Health Care Disparities Education; Medical Education; Leadership Skills Training; Leadership in Medicine and International Patient Care
Dr. April Sullivan Fitzgerald is an assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her areas of clinical expertise include internal medicine. Dr. Fitzgerald serves as the clinical director of Johns Hopkins Medicine International.
With a B.S. in electrical engineering from the United States Air Force Academy, Dr. Fitzgerald received her medical degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and went on to complete her internship and residency in internal medicine at Harvard University/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. After residency, Dr. Fitzgerald became Harvard faculty at Mass General Hospital in Boston.
She was called to active military duty after 9/11, caring for military and civilian personnel at the U.S. Pentagon. Dr. Fitzgerald continues to serve in the Air Force Reserves as faculty at the Uniformed Services University and has achieved the rank of colonel. She joined the Division of General Internal Medicine at Johns Hopkins in 2007.
Dr. Fitzgerald’s academic and clinical interests include the efficient delivery of primary care, leadership in medicine, medical education and care of international patients.
Dr. Fitzgerald serves as an associate editor of the Leadership Forum, a publication of the ACGIM. She received an Early Career Award by the American College of Physicians Maryland Chapter in 2014. Board-certified in internal medicine, she is an active member of the Society of General Internal Medicine and a fellow in the American College of Physicians.