Herzke to Step Down as Vice Chair for Inpatient Operations

Dr. Carrie Herzke will step down from her role as vice chair for inpatient operations in February to become Chief Medical Officer for the Charleston Division of the Medical University of South Carolina.

Dr. Herzke came to Hopkins after completing an internal medicine-pediatrics residency at Duke University. She joined the faculty in 2008 as an instructor of medicine and pediatrics. Dr. Herzke is now an assistant professor and associate chief medical officer for The Johns Hopkins Hospital. She also co-directs the Department of Medicine-Interventional Radiology Bedside Procedure Service. In 2017, she earned her master’s in business administration from the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. She has held many clinical leadership positions including clinical director of the Hospitalist Service and medical director of Halsted 2 Osler 2/Meyer 8. She is also the Longcope Firm Faculty leader. In 2017, she was honored with the Association of Chiefs & Leaders of General Internal Medicine Leadership Award, and in 2018, she was named a Top Hospitalist by the American College of Physicians.

Dr. Herzke was named associate vice chair for inpatient operations in 2015 and became vice chair in 2020. During this time, she has proven to be a valuable liaison on JHH’s capacity management efforts while managing the operations and planning for inpatient beds at JHH. We are particularly thankful for her leadership and direction during the throes of the COVID-19 pandemic, when Dr. Herzke embraced expanded responsibilities and became an influential leader for hospital operations across Johns Hopkins Medicine.

We’d like to take this opportunity to thank Dr. Herzke for her years of steadfast service and leadership. A search for our next vice chair for inpatient operations in the Department of Medicine and Longcope Firm Faculty leader will be forthcoming.