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John R Burton, MD

Director, Johns Hopkins Geriatric Education Center
Professor of Medicine
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Appointment Phone

410-550-0925

Main Location

Johns Hopkins Bayview Center on Aging and Health-East

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Titles

  • Director, Johns Hopkins Geriatric Education Center
  • Professor of Medicine

Expertise

Arthritis, Aspiration Pneumonia, Cognitive Decline in Older Adults, Constipation, Dizziness, Eldercare, General Internal Medicine, Geriatric Consultation and Preventative Health, Geriatric Medicine, Hearing Loss, Medical education and program administration, Metabolic Bone Disease, Mood Disorders, Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, Nutrition, Parkinson's Disease, Perioperative Care of Older Adults, Sleep Disorders, Swallowing Disorders, Vision Impairment

Research Interests

Geriatrics curriculum development and evaluation for medical students; Models of care delivery

Languages

  • English

Additional Resources

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  • Education +

    Training

    • McGill University Faculty of Medicine ( MontrealQuebec) (1965)

    Residencies

    • Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center/Medicine ( Baltimore MD ) (1971)

    Fellowships

    • Massachusetts General Hospital/Nephrology ( Boston MA ) (1972)

    Certifications

    • Geriatric Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2005)
    • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (1980)
    • Nephrology, American Board of Internal Medicine (1974)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications

    Burton JR. Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine - The Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology: A Description. Facts, Research and Intervention in Gerontology,1997.

    Hale D, Bennett R, Oslos N, Cochran C, Burton J. Project REACH: A program to train community-based lay health educators. Gerontologist 37:683-687, 1997.

    Burton J. The Mission of the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology at Johns Hopkins. Facts, Research and Intervention in Geriatrics, 1998.

    Leff B, Burton JR. Future Direction: Alternative approaches to traditional hospital care - home hospital. Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, 46:605-609,1998.

    Leff B, Burton L, Guido S, Greenough WB, Steinwachs D, Burton JR. Home hospital program: a pilot study. J Amer Geriatr Soc, 47(6):697-702, 1999.

    Burton JR, Roth J. A new format for grand rounds. New Engl J Med. 340(19):1516, 1999. (Letter)
    Solomon DH, Burton JR. Special Article - A Statement of Principles: Toward Improved Care of Older Patients in Surgical and Medical Specialties. J Amer Geriatr Soc., 48:699-701, 2000.

    Leff BA, Burton JR. Integrating Home Care Into Managed Care: The Case for Home Hospital. Annals Long-Term Care, 8:34-36, April 2000.

    Solomon DH, Burton JR, Lundebjerg NE, Eisner J. The New Frontier: Increasing Geriatrics Expertise in Surgical and Medical Specialties. J Amer Geriatr Soc., 48:702-704, 2000.

    Pories WJ, Solomon DH, Burton JR. Facing 21st Century Demographics: Management of the Surgical Patient. Current Surgery, 57:519-520, Nov./Dec.

    Burton JR. Old-Age Crisis. Hopkins Medical News, 53- Winter 2001.

    Leff BA, Burton JR. The Future History of Home Care and Physician House Calls in the United States. Journal of Gerontology: 56A:M603-M608, 2001.

    Koval J, Strauss E, Solomon DH, Burton, JR. Principles focus on improving care of elderly. AAOS Bulletin, 49:2001.

    Strasser DC, Solomon DH, Burton JR. A Statement of Principles: Toward Improved Care of Elderly Patients in Surgical and Medical Specialties. Archives of Phys Med & Rehab , 83 Sept 2002.

    Strasser DC, Solomon DH, Burton JR. Geriatrics and Phys. Med. & Rehab: Common Principles Complementary Approaches, and 21st Century Demographics. Archives of PM&R, 2002,83 Sept 2002.

    Drach G, Burton JR. Tributtes to Dr. David Solomon, MD; A Tribute from the Leaders of the Geriatrics for Specialties Project. J Amer Geriatr Soc., 51:S328-S329, 2003.

    Harper GM, Leff B, Thomas P, Burton J. The AAMC Hartford Geriatrics Curriculum Program: Reports from 40 Schools. Acad Med 2004,79:S70-71.

    Potter J., Burton J, Drach G, Eisner J, Lundebjerg N, Solomon D. Geriatrics for Residents in the Surgical and Medical Specialties: Implementation of Curricula and Training Experiences. Education and Training Section, J Amer Geriatr Soc. 53:511-515, 2005.

    Simpson CF, Durso SC, Fried LP, Boyd CM, Burton JR. The Johns Hopkins Geriatric Summer Scholars Program: A Model to Increase Diversity in Geriatric Medicine. J Amer Geriatr Soc 53:1607-1612, 2005.

    Leff B, Burton L, Mader S, Naughton B, Burl J, Inouye SK, Greenough WB, Guido S, Langston CA, Frick KD, Steinwachs D, Burton JR. Hospital At Home: Feasibility and Outcomes of a Program to Provide Hospital-Level Care at Home for Acutely Ill Older Patients. Ann Intern Med 2005; 143: 798-808.

    Leff B, Burton L, Mader S, Naughton B, Burl J, Clark, R, Greenough WB, Guido S, Steinwachs D, Burton JR. Satisfaction with Hospital at Home Care. J Amer Geriatr Soc, 2006, Sep;54(9):1355-63

    Christmas C, Makary MA,, Burton JR. Medical Considerations in Older Surgical Patients. J Am Coll Surg Nov 2006, 203;(5) 746-751.

    Leff B, Burton L, Mader S, Naughton B, Burl J, Koehn D, Clark R, Greenough WB, Guido S, Steinwachs D, Burton JR. Stress experienced by family members of patients treated in Hospital At Home compared with traditional acute hospital care. In press, J Am Geriatr Soc. 2008; 56:117-23

    Leff B, Burton L, Mader S, Naughton B, Burl, J, Clark R, Greenough WB, Steinwachs D, Burton JR. Satisfaction with Hospital at Home Care. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2006; 54: 1355-63.

    Katz PR, Burton JR, Drach GW, et.al. The Jahnigen Program: A model for Faculty Career Development. J Am. Geriatr Soc. 2009, December, In Press.

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    Locations

    Johns Hopkins Bayview Center on Aging and Health-East
    5200 Eastern Avenue
    Mason F. Lord Room 727
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    Phone: 410-550-0520
    Appointment Phone: 410-550-0925
    Fax: 410-550-1069
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    Department/Division

    • Medicine - Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology

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