John Franklin, MD, Psychiatry, Chicago, IL, Northwestern Memorial Hospital


Psychiatry Chicago, IL

Addiction, Psychosomatic Medicine

Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Medical School

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Education & Training

  • Northwestern UniversityMA, Medical Humanities and Bioethics, 2014
  • Harvard University, School of Public HealthMSc, Epidemiology, 1999
  • Detroit Medical Center - Wayne State University
    Detroit Medical Center - Wayne State UniversityResidency, Psychiatry, 1980 - 1984
  • University of Michigan Medical School
    University of Michigan Medical SchoolClass of 1980
  • Michigan State UniversityBS, Zoology, with Honors, 1973 - 1976
  • New York University, School of the ArtsNo Degree, Theater Major, 1972 - 1973

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1993 - 2023
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 1984 - 1993
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychiatry
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Addiction Psychiatry

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2011
  • Outstanding Faculty Award Delores Brown, 2006
  • Fellow Leadership Greater Chicago, 2002
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • HIV "Seropositivity in Inner-City Alcoholics"  
    Schlefer, S. J., Keller, S.E., Franklin, J.E., Lafarge, S., & Miller, S.I., Hospital and Community Psychiatry
  • In Response to Testa et al :Elective Surgical Patients as Living Organ Donor: a Clinical and Ethical Innovation" Letter to Editor  
    Gordon EJ, Frader J, Goldberg M, Penrod G, McNatt, Franklin J, American Journal of Transplantation
  • Opportunities for Shared Decision Making in Kidney Transplantation  
    Gordon EJ, Butt Z, Jensen SE, Lehr A, Franklin et al., American Journal of Transplantation, 1/1/2013
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Psychosocial Factors in Emergency Liver Transplant Evaluation
    Markarian, M., & Franklin, J.E, Liver Transplantation for Alcoholic Liver Disease, NIH, Bethesda, MD


  • Actor, Moderator: "A Pound of Flesh", a Play by Katie Watson 
    Atlanta, Georgia - 1/25/2013
  • American Society of Transplant Surgeons: Selection and Psychiatric Management Modules for Donors Part 1 and 2 and Recipients Part 1 and 2 
  • Ethical Issues with Living Donors 
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Press Mentions

  • White House Backs Development of Heroin Vaccine
    White House Backs Development of Heroin VaccineApril 13th, 2018
  • Could You Be an Almost Alcoholic?
    Could You Be an Almost Alcoholic?November 7th, 2017

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