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Harry (Hyung) Cho, MD Email Harry (Hyung) Cho

    • Position
    • ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROFESSOR | Medicine, Hospital Medicine
    • Language
    • English

Dr. Hyung (Harry) Cho, MD, FACP, SFHM is the inaugural Chief Value Officer, AVP of NYC Health + Hospitals, the largest public health system in the US, with 11 hospitals and 5 post-acute care facilities. His work focuses on eliminating unnecessary testing and treatment, which often cause physical and financial harm for patients.

Nationally as Senior Fellow for Lown Institute, he led the dissemination of Right Care Rounds, now implemented in over 75 residency programs. He is Chair of Society of Hospital Medicine High Value Care Committee, Chair of the Right Care Alliance Hospital Medicine Council and Director of Cross-Institutional QI Implementation at High Value Practice Academic Alliance. He leads the development of overuse guidelines, including the next SHM Choosing Wisely recommendations. Since he became an academic hospitalist in 2011, he has received over 50 awards and recognition in value, safety, and education. These include the Society of Hospital Medicine Award of Excellence for Clinical Leadership for Physicians, Society of Hospital Medicine Award of Excellence for Teamwork in Quality Improvement, Society of General Internal Medicine Quality and Practice Innovation Award, American Medical Association Excellence in Medicine Leadership Award, and the Top Hospitalist honor from ACP Hospitalist magazine.


BS, Cornell University

MD, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

Internal Medicine-Primary Care Residency, Yale-New Haven Hospital

Clinical Quality Fellowship, Greater New York Hospital Association