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Matthew DeCamp, M.D., Ph.D.

Matthew Wayne DeCamp, M.D., Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Medicine


Languages: English, German

Expertise: Internal Medicine

Research Interests: Global health; Ethical issues in global health and health care reform; Accountable care organizations (ACOs); Short-term global health training; Intellectual property and access to essential medicines; Distributive justice; Social media and medical professionalism more


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Dr. Matthew W. DeCamp is an assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His areas of clinical expertise include internal medicine. Dr. DeCamp is a member of the Levine Group at the Green Spring Station Health Care and Surgery Center

His research interests include global health, intellectual property and access to essential medicines, and distributive justice.

Dr. DeCamp received his undergraduate degree in biochemistry from Purdue University. He earned his M.D. and Ph.D. from Duke University. He completed his residency at the University of Michigan Health System and a joint internal medicine-bioethics and health policy fellowship at Johns Hopkins. more


  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • MD, Duke University School of Medicine (2008)


  • University of Michigan Health System / Internal Medicine (2010)


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Internal Medicine (2013)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (2013)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. DeCamp’s research interests include global health; intellectual property and access to essential medicines; distributive justice; social media and medical professionalism; and ethical issues in global health and health care reform, particularly accountable care organizations (ACOs) and short-term global health training.

With K08 funding from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, he currently is investigating how ACOs nationwide are engaging patients in board-level decisions about ACO priorities and programs, with plans to design improved engagement strategies.

Selected Publications

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DeCamp M, Koenig TW, Chisolm MS. Online identities of physicians--reply. JAMA. 2013 Dec 18;310(23):2567-8. doi: 10.1001/jama.2013.282167. No abstract available. PMID: 24346999

DeCamp M, Koenig TW, Chisolm MS. Social media and physicians' online identity crisis. JAMA. 2013 Aug 14;310(6):581-2. doi: 10.1001/jama.2013.8238. No abstract available. PMID: 23942675

DeCamp M, Rodriguez J, Hecht S, Barry M, Sugarman J. An ethics curriculum for short-term global health trainees. Global Health. 2013 Feb 14;9:5. doi: 10.1186/1744-8603-9-5. PMID: 23410089

DeCamp M. Ethics in accountable care organizations. Virtual Mentor. 2013 Feb 1;15(2):156-61. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2013.15.2.pfor1-1302. No abstract available. PMID: 23398803

Crump JA, DeCamp M, Barry M, Sugarman J. Reflecting on short-term international service-learning trips. Acad Med. 2013 Jan;88(1):10-1. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e3182753f25. No abstract available. PMID: 23267221

Decamp M. Physicians, social media, and conflict of interest. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Feb;28(2):299-303. doi: 10.1007/s11606-012-2251-x. Epub 2012 Nov 6. PMID: 23129160

DeCamp M. Social media and medical professionalism: toward an expanded program. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Oct 8;172(18):1418-9. No abstract available. PMID: 22911444

Decamp M. Social media guidance, conflicts of interest, and health inequalities. Lancet. 2012 Aug 4;380(9840):472-3. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61290-2. No abstract available. PMID: 22863050

DeCamp M. A sufficient limit to "reasonable" choices. Am J Bioeth. 2012;12(8):36-8. doi: 10.1080/15265161.2012.692569. No abstract available. PMID: 22852542

Braddock CH 3rd, Snyder L, Neubauer RL, Fischer GS; American College of Physicians Ethics, Professionalism and Human Rights Committee and The Society of General Internal Medicine Ethics Committee. The patient-centered medical home: an ethical analysis of principles and practice. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Jan;28(1):141-6. doi: 10.1007/s11606-012-2170-x. Epub 2012 Jul 25. PMID: 22829295

Activities & Honors


  • Excellence in Global Health Advising Award, Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health, 2013
  • Greenwall Fellow, Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, 2012

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on the national CG-CAHPS Medical Practice patient experience survey through Press Ganey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Comments are also gathered from our CG-CAHPS Medical Practice Survey through Press Ganey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

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