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Harry (Hyung) Cho, MD
Hospital Medicine
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    • 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, Safety, & Value for the Division of Hospital Medicine at Mount Sinai and Senior Fellow at the Lown Institute. His research focus is in the relationship of overuse to patient harm. His work includes reduction of unnecessary urinary catheters and infections (CAUTI) and 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 supports student teams with mentorship and institutional support to reduce overuse in healthcare settings.

Nationally, he leads the dissemination of Right Care Rounds, now implemented in over 60 residency programs. He directs the Right Care OVERUSE Lab reduction initiative with Lown Institute and Society of Hospital Medicine. He is Chair of the Right Care Alliance Hospital Medicine Council and Chair of Society of Hospital Medicine High Value Care Committee and leading the development of overuse guidelines, including the next Choosing Wisely Recommendations. 

Since he became an academic hospitalist in 2011, he has received over 35 awards and recognition in value, quality and education. These include 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 American Medical Association Leadership Award, and the Top Hospitalist honor from ACP Hospitalist magazine.

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