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Associate Professor of Neurology, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Chief Medical Officer of the University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus


Janine Good, MD, has been a part of the University of Maryland Medical Center and School of Medicine family since 1986, when she began her residency in Neurology and became Chief Resident in 1989. After completing a neuromuscular disease fellowship, she joined the full-time faculty in 1991. She has served as Medical Director of UMMC Ambulatory Services since 2005, a role which bridges the combined clinical, educational and research aspects of outpatient operations, promoting cost-effective quality care with an emphasis on patient experience.

In addition to helping drive a culture of patient-centered clinical excellence, Dr. Good plays a key role in fostering partnership between faculty and community providers, and directs several other critical functions including: Midtown’s comprehensive quality management program (safety, quality, infection prevention, risk management and regulatory compliance), medical staff services and credentialing, graduate medical education support, and care management. As CMO she also serves as a key liaison to clinical chiefs and division heads. In addition to her clinical and operational experience, Dr. Good’s experience as an educator is a tremendous asset to the teaching mission of the UMMC Midtown Campus.

She is the recipient of many awards and accolades for her professional achievements and collaborative excellence, having just been named by her UMMC peers as Physician Colleague of the Year in 2017. She is actively engaged in many successful quality and safety improvement initiatives, and serves on a number of groups dedicated to improving the lives of patients around the region, including chairing the University of Maryland Opioid Task Force, and co-chairing both the University of Maryland Medical System Ambulatory Telemedicine Task Force and the Ambulatory Electronic Medical Record Physician Champion Council.

Dr. Good received her B.A. from Notre Dame of Maryland University, and earned her medical degree from Albany Medical College. She received a Business of Medicine certificate from Johns Hopkins University and a Population Health Academy Certificate from Jefferson University.