Three From the DOM Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Three From the DOM Elected to National Academy of Medicine

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I'd like to congratulate Felica Hill-Briggs, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, and Robert Siliciano, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, as well as our director Mark Anderson for their incredible achievements that led to their election into the National Academy of Medicine this week. Election to the academy is considered one of the(...)

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ID Clinical Minute is Now Offering CME Credit

ID Clinical Minute is Now Offering CME Credit

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ID Clinical Minute, a publication from the Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE), is issued six times per year, and 12 CME credits are being offered for $50 for the next 2 years. Registration is now open. The first CME issue, Fungal Diagnostics: A Review of Serum (1,3)-beta-D-glucan, is available online at https://main.ccghe.net/content/idcm-cme-1-1-fungal-diagnostics-review-serum-13-beta-d-glucan

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Research Integrity Colloquium

Research Integrity Colloquium

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"Responsible Mentoring in the Clinical Research Arena,” will take place on Thursday, Oct. 26, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in Hurd Hall and feature presentations by Dave Thomas, director of the Division of Infectious Diseases, co-director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Aids Research Clinical Core and Stanhope Bayne-Jones Professor of Medicine; and Suzanne Topalian,(...)

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Delirium in Older Persons: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment

Delirium in Older Persons: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment

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ARTICLE: Delirium in Older Persons: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment. AUTHORS: Esther S. Oh, Tamara G. Fong, Tammy T. Hshieh, Sharon K. Inouye JOURNAL: JAMA. 2017 Sep 26;318(12):1161-1174. doi: 10.1001/jama.2017.12067. Abstract IMPORTANCE: Delirium is defined as an acute disorder of attention and cognition. It is a common, serious, and often fatal condition among older patients. Although often underrecognized, delirium has serious adverse effects on the individual's function and quality of life, as well as broad societal(...)

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BNGAP National Pre-Faculty Career Development Conference

BNGAP National Pre-Faculty Career Development Conference

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Building the Next Generation of Academic Physicians (BNGAP) is holding a conference in Miami from February 16-18 to bring together trainees, faculty and senior leaders to share and discuss activities and best practices to better prepare trainees (e.g. college, graduate, post-doctoral) to consider, pursue and ultimately succeed as future educators, researchers and clinical faculty. This conference(...)

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A Research Agenda for Communication Between Health Care Professionals and Patients Living With Serious Illness

A Research Agenda for Communication Between Health Care Professionals and Patients Living With Serious Illness

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ARTICLE: A Research Agenda for Communication Between Health Care Professionals and Patients Living With Serious Illness. AUTHORS: James A. Tulsky, Mary Catherine Beach, Phyllis N. Butow, Susan E. Hickman, Jennifer W. Mack, R. Sean Morrison, Richard L. Street Jr, Rebecca L. Sudore, Douglas B. White, Kathryn I. Pollak JOURNAL: JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Sep 1;177(9):1361-1366. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.2005. Abstract IMPORTANCE: Poor communication by health care professionals contributes to physical and(...)

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Bayview Research Symposium

Bayview Research Symposium

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The 12th Annual Johns Hopkins Bayview Research Symposium will be held Friday, December 15, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Grossi Auditorium (located in the Johns Hopkins Asthma & Allergy Center). This year’s symposium will focus on “Novel Approaches to Cancer Immunotherapy: 2017 Updates.” Keynote speakers to include: Edward J. Benz, Jr., MD – President(...)

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3rd Trends in Clinical Research – Focusing on the Patient to Determine Research Priorities

3rd Trends in Clinical Research – Focusing on the Patient to Determine Research Priorities

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The Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network of the Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research is hosting a seminar: “3rd Trends in Clinical Research – Focusing on the Patient to Determine Research Priorities” on Thursday, Nov. 9 from 1-3:30 p.m. in the Zayed - Arcade Room 2117 Keynote Speaker: Joe V. Selby, MD, MPH, Executive Director, Patient Centered Outcomes Research(...)

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