Lakshman Swamy, MD, MBA
Boston Medical Center
Dept of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

MD, Wright State University

Lakshman served as Chief Medical Resident / VA Chief Resident in Quality and Patient Safety at Boston Medical Center. His interests focus on teaching and evaluating the safety and the delivery of care in the field of pulmonary and critical care medicine, especially in the veteran population. He is passionate about equitable and cost-effective health care. See his keynote about joy and burnout in medicine at the 2016 British Columbia Quality Forum at the link below.

Lakshman served as co-chair for the 2015 Annual Forum for Quality Improvement in Health Care and he has been a keynote speaker and debate participant at several major QI conferences. He is actively engaged with physician leadership at the Massachusetts Medical Society, and he continues to direct and produce creative content for Radio Rounds, a 501c3 organization which features interviews with leaders in modern medicine. His scholarly work has included evaluations of student perceptions of quality, adverse event reporting by residents, and topics in pulmonary/critical care.

VA Boston Healthcare System

2015 Boston University: Alpha Omega Alpha

Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

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  1. Anderson E, Mohr DC, Regenbogen I, Swamy L, Smith EG, Mourra S, Rinne ST. Influence of Organizational Climate and Clinician Morale on Seclusion and Physical Restraint Use in Inpatient Psychiatric Units. J Patient Saf. 2021 Jun 01; 17(4):316-322.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33871417
  2. Blok AC, Anderson E, Swamy L, Mohr DC. Comparing nurse leader and manager perceptions of and strategies for nurse engagement using a positive deviance approach: A qualitative analysis. J Nurs Manag. 2021 Mar 08.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33683777
  3. Dar M, Swamy L, Gavin D, Theodore A. Mechanical-Ventilation Supply and Options for the COVID-19 Pandemic. Leveraging All Available Resources for a Limited Resource in a Crisis. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2021 03; 18(3):408-416. PMID: 33202144; PMCID: PMC7919160; DOI: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.202004-317CME;
  4. Ramachandran P, Swamy L, Kaul V, Agrawal A. Response. Chest. 2020 11; 158(5):2236-2237. PMID: 33160539; PMCID: PMC7610135; DOI: 10.1016/j.chest.2020.06.037;
  5. Swamy L, Mohr D, Blok A, Anderson E, Charns M, Wiener RS, Rinne S. Impact of Workplace Climate on Burnout Among Critical Care Nurses in the Veterans Health Administration. Am J Crit Care. 2020 09 01; 29(5):380-389.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32869073
  6. Ramachandran P, Swamy L, Kaul V, Agrawal A, Narasimhan M. Powerless in the ICU: Perspectives from ICUs in the Face of Coronavirus Disease 2019. Chest. 2020 09; 158(3):881-883. PMID: 32454045; PMCID: PMC7245235; DOI: 10.1016/j.chest.2020.05.538;
  7. Ramachandran P, Swamy L, Kaul V, Agrawal A. A National Strategy for Ventilator and ICU Resource Allocation During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic. Chest. 2020 09; 158(3):887-889. PMID: 32413343; PMCID: PMC7217111; DOI: 10.1016/j.chest.2020.04.050;
  8. Rinne ST, Mohr DC, Swamy L, Blok AC, Wong ES, Charns MP. National Burnout Trends Among Physicians Working in the Department of Veterans Affairs. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 05; 35(5):1382-1388.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32096080; PMCID: PMC7210363; DOI: 10.1007/s11606-019-05582-7;
  9. Rinne ST, Swamy L, Anderson E, Shah T, Dixon AE, Kaminski N, Borok Z, Thomson CC. Perspectives on Burnout from Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine Division Directors. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2020 01 01; 201(1):111-114.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31469580
  10. Kearney L, Swamy L, Brock M, Wiener R, Strymish J, Huang Q, Breu AC. A Veteran With a Solitary Pulmonary Nodule. Fed Pract. 2020 Jan; 37(1):38-41.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32047354; PMCID: PMC7010343
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critical care medicine
healthcare delivery science
medical education
patient safety
pulmonary medicine
quality improvement
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