Christopher G. Myers, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Management & Organization and Academic Director of Executive Education at the Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School, and holds a Joint Appointment in Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Chris also serves on the Core Faculty of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, and as Faculty Co-Director of The Academy for Health Care Leadership and Management at the Carey Business School.
Chris's research and teaching focus on individual learning, leadership development, and innovation, with particular attention to how people learn vicariously and share knowledge in health care organizations and other knowledge-intensive work environments. His work has been published in leading academic journals and edited volumes in management, including Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Academy of Management Perspectives, Leadership Quarterly, Academy of Management Discoveries, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and the Oxford Handbook of Leadership & Organizations, and in premier medical journals such as BMJ, Annals of Surgery, Academic Medicine, Journal of General Internal Medicine, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and Diagnosis. Chris also writes regularly for practice-oriented publications including the Harvard Business Review. His research has been recognized with scholarly awards from a variety of national and international academic organizations and has been featured in a range of popular media articles and outlets.
Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Chris served on the faculty of the Harvard Business School as an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior. He earned his PhD in management and organizations at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, and his BS in business administration with highest honors and highest distinction from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina. Before attending graduate school he worked as an outdoor expedition leader and martial arts instructor in his home state of North Carolina.