Faculty Profile

John Yoon
Section of Hospital Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730
Associate Faculty, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics; Assistant Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Mercy Hospital & Medical Center

Academic Interests

As an academic hospitalist and medical educator, Dr. Yoon's primary research interests involve the field of virtue ethics, vocation/calling in medicine, and the moral and professional formation of medical students and resident trainees. He was co-investigator on the Project on the Good Physician, a recently completed longitudinal study of medical students funded by the New Science of Virtues Project at The University of Chicago. Dr. Yoon is also Associate Faculty at the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, Faculty Scholar for the Program on Medicine and Religion, and Junior Faculty Scholar of the Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence at The University of Chicago.

Clinical Interests

General medicine, international medical education


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  • BS, 1998, Stanford University, Biological Sciences
  • BA, 1998, Stanford University, History
  • MD, 2005, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Medicine
  • Residency, 2008, University of Chicago Medical Center, Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship, 2010, The University of Chicago, Hospitalist Scholar, Ethics
  • Fellowship, 2011, The University of Chicago, Medical Education (MERITS)