Lucy Schulson, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
General Internal Medicine

MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
MPH, Harvard School of Public Health
BS, Brown University

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Lucy Schulson is Assistant Professor of Medicine at Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine and an Attending Physician in the Sections of General Internal Medicine. She is a practicing primary care doctor in the Immigrant and Refugee Health Center at Boston Medical Center. Her research is focused on how health systems can be improved to address gaps in quality of care and patient safety to improve equity. She earned her B.A. in international development at Brown University and medical degree at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine where she graduated with Honors in Research and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. She obtained a Master of Public Heath in health policy and management at the Harvard School of Public Health and completed her internal medicine and primary care residency at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center at Harvard Medical School. She completed a clinical research fellowship at the Boston University School of Medicine where she conducted health disparities research with a particular focus on patients with limited English proficiency (LEP) and pursued advanced coursework in epidemiology and biostatistics at Boston University School of Public Health.

Primary Care Physician
Boston Medical Center
Immigrant & Refugee Health Program

Culture of Patient Safety in Black Serving and Non-Black Serving Hospitals
11/01/2023 - 09/29/2024 (PI)
RAND Corporation Agency for Healthcar


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  1. Hepner KA, Sousa JL, Roth CP, Huilgol SS, Jean C, Schulson LB, Gandhi P, Malika N, Engel CC. Improving Pain Care for Service Members: Administrator, Provider, and Patient Perspectives on Treatment, Policies, and Opportunities for Change. Rand Health Q. 2023 Dec; 11(1):3. PMID: 38264313; PMCID: PMC10732241
  2. Gandhi TK, Schulson LB, Thomas AD. Bringing the Equity Lens to Patient Safety Event Reporting. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2024 Jan; 50(1):87-89. PMID: 37821324
  3. Ernecoff NC, Weir R, Rodriguez A, Schulson LB, Edelen MO, Hanmer J. Electronic health record (EHR)-based PROMIS measures among neurology clinic decedents and survivors: a retrospective cohort analysis. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2023 Aug 21; 21(1):95. PMID: 37605247; PMCID: PMC10441689; DOI: 10.1186/s12955-023-02176-0;
  4. Jackson J, Berri N, Nham W, Wolters N, Adzemovic T, Tsuchida RE, Newton M, Burkhardt J, Perry M, Schulson LB. Key Factors in Designing the Health System-Community Pathways Program for African American/Black Children and Young Adults. Rand Health Q. 2023 May; 10(2):1. PMID: 37200824; PMCID: PMC10187557
  5. Faherty LJ, Ringel JS, Kranz AM, Baker L, Phillips B, Williams MV, Perez L, Schulson LB, Timmins G, Gittens AD, Gandhi P, Howell K, Adekunle T. The U.S. Equity-First Vaccination Initiative: Impacts and Lessons Learned. Rand Health Q. 2023 May; 10(2):3. PMID: 37200826; PMCID: PMC10187558
  6. Schulson LB, Dick A, Sheng F, Stein BD. An Exploratory Analysis of Differential Prescribing of High-Risk Opioids by Insurance Type Among Patients Seen by the Same Clinician. J Gen Intern Med. 2023 May; 38(7):1681-1688. PMID: 36745303; PMCID: PMC10212884; DOI: 10.1007/s11606-023-08025-6;
  7. Bandini JI, Schulson LB, Ahluwalia SC, Harrison J, Chen EK, Lai JS, Edelen M. Patient, Family Caregiver, and Provider Perceptions on Self-Assessment Screening for Cognitive Impairment in Primary Care: Findings From a Qualitative Study. Gerontol Geriatr Med. 2022; 8:23337214221131403. PMID: 36275410; PMCID: PMC9583195; DOI: 10.1177/23337214221131403;
  8. Bandini JI, Schulson LB, Messan Setodji C, Williams J, Ast K, Ahluwalia SC. "Palliative Care Is the Only Medical Field That I Feel Like I'm Treated As a Person, Not As a Black Person": A Mixed-Methods Study of Minoritized Patient Experiences with Palliative Care. J Palliat Med. 2023 Feb; 26(2):220-227. PMID: 35969381
  9. Schulson LB, Predmore Z, Sousa JL, McCullough CM, Magit A, Lerner C, Chinnock R, Barkley S, Marcin JP, McGuire T, Browne MA, Uscher-Pines L. Perceptions of Pediatric Endocrinologists and Neurologists on the Drivers of Telehealth Use. Acad Pediatr. 2023 Mar; 23(2):271-278. PMID: 35940573
  10. Ahluwalia SC, Vegetabile BG, Edelen MO, Setodji CM, Rodriguez A, Scherling A, Phillips J, Farmer CM, Harrison JM, Bandini J, Huang W, Schulson L, Walling A, Dalton S, Martineau M, Hall O, Schlang D, Bradley MA, Ast K. MACRA Palliative Care Quality Measure Development-Testing Summary Report: Measure Name: Feeling Heard and Understood. Rand Health Q. 2022 Jun; 9(3):3. PMID: 35837526; PMCID: PMC9242575
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2022 Society of General Internal Medicine: Hamolsky Award Finalist
2019 Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting: Lipkin Finalist
2017 Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting: Young Scholars in GIM Scholarship
2017 The Stoneman Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center: Resident Award for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
2014 Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai: The Judith and Nathan Kase Humanities in Medicine Prize
2014 Institute of Medical Education, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai: Student Excellence in Teaching Award
2014 Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai: Alpha Omega Alpha
2013 Jewish Vocational Services Marcus and Theresa Levie Education Fund Scholarship
2013 Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai: Gold Humanism Honor Society
2011 Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai: Medical Student Body Award for Integrity
2010 Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai: Patricia S. Levenson Fellowship for Community Based Research
2008 Brown University: Honors in concentration
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