Rebecca Andrews, MD MA is CIPCI Section Leader for Education. Dr. Andrews is also Director of General Medicine Associates practices and an Assistant Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program at the University of Connecticut. As such, she is involved in the daily activities of the resident ambulatory clinic, mentoring, teaching, and increasing the quality of delivered care.
Dr. Andrews received her bachelor's and master's degrees in biology at Boston College in Chestnut Hill, MA, before relocating to Connecticut for medical school at the University of Connecticut. She remained at the university to complete a residency, including a chief medical resident year. Upon completing her residency, she practiced for three years at a community health center where she served as the medical director and a member of the company's QA/QI team.
She joined the faculty at UConn in 2009 where she developed the Office Based Medicine track and developed patient-directed care pathways for chronic disease care. Special interests include heart failure, women's health, disease-driven care models, and healthcare policy