Leora I. Horwitz MD, MHS

Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Medicine (General Medicine)

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical GroupInternal Medicine: Center for Outcomes Research & Evaluation (CORE); General Internal Medicine: Primary Care Center, Yale-New Haven Hospital

Research Interests

Patient safety; Quality of care; Care transfers; Medical education more...


  • B.A., Harvard University, 1996
  • M.D., Harvard Medical School, 2000
  • M.H.S., Yale School of Medicine, 2006

Selected Publications

  • Horwitz LI, Moriarty JP, Chen C, Fogerty RL, Brewster UC, Kanade S, Ziaeian B, Jenq GY, Krumholz HM. Quality of discharge practices and patient understanding at an academic medical center. JAMA Internal Medicine. Epub 2013 Aug 19. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.9318.
  • Ziaeian B, Araujo KLB, Van Ness PH, Horwitz LI. Medication reconciliation accuracy and patient understanding of intended medication changes on hospital discharge. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2012 Nov 11:1513-1520. Epub 2012 Jul 14.
  • Horwitz LI, Moin T, Krumholz HM, Wang L, Bradley EH. What are covering doctors told about their patients? Analysis of sign-out among internal medicine house staff. Qual Saf Health Care. 2009;18:248-255.



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