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Jonna Derbenwick Clark, MD, MA

Jonna Derbenwick Clark, MD, MA

Critical Care, PICU, Bioethics

On staff since July 2011

Academic Title: Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Research Center: Center for Clinical and Translational Research


Board Certification(s)
Medical/Professional School
Oregon Health Sciences University School of Medicine, Portland
University of Washington , Seattle
Pediatrics, University of Vermont, Burlington
Critical Care Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle
Clinical Interests

Ethical issues in pediatric critical care medicine including medical decision making in complex pediatric illnesses, the implications of technological advancements in life sustaining therapies, end-of-life communication and care, organ donation and transplantation, and the allocation of scarce health care resources, including the provision of critical care medicine to underserved communities.


Balancing the Tension: Parental Authority and the Perception of Physician Paternalism in End of Life Care
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med , July 2012: 166(7)594
The False Dichotomy: Do Everything or Give Up
Amer J Bioethics , Nov. 2011: 11(11)26-7

Primary Office

Seattle Children's
MB.10.620 - Critical Care
4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

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