Daugherty Biddison Named Chief Wellness Officer for Johns Hopkins Medicine

Daugherty Biddison Named Chief Wellness Officer for Johns Hopkins Medicine

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Lee Daugherty Biddison, associate professor and vice chair for clinical affairs, was named the first-ever chief wellness officer of the newly created Office of Well-Being. The office was created in order to sustain an environment that allows Johns Hopkins Medicine faculty and staff to thrive per the recommendations of the Joy at Hopkins Task Force,(...)

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Dialysis for Patients With End-stage Renal Disease Who Are Homeless

Dialysis for Patients With End-stage Renal Disease Who Are Homeless

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ARTICLE: Dialysis for Patients With End-stage Renal Disease Who Are Homeless AUTHORS: Tessa K. Novick, Crystal A. Gadegbeku, Deidra C. Crews JOURNAL: JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Nov 5. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.5470. [Epub ahead of print] End-stage renal disease (ESRD) affects more than 700 000 individuals in the United States and accounts for $33 billion in annual Medicare spending.1 Since 1973, the Medicare program has(...)

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Sulkowski Named Associate Dean for Research in the Capital Region

Sulkowski Named Associate Dean for Research in the Capital Region

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Mark Sulkowski, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, was recently appointed associate dean for research in the Capital Region in the Office for Capital Region Research Support, which coordinates research at Howard County General Hospital, Suburban Hospital and Sibley Memorial Hospital. As associate dean, Mark's primary responsibility will be to work closely with the(...)

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Petri Receives Evelyn V. Hess Award

Petri Receives Evelyn V. Hess Award

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Michelle Petri, professor in the Division of Rheumatology, received the 2018 Evelyn V. Hess Award from the Lupus Foundation of America. The award is given annually to a clinical or basic researcher whose body of work has significantly advanced our understanding of the pathophysiology, etiology, epidemiology, diagnosis or treatment of lupus. This award recognizes Michelle's outstanding(...)

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Dragon Medical One Rollout

Dragon Medical One Rollout

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Beginning November 14, the voice recognition software Dragon Medical One will be available for all physician and APP Epic users across JHM to use to dictate notes directly into Epic. In pilot testing, many providers have felt that this has made it much easier and faster to enter Epic notes. Providers can use their cell phones(...)

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MERIT Scholars’ Inspiring Stories and Call for Civic Engagement Committee Members

MERIT Scholars’ Inspiring Stories and Call for Civic Engagement Committee Members

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MERIT Symposium Our 2nd Annual MERIT Symposium was featured during Medical Grand Rounds on Friday, October 12. MERIT Scholars Zion Smith, a high school junior, and Taylor Rooks, a senior spoke about their experiences with the program. Zion performed her summer research project in the laboratory of Larissa Shimoda, professor of in the Division of(...)

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Medicine for the Greater Good Symposium

Medicine for the Greater Good Symposium

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Please join us for this year’s Medicine for the Greater Good Symposium on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Richard Grossi Atrium and Auditorium in the Johns Hopkins Bayview’s Asthma & Allergy Building. Our keynote speaker will be Dr. Camara Jones, world-renowned for her research on institutional racism. Watch her(...)

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