Lakshmana Swamy, MD
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
General Internal Medicine

MD, Wright State University

Lakshman is a 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 recently 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.

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.

  1. Wong K, Swamy L, Jardine LDA. #TipsForNewDocs: Mentoring From Miles Away. J Grad Med Educ. 2017 Oct; 9(5):674-675. PMID: 29075404.
  2. Swamy L, Badke C, Suguness A, McKeegan J, Kirkham K, Borges NJ. Student Perceptions of Clinical Quality and Safety. Am J Med Qual. 2016 Nov; 31(6):601. PMID: 27630130.
  3. Swamy L, Phan LT, Sadah ZM, McCulley TJ, Warwar RE. Oculocardiac reflex in a medial orbital wall fracture without clinically evident entrapment. Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol. 2013 Jul-Sep; 20(3):268-70. PMID: 24014996; PMCID: PMC3757642; DOI: 10.4103/0974-9233.114810;.
  4. Dutta R, McDonough J, Chang A, Swamy L, Siu A, Kidd GJ, Rudick R, Mirnics K, Trapp BD. Activation of the ciliary neurotrophic factor (CNTF) signalling pathway in cortical neurons of multiple sclerosis patients. Brain. 2007 Oct; 130(Pt 10):2566-76. PMID: 17898009.

This graph shows the total number of publications by year, by first, middle/unknown, or last author.

Bar chart showing 4 publications over 4 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 2007 and 2013 and 2016 and 2017

In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

critical care medicine
healthcare delivery science
medical education
patient safety
pulmonary medicine
quality improvement
Contact for Mentoring:

75 E. Newton St Evans Building
Boston MA 02118
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