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Rebecca S. Starr, MD

 
Medicine Department
Geriatrics, Palliative Care & Post-Acute Medicine Division
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Director, Post Acute Education
Address
Department of Medicine
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
413.794.3147
rebecca.starr@baystatehealth.org
 
Education
  • Geriatrics Fellowship
    The Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University
    Providence, RI
  • Internal Medicine Residency
    The Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University
    Providence, RI
  • State University of New York - Downstate College of Medicine
    Brooklyn, NY
 
Honors and Awards
  • Selected for Membership, The Academy at Harvard Medical School, 2009
 
Areas of Interest
  • Prevention, assessment and management of delirium
  • Geriatric education of medical professionals
  • Appropriate prescribing
  • Hazards of hospitalization in the elderly
  • Role of geriatric assessment and consultation
  • Goals of care
  • End of life care
  • Transitions in care
  • Nutrition in the elderly
  • Successful aging
 
Professional Service
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Associate, American College of Physicians
  • Member, American Geriatrics Society
 
Publications
  • Starr, R. MD, Tuya-Fulton MD, A., Medical Health Rhode Island Journal, “Geriatrics For The Practicing Physician” – Case Presentation, June 2008, Vol 91, No 6, Pg 197-198.
  • Starr R. MD, Fabiny A. MD, Residency Training – The Care of Frail Elders in a Medical Home, Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance; Presentation as Poster, 2010 Medical Education Day, The Academy at Harvard Medical School
  • Brown, R. MD, Fabiny, A. MD, Broudy, R. MD, Starr, R. MD,Refocusing the Geriatric Lens: a Case of Ataxia and Inattention”, Department of Geriatrics, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA, Presentation as Poster, 2009 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society
  • Starr, R. MD, Collins, S., MD, Goh, R., MD, Unusual Complications of Group G Streptococcal Infections”, Department of  Medicine, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, Presentation as Poster, 2007, American College of Physicians Conference, Providence, RI
  • Starr R. MD, Anastasio C.J. RN. MS “PACE Model and Palliative and Hospice Care”, Department of Geriatrics, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA, Invited Oral Presentation, 2010 National PACE Conference, San Francisco, CA
  • Starr R. MD, Extended Spectrum B-Lactamases, Department of Geriatrics, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 2008 Geriatrics Conference
  • Starr R. MD, Development and Internal Validation of the Male Osteoporosis Risk Estimation Score,  Department of Geriatrics, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 2008 Geriatrics Conference
 
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