Johns Hopkins University
Dr. Erik Hoyer is an assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His clinical interests include inpatient rehabilitation, musculoskeletal and neurological rehabilitation, injection procedures to manage abnormal muscle tone (spasticity) and electrodiagnostic medicine (EMG).
As Vice Chair for Quality, Safety and Service, he leads efforts to improve patient safety and care at Johns Hopkins, including serving as co-director for the activity and mobility promotion (AMP) program, which aims to improve patient activity and mobility through education, quality improvement and research.
Dr. Erik Hoyer graduated summa cum laude and received his master's degree in computer science from Brandeis University prior to graduating from the Sackler School of Medicine in Tel Aviv, Israel. He completed his internship in internal medicine at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York, and subsequently finished his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation from Johns Hopkins University. He excelled during his residency, receiving the Hopkins Healer award twice, and was selected as a trainee to the Rehabilitation Medicine Scientist Training Program.
Dr. Hoyer’s research interests include quality improvement and health service research methods to measure and improve patient mobility in the hospital setting and to study approaches to reduce hospital readmissions. He has presented both in national and international settings. He has over 25 peer-reviewed publications which include journals such as the Journal of the American Medical Association and Journal of Hospital Medicine.
Thursday, October 22, 2020
4:45 PM – 6:00 PM EST