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Renda and Marcinko Receive Miller-Coulson Award


Susan Renda, DNP of the Division of Endocrinology and Richard Marcinko, PA-C of the Division of Geriatric Medicine have been selected as the Department of Medicine’s recipients of the first annual Miller-Coulson Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Clinical Excellence Award. The Miller-Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence at Johns Hopkins Medicine recognizes mastery in communication and interpersonal skills, professionalism and(...)

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12th Annual Miller Lecture

12th Annual Miller Lecture

Preceding the Miller Lecture will be the Miller Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence Annual Induction of new members on April 27 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Chevy Chase Auditorium of the Sheikh Zayed Tower at 1800 Orleans Street. Boxed lunches will be provided after the event for inductees in the Arcade lecture(...)

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One Minute Guide to: High Value Prescribing

One Minute Guide to: High Value Prescribing

Q: Should I bother to find generic alternatives to brand-name drugs for my patients? The Bottom Line: Prescribing generic alternatives to brand name drugs reduces costs for your patients and may result in improved adherence and clinical benefit. Context: The U.S. healthcare system generates more than 4 billion prescriptions annually (more than 13 prescriptions per(...)

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Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting Awards Ceremony

Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting Awards Ceremony

The Johns Hopkins Hospitalist Program in the Division of General Internal Medicine had an outstanding showing at HM15, the annual national Society of Hospital Medicine meeting. The program had at least 6 research posters and multiple award winners including: Dr. Dan Brotman, director of the hospitalist program received the National Excellence in Research Award, Dr.(...)

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One Minute Guide to: Inpatient Hepatitis C Viral Load and Genotype Testing

One Minute Guide to: Inpatient Hepatitis C Viral Load and Genotype Testing

Q: Does your patient need a Hepatitis C (HCV) Viral load (VL) or genotype as an inpatient? The Bottom Line: Do NOT routinely obtain HCV VL or genotype testing in inpatients with known chronic HCV. Context:  HCV is primarily transmitted through blood. 50-75% of acutely infected patients will go on to develop chronic infection. HCV(...)

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Faculty Scholar Program

Faculty Scholar Program

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Simons Foundation have joined forces with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to support the Faculty Scholars Program. This competition aims to strengthen the community of basic researchers and physician scientists who bring innovative approaches to the study of biological problems. More information about the Faculty Scholars Program(...)

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Synergy and Innovation Awards

Synergy and Innovation Awards

The School of Medicine Synergy and Innovation Awards are open to all faculty, and applications are due on May 1, 2015. The Synergy Awards aim to spark new collaborative projects between investigators and enhance scientific achievements of the highest quality and impact. As long as one of the co-principle investigators include a school of medicine(...)

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Latino Health Conference

Latino Health Conference

Johns Hopkins Centro SOL and the Urban Health Institute announce their upcoming Latino Health Conference titled “Land of Opportunity? Latino Immigrants and the Affordable Care Act” on Tuesday, May 12 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Feinstone Hall, 615 N. Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205. This event will provide a(...)

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Berlin named fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives

Berlin named fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives

Tom Berlin, division administrator of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, has recently been named a fellow within the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). The ACHE aims to be the leading professional society for healthcare executives dedicated to improving health and healthcare management. Earning the distinction of board certification signifies Tom’s expertise, commitment and achievement within(...)

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