Innocent Akujuobi, M.D. is an Emergency Medicine Physician at Orlando Health and the Chair of the Graduate Medical Education (GME) Diversity Council.  He completed his undergraduate education and received his medical degree from Howard University in Washington D.C., where he also served as a Member of the Board of Trustees.  He went on to complete his emergency medicine residency program at Orlando Regional Medical Center, a Level One Trauma Center in Central Florida. 

Dr. Akujuobi recently completed an Administrative Fellowship at Orlando Health with a focus on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Health Equity.  He is part of the team of instructors who helped to develop the Medical Mentorship Navigation program at the University of Central Florida, bridging the gap for underserved populations to explore careers in medicine and serving as one of the mentors in the program for undergraduate students.

Prior to joining Orlando Health, Dr. Akujoubi was an Instructor for the Mentoring in Medicine Science Pathfinders Program in Washington, DC aimed at preparing inner city students interested in careers in medicine.  His interest and passion are in improving educational access globally.  He has been featured in Articles and Publications including the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) on “Altering the Course – Black Males in Medicine.”

Dr. Akujuobi is a member of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine and the National Medical Association.  He is also an avid member of the community and a proud member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. He is originally from St. Louis, MO.  In his pastime he enjoys spending time with family and friends, working out, and traveling.

Recent Publications:

  • I Akujuobi. American Association of Medical Colleges(AAMC)- Altering the Course- Black Males in Medicine

Education & Specialties

  • MD, Howard University, Washington, D.C.
  • Fellowship, Administration, Orlando Health, Orlando, Florida
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Diversity, Health, Equity, and Inclusion