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

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.

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

Burke RE, Pelcher L, Trader A, Linsky AM, Thorpe CT, Turner JP, Rose L: Central nervous system-active prescriptions in older Veterans: trends in prevalence, prescribers, and high-risk populations. Journal of General Internal Medicine Jun 2023.

Reddy Y, Burke RE, Maliha G: Peritoneal dialysis: are we approaching a modern renaissance? Kidney360 June 2023 Notes: accepted June 2023.

Piazza K, Ashcroft LE, Rose L, Hall DE, Brown RT, Bowen ME, Mavandadi S, Brecher A, Keddem S, Kinosian B, Long JA, Werner RM, Burke RE: Type III hybrid-effectiveness-implementation study: implementing Age-Friendly evidence-based practices in the VA to improve outcomes in older adults. Implementation Science Communications May 2023.

Churchill L, Derlein D, Falvey J, Stutzbach J, Forster J, Sullivan W, Nordon-Craft A, Mangione K, Butera K, Burke RE, Stevens-Lapsley J. : High-intensity home health physical therapy among older adult Veterans: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society May 2023.

O'Brien K, Burke R, Karlawish J: A roadmap for modifying clinician behavior to improve the detection of cognitive impairment. Journal of General Internal Medicine Feb 2023.

Ryskina KL, Geng Z, Waddell KJ, Raghavan S, Burke RE: Association between timing of clinical evaluation by a physician or advanced practitioner and risk of rehospitalization in older adults admitted to a skilled nursing facility following hospitalization: a cohort study. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association (JAMDA) 2023 Notes: Accepted 9/8.

Waddell K, Morley J, Bravata D, Wilkinson J, Burke RE, Patel M: Deploying Digital Health Technologies for Remote Physical Activity Monitoring of Rural Populations with Neurologic Disease. Archives of Rehabilitation Research and Clinical Translation Dec 2022 Notes: Published online.

Waddell KJ, Patel MS, Wilkinson JR, Burke RE, Bravata DM, Koganti S, Wood S, Morley JF: Deploying digital health technologies for remote physical activity monitoring of rural populations with chronic neurologic disease. Archives of Rehabilitation Research and Clinical Translation Dec 2022.

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