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Terri Fried, MD

Humana Foundation Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics); Section Chief, Geriatric Medicine

Contact Information

Terri Fried, MD

Patient Care Location

Lab Location

Mailing Address

  • Yale School of Medicine

    367 Cedar Street, Harkness A

    New Haven, CT 06511

    United States



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

  • Fellow
    Harvard Medical School (1993)
  • Resident
    Rhode Island Hospital (1991)
  • MD
    Harvard University (1988)
  • BA
    Harvard-Radcliffe, Biochemistry (1984)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Mason F. Lord Lecture and Visiting ProfessorJohns Hopkins School of Medicine2016
VISN 1 Geriatric and Extended Care Service Line AwardDepartment of Veterans Affairs2016
Faulkner Visiting ProfessorBoston Medical Center2011
Julien Davis Memorial LectureThe Jewish Home, San Franciso, CA and UCSF2009
Robert C. Rosenlof, MD Visiting Professor, University of NebraskaUniversity of Nebraska2006
Outstanding Scientific Achievement for Clinical Investigation Award, American Geriatrics Society American Geriatrics Society2004

Professional Service

NCQAMember, Vulnerable Elder Technical Expert panel2007
NIHPermanent member, HSOD study section2003 - 2006
American Geriatrics SocietyCommittee member, Ethics Committee2002 - 2005

Departments & Organizations