Robert E. Burke, MD, MS, SFHM

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Associate Professor of Medicine (Hospital Medicine)
Core Investigator, Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Corporal Crescenz VA Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics
Staff Physician, Corporal Crescenz VA Medical Center
Associate Chief for Research, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Associate Chief for Research, Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Department: Medicine

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University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2155733205
BS (Biochemistry, Summa Cum Laude)
Boston College, 2003.
MD (Medicine)
Stanford University, 2008.
MS (Clinical Sciences)
University of Colorado Graduate Program in Clinical Sciences, 2015.
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Selected Publications

Gilmartin H, Jones CD, Nunnery M, Leonard C, Connelly B, Wills A, Kelley L, Rabin B, Burke, RE: An Implementation Strategy Postmortem Method Developed in the VA Rural Transitions Nurse Program to Inform Spread and Scale-Up. PLOS ONE Mar 2024.

Bressman E, Ahn A, Balachandran M, Honig C, Zee J, Long J, Burke RE, Asch D, Morgan A: Automated Text Message-Based Program to Reduce Use of Acute Care Resources After Hospital Discharge. JAMA Network Open 2024.

Zagursky J, Burke RE, Olson PJ, Readlynn J: Gridlock: What hospitalists and health systems can do to help. Journal of Hospital Medicine 2024.

Olson PJ, Burke RE, Readlynn J, Zagursky J, Lee J: Gridlock in hospital medicine. Journal of Hospital Medicine 2024 Notes: accepted 12/23.

Burke RE, Tjader A, Church K, Munro S, Rose L: Evaluating the relationship between facility Age-Friendly recognition and subsequent facility-free days in older Veterans. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 2024.

Reddy YNV, Kearney M, Ward M, Burke RE, O'Hare A, Reese PP, Lane-Fall MB.: Identifying Major Barriers to Home Dialysis (The IM-HOME Study): Findings from a National Survey of Patients, Care Partners, and Providers. American Journal of Kidney Disease 2024.

Bressman E, Burke RE, Greysen SR: Connected Transitions: Opportunities and challenges for improving post-discharge care with technology. Journal of Hospital Medicine 2024 Notes: Accepted December 2023.

Gustavson AM, Miller MJ, Bokning N, Wisdom JP, Burke RE, Hagedorn HJ: Applying I-PARIHS to identify emerging innovations in hospital discharge decision-making in response to system stress: a qualitative study. Research Square Aug 2023.

Kelley L, Broadfoot K, McCreight M, Wills A, Leonard C, Connelly B, Gilmartin H, Burke RE: Implementation and Evaluation of a Training Curriculum for Experienced Nurses in Care Coordination: The VA Rural Transitions Nurse Training Program. Journal of Nursing Care Quality Jul 2023.

Prusaczyk B, Burke RE: It's time for the field of geriatrics to invest in implementation science. BMJ Quality & Safety July 2023.

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