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Laura Burke, MD

Residency and Training

Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine BIDMC 2010
Zuckerman Fellowship- Kennedy School of Government Center for Public Leadership

Academic Rank

MPH candidate, Harvard School of Public Health, Anticipated graduation 2011
MD, University of Massachusetts Medical School 2007
BS, University of Massachusetts at Amherst 2002

About Dr. Burke

I have a strong interest in health policy and its impact on emergency medicine. In addition to participating in research on health policy topics, I am pursuing a Master in Public Health and participating in the Harvard Center for Public Leadership Zuckerman fellowship program to further my training and education in health policy research and advocacy.

Major Publications

Smulowitz P, Landon BE, Burke L, Baugh C, Gunn H, Lipton R. Emergency Department use by the Uninsured after Health Care Reform in Massachusetts. Intern Emerg Med. 2009 December;4(6):501-506. Epub 2009 September 24.


Grossman SA, Babineau M, Burke L, Kancharla A, Mottley L, Nencioni A, Shapiro NI. Do Outcomes of Near Syncope Parallel Syncope? Am J Emerg Med. 2010 December23 (Epub ahead of print).


Smulowitz PB, Lipton R, Wharam F, Adelman L, Weiner SC, Burke L, Baugh CW, Schuur JD, Liu SW, McGrath ME, Liu B, Sayeh A. Emergency Department Utilization After the Implementation of Massachusetts Health Reform. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 February 20;20(10):1-11.



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