About Lindsay Carter, MD

Lindsay Carter, MD, divides her time among clinical work, medical education, and quality improvement.   She received an A.B. in English Language and Literature from Harvard College in 2000.  She then completed a post-baccalaureate program at Harvard and did psychiatric research in mood and eating disorders at McLean Hospital prior to earning her M.D. from Harvard Medical School.  Dr. Carter subsequently completed her pediatric residency and chief residency at MassGeneral Hospital for Children and joined the staff as a Pediatric Hospitalist and medical educator.  For six years, she was the Associate Clerkship Director in Pediatrics and the Director of the Advanced Pediatric Clerkship. She has also been the lead in pediatric education for the Practice of Medicine (POM) course at MGH since its inception in 2015.  Dr. Carter pioneered a novel simulation curriculum for third-year medical students and has been involved with simulation education for residents and interdisciplinary staff.  Dr. Carter has won numerous student and resident teaching awards and has most recently assumed the role of Warren House Director for the Principle Clinical Experience (PCE).  As a Pediatric Hospitalist, Dr. Carter focuses on quality and safety and became the Inpatient Director for Quality and Safety in 2017.  

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Mass General for Children (MGfC)
55 Fruit St.
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 888-644-3248

Mass General for Children: Pediatric Palliative Care Service
55 Fruit St.
Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care
Suite 6D
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 888-644-3248

Medical Education

  • MD, Harvard Medical School (Massachusetts)
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Hospital Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics

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    • Yang Y, Carter LP, Cook RE, Paul E, Schwartz KR. A Case of Exertional Rhabdomyolysis: A Cheer for Standardizing Inpatient Management and Prevention.  Hosp Pediatr. 2016 Dec; 6(12):753-56.
    • Frey-Vogel AS, Scott-Vernaglia SE, Carter LP, Huang GC. Simulation for Milestone Assessment: Use of a Longitudinal Curriculum for Pediatric Residents. Simul Healthc. 2016 Aug; 11(4):286-92.
    • Palakshappa D, Carter LP, El Saleeby CM. Discrepancies in After-Hours Communication Attitudes between Pediatric Residents and Supervising Physicians.  J Pediatr. 2015 Sep 24.
    • Dredge DC, Parsons EC, Carter LP, Staley KG. Anticonvulsant hypersensitivity syndrome treated with intravenous immunoglobulin.  Pediatr Neurol 2010 July;43:65-69.
    • Hudson JI, Lalonde JK, Berry JM, Pindyck LJ, Bulik CM, Crow SJ, McElroy SL, Laird NM, Tsuang MT, Walsh BT, Rosenthal NR, Pope HG Jr. Binge eating disorder as a distinct familial phenotype in obese individuals.  Arch Gen Psychiatry, 2006 March;63(3):313-9.
    • Pope HG, Lalonde JK, Pindyck LJ, Walsh BT, Bulik CM, Crow SJ, McElroy SL, Rosenthal N, Hudson JI. Binge eating disorder: a stable syndrome. Am J Psychiatry, 2006 Dec;163(12):2181-3
    • Carter WP, Hudson JI, Lalonde JK, Pindyck L, McElroy SL, Pope HG Jr.  Pharmacologic treatment of binge eating disorder.  Int J Eating Disord 2003; 34:S74-S88
    • Carter WP, Pindyck LJ. Pharmacologic treatment of binge-eating disorder.  Primary Psychiatry 2003; 10(10):31-36.

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