Adam Cifu, MD
2016 Senior Faculty Scholars
Dr. Adam Cifu is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Chicago. He earned his BA from Haverford College and his MD from Cornell University. He did his residency in internal medicine and a year as the Primary Care Chief Resident at the Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. Dr. Cifu is a general internist who divides his time between clinical practice, medical student education, and scholarly work. He co-directs the 3rd Year Medicine Clerkship and directs courses for 4th and 1st year medical students. He is the co-author of two books: a textbook on clinical reasoning and a book for the lay audience. He is a deputy editor of JAMA’s Clinical Guidelines Synopsis series. His honors include the Department of Medicine Award for Clinical Teaching in 2006, 2011 and 2016 and the Distinguished Educator/Mentor Award for the BSD. He is a master in the Academy of Distinguished Medical Educators and has been selected as a Favorite Faculty Member by the graduating class of the Pritzker School of Medicine 14 times.