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Elizabeth A. Edwardsen, M.D.

Emergency Medicine

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 463-2926

Fax: (585) 473-3516

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Biography

Professional Background

Dr. Elizabeth Edwardsen completed her medical degree at the University of Rochester in 1986 and a residency in Internal Medicine at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY in 1989.
After emergency medicine practice at The Genesee Hospital in Rochester, NY, Dr. Edwardsen returned to the University of Rochester in 1994 to pursue an academic career. Presently, she holds the position of Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Rochester. She initiated the medical school curriculum on Partner Violence for the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, and has published several chapters and numerous articles on Partner Violence, Patient and Physician Communication, and Sexual Histories and Assault.
Dr. Edwardsen's clinical responsibilities have included acute emergency medicine, urgent care and currently emergency observation medicine at Highland Hospital.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

1986
MD | Univ Rochester Sch Med/Dent
Medicine

1982
BA | Colgate University
Mathematics

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1986 - 06/30/1989
Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

Awards

1997
Election to Fellowship in American College of Physicians, Invocation

1996
Achievement at Society of General Internal Medicine National Meeting

1996
Domestic Violence: Identification, Treatment, and Prevention: A Course for Primary Care Providers, workshop ranked in top 10%

1982
Summa Cum Laude, Mathematics


Phi Beta Kappa


Graduation Marshal as selected by graduating University of Rochester Medical School Class of 1995


Graduation Marshal as selected by graduating University of Rochester Medical School Class of 1997


AOA nomination by University of Rochester School of Medicine class of 2004

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Publications

Journal Articles

11/2013
McDaniel SH, Morse DS, Reis S, Edwardsen EA, Gurnsey MG, Taupin A, Griggs JJ, Shields CG. "Physicians criticizing physicians to patients." Journal of general internal medicine.. 2013 Nov 0; 28(11):1405-9. Epub 2013 May 29.

2013
Edwardsen EA, Reis S, Morse DS, Gurnsey MG, Taupin A, Shields CG, Griggs J, McDaniel SH. "Physician dialogues with advanced cancer patients: mostly patient-friendly but often physician-directed." European Journal for Person Centered Healthcare. 2013; .

11/2011
Edwardsen EA, Dichter ME, Walsh P, Cerulli C. "Instructional curriculum improves medical staff knowledge and efficacy for patients experiencing intimate partner violence." Military medicine.. 2011 Nov 0; 176(11):1260-4.

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