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Terri Fried, MD

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

Research Summary

The long–term goal of Dr. Fried’s research is to improve treatment decision-making for older persons. It seeks to enhance the frequency and quality of shared decision–making in order to provide patients with care that best meets their treatment preferences. In order to achieve this goal, her research has focused on a) expanding the treatment choices available to older persons for their care, b) eliciting their preferences for these different options, and c) identifying barriers to honoring patients’ preferences.

Specialized Terms: Treatment decision-making; Preferences; Advance care planning; Multiple conditions


Research Interests

Decision Making; Geriatrics; Advance Care Planning; Patient Preference; Health Care

Selected Publications