A. Lucile Burgo-Black
MD, FACP, ABIHM, National Co-Director Post Deployment Integrated Care Initiative
Veterans Health Administration, Patient Care Services, VA Connecticut Health Care System
Dr. Lucile Burgo-Black is a general internist and assistant clinical professor at Yale University. For 31 years she has provided primary care at the West Haven, Connecticut VA Medical Center to all cohorts of veterans and works with medical students and residents. She has served in local and regional primary care leadership positions and is now the National Co-Director of the Post Deployment Integrated Care Initiative with Patient Care Services. She is involved in national opioid safety, pain, military culture and PACT (patient aligned care team) initiatives and training of both VA and community providers. Her interests are the integration of mental health services into primary care, integrative medicine, collaborative care models for patients with complex chronic comorbidities especially involving chronic pain, as well as, improving our healthcare care systems for veterans leveraging virtual care and social media.