Andrea S. Cedfeldt, MD, FACP

  • Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, School of Medicine
  • Associate Dean for Faculty Development, Medicine, School of Medicine


Dr. Cedfeldt is the Associate Dean for Faculty Development in the School of Medicine.  She is a 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. Prior to her leadership roles in faculty development, she was an Associate Program Director for the Internal medicine residency program for 12 years and the Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education.  She remains a passionate educator of residents and students. 

Education and training

    • B.A., 1993, Colgate University
    • M.D., 2000, Dartmouth Medical School
  • Residency

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

Areas of interest

  • Research/scholarly interest on provider wellness
  • Faculty and resident professional development
  • Curriculum development: 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.


Elsevier pure profile

Selected publications

  • 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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