Lars E. Peterson, MD, PhD

Clinical interests

  • Family Medicine

Lars E. Peterson, MD, PhD

Biography

My name is Lars Peterson; I received my medical degree from Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Cleveland. I am certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.

Faculty rank

Associate Professor of Family and Community Medicine

Education

Degree
Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Cleveland

Residency
Trident Health System/Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Family Medicine

Family and Community Medicine

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  1. Eden AR, Peterson LE. Risks and Rewards of Potential Accreditation and Certification in Family Medicine
    Family Medicine(in press)
  2. Nisen M, Peterson LE, Cochrane A, Rubin SE.  Predictors of U.S. Family Physician's intrauterine and implantable contraception provision: results from a national survey
    Contraception 2016;93(5):432-437
  3. Phillips RL, Blackburn B, Peterson LE, Puffer JC. Maintenance of Certification, Medicare Quality Reporting, and Quality of Diabetes Care
    American Journal of Medical Quality 2016;31(3):217-23.
  4. Peterson LE, Blackburn B, Puffer JC, Phillips RL. Family Physicians' Quality Interventions and Performance Improvement for Hypertension through Maintenance of Certification
    Journal for Healthcare Quality 2016;38(3):175-186
  5. Hemeida S, Klink K, Bazemore A, Petterson S, Peterson LE. Sponsoring Institutions with Five or Fewer Residency Programs Produce a Larger Proportion of General Internists and Family Physicians
    Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine 2016;29(3):301-302. (policy brief)
  6. Peterson LE, Eden AR, Cochrane AR, Hagen MD. Physician Satisfaction with and Practice Changes Resulting from American Board of Family Medicine Maintenance of Certification Performance in Practice Modules
    Journal of Continuing Health Education in the Health Professions 2016;36(1):55-60
  7. Sairenji T, Jetty A, Peterson LE. Shifting Patterns of Physician Home Visits
    Journal of Primary Care and Community Health 2016 Apr;7(2):71-5
  8. Bazemore AW, Peterson LE, Jetty A, Wingrove P, Petterson S, Phillips RL. Over Half of Graduating Family Medicine Residents Report More Than $150,000 in Educational Debt
    Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine 2016;29(2):180 -181 (policy brief)
  9. Bazemore AW, Wingrove P, Peterson LE, Petterson S. The Diversity of Providers on the Family Medicine Team.
    Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine 2016;29(1);8-9 (Policy Brief)
  10. Liaw W, Petterson S, Jetty A, Peterson LE, Bazemore AW. Solo and small practices are a vital, diverse piece of primary care
    Annals of Family Medicine 2016;14(1):8-15
  11. Coutinho AJ, Cochrane A, Stelter K, Phillips RL, Peterson LE. Comparison of intended scope of practice for family medicine residents with actual scope of practice among practicing family physicians
    JAMA2015;314(22):2364-2372
  12. Peterson LE, Blackburn B, Phillips RL, Mainous AG. Family Medicine Department Chair's Opinions Regarding Scope of Practice
    Academic Medicine 2015;90(12):1691-1697
  13. Hughes LS, Tuggy M, Pugno PA, Peterson LE, Brungardt S, Hoekzema G, Jones S, Weida J, Bazemore AW. Transforming training to build the primary care workforce our country needs
    Family Medicine2015;47(8):620-7
  14. Ottmar J, Blackburn B, Phillips RL, Peterson LE, Jaen CR. Family Physician's Ability to Perform Population Management is associated with Adoption of Other Aspects of the Patient Centered Medical Home
    Population Health Management 2015;18(2):72-8
  15. Peabody MR, O'Neill TR, Peterson LE. Illustrating the Psychometric Construct of Family Medicine on the American Board of Family Medicine's examinations.
    Rasch Measurement Transactions 2015;29(2):1515-1516
  16. Edwards D, Burge SK, Young RA, Peterson LE, Babb FC. Inpatient Hand-Offs in Family Medicine Residency Programs: A CERA Study
    Family Medicine 2015;47(5):362-366
