Bennett Named Director of Research for JHCP

Bennett Named Director of Research for JHCP

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Wendy Bennett, associate professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, has accepted the role of director of research for Johns Hopkins Community Physicians (JHCP). In this new role, she will oversee the JHCP Research Office with a goal of increasing JHCP’s involvement in research and further advancing high-value, high quality, sustainable patient-oriented research, aligned(...)

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Epic Tip of the Week: October 18, 2019

Epic Tip of the Week: October 18, 2019

Posted by  | Patient Care

Maryland Confidential Morbidity Report Available in Hyperspace The report can be found under More Activity (bottom left of workspace) or by using the Chart Search at the top right of the screen - “DHMH 1140 – Confidential Morbidity Report.” Users complete the report and generate a PDF, which is saved to the Media Tab of(...)

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Bias Reduction in Internal Medicine Workshop

Bias Reduction in Internal Medicine Workshop

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Last summer, the Department of Medicine joined with 20 other departments of medicine across the country to participate in a NIH funded randomized controlled trial, Bias Reduction in Internal Medicine (BRIM). The goal of BRIM is to evaluate an evidence-based pro-diversity intervention throughout academic medicine. Later this month, the BRIM study team, led by Dr.(...)

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Ten Recommendations to Enhance Recruitment, Retention and Career Advancement of Women Cardiologists

Ten Recommendations to Enhance Recruitment, Retention and Career Advancement of Women Cardiologists

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ARTICLE: Ten Recommendations to Enhance Recruitment, Retention and Career Advancement of Women Cardiologists AUTHORS: Garima Sharma, Amy A. Sarma, Mary Norine Walsh, Sharonne N. Hayes, Sheila Sahni, Sherry-Ann Brown, Toniya Singh, Robert A. Harrington, Pamela S. Douglas, Claire S. Duvernoy and for the American College of Cardiology Women in Cardiology Leadership Council and Diversity and Inclusion Task Force JOURNAL: JACC. 2019 Oct; 74(14). DOI: 10.1016/j.jacc.2019.08.016 Women are(...)

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Davison Accepted into Health Systems Science Scholars Program

Davison Accepted into Health Systems Science Scholars Program

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Ashwini Davison, assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was accepted into the American Medical Association's Health Systems Science Scholars Program. The program equips faculty who have significant responsibility for—or who anticipate having responsibility for—implementing and/or teaching topics related to health systems science, with the knowledge and skills needed to be outstanding teachers(...)

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Thomas Receives ISDA Mentor Award

Thomas Receives ISDA Mentor Award

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David Thomas, professor and director of the Division of Infectious Diseases, has been selected by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (ISDA) Awards Committee to receive the 2019 Walter E. Stamm Mentor Award. Named to honor the late past-president Walter E. Stamm, MD, FIDSA, this award was created to recognize individuals who have served as(...)

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Vice Chair for Clinical and Translational Research

Vice Chair for Clinical and Translational Research

Posted by  | Leadership, Research

The Vice Chair for Clinical and Translational Research (VC-CTR), in partnership with the Vice Chair for Basic and Translational Research (VC-BTR), will work with the Director, Division Directors, other Vice Chairs, and scientists and physician scientists throughout the department to set the tone for DOM research initiatives. This position will guide our strategic efforts related(...)

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Mary Elizabeth Garrett Executive Leadership Program for Women Faculty

Mary Elizabeth Garrett Executive Leadership Program for Women Faculty

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Five from the DOM have been selected to participate in the next cohort of the Mary Elizabeth Garrett Executive Leadership for Women Faculty Program sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Office of Women in Science and Medicine. This is the third cohort made up of 15 women faculty from different departments across Hopkins. The program, beginning(...)

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Calcium Circuits in Cardiac Function and Survival

Calcium Circuits in Cardiac Function and Survival

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The heart contracts because calcium cycles and activates muscle proteins. The October Institute of CardioScience will feature Dr. Litsa Kranias, one of the world’s leading authorities on just how this calcium is handled. In particular, she worked for many years on a protein called phospholamban that regulates calcium cycling into the sarcoplasmic reticulum. This continues,(...)

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