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Eric Edwards, M.D.


  1. Jacksonville, Florida



Dr. 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.

  • Medical education
  • Perioperative comanagement
  1. 2009
    Residency - Internal Medicine and PediatricsThe University of North Carolina
  2. 2006
    Internship - Internal Medicine and PediatricsThe University of North Carolina
  3. 2005
    MDVanderbilt University
  4. 2000
    BA - Biology; Minor in Music(Peabody Conservatory)The Johns Hopkins University


  1. 2009
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2020
    Top Faculty Teacher - Hospital Internal MedicineInternal Medicine Residency Program, Department of Internal Medicine
  2. 2018
    FellowAmerican College of Physicians
  3. 2018
    Senior FellowSociety of Hospital Medicine (SHM)
  4. 2015
    FellowSociety of Hospital Medicine
  5. 2014
    UNC Academy of Educators
  6. 2012
    FellowAmerican Academy of Pediatrics
  7. 2005
    Dean's AwardVanderbilt University School of Medicine
  8. 2004
    Medical Scholars ProgramVanderbilt University School of Medicine
  9. 2000
    Graduated with HonorsThe Johns Hopkins University
  10. 2000
    Phi Beta Kappa
  11. 1999
    Golden Key International Honor Society
  12. 1996
    Dean's List (8 semesters)The Johns Hopkins University

Professional memberships

  1. 2021 - present
    MemberHospital Medicine Practice and Optimization Workgroup
  2. 2020 - present
    MemberMayo Medical School Subcommittee at Jacksonville, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees, Mayo Clinic in Florida
  3. 2019 - 2021
    Committee MemberPlummer Chart Subcommittee