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Sulkowski Named Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Bayview

Sulkowski Named Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Bayview

We are thrilled to announce that Mark Sulkowski will be the next Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Bayview beginning October 8, 2019. Dr. Sulkowski will lead the clinical, research and educational activities at Bayview and aims to expand and build new clinical and research programs that leverage core strengths of the Bayview(...)

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Durso Named Executive Vice Chair

Durso Named Executive Vice Chair

I am pleased to announce that Dr. Samuel C. Durso, MD, MBA, has accepted the permanent position of Executive Vice Chair of the Department of Medicine. Chris has held many leadership roles in our department and within our health system. He directs the #1 ranked Division of Geriatrics, leads the medical board for Johns Hopkins(...)

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Director’s Reflections: 2 Residency Programs, 1 Department

Director’s Reflections: 2 Residency Programs, 1 Department

As you know, this summer we conducted a massive undertaking to assess whether or not to integrate our internal medicine residency programs. This came out of a genuine desire to know if the programs could be made better by combining mentors, resources and facilities. Recognizing how important of a decision this was, we embarked on(...)

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Director’s Reflections: Rex Ahima and the JCI

Director’s Reflections: Rex Ahima and the JCI

The Journal of Clinical Investigation (JCI) from the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) is a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal with a longstanding commitment to providing the world with free biomedical research articles. Since its inception in 1924, its editors have been elected from top medical universities including Vanderbilt, Harvard, University of Pennsylvania, Columbia, Yale,(...)

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Three Cardiology Faculty Named to Endowed Chairs

Three Cardiology Faculty Named to Endowed Chairs

I am pleased to share the news that the Johns Hopkins University Board of Trustees has recently approved the appointments of three distinguished Cardiology faculty to new and existing endowed chairs within the division. Ron Berger will now hold the Nicholas J. Fortuin Professorship in Cardiology. We are thrilled to be able to recognize his(...)

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Director’s Reflections: Assessment of Physical Exam and Communication Skills (APECS)

Director’s Reflections: Assessment of Physical Exam and Communication Skills (APECS)

Recently, through studies like the iCOMPARE trial, we have learned the alarming truth that interns and residents spend only a small fraction of their time interacting with patients. What’s more, there is no formalized assessment of skill built into graduate medical education in this country. It is easy to see the problems this could cause(...)

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Golden Named Chief Diversity Officer

Golden Named Chief Diversity Officer

As you may have seen in the announcement from Kevin Sowers and Inez Stewart, our Executive Vice Chair, Dr. Sherita Golden, will become the next vice president, chief diversity officer for Johns Hopkins Medicine, effective July 1. Sadly, this means she will be leaving her leadership role in our department. Appointing Sherita as executive vice(...)

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DOM Has Top Ranked Training Programs


I am pleased to announce that U.S. News & World Report has ranked our Department of Internal Medicine #1 in the nation on its 2019-20 Best Medical Schools survey. This recognition, though specific, is truly a department-wide honor not earned by any singular person or group, but by all faculty, staff, nurses and trainees in the(...)

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Director’s Reflections: Feeling Thankful

Director’s Reflections: Feeling Thankful

As director of this department, I have a lot of reasons to be thankful. The members of this department account for over 4,600 of those reasons. This week’s extremely successful fellowship match that will bring us a new class of talented physicians this July is yet another. The fact that year after year we are(...)

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Spotlight on Education: David Furfaro, Amit Goyal, Susan Lin and Jacquelyn Zimmerman

Spotlight on Education: David Furfaro, Amit Goyal, Susan Lin and Jacquelyn Zimmerman

In honor of our upcoming inaugural Department of Medicine Education Retreat, I will be posting interviews with some of our educational leaders every Friday leading up to the retreat on Tuesday, October 30. This week we'll hear from our ACSs at JHH. Click here to view previous interviews with Sanjay Desai, Erica Johnson and our Bayview ACSs. For(...)

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