Terri R Fried, MD

Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics)

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Geriatrics: Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center; Dorothy Adler Geriatric Assessment Center

Faculty Research

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Dr. Fried completed her medical school education at Harvard and an internship and residency in Primary Care Internal Medicine at Rhode Island Hospital. She did fellowship training in geriatrics, ethics, and clinical effectiveness at Harvard Medical School. She came to the Yale section of geriatrics in 1996 as a clinician investigator, after several years as a clinician-educator at Brown Medical School. Her research interests involve decision-making for older persons with advanced illness and with multiple conditions, with a particular interest in the elucidation of patient preferences.

Education & Training

MD Harvard University (1988)
Fellow Harvard Medical School
Resident Rhode Island Hospital
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (1991, recertified: 2013)
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine (1994, recertified: 2014)

Honors & Recognition

  • Faulkner Visiting Professor Boston Medical Center (2011)

  • Julien Davis Memorial LectureThe Jewish Home, San Franciso, CA and UCSF (2009)

  • Robert C. Rosenlof, MD Visiting Professor, University of NebraskaUniversity of Nebraska (2006)

  • Outstanding Scientific Achievement for Clinical Investigation Award, American Geriatrics Society American Geriatrics Society (2004)

Professional Service

  • NCQA (2007 - 2007) Member, Vulnerable Elder Technical Expert panel

  • NIH (2003 - 2006) Permanent member, HSOD study section

  • American Geriatrics Society (2002 - 2005) Committee member, Ethics Committee

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