Lisa Gale Suter, MD

Associate Professor, Internal Medicine, (Rheumatology), and in the Social and Policy Studies; Associate Director, Quality Measurement Program, Center for Outcomes Research & Evaluation (CORE)

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Center for Outcomes Research & Evaluation (CORE) | Rheumatology

Faculty Research

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Lisa Gale Suter, M.D. is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Section of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine, continuously board certified in both Internal Medicine and Rheumatology since 2001 and 2003, respectively. She currently also serves as Associate Director of the Quality Measurement Program at CORE. After completing her medical degree and rheumatology fellowship at Yale University and her post-graduate training in internal medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital, she trained as a health services researcher through the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program. She then joined the Yale faculty and was the recipient of both a National Institutes of Health (NIH/NIAMS) K23 Mentored Career Development Award and Arthritis Foundation Arthritis Investigator Award. At CORE, she oversees new measure development for hospital programs, with particular focus in orthopedic and patient-reported outcome-based performance measures, and some measure surveillance activities. In addition to her work in quality measurement at CORE, Dr. Suter is co-chair of the Quality Measures Subcommittee of the American College of Rheumatology's Quality of Care Committee, overseeing measure development. She also continues to study technology assessment and technology adoption in musculoskeletal and inflammatory diseases.

Education & Training

MD Yale University School of Medicine (1998)
BS Yale University (1991)
Research Fellow Yale University School of Medicine/VA Connecticut Healthcare System
Fellow Yale University School of Medicine/Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar Program
Fellow Yale University School of Medicine
Resident Yale-New Haven Hospital

Professional Service

  • American College of Rheumatology (2013) Quality of Care Committee

  • American College of Rheumatology (2012) Quality Measurement Subcommittee

  • (2012) Member, American College of Rheumatology, Gout Quality Measures Working Group

  • American College of Rheumatology (2012) Gout Quality Measures Working Group

  • Section of Rheumatology (2007) Educational Committee

  • Society of Medical Decision Making (2006 - 2008) Member

  • Arthritis Foundation (2002) Member

  • American College of Rheumatology (2001) Member

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Contact Info

Lisa Gale Suter, MD
Patient Care Locations
Bone and Joint ClinicVA Connecticut Healthcare
950 Campbell Avenue, Ste Building 2, Specialty Clinic, 2nd floor

West Haven, CT 06516
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Yale RheumatologyYale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Office Locations
Yale/YNHH Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation1 Church Street, Ste 200
New Haven, CT 06510
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Rheumatology SectionThe Anlyan Center
300 Cedar Street, Ste S 525

New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
PO Box 208031
300 Cedar Street, TAC Bldg.

New Haven, CT 06520-8031