Faculty Profile

James Woodruff
Section of General Internal Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730
Dean of Students, Pritzker School of Medicine;

Academic Interests

Dr. Woodruff is the Associate Dean of Students, Pritzker School of Medicine. His academic interests include curriculum development for medical students and residents, especially in the ambulatory setting.

Clinical Interests

Ambulatory and inpatient general medicine.


  • "Impact of mobile tablet computers on internal medicine resident efficiency."Patel BK, Chapman CG, Luo N, Woodruff JN, Arora VM.Arch Intern Med. 2012 Mar 12;172(5):436-8
  • "Patient acuity rating: quantifying clinical judgment regarding inpatient stability."Edelson DP, Retzer E, Weidman EK, Woodruff J, Davis AM, Minsky BD, Meadow W, Hoek TL, Meltzer DO. J Hosp Med. 2011 Oct;6(8):475-9.
  • "Supplementing Cross-Cover Communication with the Patient Acuity Rating."Phillips AW, Yuen TC, Retzer E, Woodruff J, Arora V, Edelson DP.J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Nov 6
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  • BA, 1988, Williams College, Biology
  • MD, 1992, Columbia University,
  • Residency, 1995, The University of Chicago, Internal Medicine
  • Residency, 1996, The University of Chicago, Chief Resident