Internal Medicine Residency
University of California
San Francsico, CA
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
MSc, Health Planning and Finance
London School of Economics and Political Science
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Areas of Interest
Improving the quality and safety of perioperative care
Translating evidence into practice for patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Using information technology to improve healthcare quality and patient safety
The role of public reporting and financial incentives in quality improvement
Role of Hospitalists in U.S. health care
Technical Expert Panels:
—CMS Medicare Patient Safety Monitoring System
—CMS Surgical Care Improvement Project
Society of Hospital Medicine
—Hospital Quality and Patient Safety Committee
—Standards and Compliance Committee
—Editorial Board, the Journal of Hospital Medicine
National Quality Forum
—Techanical Expert Panel, National Voluntary Consensus Standards for Hospital Care, Surgery and Anesthesia
Rothberg MR, Pekow PS, Liu F, Korc-Grodzicki B, Brennan MJ, Bellantonio S, Heelon M, Lindenauer PK. Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Hospitalized Elders. Journal of Hospital Medicine 2008;3:91-102.
Brotman DJ, Lindenauer PK. Length of stay in pulmonary embolism; high time for evidence based discharge criteria. Arch Intern Med. 2008 Apr 14;168(7):683-4.
Lindenauer PK. Who do you want caring for your parent? Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2008;3(3):179-80.
Lindenauer PK, Shojania K. The Era of Big Performance Measurement. Here at Last? The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. 2008;34(6):307-8.
Lindenauer PK. Effects of Quality Improvement Collaboratives. BMJ 2008;336:1448-49.
Rothberg MB, Morsi E, Benjamin EM, Lindenauer PK. Choosing the Best Hospital: The Limitations of Public Reporting of Hospital Quality. Health Affairs 2008;27(6):1680-87.
Lindenauer PK, Remus D, Roman S, Rothberg MB, Benjamin EM, Ma A, Bratzler, DW. Public Reporting and Pay for Performance in Hospital Quality Improvement. N Engl J Med 2007:356:486-496.
Gania S, Lee, KF, Merrill A, Lee MH, Bellantonio S, Brennan M, Lindenauer PK. Adverse Outcomes of Geriatric Abdominal Surgical Patients at High Risk for Delirium. Arch Surg. 2007;142(11):1072-1078.
Lindenauer PK, Rothberg MB, Pekow PS, Kenwood C, Benjamin EM, Auerbach AD. Outcomes of Patients Treated by Hospitalists, General Internists and Family Physicians. N Engl J Med 2007;357:2589-600.
Lindenauer PK, Behal R, Murray CK, Nsa W, Houk P, Bratzler D. Volume, Quality of Care, and Outcome in Pneumonia. Annals of Internal Medicine 2006;144:262-269.
Lindenauer PK, Pekow P, Crawford AS, Gan S, Gutierrez B, Benjamin EM. Quality of Care in Acute Exacerbations of COPD. Annals of Internal Medicine 2006;144(12):894-903.
Lindenauer PK, Ling D, Hoople N, Nagelieri-Prescod D, Crawford AS, Pekow P, Fitzgerald J, Benjamin EM. Physician Characteristics, Attitudes, and Use of Computerized Order Entry. Journal of Hospital Medicine 2006;1:221-230.
Rothberg MB, Abraham I, Lindenauer PK, Rose DN. Improving Nurse to Patient Staffing Ratios as a Cost-Effective Safety Intervention. Medical Care 2005;43(8):785-791.
Lindenauer PK, Pekow P, Wang K, Mamidi DK, Gutierrez B, Benjamin EM. Perioperative Beta Blocker Therapy and Mortality after Major Noncardiac Surgery. N Engl J Med 2005;353-:349-61.
Lindenauer PK, Fitzgerald J, Hoople N, Benjamin EM. The Potential Preventability of Postoperative Myocardial Infarction: Underuse of Perioperative Beta Adrenergic Blockade. Archives of Internal Medicine. 2004;164:762-766.
Lindenauer PK, Pekow P, Wang K, Gutierrez B, Benjamin EM. Lipid Lowering Therapy and Mortality Following Major Noncardiac Surgery. JAMA 2004; 291:2092-2099.
Lindenauer PK, Mathew MC, Ntuli TS, Pekow P, Fitzgerald J, Benjamin EM. Hemodynamic Management of Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke. Neurology 2004;63:318-323.
Mertens WC, Hoople N, Rodrigues C, Lindenauer PK, Benjamin E. Association of Admission Date with Cancer Patient Survival at a Regional Hospice: Utility of a Statistical Process Control Analysis. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2004 Jul-Aug;21(4):275-84
Mertens WC, Higby DJ, Brown D, Parisi R, Fitzgerald J, Benjamin E, Lindenauer PK. Improving the Care of Patients with Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Emesis: The Effect of Feedback to Clinicians on Adherence to Antiemetic Prescribing Guidelines. Journal of Clinical Oncology 2003; 21:1373-1378.