Alexander Kon, MD, Pediatrics, Missoula, MT, Community Medical Center


Pediatrics Missoula, MT

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine


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Education & Training

  • UCSF
    UCSFFellowship, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 1997 - 2000
  • UCSF
    UCSFFellowship, Medical Ethics, 1997 - 2000
  • Stanford University
    Stanford UniversityResidency, Pediatrics, 1994 - 1997
  • McGill University Faculty of Medicine
    McGill University Faculty of MedicineClass of 1994
  • University of California BerkeleyBA, Philosophy and pre-med, 1984 - 1989
  • University of California BerkeleyBA, Philosophy, 1984 - 1989

Certifications & Licensure

  • MT State Medical License
    MT State Medical License 2018 - 2021
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1995 - 2021
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • American Society for Bioethics and HumanitiesHealthcare Ethics Consultant-Certified (HEC-C)

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Who's Who in Ethics United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); Global Ethics Observatory, 2017
  • Grenvik Family Award for Ethics Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2016
  • Distinguished Service Award American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, 2014
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Honesty in Shared Decision-Making When Last-Ditch Efforts Fail  
    Kon AA, Devereaux M., American Journal of Bioethics, 1/1/2018
  • Futile and Potentially Inappropriate Interventions: Semantics Matter  
    Kon AA., Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, 1/1/2018
  • Guidelines for Family-Centered Care in the Neonatal, Pediatric, and Adult ICU  
    Davidson JE, Aslakson RA, Long AC, Puntillo KA, Kross EK, Hart J, Cox CE, Wunsch H, Wickline MA, Nunnally ME, Netzer G, Kentish-Barnes N, Sprung CL, Hartog CS, Coombs ..., Critical Care Medicine, 1/1/2017
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • When is Dead Dead? The Brain Death Controversy. Are Children Different? 
  • Lessons Learned from the Charlie Guard Case. 
  • Bringing Intersex into the Mainstream: Multidisciplinary Perspectives. 
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  • Challenges to consent in research in the ICU. 
    Thompson DR, Kon AA, Critical Connections, Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • "Clinical Research Ethics ? Educational Materials." Inventory of educational materials for courses on responsible conduct of research, funded by NCRR 3UL1 RR024146-03S2. 
    Kon AA, DuBois J, Heitman E, Schilling D, Steneck NH, CTSpedia
  • Palliative Care for Children. Brochure for patients and families. 
    Kon AA, Society of Critical Care Medicine Patient and Family Support Committee
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Press Mentions

  • Prenatal Screening Cut Births with Serious Heart Defects
    Prenatal Screening Cut Births with Serious Heart DefectsDecember 16, 2019 22:35
  • DOI: 10.1542/peds.2018-142S3 2018;142;142S3Pediatrics
    DOI: 10.1542/peds.2018-142S3 2018;142;142S3PediatricsNovember 30, 2018 17:45
  • New Abortion Eugenics: 39% of Babies with Heart Conditions Are Killed in Abortions
    New Abortion Eugenics: 39% of Babies with Heart Conditions Are Killed in AbortionsAugust 18, 2018 17:19

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