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Danelle Cayea, M.D., M.S.

Danelle Olson Cayea, M.D., M.S.
Associate Vice Chair for Education, Department of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine


Main Location

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center


  • Associate Vice Chair for Education, Department of Medicine
  • Director, Daniel and Jeannette Hendin Schapiro Geriatric Medical Education Center
  • Director, Medicine Core Clerkship
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Centers & Institutes

  • Daniel and Jeannette Hendin Schapiro Geriatric Medical Education Center



Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 410-550-0925

5505 Hopkins Bayview Circle
John R. Burton Pavilion
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-3553
Fax: 410-550-2513


Geriatric Medicine, Primary Care of Older Adults

Research Interests

Development and evaluation of curriculum designed to teach internal medicine residents and medical students about the care of older adults in the hospital and ambulatory settings; Development of curriculum to teach trainees about the care of older adults with complex health status

    Additional Information

  • Education +


    • University of Rochester / MD (2000)


    • Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh-UPMC (2002)
    • Montefiore University Hospital/UPMC / Internal Medicine (2003)


    • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (2005)


    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Geriatric Medicine (2005)
    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (2004, 2015)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications

    Peer reviewed

    Levine R, Cayea D, Shochet R, Wright S. A mid-clerkship crisis: Lessons learned from advising a medical student with career indecision. Acad Med 2010; 85(4):654-659.

    Wendel VI, Durso SC, Cayea D, Arbaje AI, Tanner E. Implementing staff nurse geriatric education in the acute hospital setting. Medsurg Nurs 2010; 19(5):274-280.

    Levine, RB, Shochet RB, Cayea D, Ashar BH, Stewart RW, Wright SM. Measuring medical students’ sense of community and satisfaction with a structured advising program. Intl J Medical Education 2011; 2:125-132.

    Cayea D, Eckstrom E, Christmas C. Update in geriatric medicine. J Gen Intern Med 2012; 27(3):371-5.

    Levine RB, Mechaber HF, Reddy ST, Cayea D, Harrison RA. It’s a good career choice for women.Academic Medicine. Apr 2013, Vol. 88, No. 4: 527-534.

    Mahoney K, Cayea D, Li Q, Gelber A. A Handy Clue to Uncover the Occult Source of Weight Loss. In press. Am J Med

    Karani R, Fromme HB, Cayea D, Muller D, Schwartz A and Harris IB. Medical Student Learning From Residents in the Workplace. In press Acad Med.

    Chang A, Fernandez H, Cayea D, et al. Complexity in Graduate Medical Education: A Collaborative Education Agenda for Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine. In press J Gen Intern Med.

    Book chapters

    Weiner D, Cayea D. "Low Back Pain and Its Contributors in Older Adults: A Practical Approach to Evaluation and Treatment." In: Pain in Older Persons. IASP Press. Seattle, 2005, pp 329-354.

    Cayea D. "Falls" In: Oxford Handbook of Geriatric Medicine. Oxford University Press. New York. 2010, pp 82-86.

    Cayea D, Leff B.Weight loss. IN: Medicine Essentials for Clerkship Students, Third edition. ACP Press, Philadelphia, 2011.

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