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Peter Hill: Biographies
Peter Hill is the senior vice president of medical affairs for the Johns Hopkins Health System and vice president of medical affairs for The Johns Hopkins Hospital. As senior vice president for medical affairs, he works closely with vice presidents of medical affairs, clinical directors and medical staff members throughout the health system to strengthen efforts to provide safe, efficient and cost-effective health care. As vice president of medical affairs for The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Dr. Hill leads the functions of the medical staff and serves as the hospital’s chief medical officer. He provides leadership for programs including medical staff administration, pharmacy, health information management, hospital epidemiology and infection control, spiritual care and chaplaincy, and patient safety.
Dr. Hill earned his undergraduate degree from the University of California, his master’s degree from Brown University and his medical degree from the University of Maryland. He completed his residency and served as chief resident in emergency medicine at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, joining the faculty of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine as assistant chief of service. He became the medical director of the Emergency Acute Care Unit in 2001, was named clinical director for the Department of Emergency Medicine in 2005, became an associate professor in 2010 and was promoted to the role of vice chair of clinical affairs for the department in 2012.