Dr Andrea Videlefsky is a leader and advocate for the Patient Centered Medical Home and developed the Adult Disability Medical Healthcare Clinic, where she serves as Medical Director, providing compassionate, comprehensive care for teens and adults with developmental disabilities
She received her medical degree WITS Medical School in South Africa, where she also worked at a community clinic, providing services to an underserved community. She completed her Family Practice residency at Emory University, Atlanta.
Andrea is a founding member and current President of Am Yisrael Chai, a non-profit Holocaust Education and Genocide Awareness organization. She founded The Daffodil Project that aspires to build a worldwide Living Holocaust Memorial by planting 1.5 million daffodils in memory of the 1.5 million children who perished in the Holocaust, and supports children in Darfur, South Sudan, and Rwanda, who continue to suffer in the face of humanitarian crises in the world today. In 2016, Andrea received the Central Atlanta Progress Turner Downtown Community Leadership award as well as the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust Humanitarian Award.
According to Andrea, critical thinking, social awareness, and Tikkun Olam are central to a King David education and continue to inform her work every day. Many inspirational King David teachers and peers encouraged these values.
Andrea is married to Neill Videlefsky, and they have 3 children – Ilana, Joshua and Karin.