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Jeanne Farnan, MD, MHPE

Associate Professor of Medicine

A specialist in hospital medicine, Jeanne Farnan, MD, MHPE, focuses on her career on research and scholarship in medical education. Dr. Farnan's research includes examining effective communication during patient hand-offs in a hospital setting. She also studies the relationship between social media and professionalism. Her work has resulted in more than 50 publications – including several book chapters -- and numerous invited speaking presentations.

Dr. Farnan is active in medical education, serving as director of clinical skills education, director of curricular evaluation and medical director of the Clinical Performance Center at the Pritzker School of Medicine. She also is faculty in the MERITS (Medical Education Research Innovation and Technology) fellowship program. She teaches students, residents and fellows in classroom, clinical and research settings.

Practice Location

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

Year Started Practice


Board Certification

Internal Medicine

Medical School

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Internship, Residency and Fellowship

The University of Chicago Medicine

Additional Graduate Degrees

Masters of Health Professions Education, University of Illinois, Chicago


American College of Physicians
Central Group on Educational Affairs (AAMC)
Clerkship Directors of Hospital Medicine
Directors of Clinical Skills Courses
Society of General Internal Medicine
Society of Hospital Medicine

Language Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 834-3401

Office Fax

(773) 795-7398

Office Postal Address

Jeanne Farnan, MD, MHPE
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 2007
Chicago, IL 60637

Physician Photo

Clinical Interests

  • Inpatient care
  • Patient handoffs

Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Farnan's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.

Read More About Dr. Farnan

Dr. Farnan participated in the Hospitalist Scholars Training Program, an innovative two-year program that combines reduced clinical responsibilities with protected time for young physicians to further their scholarship. » Learn more.