Redonda Miller is president of The Johns Hopkins Hospital, an 1,100-bed academic medical center with $2.5 billion in operating revenue and more than 10,000 employees. Since her appointment in 2016, she has led successful efforts to expand the world-renowned hospital’s focus on high value care, to enhance safety and the patient experience, and to improve the health of all populations.
During Dr. Miller’s tenure, The Johns Hopkins Hospital has been consistently recognized for clinical excellence, maintaining its ranking among the top three hospitals in the nation on the U.S. News and World Report Honor Roll. In 2018, the hospital earned its fourth consecutive nursing Magnet designation, as well as an A for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group and the 2018 Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence.
Dr. Miller arrived at Johns Hopkins as a medical student in 1988. She joined the medical faculty in 1997 and earned a master’s degree in business administration from The Johns Hopkins University in 2004. Since then, she has served in several administrative roles of increasing responsibility, including vice chair of clinical operations for the Department of Medicine and senior vice president of medical affairs for the Johns Hopkins Health System.
A practicing internist, Dr. Miller continues to see patients, allowing her to experience firsthand the impact of the decisions she and her executive team make on behalf of the hospital.
Dr. Miller is active in several community and professional organizations, volunteering her time as chair of the 2019 Greater Maryland Heart Walk and as a member of the Maryland Hospital Association executive committee and the Gilchrist board of directors. Her many honors include being named by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of their 100 Great Healthcare Leaders and by Modern Healthcare as one of their Top 25 Women in Healthcare for 2019.
Dr. Miller is married to Albert Polito, a pulmonologist. They have two daughters, Francesca and Bianca.