Dana Edelson, MD

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Clinical Associate of Medicine

UChicago Faculty Physicians hold faculty positions with the University of Chicago and provide care for patients on the academic health system’s main campus in Hyde Park and in care centers throughout the Chicago region.

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Dana Edelson, MD, is an expert in cardiac resuscitation, with a focus on prevention and treatment of in-hospital cardiac arrest. Her efforts in measuring CPR quality and using team training and post-event debriefing to improve resuscitation quality has been widely cited.

Dr. Edelson's has also utilized predictive analytics to harnesses electronic health record data in order to identify subtle changes in clinical stability and alert clinicians, in real-time, to patients at risk for cardiac arrest.

Specialties

  • Hospital Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
  • Rapid Response Teams

Medical Education

  • University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Residency

  • University of Chicago Medicine

Fellowship

  • University of Chicago Medicine

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Heart Association
  • European Resuscitation Council
  • Society of Hospital Medicine
  • American Medical Association
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Aetna HMO (specialists only)
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO (specialists only)
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI) (specialists only)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare *see insurance page
  • Aetna Better Health *see insurance page
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice Plus POS/PPO
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO) (specialists only)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Plus HMO
  • United Choice HMO (specialists only)
  • University of Chicago Health Plan (UCHP)
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2001

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English