Jeffrey Arthur Linder

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Jeffrey A. Linder, MD, MPH, FACP is a general internist and primary care clinician-investigator. Dr. Linder is the Michael A. Gertz Professor of Medicine and the Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics. Dr. Linder received his medical degree from Northwestern University School of Medicine, did a Fellowship in General Medicine and Primary Care at Massachusetts General Hospital, and has a Masters of Public Health degree from the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health.

The overarching goal of Dr. Linder’s work is to improve primary care in the United States. Dr. Linder has expertise in electronic health records and clinical decision support; using behavioral science and social psychology to understand and change behavior; and appropriate ambulatory antibiotic prescribing. Dr. Linder is a standing member of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s Healthcare Safety and Quality Improvement Study Section.

In his clinical practice, Dr. Linder provides preventive, acute, and chronic care for his primary care patients.

Training Experience

1998Internship, University of California- San Francisco Medical Center
2000Residency, University of California- San Francisco Medical Center
2002Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Education/Academic qualification

MPH, Harvard School of Public Health

… → 2002

MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

… → 1997

Research interests

  • Electronic Health Records
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Services Research
  • Healthcare Quality
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Internal Medicine / General Medicine
  • Medical Decision Making
  • Medical Education
  • Primary Care
  • Quality Improvement
  • Respiratory Diseases

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Research Output

Characteristics of Americans with Primary Care and Changes over Time, 2002-2015

Levine, D. M., Linder, J. A. & Landon, B. E., Mar 2020, In : JAMA internal medicine. 180, 3, p. 463-466 4 p.

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Non-Infection-Related And Non-Visit-Based Antibiotic Prescribing Is Common Among Medicaid Patients

Fischer, M. A., Mahesri, M., Lii, J. & Linder, J. A., Feb 1 2020, In : Health affairs (Project Hope). 39, 2, p. 280-288 9 p.

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  • Advancing the Science of Deprescribing: A Novel Comprehensive Conceptual Framework

    Linsky, A., Gellad, W. F., Linder, J. A. & Friedberg, M. W., Oct 1 2019, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 67, 10, p. 2018-2022 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations

    Appropriateness of outpatient antibiotic prescribing among privately insured US patients: ICD-10-CM based cross sectional study

    Chua, K. P., Fischer, M. A. & Linder, J. A., Jan 1 2019, In : BMJ (Online). 364, k5092.

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  • 22 Scopus citations