Director’s Reflections: Joy in Medicine

Director’s Reflections: Joy in Medicine

Posted by  | Administration

The words “Joy in Medicine” have been cropping up all over the place recently. I myself have been meaning to write a blog on the topic ever since Lee Daugherty Biddison discussed it during Medical Grand Rounds (watch her talk beginning at 25:06) during which she shared findings and solutions sought after by the Joy(...)

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2018 SOM Convocation Awards

2018 SOM Convocation Awards

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The School of Medicine Convocation Ceremony took place on Wednesday, May 23 in the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Many of the awards for faculty were given to members of the Department of Medicine. The Professors' Awards for Excellence in Teaching The Professors' Awards for Excellence in Teaching were established in 1981 by the Advisory Board(...)

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Congrats to Our Award Winners

Congrats to Our Award Winners

Posted by  | Nursing Matters

  First, we'd like to reiterate our sentiments expressed during National Nurses Week. We truly appreciate the work each and everyone of you does on a daily basis and hope you enjoyed this week honoring you. MPCU Receives Nurse's Award On May 18, the Medical Progressive Care Unit received an award from the Osler housestaff(...)

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Impact of Bystander Automated External Defibrillator Use on Survival and Functional Outcomes in Shockable Observed Public Cardiac Arrests

Impact of Bystander Automated External Defibrillator Use on Survival and Functional Outcomes in Shockable Observed Public Cardiac Arrests

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ARTICLE: Impact of Bystander Automated External Defibrillator Use on Survival and Functional Outcomes in Shockable Observed Public Cardiac Arrests AUTHORS: Ross A. Pollack, Siobhan P. Brown, Thomas Rea, Tom Aufderheide, David Barbic, Jason E. Buick, Jim Christenson, Ahamed H. Idris, Jamie Jasti, Michael Kampp, Peter Kudenchuk, Susanne May, Marc Muhr, Graham Nichol, Joseph P. Ornato, George Sopko, Christian Vaillancourt, Laurie Morrison, Myron Weisfeldt JOURNAL: Circulation. 2018 May 15;137(20):2104-2113. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.030700. Epub 2018 Feb 26.(...)

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Spring Drills

Spring Drills

Posted by  | Patient Care

On April 24-25, members of the BCU attended an international high-level isolation unit (HLIU) summit at the National Institutes of Health. The summit, co-hosted by the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security and the National Ebola Training and Education Center (NETEC), brought together 22 biocontainment units from around to world to discuss issues related to(...)

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Sharp Receives ATS Fellowship in Health Equality

Sharp Receives ATS Fellowship in Health Equality

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Michelle Sharp, fellow in the Division of Pulmonary, was awarded the 2018 American Thoracic Society (ATS) Fellowship in Health Equality for her Sarcoidosis Low Health Literacy Patient Education Project. The fellowship aims to support the efforts of senior fellows, junior faculty or post-doctoral students with research, clinical and policy endeavors to advance health equality for patients with(...)

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CFAR Scholar Grant

CFAR Scholar Grant

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The Johns Hopkins Center for AIDS Research provides pilot grants to faculty in the Schools of Public Health, Medicine and Nursing to enable and support HIV/AIDS research projects. Junior faculty in other JHU schools are eligible to apply if the proposal meets all other criteria. The primary purpose of these awards is to strengthen the(...)

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Shah Receives Glasser Memorial Award for TB Control

Shah Receives Glasser Memorial Award for TB Control

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Maunank Shah, associate professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, was honored with the Dr. David Glasser Memorial Tuberculosis Control Award from the Maryland State Department of Health in recognition of his significant contributions to tuberculosis prevention and control in the state. Maunank was cited for his innovation and compassion in leading the City TB program. For(...)

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Methods for Evaluating Natural Experiments in Obesity: A Systematic Review

Methods for Evaluating Natural Experiments in Obesity: A Systematic Review

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ARTICLE: Methods for Evaluating Natural Experiments in Obesity: A Systematic Review AUTHORS: Wendy L. Bennett, Renee F. Wilson, Allen Zhang, Eva Tseng, Emily A. Knapp, Hadi Kharrazi, Elizabeth A. Stuart, Oluwaseun Shogbesan, Eric B. Bass, Lawrence J. Cheskin JOURNAL: Ann Intern Med. 2018 May 1:1-10. doi: 10.7326/M18-0309. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract BACKGROUND: Given the obesity pandemic, rigorous methodological approaches, including natural experiments,(...)

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