Dr. Bass has been the CEO of the Society of General Internal Medicine since 2017. He did fellowship training in general internal medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and the Johns Hopkins University before joining the faculty at Johns Hopkins in 1989. His research focuses on evidence-based medicine and the effectiveness, safety, and costs of medical interventions. In addition to being co-director of the Evidence-based Practice Center, he is the Vice Chair for Faculty Development and Promotions in the Department of Medicine, director of the medical school’s course on Foundations of Public Health, and co-director of the school’s Scholarly Concentration in Public Health Research. He was the director of the General Internal Medicine Fellowship for 15 years, Editor of JGIM for 5 years, and founding Editor-in-Chief of Progress in Community Health Partnerships. He has published 260+ peer-reviewed articles and 50+ evidence reports. He continues to practice as a general internist.


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