Individual Author Record
Name: Mark SloanPen Name: None Genre: Born: Sites:
Illinois ConnectionMark Sloan received his MD degree from the University of Illinois in Chicago in 1979.
Biographical and Professional InformationSloan has been a pediatrician and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics for more than 25 years. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1975 with a biology degree, and received a MD degree from the University of Illinois in Chicago in 1979. Following pediatric residency training at the University of Michigan, he joined The Permanente Medical Group in Sacramento, California, in 1982 and has been The Permanente Medical Group in Santa Rosa, California since 1990. There, he served as Chief of Pediatrics until 2002.Sloan also mentors high school and college students interested in a career in medicine, and teaches medical students and family practice residents in Santa Rosa. He is currently, an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Community and Family Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco.His writing has appeared in the Chicago Tribune, the San Francisco Chronicle, the San Francisco Examiner, Notre Dame Magazine and the Santa Rosa Press Democrat. He is a member of the editorial board of Sonoma Medicine and a frequent contributor to that award-winning magazine.
''Birth Day: A Pediatrician Explores the Science, the History, and the Wonder of Childbirth'', Ballantine Books, 2009