Dr. Caroff is a clinical infectious disease fellow at Brigham and Women's Hospital and a research fellow in the Department of Population Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine and completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Pennsylvania as well. He worked as an intensive care hospitalist at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in Philadelphia prior to beginning his fellowship in infectious disease. He is currently pursuing his M.P.H. in Clinical Effectiveness at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Dr. Caroff's research interest is the prevention of healthcare-associated infections, with a focus on patients in the intensive care unit and quality improvement. His work in this area has included small studies on pharmacokinetics, central line infection, C. difficile infection, medication safety, and subglottic secretion drainage. His current project is a multicenter observational study of sedative choice and management strategy in mechanically ventilated patients and the downstream effects on infection risk, ventilator-associated events, and mortality.
Infectious Disease Fellow
Harvard Medical School
Department of Population Medicine
401 Park Drive, Suite 401
Boston, MA 02215