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A. Andrew Rudmann, M.D.

Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 725-7424

Office: (585) 275-4912

Fax: (585) 276-2144

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentNot Accepting New Patients

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Biography

I am an academic (teaching) general internist who practices both inpatient and outpatient care. I am most active clinically as a hospitalist, but I have a small primary care practice within the General Medicine Division's Strong Internal Medicine practice. This gives me a unique perspective on the importance of good communication and transition between the inpatient and outpatient settings. I remain passionate about general internal medicine as I believe the general approach truly acknowledges and respects the whole person in matters that affect patients' overall health and well-being, particularly in times of serious illness.

Professional Background

I am originally from Maryland. I received my bachelor's degree from Duke University where I spent extracurricular time working on medical research and directing the International Association. I received my medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore. My wife Carolyn and I couples-matched at Strong Memorial Hospital, where she completed her training in Pediatrics.

After internal medicine residency, I joined the General Medicine faculty, practicing both primary care and an increasing amount of hospital based care. Over several years, I developed Strong's hospitalist service and served as the Hospital Medicine Division Chief for 10 years. Recognizing the value of formal business training, I recently obtained a Master of Science degree in medical management at the University of Rochester's Simon Business School and I am now working towards the MBA degree.

Professional interests include optimizing the quality and efficiency of inpatient care, regional hospital medicine coordination (in particular, optimizing the inter-hospital transfer process), and inpatient medical education. I enjoy working with my general and specialty colleagues, medical students, medical residents, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.

I am currently a Professor of Clinical Medicine. Publications include a chapter on general neurology for a medical student text, a chapter on peptic ulcer disease in Diagnostic Strategies for Common Medical Problems, and several manuscript co-authorships. I reviewed and edited a chapter on the general survey for the Bates physical diagnosis text. I am currently working with a group of colleagues to further develop and expand a twice monthly teleconference series for hospitalists in our region based on the Project ECHO® telementoring model. The goal of this program is to improve hospital care in our expanding regional hospital network.

I currently live in Pittsford with my wife. Our 2 children are in college. When not working or attending business classes, I enjoy golf, trail running, travel, and spending time with family.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

1988
BS | Duke University
Zoology

1993
MD | Johns Hopkins U Sch Medicine
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1994 - 06/30/1996
Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/1993 - 06/30/1994
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

Awards

2009 - Present
Fellow in Hospital Medicine
Sponsor: Society of Hospital Medicine

2001 - 2003
Lawrence Kohn Senior Teaching Fellowship Award
Sponsor: URMC Department of Medicine

1996
Lawrence E. Young Prize
Sponsor: URMC Department of Medicine

1995
William Henry Morgan Teaching Award
Sponsor: URMC Department of Medicine

1994
ACP Clinical Vignettes Competition Finalist, Buffalo, NY

1988
Duke University Student Leadership Award

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Publications

Journal Articles

2/2009
O'Connor AB, Lang VJ, Lurie SJ, Lambert DR, Rudmann A, Robbins B, Bordley DR. "The effect of nonteaching services on the distribution of inpatient cases for internal medicine residents." Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges.. 2009 Feb 0; 84(2):220-5.

6/1993
O'Connell KA, Rudmann AA. "Cloned spindle and epithelioid cells from murine Kaposi's sarcoma-like tumors are of endothelial origin." The Journal of investigative dermatology.. 1993 Jun 0; 100(6):742-5.

1987
Rudmann A, Aldrich J. "Chirality determinations for a tertiary alcohol: ratios of linalool enantiomers in insects and plants." Journal of Chromatography. 1987; : 324-329.

Books & Chapters

1999
Chapter Title: Peptic Ulcer Disease
Book Title: Diagnostic Strategies for Common Medical Problems, 2nd Edition
Author List: Rudmann A
Edited By: Edgar R. Black, Donald R. Bordley, Thomas G. Tape, Robert J. Panzer
Published By: APH Publishing Corporation1999 in Philadelphia, PA

1996
Chapter Title: Neurology
Book Title: The Rochester Manual: Practical Patient Care
Author List: Rudmann A, Chodroff M, Lehoullier P
Published By: Wright1996

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