Paul O'Rourke




ALUM_40Under40_Logo-white-01.pngPaul O'Rourke

BSA '06, MD '11  Baltimore, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine 
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
INDUSTRY: Education


Paul is a national leader in primary care medical education. He is an associate program director of the Johns Hopkins Bayview Internal Medicine residency program where he leads the primary care track and ambulatory curriculum.  He also serves as a co-director of the Medical Education Pathway for both internal medicine residency programs at Johns Hopkins.  In addition, he has published several papers addressing primary care medicine education in the U.S. and is a co-editor and author of the “Primary Care Toolkit,” a free online educational resource endorsed by the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine.

When he’s not teaching, Paul serves as chair of the ProudtobeGIM campaign, a national initiative supported by the American College of Physicians and the Society of General Internal Medicine to educate medical students and trainees about career opportunities in general medicine. He is also president-elect of the society’s mid-Atlantic region and was their 2019 Award for Excellence in Clinical Education recipient.

Paul completed his undergraduate and medical school education at UF. His internal medicine residency training was at the University of Pennsylvania Health System and general internal medicine fellowship was at Johns Hopkins University. He also earned a master’s degree in public health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.