John Song

John Song, MD, MPH, MAT

Dr. Song is an Associate Professor in the Center for Bioethics and in the Division of General Internal Medicine. He received his undergraduate degree in English and a Master’s degree in teaching from Brown University.

He earned his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Minnesota. Following his residency, he completed a fellowship in General Internal Medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the Greenwall Fellowship in Ethics and Public Policy at Johns Hopkins and Georgetown Universities.  While at Johns Hopkins, he completed a Master’s degree in Public Health.

His educational focus is bioethics education which he taught as a medical student and as a fellow. At Minnesota, he teaches bioethics in the Medical School and develops programs for students and residents.

Dr. Song also has a curricular and research interest in bioethics and policy education, especially in defining the objectives and goals of bioethics, policy, and professionalism education for medical learners. Finally, he serves as an attending in UMMC on the medicine service and performs ethics consultations for inpatients.