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Christopher J. Mooney, Ph.D., M.P.H.

(Pronouns: he/him/his)

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Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 275-8570

Faculty Appointments


Professional Background

Christopher J. Mooney, PhD, MPH, MA is Assistant Professor in the Division Of General Medicine, and holds joint appointments in the Department of Health Humanities and Bioethics and Public Health Sciences. He is Director of Assessment and Director of the Medical Education Pathway in the School of Medicine and Dentistry and Director of Education Research and Scholarship in the Department of Medicine. Dr. Mooney is also a member of the medical school's admission committee and its various curriculum committees.

Dr. Mooney is also involved in regional, national, and international medication education groups. He currently serves as chair of the Northeast Group on Educational Affairs' (NEGEA) Medical Education Scholarship Research and Evaluation (MESRE) Section and is Chair of the Association of American Medical College’s (AAMC) Medical Education Research Certificate (MERC) program.

In these various roles, Dr. Mooney collaborates with teams of educators, learners, scientists, and clinicians to study education and health outcomes.



BS | Hobart College

MA | Brown University
Environmental Science

MPH | University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Public Health

PhD | University of Rochester


Journal Articles

Mooney CJ, Pascoe JM, Blatt AE, Lang VJ, Kelly MS, Braun MK, Burch JE, Stone RT. "Predictors of faculty narrative evaluation quality in medical school clerkships." Medical education.. 2022 Aug 11; Epub 2022 Aug 11.

Gore E, Daiss SD, Liesveld JL, Mooney CJ. "The therapeutic potential of bedside art observation in hematologic cancer inpatients: a randomized controlled pilot study." Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer.. 2022 Jan 13; Epub 2022 Jan 13.

Colbert-Getz JM, Bierer SB, Berry A, Bradley E, Han H, Mooney C, Szauter K, Teal CR, Youm J, O'Brien BC. "What Is an Innovation Article? A Systematic Overview of Innovation in Health Professions Education Journals." Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges.. 2021 Nov 1; 96(11S):S39-S47.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Education scholarship: a primer for clinical educators
Book Title: Alliance for Clinical Education (ACE) Guidebook for Clerkship Directors
Author List: Mooney CJ, Nofziger AC, Peyre SE
Edited By: Bruce Z. Morgenstern
Published By: Gegensatz Press 2019 in North Syracuse, NY