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Christopher G. Myers, Ph.D.

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  • Joint Appointment in Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Research Interests

Organizational Behavior; Learning & Knowledge Management; Healthcare Organizations; Leadership Development more


Dr. Christopher G. Myers holds a joint appointment in anesthesiology and critical care medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His research explores questions of learning, development, and innovation in organizations, as well as how people learn vicariously from others’ knowledge and experience in health care organizations and other knowledge-intensive industries. Dr. Myers is an Assistant Professor and Academic Director of Executive Education at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.

Prior to joining the faculty at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Myers was an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Harvard Business School. He earned his PhD in management and organizations at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, and his BS in business administration with highest honors and highest distinction from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina. more


  • Joint Appointment in Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

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Centers & Institutes



  • Ph.D.; University of Michigan (Michigan) (2015)
  • B.S.; University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill) (North Carolina) (2010)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

In his research, Dr. Myers uncovers and tests the mechanisms by which individuals learn and develop from their own and others’ experiences at work, with a particular emphasis on learning in health care organizations. Though his interest is in individual-level learning, he focuses specifically on how this learning is influenced by interpersonal relationships and interactions in organizations.

Selected Publications

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Myers CG, Sutcliffe KM, Ferrari BT. Treating the “Not-Invented-Here Syndrome” in medical leadership: Learning from the insights of outside disciplines. Acad Med. 2019;94(10):1416–8

Myers CG, Lu-Myers Y, Ghaferi AA. Excising the “Surgeon Ego” to Accelerate Progress in the Culture of Surgery. BMJ. 2018;363:k4537

Myers CG, Sateia HF, Desai SV. Association Between Team Learning Behavior and Reduced Burnout Among Medicine Residents. J Gen Intern Med. 2018;33(12):2037-9

Myers CG, Kudsi OY, Ghaferi AA. Social Media as a Platform for Surgical Learning. Ann Surg. 2018;267(2):233–5

Myers CG, Pronovost PJ. Making Management Skills a Core Component of Medical Education. Acad Med. 2017;92(5):582–4

Contact for Research Inquiries

Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
100 International Drive
Baltimore, MD 21202 map

Activities & Honors


  • Dean's Award for Faculty Excellence, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
  • Visiting Education Overseas Expert, National Healthcare Group, Singapore
  • Best Dissertation-Based Paper Award, Academy of Management MOC Division
  • Dykstra Fellow for Teaching Excellence, University of Michigan Ross School of Business
  • Making Connections Award, Academy of Management OB Division


  • Academy of Management
  • Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Professional Activities

  • Core Faculty, Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety & Quality
  • Elected Representative-at-Large, Academy of Management MOC Division
  • Editorial Board Member, Academy of Management Learning & Education
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