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John Choe, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (DOM)
Associate Program Director, UW Internal Medicine Residency Program

Education & Training

MD, New York University, School of Medicine, New York, NY, 1993-1997
Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, 1997-2000
MPH, University of Washington, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Seattle, WA, 2000-2002

Professional Interests

Evidence based medicine and clinical decision-making
Internal medicine residency curriculum development and evaluation
Health promotion and chronic disease management in vulnerable populations
Community-based programs in cancer detection, prevention, and control


New York University President’s Service Award, 1995
Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar, 2000-2002
Mentored Research Scientist Development Award, CDC, 2004-2007
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Community Action Award , 2005
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Physician Faculty Scholar, 2008-2011
Hepatitis B Coalition of Washington Advocate Award, 2009

Selected Publications

Choe JH, Koepsell TD, Heagerty PJ, Taylor VM. 2005. Colorectal cancer among Asians and Pacific Islanders in the U.S.: survival disadvantage for the foreign-born.. Cancer detection and prevention. 29(4):361-8.
Choe JH, Tu S-P, Lim JM, Burke NJ, Acorda E, Taylor VM. 2006. "Heat in their intestine": colorectal cancer prevention beliefs among older Chinese Americans.. Ethnicity & disease. 16(1):248-54.
Elmore J, Choe J. 2007. Breast cancer screening for women in their 40s: moving from controversy about data to helping individual women.. Annals of internal medicine. 146(7):529-31.
Wong CJ, Choe JH. Pulmonary risk assessment and management (Chapter 13; pp 89-92). In: Wong CJ, Hamlin NP, eds. The Perioperative Medicine Consult Handbook (ISBN: 978-1-4614-3219-7). New York, NY: Springer, 2012.
Choe JH, Knight CL, Stiling R, Corning K, Lock K, Steinberg KP. Shortening the miles to the milestones: Connecting EPA-based evaluations to ACGME milestone reports for internal medicine residency programs. Acad Med. 2016 Jul;91(7):943-50.