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Redonda Miller, M.D., M.B.A.

Redonda Miller, M.D., M.B.A.

Dr. Redonda Miller is president of The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Before her May 2016 appointment as the hospital’s 11th president and the first woman to hold the position in The Johns Hopkins Hospital’s 127-year history, she served as vice president of medical affairs for The Johns Hopkins Hospital and senior vice president of medical affairs for the Johns Hopkins Health System.

In her role as senior vice president of medical affairs for the Johns Hopkins Health System, Dr. Miller worked in collaboration with the vice presidents for medical affairs and other colleagues across the health system’s six hospitals to advance strategic efforts to consolidate such areas as credentialing, medical staff peer review, health information management and formulary processes.  

As vice president for medical affairs of The Johns Hopkins Hospital, a position she held from 2009 to 2016, Dr. Miller was the hospital’s chief medical officer and led its medical staff. In that capacity, she oversaw such activities as medical staff administration, pharmacy, health information management, hospital epidemiology and infection control, spiritual care and chaplaincy, and patient safety. Dr. Miller has been at the forefront of institutional efforts to advance patient safety and coordinates activities with the hospital’s chiefs of service in support of quality, service and operational efficiency.  

A 1988 Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Ohio State University, Dr. Miller obtained her medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1992, along with election to Alpha Omega Alpha, the national medical honor society that recognizes high educational achievement. She completed her internship and residency on the Osler Medical Service at Johns Hopkins, becoming assistant chief of service (chief resident) in 1996. She joined the school of medicine faculty in 1997 as an assistant professor. Dr. Miller served as associate program director of the Osler Medical Residency Training Program between 2001 and 2004, then as assistant dean for student affairs from 2004 to 2010 while also serving as vice chair for clinical operations in the Department of Medicine. She completed her M.B.A. at Johns Hopkins in 2004 and was promoted to associate professor of medicine in 2006. 

In the Department of Medicine, Dr. Miller has focused her academic and clinical career on medical education and women’s health. She lectures widely and writes on midlife women’s health topics, including osteoporosis and menopause. Dr. Miller is a founding editor of The Johns Hopkins Internal Medicine Board Review book, now in its fifth edition, and is the administrative editor for Practical Reviews in Internal Medicine, an audio lecture series. She has published over 35 book chapters and manuscripts. In addition, Dr. Miller serves on the executive board for the Maryland Hospital Association and chairs its Council on Clinical and Quality Issues. Dr. Miller is also a fellow of the American College of Physicians and past treasurer of the Society of General Internal Medicine.

Dr. Miller has twice been named one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women by The Daily Record, Maryland’s business and legal newspaper. She has also been voted one of Baltimore’s Best Doctors and Baltimore’s Best Doctors for Women by Baltimore magazine. She received The Johns Hopkins University’s Alumni Association Distinguished Alumna Award, has been named a top women’s mentor by the Baltimore Business Journal, and was honored by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of 100 Hospital and Health System CMOs to Know.

Dr. Miller is married to physician Albert Polito, a pulmonologist who directs the Lung Center at Baltimore’s Mercy Medical Center. They have two daughters, Francesca and Bianca, who are in elementary and middle school.