Stephen D. Brown, MD
|Hospital Title||Staff Radiologist|
|Academic Title||Assistant Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School|
Department of Radiology
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston MA 02118
Dr. Brown's research is focused on the qualitative and quantitative assessment of professionalism in Radiology and medicine. His work encompasses conventional concepts of conflicts of interest, as well as how clinical and research decision-making is shaped by professional training, orientation, values, and experience with imaging and other technologies. Dr. Brown is currently undertaking a national survey of the attitudes of obstetrical and pediatric specialists regarding pregnancy management in the setting of congenital fetal anomalies.
About Stephen Brown, MD
Dr. Brown is an Assistant Professor of Radiology, and practices pediatric and obstetrical imaging. He completed a residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital and fellowships in Pediatric Radiology and Pediatric Interventional Radiology at Children's Hospital Boston.
Dr. Brown completed the 2003 Fellowship in Medical Ethics at Harvard Medical School, and he is currently a member of the Children’s Hospital Ethics Advisory Committee, an Associate Clinical Ethicist in the Hospital’s Office of Ethics, and a Faculty Associate in the Hospital's Institute for Professionalism and Ethical Practice. He has served as Research Subject Advocate for Ethics and Education for the Hospital’s General Clinical Research Center, and as a member of the Institutional Review Boards of Children’s Hospital and the Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center. Dr. Brown is a member of the Harvard Ethics Leadership Council and the Professionalism Committee of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
Dr. Brown received a 2006 Children's Hospital Faculty Career Development Award, and was named an Eleanor and Miles Shore 50th Anniversary Scholar in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is the inaugural recipient of the American Roentgen Ray Society Leonard Berlin Scholarship in Medical Professionalism, and a recipient of awards from the Kornfeld Program in Bioethics and Patient Care, the Greenwall Foundation, and the Harvard University Milton Fund. In 2011, Dr. Brown received a GE Healthcare / RSNA Education Scholar Award.
- Brown SD, Daly JC, Kalish LA, McDaniel S, Financial Disclosures of Scientific Papers Presented at RSNA 2003: Association with the Reporting of Non-FDA-Approved Uses of Industry Products. Radiology 2006 Jun; 239(3):849-855
- Brown SD, Truog RD, Johnson JA, Ecker JE, Do Differences in the AAP and ACOG Positions on the Ethics of Maternal-Fetal Interventions Reflect Subtly Divergent Professional Sensitivities to Pregnant Women and Fetuses? Pediatrics. 2006 Apr; 117 (4):1382-1387
- Brown SD, vanSonnenberg E. Issues in imaging-guided tumor ablation in children versus adults. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2007; 189:626-32
- Brown SD, Lyerly AD, Little MO, Lantos, JD. Pediatrics-based Fetal Care: Unanswered Ethical Questions. Acta Paediatr 2008; 97(2):1617-1619
- Brown, SD, Goske, MJ, Johnson, CM, Beyond Substance Abuse: Stress, Burnout, and Depression as Causes of Physician Impairment and Disruptive Behavior
- Brown, SD. The Intersection of Ethics and Communication in Prenatal Imaging:Challenges for the Pediatric Radiologist. Pediatr Radiol 2010; 40(4):514-517
- Brown SD, Lehman CD, Truog RD, Browning DM, Gallagher TH, Stepping Out Further from the Shadows: Disclosure of Harmful Radiologic Errors to Patients, Radiology, in press