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L. Amanda Perry MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine University of Illinois College of MedicineFamily Medicine
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Biographical Info

Geriatrician

HOMETOWN

​Chicago, Illinois

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Rush Medical College,
2012

RESIDENCY

University of Illinois at Chicago,
2015

FELLOWSHIP

Geriatrics Fellowship, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2016

AREAS OF INTERESTS

Full Spectrum Family Medicine
Geriatrics Home Physician Visits
LGB and Trans-inclusive care
HIV Medicine
Underserved Medicine

I am a an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine. Having started my career as a professional photographer, I bring a non-traditional perspective to medicine. As a native Chicagoan, I have not left the medical district since embarking on a medical career – Rush Medical College, UIC Family Medicine Residency and UIC Geriatrics Fellowship with rotations at Rush, UIC, Stroger, and Jesse Brown VA. What makes Family Medicine so exciting is that we are able to care for all types of patients at all ages and stages of life. In true Family Medicine Tradition, I have a wide variety of interests including full-spectrum family medicine from prenatal care to neonates to geriatrics, home physician visits, LBG and Trans-inclusive care, and undeserved medicine to name a few. I also enjoy teaching and am involved in both medical student and resident education.

AWARDS & DISTINCTIONS

2013: Mention in patient satisfaction surveys for giving outstanding care,
University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences Systems
2012: Health Disparities Scholar,
UIC Department of Family Medicine
2011: Gold Humanism Award, Rush Medical College

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

Hyeri A, Angel J, Madison, M, Perry L.A., Hagshenas, L. Transgender patients: Providing sensitive care. Journal of Family Practoce. 2016 July;65(7): 450-452, 457-461.
Figueroa E, Gonzalez C, Perry L.A. Providing health care to transgender and gender diverse individuals in family medicine: An introduction to best practices. Presentation. Annual Family Medicine Midwest Conference. October 10, 2015.
Tang A, Perry, L.A., Chiou V. Humanism and Difficult Situations: Reflecting on the M3 Experience. Workshop. Biennial Gold Humanism Honors Society Meeting. October 5, 2012

AFFILIATIONS

American Academy of Family Physicians
Illinois Academy of Family Physicians
Chicago Medical Society
Gold Humanism Honor Society

Clinical Profile

Categories: Department of Family Medicine - Faculty
Updated 3 months ago.