Samantha Irene Pitts, M.D., M.P.H.

  • Associate Vice Chair for Ambulatory Quality and Safety, Department of Medicine
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine


Internal Medicine

Research Interests

Ambulatory patient safety; Evidence-based medicine; Comprehensive Unit Based Safety Program; Preventive care delivery; Team based care more

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Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

Appointment Phone: 410-955-0670
10753 Falls Road
Pavilion II
Lutherville-Timonium, MD 21093 map
Phone: 410-583-2774 | Fax: 410-533-2883

The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)

1800 Orleans St.
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-9434


Dr. Samantha Irene Pitts is an assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She sees patients at Johns Hopkins Green Spring Station.   

Dr. Pitts received her B.A. from Brown University and completed her M.D. and residency training at the University of California, San Francisco, where she focused on primary care and evidence-based medicine. She subsequently received her M.P.H. in epidemiology from the University of California, Berkeley. She has completed fellowship training in applied epidemiology at the New Jersey Department of Health and in general internal medicine and comparative effectiveness research at Johns Hopkins. 

She is a champion of the Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP) team at the Green Spring General Internal Medicine and serves as Assistant Director of the Armstrong Institute’s Patient Safety and Quality Leadership Academy.

Her research interests include ambulatory patient safety and quality, including the application of CUSP in office based practices and improving delivery of evidence-based care through clinical care teams. more


  • Associate Vice Chair for Ambulatory Quality and Safety, Department of Medicine
  • Co-Director, Armstrong Institute’s Patient Safety and Quality Leadership Academy
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

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Centers & Institutes



  • MD; University of California San Francisco School of Medicine (1996)


  • Internal Medicine; University of California San Francisco School of Medicine (1999)


  • Epidemiology; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2011)
  • Medicine; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2014)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (1999)

Activities & Honors

Professional Activities

  • Principal Faculty, Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality

Patient Ratings & Comments

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