Medicaid: how does it affect access, continuity of care, and willingness to purchase insurance? J Health Care Poor Underserved. 1999 Feb; 10(1):122-37. PMID: 9989010.
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  7. Witzburg RA. Primary Care: Balancing Health Needs, Services, and Technology (Book Note). Annals of Internal Medicine. 1999; 130:868.
  8. Boulter P, Dorsey JL, Goonan K, Kaufman J, Reilly F, Witzburg RA. Quality and the medical marketplace. N Engl J Med. 1997 Mar 13; 336(11):808; author reply 808-9. PMID: 9064516.
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  9. Prout MN, Sidari JN, Witzburg RA, Grillone GA, Vaughan CW. Head and neck cancer screening among 4611 tobacco users older than forty years. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1997 Feb; 116(2):201-8. PMID: 9051065.
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  10. Bauchner H, Witzburg R, Jones C. Early and periodic screening diagnosis and treatment. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1996 Nov; 150(11):1219-20. PMID: 8904869.
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  11. Bennett K, Witzburg RA. Conventional Bacterial Infections. In, HIV Infection: A Primary Care Manual. Third Edition. Libman H, Witzburg RA (editors). Little, Brown and Co. Boston,MA. 1996.
  12. Heffernan JJ, Witzburg RA . Medical Consultation. In, Textbook of Primary Care Medicine. Second Edition. Noble J (editor). Mosby-Year Book, Inc. St. Louis,MO. 1996.
  13. Barat LM, Barber TW, Witzburg RA . Fever. In, HIV Infection: A Primary Care Manual. Third Edition. Libman H, Witzburg RA (editors). Little, Brown and Co. Boston,MA. 1996.
  14. Libman H, Witzburg RA (editors) . HIV Infection: A Primary Care Manual. Third Edition. Little, Brown and Co. Boston,MA. 1996.
  15. Barat LM, Barber TW, Witzburg RA . Fever. In, HIV Infection: A Clinical Manual. Second Edition. Libman H, Witzburg RA (editors). Little, Brown and Co. Boston,MA. 1993.
  16. Fagan MA, Witzburg RA. Conventional Bacterial Infections. In, HIV Infection: A Clinical Manual. Second Edition. Libman H, Witzburg RA,(editors). Little, Brown and Co. Boston,MA. 1993.
  17. Libman H, Witzburg RA (editors) . HIV Infection: A Clinical Manual. Second Edition. Little, Brown and Co. Boston. 1993.
  18. Prout MN, Morris SJ, Witzburg RA, Hurley C, Chatterjee S. A multidisciplinary educational program to promote head and neck cancer screening. J Cancer Educ. 1992; 7(2):139-46. PMID: 1419578.
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  19. Witzburg RA . Clinical Problems in Venous Thromboembolic Disease. MKSAP IX. American College of Physicians. Philadelphia,PA. 1991.
  20. Libman H, Witzburg RA(Editors). Supplement to Clinical manual for care of the adult patient with HIV infection. ADLB Publications. Boston,MA. 1991.
  21. Witzburg RA. Perioperative Consultation. In: MKSAP IX. American College of Physicians. Philadelphia,PA. 1991.
  22. Prout MN, Heeren TC, Barber CE, Rose L, Morris SG, Hurley C, Geller AC, Witzburg RA, Koh HK. Use of health services before diagnosis of head and neck cancer among Boston residents. Am J Prev Med. 1990 Mar-Apr; 6(2):77-83. PMID: 2363953.
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  23. Libman H, Witzburg RA(Editors) . Clinical manual for care of the adult patient with HIV infection. ADLB Publications. Boston,MA. 1990.
  24. Barber T, Witzburg RA . Evaluation and management of fever in patients with HIV infection. In, Clinical manual for care of the adult patient with HIV Infection, Libman H, Witzburg RA (Editors). ADLB Publications. Boston,MA. 1990.
  25. Agura EA, Witzburg RA . Beta-Blocker Overdose. In: Manual of Clinical Problems in Acute Care Medicine, Heffernan JJ, Witzburg RA, Cohen AS (editors). Saunders. Philadelphia,PA. 1989.
  26. Witzburg RA . Hypothermia. In: Manual of Clinical Problems in Acute Care Medicine, Heffernan JJ, Witzburg RA, Cohen AS. (Eds.). Saunders. Philadelphia,PA. 1989.
  27. Shahrokhi F, McQuinn BA, Witzburg RA . Transient Ischemic Attacks. In: Manual of Clinical Problems in Acute Care Medicine, Heffernan JJ, Witzburg RA, Cohen AS. (Eds.). Saunders. Philadelphia,PA. 1989.
  28. Shahrokhi F, McQuinn BA, Witzburg RA . Stroke. In: Manual of Clinical Problems in Acute Care Medicine, Heffernan JJ, Witzburg RA, Cohen AS. (Eds.). Saunders. Philadelphia,PA. 1989.
  29. Heffernan JJ, Witzburg RA, Cohen AS. Manual of Clinical Problems in Acute Care Medicine. Saunders. Philadelphia,PA. 1989.
  30. Witzburg RA (Editor). Care of the Adult AIDS Patient (Clinical Manual) City of Boston. Boston,MA. 1988.
  31. Witzburg RA, Noble J. Career development among residents completing primary care and traditional residencies in medicine at the Boston City Hospital, 1974-1983. J Gen Intern Med. 1988 Jan-Feb; 3(1):48-53. PMID: 3339487.
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  32. Witzburg RA. Athlete's Heart. In: General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Noble, J. (Ed.). Little Brown. Boston,MA. 1987.
  33. Agura EA, Wexler LF, Witzburg RA. Massive propranolol overdose: Successful treatment with high-dose isoproterenol and glucagon. Am J. Med. 1986; 80:755-757.
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