Michael Choi, associate professor in the Division of Nephrology, has accepted the position of chief of the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension at Georgetown University Medical Center.

Mike completed his medical school and residency training at Hopkins and then following his Nephrology fellowship at Penn, joined the Hopkins Nephrology faculty in 1994. Mike has served as clinical director of Nephrology at Johns Hopkins since 2009. Prior to this role, Mike served as the Nephrology Fellowship Program Director for 14 years. During that time, he mentored many physicians who are now leaders in the field of nephrology.

Mike is one of the most highly regarded clinicians at Johns Hopkins Hospital. His exceptional clinical skill was recently recognized with his induction into the Miller Coulson Academy for Clinical Excellence. His teaching excellence has been recognized at all levels within our institution–with the W. Barry Wood Jr. Award for Excellence in Teaching, the Osler Housestaff Teaching Award, the School of Medicine Professor’s Award for Excellence in Education and Teaching in the Basic and Clinical Sciences, and the Institute of Excellence in Education Outstanding Educator Award. For his exceptional contributions through his work as president of the National Kidney Foundation, he received the Gerabed Eknoyan Award.

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