Dana Edelson, MD

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Clinical Associate of Medicine

A clinically integrated network of physicians and providers employed by UChicago Medicine who offer care in inpatient, community, ambulatory, acute care or extended care settings.

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.


  • Hospital Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
  • Rapid Response Teams

Medical Education

  • The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine


  • University of Chicago Medicine


  • University of Chicago Medicine

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Heart Association
  • European Resuscitation Counsel
  • Society of Hospital Medicine
  • American Medical Association
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare*
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2001

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English