Andrew S. Parsons

Andrew S. Parsons, MD

Division:
General Medicine, Geriatrics and Palliative Care
Department:
Medicine
Call 434.243.0763
Primary Location:

University of Virginia School of Medicine, Room 2008N Pinn Hall

PO Box 800866

Charlottesville, VA 22908-0366

Directions
Fax:
434.924.7061
Expertise
ABMS Certification:
Internal Medicine
Clinical Practice:
Palliative Care, Geriatrics
About
Title:
Assistant Professor
Biography

Andrew Parsons, MD, MPH, is an assistant professor of medicine and hospitalist in the UVA Division of General, Geriatric, Palliative and Hospital Medicine. He sees patients in the hospital with a wide variety of illnesses, both before and after surgery.

Parsons is actively involved in training future providers. He is assistant program director for the UVA Internal Medicine Residency Program and director of clinical skills for UVA School of Medicine, coaching and teaching clinical skills to residents and medical students. He is a faculty representative and director of continuing education for the High Value Practice Academic Alliance and is active on the UVA Committee on Residency Education.

Parsons chairs the UVA Clinical Reasoning Subcommittee, a multidisciplinary group focused on remediation for residents and fellows who struggle with clinical reasoning. His research interests include high-value care, clinical reasoning, quality improvement and remediation. He is also associate editor for NEJM Journal Watch Hospital Medicine.

Originally from Tennessee, Parsons earned a Master of Public Health, focusing on global health and epidemiology, at Emory University before attending East Tennessee State University for medical school. He completed residency training at UVA.

His wife, Laura Parsons, MD, is in the OB-GYN department at the University of Virginia. They enjoy spending time with their daughter, Grayce, along with hiking, traveling, cooking and trying new local restaurants.

Education
Primary:
East Tennessee State University
Residency:
University of Virginia