Dr. Peter Hill serves as the senior vice president of medical affairs for the Johns Hopkins Health System and vice president of medical affairs for the Johns Hopkins Hospital, appointed to these positions in March, 2017.
As senior vice president for medical affairs, he works closely with the vice presidents of medical affairs, clinical directors and medical staff members throughout the health system to strengthen our efforts to provide safe, efficient and cost-effective health care. Together with his colleagues, Dr. Hill supports improvements for medical staff members in areas such as peer review, professionalism, and the advancement of high-value care practice. In his role 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, while providing 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 school of medicine as assistant chief of service. He became the medical director of the Emergency Acute Care Unit in 2001, named clinical director for the Department of Emergency Medicine in 2005, became an associate professor in 2010 and promoted to the role of vice chair of clinical affairs for the department in 2012.
Dr. Hill is a devoted collaborative leader, and works diligently to help advance patient care, safety and quality improvement at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and throughout the health system.