Lisa B. Caruso, MD, MPH
Clinical Associate Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
BA, Wellesley College

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.

Enhancing the Quality of Care for Urban Elders
09/29/2002 - 09/29/2007 (PI)
HHS/HRSA/Bureau of Health Professionals
5 K01 HP 00032 04

Pre-notification Meeting the Challenges of COVID-19 by Expanding the Reach of Palliative Care: Proactive Advance Care Planning with Videos for the Elderly and all Patients with Dementia
09/01/2022 - 04/30/2024 (PI)
Tufts Medical Center National Institute o


Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs

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.

iCite Analysis       Copy PMIDs To Clipboard

  1. Volandes AE, Zupanc SN, Lakin JR, Cabral HJ, Burns EA, Carney MT, Lopez S, Itty J, Emmert K, Martin NJ, Cole T, Dobie A, Cucinotta T, Joel M, Caruso LB, Henault L, Dugas JN, Astone K, Winter M, Wang N, Davis AD, Garde C, Rodriguez PM, El-Jawahri A, Moseley ET, Das S, Sciacca K, Ramirez AM, Gromova V, Lambert S, Sanghani S, Lindvall C, Paasche-Orlow MK. Video Intervention and Goals-of-Care Documentation in Hospitalized Older Adults: The VIDEO-PCE Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open. 2023 Sep 05; 6(9):e2332556.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37695586; PMCID: PMC10495866; DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.32556;
  2. Napoletani G, Soldan SS, Kannan T, Preston-Alp S, Vogel P, Maestri D, Caruso LB, Kossenkov A, Sobotka A, Lieberman PM, Tempera I. PARP1 Inhibition Halts EBV+ Lymphoma Progression by Disrupting the EBNA2/MYC Axis. bioRxiv. 2023 Jul 07. PMID: 37461649; PMCID: PMC10350008; DOI: 10.1101/2023.07.05.547847;
  3. Shankar KN, Dugas J, Jaiprasert S, Nentwich L, Caruso L, Dobie A, Whalen D, Macip-Rodriguez P, Rao S, Mitchell SE. Evaluation of an Emergency Department-based Palliative Care Extender Program on Hospital and Patient Outcomes. West J Emerg Med. 2023 May 05; 24(3):637-643.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37278788; PMCID: PMC10284513; DOI: 10.5811/westjem.56015;
  4. 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.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35879001; PMCID: PMC9328081; DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2022-065236;
  5. 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.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34115635; PMCID: PMC8439631; DOI: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000005155;
  6. 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.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32835433
  7. 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.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32501537; PMCID: PMC7300761; DOI: 10.1111/jgs.16669;
  8. 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.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29877915
  9. Caruso LB, Thwin SS, Brandeis GH. Following up on clinical recommendations in transitions from hospital to nursing home. J Aging Res. 2014; 2014:873043.View Related Profiles. PMID: 24678422; PMCID: PMC3941200; DOI: 10.1155/2014/873043;
  10. 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.View Related Profiles. PMID: 22684011; DOI: 10.1177/1062860612445181;
Showing 10 of 17 results. Show More

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

Bar chart showing 17 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2023

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

quality improvement
Contact for Mentoring:

72 E. Concord St Robinson (B)
Boston MA 02118
Google Map

Caruso's Networks
Click the "See All" links for more information and interactive visualizations
Media Mentions
Similar People
Same Department