Chinhak Chun

Chinhak Chun

MD
Consultant

Background


  • Specializes in infection control and quality management
  • Speaks fluent Korean and English

Dr. Chinhak Chun currently leads multiple quality and patient safety improvement programs including quality improvement departments, prevention and control of healthcare-associated infections, sharps injury prevention, accreditation preparation, and antibiotic stewardship programs among others.

Dr. Chun has served as president of the medical staff, chair of departments of medicine, infection control committees, pharmacy and therapeutics committees. He has been a physician champion in patient-centered care, patient experience, and LEAN projects.

Dr. Chun has published two white papers for Joint Commission Resources and Joint Commission International: Overview of Fungal Infections and the Need for Antifungal Stewardship: A Practical Guide to Implementation; and Medical Suction and Fluid Waste Management: Patient and Workplace Safety Considerations for Health Care Organizations.

Professional Experience


  • Director, Patient Safety and Quality Improvement, Mediplex Sejong Hospital, Incheon, Korea
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Louisville, School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, USA
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston Medical school, Boston, MA, USA
  • Director, Performance Improvement and Patient Safety Bureau, and Center for Infectious Diseases, Sejong Mediplex Hospital, Incheon, Korea
  • Past Chief of Medicine, Leonard Morse Hospital, Natick, MA, USA
  • Past President of Medical Staff and Chief of Medicine, Waltham Weston Hospital, Waltham, MA, USA

Professional Affiliations or Certifications


  • American Board of Infectious Diseases, Diplomat
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Diplomat
  • Infectious Disease Society of America
  • RPI® Certified Yellow Belt, The Joint Commission

Education


  • Doctor of Medicine, Yonsei University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
  • Resident, Department of Medicine, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Fellow, Infectious Disease Section, University of Louisville, KY, USA