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Scott Wright, M.D., a professor in the Department of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, has made substantive contributions to the field of medical education through his own research and the mentoring of others. His work has been published in leading biomedical research journals including NEJM, JAMA, Annals of Internal Medicine, and American Journal of Medicine.
Dr. Wright has received awards for his teaching and mentoring. He has been involved with many educational programs at Hopkins, and he is involved with medical education activities at a national level including ‘The Initiative to Transform Medical Education’, ‘Innovative Strategies for Transforming the Education of Physicians’, and programs of ‘The Arnold P. Gold Foundation’ from which he has been awarded a Professorship. Dr. Wright also serves as the director of the Miller-Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence, an initiative at Bayview aimed at promoting clinical excellence.
Dr. Wright has been providing longitudinal primary care to patients in Baltimore since 1995. He also spends at least one month per year serving as an attending on the inpatient general medical service at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.
He received his M.D. from McGill University in 1992 and he then completed his internal medicine residency training at the Montreal General Hospital. After pursuing fellowship training at Hopkins, he joined the Hopkins faculty in 1997.