Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Medicine

Jeffrey A Linder, MD, MPH

Jeffrey A Linder, MD, MPH

Chief of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics in the Department of Medicine

Michael A. Gertz Professor of Medicine

Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)

Focus of Work

Bio

Jeffrey A. Linder, MD, MPH, FACP is a general internist and primary care clinician-investigator. Dr. Linder is the Michael A. Gertz Professor of Medicine and the Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics. Dr. Linder received his medical degree from Northwestern University School of Medicine, did a Fellowship in General Medicine and Primary Care at Massachusetts General Hospital, and has a Masters of Public Health degree from the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health.

Academic Focus

The overarching goal of Dr. Linder’s work is to improve primary care in the United States. Dr. Linder has expertise in electronic health records and clinical decision support; using behavioral science and social psychology to understand and change behavior; and appropriate ambulatory antibiotic prescribing. Dr. Linder is a standing member of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s Healthcare Safety and Quality Improvement Study Section.

Clinical Focus

In his clinical practice, Dr. Linder provides preventive, acute, and chronic care for his primary care patients.

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Education and Certification

  • MD: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (1997)
  • MPH: Harvard School of Public Health, Clinical Effectiveness (2002)
  • Internship: University of California- San Francisco Medical Center, Internal Medicine (1998)
  • Residency: University of California- San Francisco Medical Center, Internal Medicine (2000)
  • Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Internal Medicine (2002)

Contact

312/503-6400

Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics
750 N. Lake Shore Drive, 10th Floor
Chicago IL 60611

Visit Jeffrey A Linder's Northwestern Scholars Profile to see the list of publications.