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Andrew Odden, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine




  • B.A., Biology: Gustavus Adolphus College, Saint Peter, MN (2003)
  • Medical Degree: University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN (2007)
  • Residency, Internal Medicine: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (2010)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

Hospital medicine, inpatient care


Peer Reviewed Journals and Publications

Schorr C, Odden A, Evans L, Escobar GJ, Gandhi S, Townsend S, Levy M. Implementation of a Multicenter Performance Improvement Program for Early Detection and Treatment of Severe Sepsis in General Medical- Surgical Wards. Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2016;11(S1):S32-S39.

Abegunde A, Hakemi E, Mba B, Odden A, Weinstein R. Betting the Farm. Journal of Hospital Medicine 2016;11(5):369-72.

Vaughn VM, Callahan SJ, Pile J, Kazanjian P, Odden A. Caught Red Handed. Journal of Hospital Medicine 2016; 4 Apr (epub ahead of print), doi:10.1002/jhm.2583

Odden A, Govindan S, Sheth J, Iwashyna TJ. Sepsis on the Wards: A Systematic Assessment of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign’s Evidence Supporting the Care of Patients with Severe Sepsis on the Wards. Ann Am Thorac Soc 2015;12(6):956-8.

Safdar N, Odden A, Abad CL, Thapa R, Saint S. In Sight and Out of Mind. New Engl J Med 2015;372(23);2218-23.

Govindan S, Iwashyna TJ, Odden A, Flanders SA, Chopra V. Mobilization in Severe Sepsis: an Integrative Review. Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2015;10(1):54-9.

Petrilli C, Pilie P, Saint S, Kaul D, Odden A. Bigger Than His Bite. Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2015;10(1):46-9.

Odden A, Rohde J, Bonham C, Kuhn L, Flanders S, Chen L, Malani P, Iwashyna TJ. Functional Outcomes of Patients with Severe Sepsis Initially Admitted to the General Medical Ward. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013;13:588.

Davis F, Schaiberger GG, Rodriguez Y, Odden A. Emergent Transcutaneous Embolization in an Advanced Carcinosarcoma. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences 2013;346(5):435-437.

Rohde J, Odden A, Bonham C, Kuhn L, Flanders S, Chen L, Malani P, Iwashyna TJ. The Epidemiology of Acute Organ Failure from Severe Sepsis Outside of the ICU. Journal of Hospital Medicine 2013;8(5):243-7.

Iwashyna, TJ, Odden A, Rohde J, Bonham C, Kuhn L, Malani P, Flanders S. Identifying Patients with Severe Sepsis Using Administrative Claims: Patient-Level Validation of the Angus Implementation of the International Consensus Conference Definition of Severe Sepsis. Medical Care 2014;52(6):e39-43.

Non-Peer Reviewed Publications

Odden A, Kartha A. Hospitalists and the Veterans Health Administration: This IS Your Granddad’s VA. The Hospitalist. September 2014; page 6.

Strahle J, Odden A, Maher C, Garton H. Hemangiomas and Propranolol (letter). J Neurosurg: Pediatrics 2013. Published online August 16, 2013;DOI: 10.3171/2013.6.PEDS13284.

Iwashyna TJ, Odden A. Sepsis After Scotland: Enough with the Averages, Show us the Effect Modifiers. Critical Care 2013;17(3):148.

Harte B, Wesorick D, Odden A. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease – Inpatient Management. Hospital Medicine Clinics. April 2013;2(2):e169-e191.

Dastidar J, Odden A. How Do I Determine if My Patient has Decision-Making Capacity? The Hospitalist. August 2011; pages 22, 30-31.