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Dana Edelson, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Dr. Edelson is an expert in cardiac resuscitation, with a focus on prevention and treatment of in-hospital cardiac arrest. Her efforts in measuring CPR quality and using team training and post-event debriefing to improve resuscitation quality has been widely cited.

Dr. Edelson's has also utilized predictive analytics to harnesses electronic health record data in order to identify subtle changes in clinical stability and alert clinicians, in real-time, to patients at risk for cardiac arrest.

Practice Location

The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Internal Medicine

Medical School

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine


University of Chicago Medicine


University of Chicago Medicine


American Heart Association
American Medical Association
Alpha Omega Alpha
European Resuscitation Counsel
Society of Hospital Medicine

Languages Spoken


Office Phone

(773) 702-1000

Office Fax

(773) 834-2238

Office Postal Address

Dana Edelson, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 2007
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

  • In-hospital cardiac arrest
  • Rapid Response Teams

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