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Snyder named President of ISOQOL

Snyder named President of ISOQOL

Claire Snyder, associate professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was installed as president of the International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL). ISOQOL's mission is to advance the scientific study of health-related quality of life and other patient-centered outcomes to identify effective interventions, enhance the quality of health care and promote the health(...)

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The United Way Campaign in Underway!

The United Way Campaign in Underway!

Greetings! We invite you to consider participating with the United Way! Whether you simply donate $1 or any other amount of your choice, you help make a difference in our community. When you donate to United Way of Central Maryland, your gift goes directly to many of the most needed programs in our community that(...)

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Bayview Research Symposium call for posters

Bayview Research Symposium call for posters

The 10th Annual Johns Hopkins Bayview Research Symposium is scheduled for Friday, December 4, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Johns Hopkins Asthma & Allergy Center atrium and auditorium. This year's symposium will focus on "Achieving Health Equality in Baltimore and Beyond: The Next Horizon" and will feature a keynote address by Jonathan Samet,(...)

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Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America Hosts 7th Annual Spotlight Gala and Chef’s Tasting

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America Hosts 7th Annual Spotlight Gala and Chef’s Tasting

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), Maryland/Southern DelawareChapter, will host their Annual Spotlight Gala and Chef’s Tasting at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel on Friday, November 6. The gala will honor Dr. Theodore Bayless, for his work in the field of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) with the Honored Hero of Distinction & Lifetime(...)

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GBR in Maryland – A new payment methodology for Maryland hospitals

GBR in Maryland – A new payment methodology for Maryland hospitals

Recently, you may have heard the acronym “GBR” being tossed around in meetings and hallways of the hospital. “GBR” has been called a tectonic shift in the decades-old Maryland all-payer model. So what is GBR, and why is it so important? GBR (Global Budget Revenue) is a payment method recently implemented by Maryland’s all-payer system(...)

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Frailty, Inflammation and Mortality Among Persons Aging With HIV Infection and Injection Drug Use

Frailty, Inflammation and Mortality Among Persons Aging With HIV Infection and Injection Drug Use

ARTICLE: Frailty, Inflammation and Mortality Among Persons Aging With HIV Infection and Injection Drug Use AUTHORS: Piggott DA, Varadhan R, Mehta SH, Brown TT, Li H, Walston JD, Leng SX, Kirk GD JOURNAL: J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2015 Dec;70(12):1542-1547. Epub 2015 Sep 18. Abstract BACKGROUND: Serum markers of inflammation increase with age and have been strongly associated with adverse(...)

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Sesame Street visits the Bloomberg Children’s Center

Sesame Street visits the Bloomberg Children’s Center

Big Bird, also known as Darren Brownlee, assistant administrator for ambulatory and access operations, and the Count, Gian Bonetti, project administrator in the outpatient center, paid a visit to the Bloomberg Children's Center on Friday, October 30 to help the center's patients celebrate Halloween. The Division of Endocrinology and several other groups set up tables(...)

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2016 Taubman Prize for Excellence in Translational Medical Science


The Taubman Prize is presented annually by the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute at the University of Michigan. It is meant to recognize work in the crucial field of translational research being conducted by the clinician-scientist who has done the most to transform laboratory discoveries into clinical applications for patients suffering from disease. The(...)

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A Day in the Life of a Central Scheduler

A Day in the Life of a Central Scheduler

With such a large institution, it is almost impossible to understand the inner-workings of every area within our department. The below video is the first in our "Day in the Life" series where we will explore a typical day in different roles within the Department of Medicine with interviews with staff members. A huge thank(...)

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