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Dragon Medical One is a Hit!

Dragon Medical One is a Hit!

Since its launch on November 14, Dragon Medical One has stirred up a lot of excitement among clinicians. The voice recognition software now available to physicians and advanced practice providers using Epic across Johns Hopkins Medicine aims to make the chore of entering notes into Epic both faster and easier. For those of you who(...)

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November Updates

November Updates

CCU Celebrates One Year CLABSI Free We applaud the CCU for having no CLABSIs for one year! Their celebration was in mid-November after a rigorous year of performance improvement, collaboration with other units and departments, and competency validations. We are happy to see this success. 2018 Nursing Annual Reviews For four days in October almost(...)

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Broadly Neutralizing Antibody Mediated Clearance of Human Hepatitis C Virus Infection

Broadly Neutralizing Antibody Mediated Clearance of Human Hepatitis C Virus Infection

ARTICLE: Broadly Neutralizing Antibody Mediated Clearance of Human Hepatitis C Virus Infection AUTHORS: Valerie J. Kinchen, Muhammad N. Zahid, Andrew I. Flyak, Mary G. Soliman, Gerald H. Learn, Shuyi Wang, Edgar Davidson, Benjamin J. Doranz, Stuart C. Ray, Andrea L. Cox, James E. Crowe Jr., Pamela J. Bjorkman, George M. Shaw, Justin R. Bailey JOURNAL: Cell Host Microbe. 2018 Nov 14;24(5):717-730.e5. doi:(...)

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Tabletop Exercises

Tabletop Exercises

On October 23, the BCU team hosted a tabletop exercise to discuss the logistics behind transporting and caring for pediatric patients with suspected Lassa fever. In a real-life scenario, a patient transport would require coordination and communication with many of our local and state representatives. We partnered with Frederick Memorial Hospital, a Maryland Special Pathogen(...)

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Tseng and Maruthur Receive Awards from the Society of General Internal Medicine

Tseng and Maruthur Receive Awards from the Society of General Internal Medicine

Eva Tseng, assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, and Nisa Maruthur, associate professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, were recognized with awards of excellence by the Society of General Internal Medicine at the Mid-Atlantic Region meeting on Friday, November 9. Eva was the recipient of the Award for Excellence in Clinician Investigation(...)

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Goodnight Named Division Administrator

Goodnight Named Division Administrator

Jamie Goodnight, MBA, was named administrator for the Division of General Internal Medicine. Born and raised in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, she attended Northwood University in Michigan before relocating to Baltimore in 2005. She began her Hopkins career upon arrival in Baltimore as a part of the Whiting School of Engineering, and received her master’s(...)

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Rural Residence and Poverty are Independent Risk Factors for COPD in the United States

Rural Residence and Poverty are Independent Risk Factors for COPD in the United States

ARTICLE: Rural Residence and Poverty are Independent Risk Factors for COPD in the United States AUTHORS: Sarath Raju, Corinne A Keet, Laura M Paulin, Elizabeth C Matsui, Roger D Peng, Nadia N Hansel and Meredith C McCormack JOURNAL: Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Nov 2. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201807-1374OC. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract RATIONALE: In developing countries, poor and rural areas have a high burden(...)

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Adler Receives Distinguished Fellow Award

Adler Receives Distinguished Fellow Award

Brittany Adler, instructor in the Division of Rheumatology, received the Distinguished Fellow Award at the 2018 American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting in Chicago. The Distinguished Fellow Award was created in 2001 to honor trainees who have made meritorious contributions to the study and practice of rheumatology.

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Transmittal Addendum Requirement for Visiting Scientists, Postdoctoral Fellows and Trainees with Foreign Support

Transmittal Addendum Requirement for Visiting Scientists, Postdoctoral Fellows and Trainees with Foreign Support

In order to comply with NIH Grants Policy, visiting scientists, postdoctoral fellows and trainees with foreign support must obtain approval for foreign involvement from the federal sponsor prior to processing of the appointment. To obtain approval, the sponsoring PI should email his/her NIH Program Officer and request approval for the visiting scientist, postdoctoral fellow or(...)

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Daugherty Biddison Named Chief Wellness Officer for Johns Hopkins Medicine

Daugherty Biddison Named Chief Wellness Officer for Johns Hopkins Medicine

Lee Daugherty Biddison, associate professor and vice chair for clinical affairs, was named the first-ever chief wellness officer of the newly created Office of Well-Being. The office was created in order to sustain an environment that allows Johns Hopkins Medicine faculty and staff to thrive per the recommendations of the Joy at Hopkins Task Force,(...)

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