  17. Bazemore A, Petterson S, Peterson LE, Phillips RL.  More Comprehensive Care Among Family Physicians is Associated with Lower Costs and Fewer Hospitalizations
    Annals of Family Medicine 2015;13(3):206-213.
  18. Peterson LE, Cochrane A, Bazemore A, Petterson S. Reported Practice Patterns Among Family Physicians With Geriatrics Certification
    Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine 2015;28(3):314 -315 (Policy Brief)
  19. Ivins D, Blackburn B, Peterson LE, Newton WP, Puffer JC. A Majority of Family Physicians Use a Hospitalist Service When Their Patients Require Inpatient Care
    Journal of Primary Care and Community Health 2015;6(2):70-76
  20. Peterson LE, Cochrane A, Bazemore AW, Baxley E, Phillips RL. One Third of Family Physicians can Estimate their Panel Size
    Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine2015;28(2):173-174 (Policy Brief)
  21. Peterson LE, Blackburn B, Peabody M, O'Neill TR. Family Physicians' Scope of Practice and American Board of Family Medicine Recertification Examination Performance
    Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine 2015;28(2):265-270
  22. Peterson LE, Blackburn B, Ivins D, Mitchell J, Matson C, Phillips RL. Do Family Physician's Electronic Health Records Support Meaningful Use?
    Healthcare: The Journal of Delivery Science and Innovation 2015;3(1):38-42
  23. Fagan B, Gibbons C, Finnegan S, Petterson S, Peterson L, Phillips R, Bazemore A. Family Medicine Graduate Proximity to their Site of Training: Policy Options for Improving the Distribution of Primary Care Access
    Family Medicine 2015;47(2):124-30
  24. Peterson LE, Baxley E, Jaén C, Phillips RL. Fewer Family Physicians Are in Solo Practice
    s Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine 2015;28(1):11-12 (Policy Brief)
  25. Phillips RL, Pugno P, Saultz JW, Tuggy ML, Borkan JM, Hoekzema GS, DeVoe JE, Weida JA, Peterson LE, Hughes LS, Kruse JE, Puffer JC. Health is Primary: Family Medicine for America's Health
    Annals of Family Medicine 2014;12(Suppl_1):S1-S12
  26. Peterson LE, Blackburn B, Bazemore A, O'Neill T, Phillips RL. Do Family Physicians Choose Self-Assessment Activities Based on What They Know or Don't Know?
    Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions 2014;34(3):164-170
  27. Peterson LE, Blackburn B, King MR. Completing Self-Assessment Modules during Residency is Associated with Better Certification Exam Results.
    Family Medicine 2014;46(8):597-602.
  28. Petterson S, Peterson LE, Phillips RL, Moore M, Finnegan S, Coffman, Bazemore A. One in Fifteen Family Physicians Principally Provide Emergency or Urgent Care.
    Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine 2014;27(4):447-448 (Policy Brief)
  29. O'Neill TR, Peabody MR, Blackburn BE, Peterson, LE.Creating the Individual Scope of Practice (I-SOP) Scale
    Journal of Applied Measurement 201415(3):227-239.
  30. Peterson LE, Carek PJ, Holmboe ES, Puffer JC, Warm EH, Phillips RL. Medical Specialty Boards can Help Measure Graduate Medical Education Outcomes
    Academic Medicine 2014;89(6):840-842.
  31. Peterson LE, Blackburn B, Petterson S, Puffer JC, Bazemore A, Phillips RL. Which Family Physicians Work Routinely with Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants or Certified Nurse Midwives
    Journal of Rural Health 2014;30;227-234
  32. Peterson LE, Blackburn B, Phillips RL, Puffer JC. Structure and Characteristics of Family Medicine Maternity Care Fellowships
    Family Medicine 2014;46(5):354-9
  33. Schulte BM, Mannino DM, Royal KD, Brown S, Peterson LE, Puffer JC. Community Size and Organization of Practice Predict Family Physician Recertification Success.
    Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine2014;27(3):383-390
  34. Elward K, Blackburn B, Peterson LE, Greenwald M, Hagen MD. Improving the Quality of Asthma Care and Adherence to Guidelines through a Group Self-Assessment Module
    Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine 2014;27(3):391-398
  35. Peterson LE, Blackburn B, Phillips RL, Mainous AG.Family Medicine Residency Program Director's Plans to Incorporate Maintenance of Certification into Residency Training: A CERA Survey
