Skip Navigation
Find a Doctor


Photo of Dr. Danelle Cayea

Danelle Cayea, MD

Danelle Olson Cayea, MD
Associate Vice Chair for Education, Department of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Appointment Phone


Main Location

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

View All Locations
Out-of-State & International Patients +
Out of State Patients

Call 410-464-6641 (8a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

Learn more about our out-of-state patient services »

International Patients

Call +1-410-502-0773 (7a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

Learn more about our international patient services »


  • 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


Geriatric Medicine, Primary Care of Older Adults

Research Interests

Development of curriculum to teach trainees about the care of older adults with complex health status; 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


  • English

Additional Resources

Additional Resources +
  • Education +


    • University of Rochester (Rochester NY ) (2000)


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


    • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Pittsburgh PA ) (2005)


    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Geriatric Medicine (2005)
    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (2004)
  • 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.



  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +
  • Videos & Media +
  • Events +
  • Contact & Locations +


    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    5505 Hopkins Bayview Circle
    John R. Burton Pavilion
    Terrace Level
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    Phone: 410-550-3553
    Appointment Phone: 410-550-0925
    Fax: 410-550-2513
    Location Map


    • Medicine - Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology

Is This You? Edit Profile


© The Johns Hopkins University, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, and Johns Hopkins Health System. All rights reserved.