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Members of the DOM Inducted into Distinguished Teaching Society

Members of the DOM Inducted into Distinguished Teaching Society

Six of the 14 inductees of the Distinguished Teaching Society of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine hail from the DOM. The following clinical educators were honored at the DTS Induction Ceremony on April 24. The DTS aims to recognize residents and faculty who demonstrate the highest standards of excellence in clinical teaching. Andrew Karaba, fellow in the Division(...)

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Women’s Task Force Annual Sponsorship Dinner

Women’s Task Force Annual Sponsorship Dinner

This year's Task Force on Women's Academic Careers in Medicine Annual Dinner proved to be not only an excellent networking event for women, but an inspiring evening full of meaningful conversation between faculty, staff, residents and fellows as well as our institution's leaders. The event took place on Thursday, May 3 at the Four Seasons in Baltimore with an engaging presentation(...)

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15th Annual Miller Lecture

15th Annual Miller Lecture

Dr. Baron will be discussing how broad social changes in trust and authority are having an impact on health care. Using the historical roots of medical licensure and board certification as an example of professional self-regulation designed to build trust, he will describe the impact of electronic media and omnipresent access to information on medical(...)

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Cammarato Speaks at South Carolina Academy of Science Meeting

Cammarato Speaks at South Carolina Academy of Science Meeting

Anthony Cammarato, associate professor in the Division of Cardiology, recently gave the keynote lecture at the South Carolina Academy of Science and South Carolina Junior Academy of Science Annual Meeting. His lecture entitled "Investigating Big Problems using Little Muscles" was given at the plenary session. For more information, visit: http://scasannualmeeting.com/

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The Key Role of Epigenetics in Human Disease Prevention and Mitigation

The Key Role of Epigenetics in Human Disease Prevention and Mitigation

ARTICLE: The Key Role of Epigenetics in Human Disease Prevention and Mitigation AUTHOR: Andrew P. Feinberg JOURNAL: N Engl J Med. 2018 Apr 5;378(14):1323-1334. doi: 10.1056/NEJMra1402513. The epigenome consists of nuclear information, heritable during cell division, that controls development, tissue differentiation, and cellular responsiveness. Epigenetic information is controlled by genome sequence, environmental exposure, and stochasticity, or random chance. As(...)

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The Drug Overdose Epidemic and Deceased-Donor Transplantation in the United States: A National Registry Study

The Drug Overdose Epidemic and Deceased-Donor Transplantation in the United States: A National Registry Study

ARTICLE: The Drug Overdose Epidemic and Deceased-Donor Transplantation in the United States: A National Registry Study AUTHORS: Christine M. Durand, Mary G. Bowring, Alvin G. Thomas, Lauren M. Kucirka, Allan B. Massie, Andrew Cameron, Niraj M. Desai, Mark Sulkowski, Dorry L. Segev JOURNAL: Ann Intern Med. 2018 Apr 17; DOI: 10.7326/M17-2451 Abstract Background: The epidemic of drug(...)

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Members of the DOM Recognized at SHM and SGIM Meetings

Members of the DOM Recognized at SHM and SGIM Meetings

The Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) Annual Conference took place last month in Orlando during which several members of the DOM were recognized: Anika Alvanzo, assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, presented at the conference. Dan Brotman, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was inducted as a Master of Hospital Medicine (MHM).(...)

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Coresh and Grams Present Research on Kidney Disease

Coresh and Grams Present Research on Kidney Disease

Josef Coresh, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, and Morgan Grams, associate professor in the Division of Nephrology, presented data to Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) in Barcelona, and their research findings resulted in two papers which are now published in the concurrent issues of Kidney International and Kidney International Reports. This was the first time KDIGO commissioned(...)

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Members of the DOM Honored by the IEE

Members of the DOM Honored by the IEE

Gail Berkenblit, assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, received the Teaching Award for Faculty of 10 or More Years. Jeanne Clark, professor and director of the Division of General Internal Medicine, was selected as this year’s winner of the Institute for Excellence in Education's (IEE) Mentorship Award. This award recognizes outstanding achievement in mentoring.(...)

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