Adam Cifu, MD
Professor of Medicine
Dr. Cifu is a general internist who divides his time between clinical practice, medical student education, and scholarly work related to evidence-based medicine. He sees patient in the Primary Care Group and on the inpatient general medical service. He co-directs the Third Year Medicine Clerkship and directs a course for fourth year medical students, Critical Appraisal of the Landmark Medical Literature, and a course for first year students, Introduction to Medical Evidence. He is the co-author of a textbook on clinical reasoning for medical students, Symptom to Diagnosis and a book about medical decision for the lay audience, Ending Medical Reversal.
His honors include the Department of Medicine Award for Clinical Teaching in 2006, 2011, and 2016 and the Distinguished Educator/Mentor Award for the Biological Sciences Division of The University of Chicago in 2016. He is a Senior Faculty Scholar in the Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence and a master in the Academy of Distinguished Medical Educators at The University of Chicago. Dr. Cifu has been selected as a Favorite Faculty Member by the graduating class of the Pritzker School of Medicine 14 times.
The University of Chicago Medicine
Center for Advanced Medicine
Year Started Practice
Cornell University Medical College
Internship and Residency
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
American College of Physicians
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View a partial list of Dr. Cifu's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.