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Learning Health Systems: Working at the Intersection of Research, Operations & Big Data

Learning Health Systems: Working at the Intersection of Research, Operations & Big Data

The Behavioral, Social and Systems Science Translational Research Community of the Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research is hosting a half-day symposium, “Learning Health Systems: Working at the Intersection of Research, Operations & Big Data,” Friday, May 5 from 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. in Mountcastle Auditorium, Pre-Clinical Teaching Building. All faculty, staff and(...)

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8th Annual Cardiovascular Research Retreat

8th Annual Cardiovascular Research Retreat

WHEN: May 19, 2017  8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. WHERE: Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health Sommer and Feinstone  Audutoriums ABSTRACT DEADLINE: May 1 at midnight TO REGISTER OR SUBMIT AN ABSTRACT, VISIT: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/heart_vascular_institute/research/research_retreat/ The top four scored abstracts will present and compete for prizes in an oral session. Additional prizes will be awarded to the top posters(...)

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Grand Challenges Explorations Grants

Grand Challenges Explorations Grants

The application deadline for the latest round of Grand Challenges Explorations is May 3, 2017, 11:30 a.m. U.S. Pacific Day Light Time. Grand Challenges Explorations fosters early-stage discovery research to expand the pipeline of ideas for solving our greatest global health and development challenges. Launched in 2008 with an initial $100 million commitment from the(...)

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April Report from the Development Office

April Report from the Development Office

I am pleased to share that we have completed the third quarter of the fiscal year and have reached our goal early! We have raised $22,869,010 toward our goal of $20,250,000. Congratulations to all of our fundraising partners. Of course, we will continue to work hard during the fourth quarter and hope to secure more(...)

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Dealing with Racist Patients

Dealing with Racist Patients

Managing medically complex patients from around Maryland and the world is a practice that physicians at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions regularly handle. However, the experience of caring for patients with openly alternate or even bigoted viewpoints regarding matters of race, ethnicity, gender or religion can be difficult. We can look back at the February 2016(...)

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Pharmacologic Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes: Synopsis of the 2017 American Diabetes Association Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes

Pharmacologic Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes: Synopsis of the 2017 American Diabetes Association Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes

ARTICLE: Pharmacologic Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes: Synopsis of the 2017 American Diabetes Association Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes. AUTHORS: James J. Chamberlain, William H. Herman, Sandra Leal, Andrew S. Rhinehart, Jay H. Shubrook, Neil Skolnik, Rita Rastogi Kalyani JOURNAL: Ann Intern Med. 2017 Mar 14. doi: 10.7326/M16-2937. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract DESCRIPTION: The American Diabetes Association (ADA) annually updates the Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes to provide clinicians, patients, researchers, payers, and other interested parties with evidence-based recommendations for the(...)

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Screenings of “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”

Screenings of “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”

Free screenings of the new HBO movie, “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” starring Oprah Winfrey. Location: Turner Auditorium Date: Friday, April 21, 2017 Time: FOUR options throughout the day (8 a.m., Noon, 3:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.) Tickets are free, but must be secured prior to attending the show. Click here for tickets: http://www.insidehopkinsmedicine.org/news/news_detail_page.cfm?id=21247

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Third Thursdays with the ICTR

Third Thursdays with the ICTR

The Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) is debuting a new lecture series, “Third Thursdays with the ICTR.” Each month, speakers will share research-related news and showcase a resource and/or service that can aid clinical research study team members. The next lecture is Thursday, April 20 from 1– 2 p.m. in the Wood Basic(...)

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Epic Tip of the Week: More Smartlinks

Epic Tip of the Week: More Smartlinks

Use Smartlinks to quickly calculate risk prediction models like ASCVD, Framingham score or MELD. Due to Epic guidelines, we cannot post example screenshots on the blog. To view this post, visit: https://jh.box.com/s/sj4wzyjlwxiwwtskthhrn33vhzabcdow -Tim Niessen, assistant professor in GIM and Epic superuser

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