Professor of Medicine and Physiology
Director, Medicine, Science, and the Humanities Major
Charles M. Wiener, MD, is professor of medicine and physiology and director emeritus of the Osler Internal Medicine Training Program at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. From 2010–14, he was the founding dean/CEO of Malaysia’s first and only graduate entry medical school, Perdana University Graduate School of Medicine, in collaboration with Johns Hopkins.
He is a specialist in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, and critical care medicine. Dr. Wiener holds a bachelor’s degree from Duke University and a medical degree from the University of Miami. He completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Washington in Seattle and fellowships at the Royal Post-Graduate Medical School at Hammersmith Hospital in London and at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine before joining the faculty in 1991.
From 2000–10, Dr. Wiener was the Department of Medicine’s vice chairman of education and director of the Osler Internal Medicine Training Program. From 2003–08, he was chair of the Curriculum Reform Committee that created the “Genes to Society” medical school curriculum that was implemented at Johns Hopkins in 2009.
Dr. Wiener is the author of the last three editions of Harrisons Internal Medicine Self-Assessment and Board Review and is an associate editor of the American Journal of Medicine. His work has been recognized with a Professors Teaching Award and a George Stuart Award for Clinical Teaching from the School of Medicine.