Aaron Michelfelder, MD, FAAFP, FAAMA

Family Medicine

Medical Education
Co-Director, Interprofessional Education Institute, Co-Director, PCM3, Director of Medical Student Education, Family Medicine

Languages Spoken


Clinical Expertise

  • Acupuncture
  • Alternative and Complementary Medicine
  • Children's Health
  • Dermatology
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

About Dr. Michelfelder

Music, Study of Ethics, Exercise, Diet and Nutrition

Medical Education

Medical School
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Lutheran General Hospital - Family Medicine

Board Certification

Medical Acupuncture
American Board of


  • Balancing supervision and independence in residency training Buchanan, A. H.; Michelfelder, A. J., AMA journal of ethics
  • Physician know thyself: the role of reflection in bioethics and professionalism education, Wasson, K.; Bading, E.; Hardt, J.; Hatchett, L.; Kuczewski, M. G.; McCarthy, M.; Michelfelder, A.; Parsi, K., Narrative inquiry in bioethics
  • "I will never let that be ok again": student reflections on competent spiritual care for dying patients Kuczewski, M. G.; McCarthy, M. P.; Michelfelder, A.; Anderson, E. E.; Wasson, K.; Hatchett, L., Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges
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  • Insurance Reimbursement: An Expert Discussion on Best Practices and Avoiding Pitfalls Niemtzow, M. R.; Sager, M.; Cooke, P. C.; Michelfelder, A.; Safayan, A., Medical Acupuncture
  • Diagnostic approach to the patient with jaundice Winger, J.; Michelfelder, A., Primary Care; Clinics in Office Practice
  • Integrating Non-Family Medicine Residents into the Family Medicine Clinic Miller, R.; Michelfelder, A. J., Family Medicine Digital Resources Library
  • Integrative medicine and gastrointestinal disease Michelfelder, A. J.; Lee, K. C.; Bading, E. M., Primary Care; Clinics in Office Practice
  • Home-based cognitive therapy for overactive bladder: 1562 Abbasy, S. A.; Michelfelder, A.; Kenton, K.; Mueller, E. R.; FitzGerald, M. P., Journal of Urology
  • Soy: a complete source of protein. Michelfelder, A. J., American Family Physician