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Journeys in Medicine Event

Journeys in Medicine Event

The Department of Medicine Civic Engagement Committee would like all of our faculty, staff and trainees to consider attending this Journeys in Medicine session on Tuesday, October 17 from noon to 1:30 p.m. Unfortunately in the first half of 2017, our medical care teams have reported more incidents of intolerance and patients making derogatory comments or requesting(...)

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Plasma galectin-3 levels are associated with the risk of incident chronic kidney disease

Plasma galectin-3 levels are associated with the risk of incident chronic kidney disease

ARTICLE: Plasma galectin-3 levels are associated with the risk of incident chronic kidney disease. AUTHORS: Casey M. Rebholz, Elizabeth Selvin, Menglu Liang, Christie M. Ballantyne, Ron C. Hoogeveen, David Aguilar, John W. McEvoy, Morgan E. Grams, Josef Coresh JOURNAL: Kidney Int. 2017 Aug 30. pii: S0085-2538(17)30497-0. doi: 10.1016/j.kint.2017.06.028. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract Galectin-3 has been(...)

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IEE Shark Tank Call for Proposals

IEE Shark Tank Call for Proposals

Do you need funding for educational scholarship/research or to implement an innovation? Teams may include students, residents/fellows and/or post docs with award(s) of up to $10,000! Deadline: January 29, 2018 To learn more, visit: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/institute_excellence_education/Pillar_4/education_conference/Call_For_Proposals.html

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Evolving Research and Training Opportunities

Evolving Research and Training Opportunities

This past month the BCU hosted its first quarterly staff meeting of the new academic year. During the meeting, BCU team members received a global update on highly infectious diseases as well as a summary of recent BCU activities. We rounded out the quarterly staff activities with crabs at Nick’s Fish House in celebration of(...)

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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 is accepting nominations of clinically excellent physician-faculty members through October 6. Faculty physicians that have been nominated 6+ times may be invited to apply. Nominees who have at least 2 nominations from beyond their own department will most likely be invited to complete the application process. Physicians wishing to(...)

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Employee Appreciation Service Awards

Employee Appreciation Service Awards

The Employee Appreciation Service Awards Ceremony took place on Monday, September 11 to honor nearly 2,000 Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System Corporation employees who are celebrating a five-, 10-, 20-, 30-, 40- or 50-year anniversary this year. Those celebrating 30 or more years were also honored with a President's Dinner. The DOM has 112 employees(...)

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Goodhew Named Division Administrator

Goodhew Named Division Administrator

Grace Goodhew, MBA, has been named the new senior administrative manager for the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology. Grace has been with the division for a year as the business operations manager, overseeing Johns Hopkins Home-based Medicine (JHOME) and clinical reporting. Grace received her bachelor's of science with honors in aging studies from Ithaca(...)

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Distortion of the Actin A-Triad Results in Contractile Disinhibition and Cardiomyopathy

Distortion of the Actin A-Triad Results in Contractile Disinhibition and Cardiomyopathy

ARTICLE: Distortion of the Actin A-Triad Results in Contractile Disinhibition and Cardiomyopathy AUTHORS: Meera C. Viswanathan, William Schmidt, Michael J. Rynkiewicz, Karuna Agarwal, Jian Gao, Joseph Katz, William Lehman and Anthony Cammarato JOURNAL: Cell Repots. 2017 Sep. Abstract Striated muscle contraction is regulated by the movement of tropomyosin over the thin filament surface, which blocks(...)

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George A. and Margaret Yates Berkheimer Faculty Education Scholars Grant

George A. and Margaret Yates Berkheimer Faculty Education Scholars Grant

The Institute for Excellence in Education (IEE) of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2018 Berkheimer Faculty Education Scholars Grant. This award provides up to $50,000 for 12-18 months to a faculty member or team (maximum of three faculty members) who exhibit promise, innovation,(...)

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