Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Institute for the Transformation of Medical Education
John Yoon_Academic Profile

John Yoon, MD

Visiting Professor, Kern Institute


Dr. Yoon is Visiting Scholar at the Kern Institute, working to promote foundational and conceptual clarity for medical education transformation. In this role he will help develop projects at the intersection of medical education, professional identity formation, and the philosophy of medicine. At the Kern Institute, he helps lead the Kern Project on the Good Physician—a national longitudinal study of character, caring and human flourishing in medicine. He is also an academic hospitalist, clinical ethicist, and Director of the Program on Medicine and Religion at the University of Chicago.