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Chisolm, Margaret S., M.D.

Dr. Margaret Chisolm

Associate Professor
Director of Education, Johns Hopkins Bayview Department of Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Center for Addiction and Pregnancy (CAP)

Main Office Address

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
5300 Alpha Commons Drive 
Alpha Commons Building, 4th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21224

Phone: 410-550-9744
Fax: 410-550-2552


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University of Maryland School of Medicine


Psychiatry/Medicine Internship

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Campus


Psychiatry Residency

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine


Forensic Psychiatry
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Professional Interests

Dr. Chisolm’s academic mission as a clinician and educator is to demystify the practice of psychiatry and psychotherapy to patients and doctors.  As a scientist, Dr. Chisolm hopes to develop more effective interventions for substance-dependent patients, including nicotine and tobacco-dependent pregnant women.

Upon acceptance into the Miller-Coulsen Academy of Clinical Excellence, Dr. Chisolm shares her personal reflection on the role of professionalism and humanism in medical education. Watch

Selected Publications

Social media and physicians' online identity crisis. DeCamp M, Koenig TW, Chisolm MS. JAMA. 2013 Aug 14;310(6):581-2.

Social Media Use in Medical Education: A Systematic Review Cheston, Christine C.; Flickinger, Tabor E.; Chisolm, Margaret S.Academic Medicine. 88(6):893-901, June 2013.

Chisolm M*, Fitzsimons H, Leoustakos J-M, Acquavita S, Heil S, Wilson-Murphy M, Tuten M, Martin P, Winkbaur B, Jansson L, Jones H. A Comparison of Cigarette Smoking Profiles in Opioid-Dependent Pregnant Patients Receiving Methadone or Buprenorphine, in press, Nicotine and Tobacco Research

Lyketsos C and Chisolm M*. The trap of meaning: a public health tragedy. JAMA. 2009;302(4):432-433. PMID: 19622823

Chisolm M*.  Prescribing psychotherapy. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine. 2011;54(2):168-175. PMID: 21532131

Cheston C, Flickinger T*, Chisolm M. Social media in medical education: A systematic review, in press, Academic Medicine

Chisolm M*, Lyketsos C. Systematic Psychiatric Evaluation:  A Step-by-Step Guide to Applying The Perspectives of Psychiatry. Johns Hopkins University Press: Baltimore. 2012. ISBN-10: 1421407027, ISBN-13: 978-1421407029

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