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State of the Department Recap

State of the Department Recap

Thank you to everyone who attended Dr. Anderson's State of the Department address and the opening of Medical Grand Rounds this morning. Your interest and participation in the successes and future of this department are a huge part of what makes it the productive and accomplished department it is. Thank you and congratulations to Dr.(...)

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Kirk to Step Down as Vice Chair

Kirk to Step Down as Vice Chair

Greg Kirk, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, will step down from his role as vice chair for clinical and translation research to become the vice dean for research and faculty of the Bloomberg School of Public Health effective January 1, 2020. Greg assumed the vice chair position in March of 2015, and along(...)

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MedHacks Medical Hackathon

MedHacks Medical Hackathon

MedHacks is the national medical hackathon hosted annually by Johns Hopkins University and brings together hundreds of talented entrepreneurs, software developers and medical students to tackle tough challenges in healthcare. For this year's event, there is interest in increasing collaboration across the Johns Hopkins' campuses and getting ideas from providers on areas of need that could be addressed during the hackathon.(...)

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DOM Large Projects Initiative (LPI)

DOM Large Projects Initiative (LPI)

The Hopkins DOM maintains one of the largest portfolios of NIH funded research. Typically, we have utilized traditional R01 grants to our great advantage. In this era of multidisciplinary, collaborative research, it is vital that we continue to diversify our funding streams and invigorate new collaboration. In response, the DOM leadership is pleased to announce(...)

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Realizing shared decision-making in practice

Realizing shared decision-making in practice

ARTICLE: Realizing shared decision-making in practice AUTHORS: Mary Catherine Beach and Jeremy Sugarman JOURNAL: JAMA. 2019 Jul 25. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.9797. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract Shared decision-making (SDM) is integral to clinical practice. In medical training, clinicians are encouraged to engage patients in SDM so that clinical care is consistent with patients’ values and preferences. Professional(...)

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All In to Improve Patient Safety

All In to Improve Patient Safety

Recently, the Johns Hopkins Hospital Safety Department reported that the Department of Medicine met the challenge of complete engagement in improving the culture of safety. As of August 31, every DOM inpatient unit, every ambulatory practice that took the Fall 2018 Safety Culture Survey and the Osler Medical Residency has implemented an action plan to(...)

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Miller Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence Call for Nominations

Miller Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence Call for Nominations

The Miller Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence will accept nominations for its 2020 class until September 20, 2019. The mission of the academy is to recognize and promote clinical excellence at Johns Hopkins and beyond for the benefit of the individuals and communities that we serve. Since its inception in 2009, the academy has been(...)

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Epic Tip of the Week: Sept 6, 2019

Epic Tip of the Week: Sept 6, 2019

Epic Upgrade Overview Sessions: October 3 Go-Live version May 2019 The virtual sessions will be held the week of September 16-20, 2019 Ambulatory: 9/16 10-11 a.m. Zoom meeting link: https://jhjhm.zoom.us/j/527100841 Zoom call in info: +1 646 558 8656 US (New York), Meeting ID: 527 100 841 9/18 9:30-10:30 a.m. Zoom meeting link: https://jhjhm.zoom.us/j/908608509 Zoom call in info: +1 646 558(...)

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Ludwig Family Department of Medicine Physician-Scientists

Ludwig Family Department of Medicine Physician-Scientists

On August 8, Dr. Carol Ludwig visited with physician scientists from across the Department of Medicine to hear about the exciting science taking place in the DOM.  At the request of Dr. Ludwig, Dr. Anderson, along with input from division directors, assembled a talented group of presenters for the meeting. The participants were: Karthik Suresh, “Checkpoint(...)

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Plasma deconvolution identifies broadly neutralizing antibodies associated with hepatitis C virus clearance

Plasma deconvolution identifies broadly neutralizing antibodies associated with hepatitis C virus clearance

ARTICLE: Plasma deconvolution identifies broadly neutralizing antibodies associated with hepatitis C virus clearance AUTHORS: Valerie J. Kinchen, Guido Massaccesi, Andrew I. Flyak, Madeleine C. Mankowski, Michelle D. Colbert, William O. Osburn, Stuart C. Ray, Andrea L. Cox, James E. Crowe Jr., and Justin R. Bailey JOURNAL: J Clin Invest. 2019 Aug 13;130. pii: 130720. doi: 10.1172/JCI130720. Abstract A vaccine for hepatitis C virus (HCV) is urgently needed. Development of broadly-neutralizing plasma antibodies during(...)

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