John F. McGeehan, MD is a graduate of King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, PA and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. He did his residency in Internal Medicine at the Pennsylvania Hospital.
Dr. McGeehan was a solo practice primary care physician for over thirty years and served as the Director of Medical Education and Chair of Medicine at Mercy Hospital in Scranton, PA. He developed, directed, and taught in the first year course in clinical medicine at Temple University School of Medicine. He played a role in establishing The Commonwealth Medical College where he created and Chaired the admissions process in addition to teaching medical ethics.
He was the inaugural Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Admissions at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University. He played a national role in Holistic Review these past years and has served on the Advisory Committee for the Association of American Medical College’s Advancing Holistic Review Initiative (AHRI).
He was Chair of the Ethics Committee at Mercy Hospital in Scranton which he started in 1987. He is currently Chair of the Ethics Committee of Cooper University Hospital and Chair of the Bioethics Committee of the New Jersey Medical Society.
Dr. McGeehan has given over 190 presentations for Category I CME credit and is coauthor of the textbook Health Care Ethics: Principles and Problems.