Terri R Fried, MD

Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics)

Departments & Organizations

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

Office of Student Research

Yale Medical Group


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, Geriatric Medicine (1994)
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (1991)

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

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

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

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

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