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Peter K. Lindenauer, MD, MSc, MHM

LindenauerPeter_smDepartment of Healthcare Delivery and Population Sciences 

Institutional Leadership Roles

  • Chair, Department of Healthcare Delivery and Population Sciences at UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate
  • Assistant Dean for Population Health at UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Healthcare Delivery and Population Sciences at UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate
  • Professor of Medicine at UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate
  • Professor of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences at UMass Chan Medical School

Education and Training

  • University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
    • Chief Resident (1995-1996)
    • Residency, Internal Medicine (1992-1995)
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
    M.D. (1992)
  • London School of Economics and Political Science, London, United Kingdom
    M.Sc., Health Planning and Financing (1991)
  • University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    A.B., History and Philosophy of Science (1987)

Scholarly Foci

  • Healthcare delivery research
  • Comparative effectiveness research
  • Implementation science

Scholarly Activity

View a list of Dr. Lindenauer's publications in the Scholarly Commons repository.

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles

  • American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
    • Research Committee
      • Member (2019-present)
  • American Thoracic Society
    • Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Behavioral Science/Health Service Research Assemblies (2017-present)
    • Pulmonary Rehabilitation: An Official American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guideline working group
      • Member (2021-2023)
    • Informing Health Care Decisions with Observational Research: Addressing Real World Problems with Real World Data
      • Co-Chair (2017-2021)
  • National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
    • Data Safety and Monitoring Board, Pulmonary Trials Cooperative
      • Member (2016-present)
    • Preparing for Effectiveness-Implementation Trials
      • Study Section Chair (2018)
  • Yale Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation/Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
    • Development and maintenance of hospital outcome measures for pneumonia and COPD
      • Technical Expert Panel Member (2013-present)
      • Project Lead (2010-2022)
  • Society of Hospital Medicine
    • Information and Technology Steering Committee (2009-2021)
    • Award Committee (2010-2012)
    • Performance and Standards Committee (2006-2012)
    • Board of Directors (2001-2005)
    • Hospital Quality and Patient Safety Committee
      • Chair (2000-2003)
    • Founding Board Member (1997-2001)
    • Membership Committee
      • Chair (1998-2000)
    • Member (1997-present)

Significant Honors and Awards (Limit 5)

  • Middletown Memorial Lectureship, University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston (2021)
  • Excellence in Research Mentoring, UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate (2018)
  • Roger Pecoraro Memorial Lectureship, University of Washington (2014)
  • Weinberg Family Award for Academic Excellence, Baystate Medical Center (2013)
  • Master in Hospital Medicine, Society of Hospital Medicine (2012)

Academic Office Contact Information

Department of Healthcare Delivery and Population Sciences
3601 Main Street
Springfield, MA 01199

(Updated December 2022)