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Andrea (Justine) Landi

Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine

Andrea (Justine) Landi provides comprehensive care for older adults, with a focus on the management of multiple chronic medical conditions, safe transitions of care, medication optimization, delirium prevention and care, and palliative care. She collaborates with surgical teams regarding the evaluation and management of frailty in geriatric surgical patients, specifically working with the renal transplant interdisciplinary team.

Her scholarly interests are focused on the care of older adults with opioid use disorder and the management of geriatric surgical patients. She is a medical educator, specifically teaching trainees the principles of geriatric and palliative medicine, clinical medical ethics, medical decision-making, and communicating serious illness.

Landi earned a BS in biology and an MD from the University of Louisville. While in medical school, she received the Dr. Carl Cooper, Jr. Award for excellence in doctor–patient relations and communication, and was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society. She completed her family medicine residency at the University of Illinois Chicago, as well as a geriatric medicine fellowship at Rush University Medical Center and a palliative and hospice medicine fellowship at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County. She is currently an MPH candidate at the University of Illinois Chicago, and a fellow at the University of Chicago’s MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics.

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