Rosalyn Walker Stewart, M.D., M.B.A., M.S.

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  • Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
  • Professor of Medicine


Addiction Medicine, Inpatient Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics more

Research Interests

Medical education and curriculum development; Ambulatory medicine; Community outreach and advocacy; Health outcomes; Preventive medicine; Team based care and care coordination more

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Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (now called Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Outpatient Center)

Appointment Phone: 410-955-0670
601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore, MD 21287
Phone: 410-955-3613 | Fax: 410-367-2185
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The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)

Appointment Phone: 410-955-9434
1800 Orleans St.
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287
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Dr. Rosalyn W. Stewart is professor of clinical medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She holds a joint appointments in the Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics and the Departments of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Community-Public Health at Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. Her areas of clinical expertise include internal medicine, pediatrics, pediatric hospital medicine and addiction medicine.

Dr. Stewart serves as the Director of the After-Care Clinic at the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center and the Director of the Substance Use Consultation Service at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Dr. Stewart earned her M.D. from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. She holds an M.S. degree in preventive medicine, with a focus on health disparities, from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

Her research interests include medical education and clinical program development, health equity and community outreach and advocacy.

Dr. Stewart is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Physicians and a member of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. more


  • Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
  • Director, Johns Hopkins After Care Clinic, Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
  • Director, Johns Hopkins Hospital Comprehensive Substance Use Consolation Service
  • Clinical Director, Division of Addiction Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Medical Director, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Department of Care Coordination and Clinical Resource Management
  • Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes



  • University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (1995)
  • MD; University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine (1997)


  • Medicine and Pediatrics; University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine (2001)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (2001)
  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatric Hospital Medicine) (2022)
  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics) (2001)
  • American Board of Preventive Medicine (Addiction Medicine) (2023)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Oldfield BJ, Stewart RW. “10 practice recommendations in adult vaccination administration.” South Med J. 2016 Feb;109(2):87-90. doi: 10.14423/SMJ.0000000000000407

Oldfield BJ, Stewart RW. “Common misconceptions, advancements, and updates in pediatric vaccination administration.” South Med J. 2016 Jan;109(1):38-41. doi: 10.14423/SMJ.0000000000000399

Lin SM, Strouse JJ, Whiteman LN, Anders J, Stewart RW. “Improving quality of care for sickle cell patients in the pediatric emergency department.” Pediatr Emerg Care. 2016 Jan;32(1):14-6. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000000369

Groesbeck K, Whiteman LN, Stewart RW. “Reducing readmission rates by improving transitional care.” South Med J. 2015 Dec;108(12):758-60. doi: 10.14423/SMJ.0000000000000376. No abstract available

Ishman SL, Stewart CM, Benke JR, Stanley J, Stierer KD, Senser E, Stewart RW, Kern DE. “Response to what should every medical student know about otolaryngology before graduating from medical school?” Laryngoscope. 2015 Oct 9. doi: 10.1002/lary.25692. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available

Whiteman LN, Haywood C Jr, Lanzkron S, Strouse JJ, Feldman L, Stewart RW. “Primary care providers' comfort levels in caring for patients with sickle cell disease.” South Med J. 2015 Sep;108(9):531-6. doi: 10.14423/SMJ.0000000000000331

Ishman SL, Stewart CM, Senser E, Stewart RW, Stanley J, Stierer KD, Benke JR, Kern DE. “Qualitative synthesis and systematic review of otolaryngology in undergraduate medical education.” Laryngoscope. 2015 Dec;125(12):2695-708. doi: 10.1002/lary.25350. Epub 2015 May 6

Whiteman LN, Lanzkron S, Stewart RW, Haywood C Jr, Strouse JJ, Feldman L. “Quality improvement process in a sickle cell infusion center.” Am J Med. 2015 May;128(5):541-4. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2014.11.020. Epub 2014 Dec 9

Phillips L, Stewart RW. “Commentary on ‘Impact of an academic-community partnership in medical education on community health: evaluation of a novel student-based home visitation program.’” South Med J. 2014 Apr;107(4):212-3. doi: 10.1097/SMJ.0000000000000081. No abstract available

Dudas RA, Colbert-Getz JM, Balighian E, Cooke D, Golden WC, Khan S, Stewart R, Barone M. “Evaluation of a simulation-based pediatric clinical skills curriculum for medical students.” Simul Healthc. 2014 Feb;9(1):21-32. doi: 10.1097/SIH.0b013e3182a89154

Hanyok LA, Walton-Moss B, Tanner E, Stewart RW, Becker K. Effects of a graduate-level interprofessional education program on adult nurse practitioner student and internal medicine resident physician attitudes towards interprofessional care. J Interprof Care. 2013 Nov;27(6):526-8. doi: 10.3109/13561820.2013.790881. Epub 2013 May 16. PMID: 23679673 

Stewart R, Whiteman L. Diminishing bias in sickle cell disease. Med Teach. 2013 Jun;35(6):522. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2013.772967. Epub 2013 Mar 6. No abstract available. PMID: 23464890

Wilson JD, Stewart RW. A broader basis for teaching reflection. Med Teach. 2013;35(3):258-9. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2013.765555. Epub 2013 Feb 28. No abstract available. PMID: 23444911

Wright SM, Wolfe L, Stewart R, Flynn JA, Paisner R, Rum S, Parson G, Carrese J. Ethical concerns related to grateful patient philanthropy: the physician's perspective. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 May;28(5):645-51. doi: 10.1007/s11606-012-2246-7. Epub 2012 Dec 6. PMID: 23225219

Rios NR, Stewart RW. Personal and professional growth through community service. Med Teach. 2013;35(2):172. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2012.737063. Epub 2012 Nov 8. No abstract available. PMID: 23137253

Barone MA, Dudas RA, Stewart RW, McMillan JA, Dover GJ, Serwint JR. Improving teaching on an inpatient pediatrics service: a retrospective analysis of a program change. BMC Med Educ. 2012 Oct 1;12:92. doi: 10.1186/1472-6920-12-92. PMID: 23020896

Song P, Stewart R. Reflective writing in medical education. Med Teach. 2012;34(11):955-6. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2012.716552. Epub 2012 Aug 30. PMID: 22931147

Stewart R, Feldman L, Bitzel D, Gibbons MC, McGuire M. Urban health and primary care at Johns Hopkins: urban primary care medical home resident training programs. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012 Aug;23(3 Suppl):103-13. doi: 10.1353/hpu.2012.0123. PMID: 22864491

Stewart R, Wolfe L, Flynn J, Carrese J, Wright SM. Success in grateful patient philanthropy: insights from experienced physicians. Am J Med. 2011 Dec;124(12):1180-5. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2011.07.044. No abstract available. PMID: 22114833

Activities & Honors


  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American College of Physicians
  • Society of General Internal Medicine

Professional Activities

  • Co-Editor, Mosby's Guide to Physical Examination, 7th Edition
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