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Andrea S Cedfeldt M.D.

Dr. Cedfeldt is the Vice-Chair for Faculty Development in the Department of Medicine.  She is an Associate Professor of Medicine and a staff physician at the Portland VA Medical Center where she attends on the inpatient service and in primary care clinic. 

Her research/scholarly interests focus on provider wellness, faculty and resident development as clinical teachers, and curriculum development in the following topics:  delivering effective feedback, coping with bad patient outcomes, leadership skills, mentorship, and development of educator's portfolio and personal statements.

When not at work she enjoys hiking, telemark skiing, and spending time with her family.

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  • B.A., Colgate University, Hamilton New York United States 1993
  • M.D., Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover New Hampshire United States 2000
  • Residency:

    • Internal Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland OR, 2000-2003
    • Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR 2003-2004


  • Choi D, Cedfeldt A, Flores C, Irish K, Brunett P, Girard D. Resident wellness: institutional trends over 10 years since 2003. Advances in Medical Education and Practice 2017, 8:513-523

  • Andrea S. Cedfeldt, Elizabeth A. Bower, Patrick Brunett, Christine Flores, Dongseok Choi, Donald E. Girard. Promoting Resident Wellness: Evaluation of a Time-Off Policy to Increase Resident Physician Utilization of Healthcare Services.  Academic Medicine 2015; 90(5):678-683

  • Donald E Girard, Patrick Brunett, Andrea S. Cedfeldt, et al.  Plug the Leak: Align public spending with public need.  JGME 2012; 4(3): 293-295

  • Andrea S. Cedfeldt, Elizabeth A. Bower, Tana Grady-Welicky, Christine Flores, Donald E. Girard, Dongseok Choi.  A Comparison Between Physicians and Demographically Similar Peers in Accessing Personal Healthcare.  Academic Medicine 2012; 87(3):327-331  

  • David Scott, MelissaWeimer, Clea English, Lynn Shaker, WilliamWard, Dongseok Choi, Andrea S. Cedfeldt, Donald E. Girard.  A novel approach to increase residents’ reporting of adverse events.  Academic Medicine 2011; 86(6):742-746

  • Andrea S. Cedfeldt, Elizabeth A. Bower, Clea English, Tana Grady-Welicky, Donald E. Girard Dongseok Choi, Personal time off and residents’ career satisfaction, attitudes & emotions.  Med Educ 2011; 44(10):977-984

  • Stephanie C. Halvorson, Andrea S. Cedfeldt, Alan H. Hunter.  Fulminant, Non-Antibiotic Associated Clostridium difficile Colitis Following Salmonella Gastroenteritis.  JGen Intern Med 2011; 26(1):95-97

  • Elizabeth A. Bower, Clea English, Dongseok Choi, Andrea S. Cedfeldt, Donald E. Girard.  An Educational Intervention to Return Nonpracticing Physicians to Clinical Activity: A Case Study in Physician Reentry.  J Contin Educ Health Prof 2010; 30(2)

  • Andrea S. Cedfeldt, Clea English, Raphael El Youssef, Joseph Gilhooly, Donald E. Girard.  Institute of Medicine Committee Report on Resident Duty Hours: A View From a Trench Journal of Graduate Medical Education 2009; 1:2, 178-180

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