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State of the Department Recap

Thank you to all those who attended or viewed Dr. Nadia Hansel's first State of the Department address and the opening of JHH and JHBMC Medical Grand Rounds this morning. Click read more to view highlights from Dr. Hansel's presentation including accomplishments from members of the DOM in the past year as well as future initiatives to look out for.

New Endowed Professorships

DOM Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

DOM DEI Initiatives

  • Outreach to residency programs and divisions
  • Coordinated fellowship recruitment sessions
  • Coordinate effort with clinical leaders to align w/ JHHS health equity plans
  • Monthly DOM Diversity, Inclusion & Health Equity Newsletter
LGBTQ+ Equity and Education Council
  • Annual DOM Medical Grand Rounds
  • Collection of SOGI (sexual orientation/gender identity)
    data in collaboration with Office of Diversity, Inclusion
    and Health Equity
Task Force on Women's Academic Careers in Medicine
  • Community building: Peer mentoring, Networking events, Annual Dinner
  • Faculty support: Promotion and leadership (i.e., CV review, career panels and more)

New Division Directors

Large Grant Awards


  • Faculty are eligible to receive the following BEAD Core support annually:
    • 20 hours per investigator for FT faculty
    • 20 hours per trainee with primary faculty mentor
    • 20 hours for grants
    • 20 hours for any patient reported outcomes (PROs) for any investigator at Hopkins
  • Multiple investigators on a project can pool hours
  • Email: [email protected]

DOM Research Initiatives

  • Focus groups with junior and senior investigators
  • Lunches with new K and R awardees
  • Inaugural DOM Research Rounds
    • 3rd Wed of the month; October 18, 4-5 p.m. The promise of AI (Peter Abadir and Rama Chellappa)
    • Future themes: precision medicine, single cell technologies, metabolomics....
  • Grant Resource Library on DOM Research Teams site
  • Reboot grant pre-review support

Resident Scholars


Junior Faculty Scholars


Assistant Chiefs of Service

DOM Education Initiatives

  • Support for recognition and promotion of faculty educators ​
  • Education Strategic Priorities workgroups​
    • Promoting cross campus collaboration
    • Improving clinical education outside the inpatient setting
  • Improve opportunities for feedback and assessment of skills
    • New medical student evaluation form
    • Restructure of feedback process for Bayview residents
    • Fellowship workgroup
    • New resident coaching curricula for Osler faculty ​

Clinical & Education Retreat

Miller Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence

Initiative for Humanizing Medicine

  • Goal: each patient is understood, respected, treated with dignity and compassion
  • Initiative to build community to develop innovative strategies to transform and humanize healthcare

Development Funding

  • $2.4M from Mary Gallo to support Humanizing Medicine
  • $700K gift from Drs. Henry and Marsha Laufer to support Project EVOLVE studyingCOVID-19 in Nepal
  • $2M bequest intention Stephen F Raab & Mariellen Brickley-Raab Diabetes Fellowship
  • $850K in new lead gifts to the ACHD program in Cardiology
  • $500K pledge for Dr. Chiadi Ndumele’s research in heart disease and diabetes
  • $426K bequest to the Molly and Marshall Sashkin Fund in Cardiology
  • $223K for joint sarcoidosis research in Pulmonology and Cardiology

Click here for a recording of the presentation.

View Dr. Hansel's slide deck here: SOD 2023.pptx


Kelsey Bennett