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Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis

Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis

Support Johns Hopkins IBD at the Batimore Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis on Saturday, May 20, 2017. The walk will take place at the Canton Waterfront Park. Check in starts at 8:30 a.m. and the walk begins at 10:30 a.m. There is no fee to sign up and walk! Join the Hopkins team or(...)

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Uninterrupted Dabigatran versus Warfarin for Ablation in Atrial Fibrillation

Uninterrupted Dabigatran versus Warfarin for Ablation in Atrial Fibrillation

ARTICLE: Uninterrupted Dabigatran versus Warfarin for Ablation in Atrial Fibrillation AUTHORS: Hugh Calkins, Stephan Willems, Edward P. Gerstenfeld, Atul Verma, Richard Schilling, Stefan H. Hohnloser, Ken Okumura, Harvey Serota, Matias Nordaby, Kelly Guiver, Branislav Biss, Marc A. Brouwer and Massimo Grimaldi JOURNAL: N Engl J Med. 2017 Mar 19. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1701005. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract(...)

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14th Annual Miller Lecture

14th Annual Miller Lecture

The Miller Lecture began in 2004 in the learning environment of the Department of Medicine Grand Rounds with lectures focused on clinical excellence and the holistic role physicians play in improving the lives of their patients. Past speakers have included authors, poets and economists – all touching on the humanistic role physicians play in teaching(...)

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Hill-Briggs and Maruthur Visit Capitol Hill with the ADA

Hill-Briggs and Maruthur Visit Capitol Hill with the ADA

This month, Hopkins SOM faculty joined the American Diabetes Association on Capitol Hill for meetings with congressional representatives and senators about diabetes research funding and health care priorities. Participants were Felicia Hill-Briggs, professor of in GIM and president-elect of the American Diabetes Association Health Care & Education; Mehboob Hussain, professor of Pediatrics and director of the(...)

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Piggott Named Harold Amos Scholar

Piggott Named Harold Amos Scholar

Damani Piggott, assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, has been named a Harold Amos Scholar by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Since its founding in 1983, the Harold Amos Program has promoted scholars who have assumed international research excellence in biomedical, clinical and health services research, maintained high levels of academic leadership and served(...)

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Updates to CRISP Access

Updates to CRISP Access

We are writing to inform you of several changes being made across Johns Hopkins Medicine to improve access to and broaden the number of users of the Chesapeake Regional Information System for Our Patients (CRISP), Maryland's statewide health information exchange. These changes will be effective on March 13 at noon and are outlined below. Current(...)

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Karen A. Armacost Lecture on Geriatric Care

Karen A. Armacost Lecture on Geriatric Care

The Karen A. Armacost 4th Annual Lecture on Geriatric Care will be held Thursday, April 27 at 4-5 p.m. in the Johns Hopkins Asthma & Allergy Center, Level 1, Richard A. Grossi Auditorium, Johns Hopkins Bayview campus. Title: "Nursing Assistants: The Caring Hands of the Geriatric Team" Dr. Peter V. Rabins, MD, MPH, Professor, Department of Psychiatry(...)

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Oral Direct-Acting Agent Therapy for Hepatitis C Virus Infection: A Systematic Review

Oral Direct-Acting Agent Therapy for Hepatitis C Virus Infection: A Systematic Review

ARTICLE: Oral Direct-Acting Agent Therapy for Hepatitis C Virus Infection: A Systematic Review AUTHORS: Oluwaseun Falade-Nwulia, Catalina Suarez-Cuervo, David R. Nelson, Michael W. Fried, Jodi B. Segal, Mark S. Sulkowski JOURNAL: Ann Intern Med. 2017 Mar 21. doi: 10.7326/M16-2575. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract BACKGROUND: Rapid improvements in hepatitis C virus (HCV) therapy have led to(...)

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American Thoracic Society Awards

American Thoracic Society Awards

Three faculty members from the Division of Pulmonary will receive awards from the American Thoracic Society (ATS) next month. Hank Fessler, professor, will receive the Outstanding Educator Award at the ATS Plenary Session. This award recognizes lifetime contributions in education and mentoring in the fields of pulmonary, critical care or sleep medicine and award honors excellence in clinical or(...)

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