DepartmentsHospital Internal MedicineLocationJacksonville, FloridaLanguagesEnglishExisting patientsSend a secure message via patient portal Share this page via: Facebook Twitter Print Biographical summaryDr. Edwards was born in Bologna, Italy and grew up in Western Pennsylvania. He was as an academic hospitalist at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill for nine years before moving to Jacksonville and joining Mayo's hospital medicine group. During his time at UNC, he was actively involved in student and resident education and also served as medical director of UNC's Hillsborough campus for 4 years. Dr. Edwards is a Senior Fellow in Hospital Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. InterestsMedical educationPerioperative comanagement Mayo Clinic locations Jacksonville, Florida Driving Directions More info Billing & insurance Accessibility services Education2009Residency - Internal Medicine and PediatricsThe University of North Carolina2006Internship - Internal Medicine and PediatricsThe University of North Carolina2005MDVanderbilt University2000BA - Biology; Minor in Music(Peabody Conservatory)The Johns Hopkins UniversityShow more education Activities and honorsCertifications2009Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineAwards and honors2020Top Faculty Teacher - Hospital Internal MedicineInternal Medicine Residency Program, Department of Internal Medicine2018FellowAmerican College of Physicians2018Senior FellowSociety of Hospital Medicine (SHM)2015FellowSociety of Hospital Medicine2014UNC Academy of Educators2012FellowAmerican Academy of Pediatrics2005Dean's AwardVanderbilt University School of Medicine2004Medical Scholars ProgramVanderbilt University School of Medicine2000Graduated with HonorsThe Johns Hopkins University2000Phi Beta Kappa1999Golden Key International Honor Society1996Dean's List (8 semesters)The Johns Hopkins UniversityShow more awards and honorsProfessional memberships2021 - presentHospital Medicine Practice and Optimization Workgroup2020 - presentMayo Medical School Subcommittee at Jacksonville, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees, Mayo Clinic in Florida2019 - 2021Plummer Chart SubcommitteeShow more professional membershipsPublicationsSee my publications Biographical summaryInterestsMayo Clinic locationsEducationActivities and honors Request an appointment PST-20441576 Doctors & Medical Staff Edwards, Eric M.D.