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 at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

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 de...[Read full text]
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 at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

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. Dr. Linder was on faculty at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School from 2002 to 2017.[Shorten text]

Academic Focus

The overarching goal of Dr. Linder’s work is to improve primary care in the United States.

Much of Dr. Linder’s research focuses on the care of ambulatory patients with acute respiratory infections (ARIs) – the number one symptomatic reason for seeking medical care in the United States – and the appropriate use of antibiotics in ambulatory care. Dr. Linder has expertise in electronic health records and clinical decision support as well as using behavioral science and social psychology to unders...[Read full text]
The overarching goal of Dr. Linder’s work is to improve primary care in the United States.

Much of Dr. Linder’s research focuses on the care of ambulatory patients with acute respiratory infections (ARIs) – the number one symptomatic reason for seeking medical care in the United States – and the appropriate use of antibiotics in ambulatory care. Dr. Linder has expertise in electronic health records and clinical decision support as well as using behavioral science and social psychology to understand and change behavior. Dr. Linder serves on the “Outpatient Antibiotic Use Target-Setting Workgroup” which was convened by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and The Pew Charitable Trusts; the Antibiotic Stewardship Research Workshop Planning Committee of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America; and is a standing member of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s Healthcare Safety and Quality Improvement Study Section.[Shorten text]

Clinical Focus

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

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

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