Today's State of the Department marked the opening of this year's Medical Grand Rounds. In his address, Mark Anderson reviewed highlights from the past year including findings from the departmental five-year review, and shared his goals for the year ahead. Thank you to everyone who attended. We look forward to another productive year.

Highlights include:

  • Launch of the DOM Twitter: @johnshopkinsdom
  • Director's Appreciation Award presented to Derek Fine, associate professor in the Division of Nephrology (click the link below for photos)
  • Vice Chair accomplishments such as:
    • New divisional annual review process
    • New mission and vision statements
    • Civic Engagement initiative
    • Educational pathways in residency programs
    • POCUS curriculum
    • New faculty orientation program
    • Joy in Medicine initiative
    • New inpatient admitting models
    • New grant peer review portal
    • Bridge funding policy
    • Research consultative services
    • Promotion of innovation-to-market program
    • Training programs for physician-entrepreneurs
  • Remote Patient Monitoring
  • Increase in RVUs and other favorable metrics
  • Inaugural Education Retreat to be held Tuesday, October 30 at Bayview (click here for more info and to register)
  • 2019 Research Retreat in conjunction with the Whiting School of Engineering to be held Friday, March 1
  • Our first Molina Scholars
  • Major goals for 2018-2019:
    • Name a vice chair for Clinical Business Development
    • Evaluate and expand programs for improving DOM provider satisfaction
    • Increase integration between nurses and physicians in the DOM functional unit
    • Optimize inpatient coverage plan based on the new duty hours rules
    • Remodel the Hospitalist Service at JHH to a de-risked model with joint governance
    • Vet new opportunities for moving clinical practice to unregulated sites
    • Sustain increased recruitment of women and UIM trainees
    • Increase retention of Osler residents into DOM fellowship training programs
    • Engage the NHLBI in a joint Cardiology Fellowship training position
    • Increase the use of grant pre-review
    • Operationalize DOM bridge policy to support our scientists during funding transitions
    • Increase recruitment of physician-scientists
    • Continue to identify favorable opportunities to integrate Bayview and East Baltimore campuses
    • Expand Center for Innovative Medicine to JHH campus
    • Initiate build for HVI financial model

The State of the Department will be presented at Bayview on Tuesday, October 9 at noon in the Grossi Auditorium of the Asthma and Allergy Center.

To view photos from the event, visit:

To view the presentation, visit:

The recording of the presentation can be found here beginning at 15:46:

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