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Amy Margaret Knight, M.D.

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IT Liaison, Department of Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine


Expertise: Internal Medicine


Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-5018


Amy Knight, M.D., practiced primary care at a community health center in Baltimore for five years before joining CIMS in 2000.

Dr. Knights main research and administrative interest is using information technology to improve the quality of health care. She serves as Medical Advisor to the medical center's Department of Information Services, and was instrumental in the implementation of computerized provider order entry and electronic provider documentation at Johns Hopkins Bayview. She actively supports the Health Systems Epic implementation.

Dr. Knight is chair of the hospitals Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee and co-chair of the Health Systems Clinical Systems Advisory Committee. She is a member of the Society of Hospital Medicine and the American Medical Informatics Association. more


  • IT Liaison, Department of Medicine
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Assistant Professor of Health Sciences Informatics

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine (1992)


  • University Hospitals of Cleveland / Medicine (1995)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (1995, 2017)
  • American Board of Preventive Medicine / Preventive Medicine

Research & Publications

Lab Website: Amy Knight Lab

Selected Publications

Knight AM, DeRuntz PJ, Wright SM. Development of a brochure for patients describing a hospitalist service. Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management 2003; 10(4):204-208.

Knight AM, Kravet SJ, Harper GM, Leff B. The effect of computerized provider order entry on medical student clerkship experiences. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 2005; 12(5): 554-560.

Rastegar DA, Knight AM, Monolakis JS, Antiretroviral Medication Errors in Hospitalized HIV-infected Patients. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2006; 43:933-938.

Kravet SJ, Knight AM, Wright SM. Ten lessons from implementing a computerized provider order entry system. Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management 2007; 14(2):105-109.

Knight AM, Kravet SJ, Kiyatkin DE, Leff B. The Effect of Computerized Provider Order Entry on Medical Students Ability to Write Orders. Teaching and Learning in Medicine 2012; 24(1): 63-70.

Finkelstein J, Knight A, Marinopoulos S, Gibbons MC, Berger Z, Aboumatar H, Wilson RF, Lau BD, Sharma R, Bass EB. Enabling Patient-Centered Care Through Health Information Technology. AHRQ Publication No. 12-E005-EF. Rockville, MD. June 2012.

Bhogal HK, Howell E, Torok H, Knight AM, Howe E, Wright S. Peer assessment of professional performance by hospitalist physicians. Journal of the Southern Medical Association 2012; accepted for publication.

Kargul GJ, Wright SM, Knight AM, McNichol MT, Riggio JM. The Hybrid Progress Note: Semi-automating Daily Progress Notes to Achieve High-Quality Documentation and Improve Provider Efficiency. American Journal of Medical Quality 2012; accepted for publication.

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