Benefits and Harms of Osteoporosis Medications in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Benefits and Harms of Osteoporosis Medications in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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ARTICLE: Benefits and Harms of Osteoporosis Medications in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. AUTHORS: Lisa M. Wilson, Casey M. Rebholz, Ermias Jirru, Marisa Chi Liu, Allen Zhang, Jessica Gayleard, Karen A. Robinson JOURNAL: Ann Intern Med. 2017 May 2;166(9):649-658. doi: 10.7326/M16-2752. Epub 2017 Apr 11. Abstract BACKGROUND: Complications of chronic kidney(...)

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Second Annual NETEC Site Visit

Second Annual NETEC Site Visit

Posted by  | Patient Care

The BCU team hosted the National Ebola Training and Education Center (NETEC) for their second annual Hopkins site visit on May 17-18. NETEC faculty were on hand from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Emory University and Bellevue Hospital to meet with the BCU team and to share best practices in high containment care. The(...)

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Great Strides Walk for Cystic Fibrosis

Great Strides Walk for Cystic Fibrosis

Posted by  | Civic Engagement

Team Hopkins will be walking at the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation annual Great Strides Walk on Thursday, May 25 at  Baltimore’s M&T Stadium. Registration at 5:30 p.m. Walk begins at 6 p.m. This is a short walk around the stadium followed by a happy hour with entertainment, food and drink. Participants are asked to have at least(...)

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Physician Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations Following Guideline Changes: Results of a National Survey

Physician Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations Following Guideline Changes: Results of a National Survey

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ARTICLE: Physician Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations Following Guideline Changes: Results of a National Survey AUTHORS: Archana Radhakrishnan, Sarah A. Nowak, Andrew M. Parker, Kala Visvanathan, Craig Evan Pollack JOURNAL: JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Apr 10. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.0453. [Epub ahead of print] Different professional societies and organizations continue to disagree over the optimal time to initiate and discontinue breast cancer screening mammography and the(...)

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Saying Farewell to Marvin Schuster

Posted by  | Administration, Leadership

It is with sadness that we inform you that Dr. Marvin Schuster died on May 12, 2017. Dr. Schuster was Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, the former Director of the Division of Gastroenterology at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and the Founding Director of the Marvin M. Schuster Center(...)

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Our Network of Computers Benefits from Individual Security Measures

Our Network of Computers Benefits from Individual Security Measures

Posted by  | Administration, Vice Chair Contributors

Today's news is dominated by the extensive worldwide cybersecurity attack. The root causes are a matter for speculation and investigation at this point, but a couple of things seem clear: Health systems have been affected, with impacts on patient care <https://www.wired.com/2017/05/ransomware-meltdown-experts-warned>, <https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2017/05/nhs-ransomware-cyber-attack> At least some of the affected health systems had been warned for months about out-of-date computer(...)

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IEE Summer Teaching Camp

IEE Summer Teaching Camp

Posted by  | CME, Education

The Institute for Excellence in Education (IEE), in collaboration with the Offices of the Vice Dean for Education and Vice Dean for Faculty, the MEHP, the JHFDP at the Bayview Medical Center and the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing are happy to announce the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine IEE Summer Teaching Camp 2017.(...)

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Kass and Pasricha Receive Clinician Innovator Mentor Awards

Kass and Pasricha Receive Clinician Innovator Mentor Awards

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David Kass, professor in Cardiology, and Jay Pasricha, professor in Gastroenterology, were named recipients of the Johns Hopkins Clinician Innovator Mentor Award at the 2017 Design Day hosted by Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design on Tuesday, May 9. This award recognizes clinicians who have made significant progress in developing new health care solutions that(...)

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