Kohar Jones, MD
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Chicago Family Health Center - South Chicago
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Kohar Jones, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor


  • 2008 Brown Family Medicine Residency, Memorial Hospital, Rhode Island
  • 2006 Family Medicine Internship, Middlesex Hospital, Middletown, CT
  • 2005 M.D., Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
  • 1999 B.A., History of Science and Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Research Interests

Social determinants of health and health disparities, ethics of biomedical research, narrative medicine and policy narrative

Selected Publications

  • Jones K, Reis S. Learning Through Vulnerability: A Mentor-Mentee Duet. Annals of Family Medicine, upcoming.
  • Jones K, Patrick G, Hickner J, Schumann S. When is it safe to forego a CT in kids with head trauma? Journal of Family Practice 2010 Mar. 59 (3): 159-64.
  • Jones K. Avian Influenza. Ferri's Clinical Advisor Instant Diagnosis and Treatment 2009, Mosby Elsevier, Philadelphia. 2009, 474.
  • Jones K. Can't do this no more. Patient Education and Counseling. 2008 July. 72(4): 3-4.
  • Jones K. Narrative Matters: The Power of the Personal Essay in Health Policy (book review). Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved. 2008 August. 19 (3) 1011-1013.
  • Jones, K. A Flawed Approach to Drug Testing. Washington Post, 2006 May 18, A22.
  • Jones, K. The Silent Scourge of Development. Yale Med Magazine 2005 Summer.
  • Jones, K. The Power to Say No to AIDS. Washington Post, 2004 December 5, B7.


  • Using Medical Student Reflective Writing to Assess Unmet Learning Needs, Oral presentation, WONCA, Cancun, Mexico, May 2010
  • Learning the Clinical Gaze, Panel presenter, Society for Medical Anthropology Meeting, New Haven, CT, September 2009
  • Writing and resident well being, Poster presenter, National Conference for Physician-Scholars in the Social Sciences and Humanities, Philadelphia, PA, March 2009
  • Germs of Progress: Schistosomiasis, Health Research and Dam Development in Senegal at the End of the 20th Century, oral presentation, Yale Bioethics Project on Justice and the Distribution of Health Care

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • American Medical Association
  • Physicians for Human Rights

Teaching Activities

  • 2008-present
    Preceptor, Family Medicine Core Clerkship
    The Univ. of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
  • 2008-present
    Lecturer, Family Medicine Core Clerkship
    The Univ. of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
  • 2006-2008
    Clinical Instructor, Family Medicine Department
    Brown University, Providence,RI
  • 2004
    Writing Intensive Teaching Fellow, "Fat and Thin: A History of American Bodies"
    Yale Department of the History of Medicine, New Haven, CT
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