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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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Director’s Reflections: The Department Review

Director’s Reflections: The Department Review

You may have noticed recently that our department underwent a comprehensive review, a task completed every five years for each department in the School of Medicine. I’d like to extend my thanks to the many of you who participated—whether directly or indirectly—in this Herculean administrative effort with a special call out to Holly Sellers and(...)

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Petty to Step Down as Chair of Credentials Committee

Petty to Step Down as Chair of Credentials Committee

Brent Petty, associate professor in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, will be stepping down from his role as chair of the Department of Medicine Credentials Committee on June 30 after 29 years of service. For almost three decades, Brent oversaw all initial and reappointments of Department of Medicine clinical providers at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.(...)

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Director’s Reflections: Pride Month

Director’s Reflections: Pride Month

It is my privilege this month to post about Pride Month. When people think about Johns Hopkins Medicine and LGBTQ issues, the entry point is often colored by the vocal and public Paul McHugh, former head of the Department of Psychiatry, who viewed gender dysphoria as a psychological problem, not a biological phenomenon—asserting that patients(...)

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Director’s Reflections: Joy in Medicine

Director’s Reflections: Joy in Medicine

The words “Joy in Medicine” have been cropping up all over the place recently. I myself have been meaning to write a blog on the topic ever since Lee Daugherty Biddison discussed it during Medical Grand Rounds (watch her talk beginning at 25:06) during which she shared findings and solutions sought after by the Joy(...)

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The Search for the Next Cardiology Division Director Has Begun

The Search for the Next Cardiology Division Director Has Begun

With Gordon Tomaselli's impeding departure, we have convened a search committee to find the next Director of the Division of Cardiology. I would like to extend a sincere thank you to the Cardiology faculty, to Gordon for his leadership and to the search committee for their work to identify the best candidates to lead our Cardiology Division into the(...)

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Celebrating 125 Years

Celebrating 125 Years

This year, we celebrate School of Medicine’s 125th anniversary of educating, training and producing future leaders in education, patient care and research. We have much to celebrate–top-ranked medical and graduate programs, faculty members who are the among the worlds’ foremost experts in their fields and a reputation as a world leader in both medicine and(...)

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Inaugural Clinical Retreat Recap

Inaugural Clinical Retreat Recap

I was happy to see such a great turnout for our inaugural DOM Clinical Retreat. I'd like to thank the committee led Lee Biddison for taking my general musing and making it a reality. I'd also like to thank Drs. Sikon and Wigley for their captivating talks and everyone who participated in the poster and(...)

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