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Margaret R Moon, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Expertise: Adolescent Medicine, General Pediatrics, Pediatrics
Research Interests: Ethics in Clinical Practice; Ethics Education; Ethics in Research; Urgent Care Pediatrics
The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)
1800 Orleans St. Sheikh Zayed Tower Baltimore, MD 21287
Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
601 N. Caroline St. Baltimore, MD 21287
Johns Hopkins Pediatrics
200 N. Wolfe Street Rubenstein Child Health Building Baltimore, MD 21287
Dr. Margaret Moon is an associate professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her areas of clinical expertise include ethics in clinical practice, ethics education, ethics in research and urgent care pediatrics. Dr. Moon spends her clinical time in the Johns Hopkins Pediatric Emergency Department, where she teaches residents in the urgent care setting.
Dr. Moon received her undergraduate degree from Michigan State University. She earned her M.D. from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and M.P.H. from Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health. She completed a fellowship in clinical medical ethics at the McLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics of the University of Chicago and was a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at the University of Chicago.
Her research interests include empirical evaluation of ethics in everyday pediatric practice, teaching and evaluating housestaff education in ethics, and the ethics of community-based research. Dr. Moon is a core faculty member of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, where she is supported as the Freeman Scholar in Clinical Ethics. She serves as an ethics member of the Hopkins IRB. She is also an editor of the newly developed Harriet Lane Continuity Clinic Internet Curriculum.
- Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Departments / Divisions
- MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1990)
- Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pediatrics (1993)
- The University of Chicago (1997)
Research & Publications
Dr. Moon's research interests include empirical evaluation of ethics in everyday pediatric practice, teaching and evaluating housestaff education in ethics, and the ethics of community-based research.
Simpson E, Moon M, and Lantos JD. "When parents refuse a septic workup for a newborn." Pediatrics. 2011 Nov;128(5), 966-969.
Carrese JA, McDonald EL, Moon M, Taylor HA, Khaira K, Catherine Beach M, and Hughes MT. "Everyday ethics in internal medicine resident clinic: an opportunity to teach." Medical Education. 2011 July;45(7), 712-721.
Kirsch TD, and Moon MR. "A piece of my mind. The line." JAMA. 2010 Mar 10;303(10), 921-922.
Taylor HA, McDonald EL, Moon M, Hughes MT, and Carrese JA. "Teaching ethics to paediatrics residents: the centrality of the therapeutic alliance." Medical Education. 2009 Oct;43(10), 952-959.
Moon MR. "Transforming Distress." Ambulatory Pediatrics. 2008 Mar-Apr;8(2), 85.
Rinke ML, Moon M, Clark JS, Mudd S, and Miller MR. "Prescribing errors in a pediatric emergency department." Pediatric Emerg Care. 2008 Jan; 24(1), 1-8.
Activities & Honors
- Editor, Harriet Lane Continuity Clinical Internet Curriculum
- Ethics member, Johns Hopkins IRB
Videos & Media
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- “Drug treatments for transgender kids pose difficult choices for parents, doctors,” The Washington Post, May 19, 2012
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