    Family Medicine 2014;46(4):299-303.
  36. Phillips RL, Peterson LE, Bazemore AW. Effectiveness over Efficiency: Underestimating the Primary Care Physician Shortage
    Medical Care 2014 Feb;52(2):97-8
  37. Peterson LE, Blackburn B, Puffer JC, Phillips RL. Improving Quality of Care for Diabetes through a Maintenance of Certification Activity: Family Physicians' use of the Chronic Care Model
    Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions2014 Jan;34(1):47-55.
  38. Peterson LE, Blackburn B, Puffer JC, Phillips RL. Family Physicians' Quality Interventions and Performance Improvement through the American Board of Family Medicine's Diabetes Performance in Practice Module
    Annals of Family Medicine 2014; 12(1):17-20
  39. Peterson LE, Jaén CR, Phillips RL. Family Physician Participation in Quality Improvement.
    Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine 2013; Nov-Dec; 26(6): 626-6274. (Policy Brief)
  40. Peterson LE, Phillips RL, Puffer JC, Bazemore A, Petterson S. Most Family Physicians Work Routinely with Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants or Certified Nurse Midwives
    Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine 2013; May-June; 26(3): 244-245. (Policy Brief)
  41. Peterson LE, Diaz VA, Dickerson LM, Player MS, Carek PJ.  Recent family medicine residency graduates' perceptions of resident duty hour restrictions. 
    Journal of Graduate Medical Education 2013; 5(1): 31-35.
  42. Peterson LE, Landers SH, Bazemore A. Trends in Physician House Calls to Medicare Beneficiaries.
    Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine 2012; Nov-Dec; 25(6): 862-8.
  43. Carek PJ, Peterson LE, Shokar N, Johnson S, Knoll M, Mainous AG. CAFM Education Research Alliance (CERA): Graduate Medical Education and Primary Care Workforce
    Family Medicine.
    2012; 44(10): 712-715.
  44. Carek PJ, Diaz VA, Dickerson LM, Peterson L, Johnson S.  Preparation for practice in family medicine: before and after duty hours. 
    Family Medicine,
    2012; 44(8): 539-544.
  45. Carek PJ, Peterson L, Abercrobmie S, Baughman O, Carter C, Evans E, Goforth G, Hanlin RB, Hester W. Recent SC AHEC Family Practice Residency Program Graduates.
    Journal of the South Carolina Medical Association 2011; 107(5): 174-177.
  46. Player MS, Peterson LE. Anxiety disorders, hypertension and cardiovascular risk: A Review.
    International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine 2011; 41(4): 365-375.
  47. Peterson LE, Bazemore A, Bragg EJ, Xierali I, Warshaw, GA. Rural / Urban Distribution of the United States Geriatrics Physician Work Force.
    Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 2011; 59(4): 699-703.
  48. Peterson LE, Litaker DL. County-level Poverty is Equally Associated with Unmet Health Care Needs in Rural and Urban Settings.
    Journal of Rural Health 2010; 26(4):373-382.
  49. Shrader S, Rodden AM, Carroll L, Peterson LE.Knowledge and attitudes about emergency contraception among pharmacist and physician preceptors in South Carolina
    Open Access Journal of Contraception 2010; 1: 73-78
  50. Peterson LE. Associations between Self-reported Quality of Care and County Characteristics are largely similar in Rural and Urban Settings.
    Quality Management in Health Care 2009; 18(4): 257-267.
  51. Peterson LE, Tsai AC, Petterson S, Litaker DL.  Rural-Urban Comparison of Contextual Associations with Self-Reported Mental Health Status
     Health & Place 2009; 15(1): 125-132.
  52. Peterson LE, Dodoo M, Bennett KB, Bazemore A, Phillips RL.  NonEmergency Medicine Trained Physician Coverage in Rural Emergency Departments
    Journal of Rural Health 2008; 24(2): 183-188.
  53. Landers SH, Peterson LE, Madigan EA, Fang X, Koroukian SM.  Trends in Home Diagnostic Testing for Medicare Beneficiaries
    Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2007; 55(1): 138-140. (Research Letter)
  54. Peterson LE, Johnson H, Pugno P, Bazemore A, Phillips RL. Training On the Clock: Family Medicine Residency Directors' Responses to Resident Duty Hours Reform.
      Academic Medicine 2006; 81(12):1032-1037