Robert Burke, MD, MS, FHM

Director of Research - Hospital Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Staff Physician, VAMC Philadelphia

Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics

2017 Fellow

Dr. Burke’s research seeks to improve transitions of care for vulnerable populations. These efforts have been supported by funding from the VA, the NIH, and the John A. Hartford Foundation. He has also published and presented nationally on the impact of recent post-acute care reforms on older adults, and is interested in identifying ways to leverage research and policy to enhance outcomes for this population. Dr. Burke has experience with large-scale dissemination and implementation projects and quality improvement efforts, serving as the primary mentor for a Chief Residency in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety and as an Associate Editor for BMJ Quality & Safety. He completed medical school at Stanford University and internal medicine residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

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Federal Coordinated Health Care Office with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)