Albert W. Wu

Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health

Programs: Society, Culture & PoliticsRegions: Germany, United StatesCategory: Podcast

Albert W. Wu is a practicing general internist, Professor and Interim Chair of Health Policy & Management at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. He is director of the Center for Health Services & Outcomes Research, and online Masters of Applied Science in Patient Safety & Healthcare Quality, and is Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Patient Safety and Risk Management. He is an expert in patient safety and outcomes research with over 500 peer-reviewed publications. He was Senior Adviser for Patient Safety to WHO, and coined the term “second victim.” He is co-director of the RISE (Resilience in Stressful Events) peer support program and helps organize staff support for Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Recent Content


Episode 49: Health Care Workers and Public Health in Germany and the United States During COVID-19

The Covid-19 pandemic has subjected the German and U.S. healthcare systems to tremendous pressure and posed great challenges to public health policy makers. In both countries, the pandemic has exacted …