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Harry (Hyung) Cho, MD
Hospital Medicine
Member of Mount Sinai Doctors Faculty Practice ?
    • Position
    • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Medicine, Hospital Medicine
    • Specialties
    • Hospital Medicine
    • Internal Medicine
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliation
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
Dr. Hyung (Harry) Cho, MD, FACP is the Director of Quality & Patient Safety for the Division of Hospital Medicine at Mount Sinai and Senior Fellow at the Lown Institute. His research focus is on the relationship of overuse to patient harm, and as Chair of the High Value Care Committee he develops innovations to decrease unnecessary medical testing and treatment. His work includes successful reduction of urinary catheters and infections (CAUTI) and eliminating unnecessary laboratory testing. His high value care curricula bridges education with systems improvement and outcomes. This includes the award-winning OCCAM’s Conference, a systems-based morbidity & mortality conference aimed at understanding and preventing overuse. He also created the nationally recognized Student High Value Care Initiative, which successfully reduces overuse in hospital settings, fostering student-led ideas with faculty mentorship and institutional support. Nationally, he leads the RightCare Young Innovator program and the dissemination of RightCare Rounds, now implemented in over 60 residency programs across the US. Since he became an academic hospitalist in 2011, he has received over 30 awards and recognition in value, quality and education. This includes the Choosing Wisely Award from Society of Hospital Medicine, the Teaching Value and Choosing Wisely Award from Costs of Care and ABIM Foundation, the Comcast NBCUniversal Leadership Award, the Cornell University Recent Alumni Achievement Award, and the Top Hospitalist honor from ACP Hospitalist magazine. Dr. Cho graduated from Cornell University and Temple University School of Medicine. He completed residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital and was selected as Clinical Quality Fellow for the Greater New York Hospital Association & United Hospital Fund.

Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Focus

  • Hospital Medicine

Education

BS, Cornell University

MD, Temple University

Clinical Quality Fellowship, Greater New York Hospital Association

Residency, Internal Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine

Language

English