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Joan Marie Von Feldt, MD, MSEd

Emeritus Professor CE of Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Rheumatology Office at the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
1st floor, suite 300S
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-2454
University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, 1977.
Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1981.
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2007.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship, Internal Medicine, Wilmington Medical Center, Wilmington, DE, 1981-1982.
Residency, Internal Medicine, Wilmington Medical Center, Wilmington, DE, 1982-1984.
Fellowship, Rheumatology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1988-1990.
Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Rheumatology, Designing Bioactive Peptides (Mentor: Dr. Bill Williams) , University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1990-1992.
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Description of Research Expertise

Medical Education
Diagnostic Error and Cognitive Bias in Internal Medicine Residency Training
Health Literacy and Numeracy in a Rheumatology Population

Description of Clinical Expertise

Systemic Lupus Erythamtosus
Rheumatoid Arthritis and other Inflammatory Arthritis

Selected Publications

Manasson J, Shen N, Garcia Ferrer HR, Ubeda C, Iraheta I, Heguy A, Von Feldt JM, Espinoza LR, Kutzbach AG, Segal LN, Ogdie A, Clemente JC, Scher JU. : Gut Microbiota Perturbations in Reactive Arthritis and Post-Infectious Spondyloarthritis. Arthritis Rheumatol. 10: epub ahead of print, Oct 2017.

Baker JF, Von Feldt JM, Mostoufi-Moab S, Kim W, Taratuta E, Leonard MB. : Insulin-like Growth Factor 1 and Adiponectin and Associations with Muscle Deficits, Disease Characteristics, and Treatments in Rheumatoid Arthritis. J Rheumatol 11: 2038-45. NOV 2015.

Baker JF, Von Feldt J, Mostoufi-Moab S, Noaiseh G, Taratuta E, Kim W, Leonard MB.: Deficits in muscle mass, muscle density, and modified associations with fat in rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Care Res 24: [Epub ahead of print] MAR 2014.

Rhee RL, Von Feldt JM, Schumacher HR, Merkel PA.: Readability and suitability assessment of patient education materials in rheumatic diseases. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 65(10): 1702-1706, Oct 2013.

Reilly JB, Ogdie AR, Von Feldt JM, Myers JS: Teaching about how doctors think: a longitudinal curriculum in cognitive bias and diagnostic error for residents. BMJ Qual Saf Aug 16 2013.

Ogdie A, Myers J, Von Feldt J.: In reply to Kunimatsu and Yoshizawa. Acad Med 88(4): 436, April 2013.

Reilly JB, Von Feldt JM.: In the real world, faster diagnoses are not necessarily more accurate. Acad Med. 88(3): 297-298, Mar 2013.

Ogdie AR, Reilly JB, Pang WG, Keddem S, Barg FK, Von Feldt JM, Myers JS.: Seen Through Their Eyes: Residents' Reflections on the Cognitive and Contextual Components of Diagnostic Errors in Medicine. Acad Med. 87(10): 1361-1367, Oct 2012.

Baker Joshua F, Mehta Nehal N, Baker Daniel G, Toedter Gary, Shults Justine, Von Feldt Joan Marie, Leonard Mary B: Vitamin D, metabolic dyslipidemia, and metabolic syndrome in rheumatoid arthritis. Am J Med 125(10): 1036.e9-1036.e15, Oct 2012.

Baker JF, Baker DG, Toedter G, Shults J, Von Feldt JM, Leonard M. : Associations Between Vitamin D, Disease Activity, and Clinical Response to Therapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis. In Press, Journal of Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology. Clin Exp Rheumatol. [Epub ahead of print] Jul 2012.

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Last updated: 11/14/2017
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