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New Opportunities to Lunch with the Director

New Opportunities to Lunch with the Director

I was delighted by our last grand rounds led by Drs. Sherita Golden and Lee Biddison. It addressed new efforts to parsimoniously define the purposes and mission of our department, interactively discussed ways to improve the work experience of our clinical faculty and outlined progress and opportunities to more effectively engage our community. I am eager(...)

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Happy National Nurses Week

Happy National Nurses Week

In honor of National Nurses Week, I would like to express my sincere appreciation for our entire nursing staff. Our nurses are instrumental in the high quality of care our patients have become accustomed to. With our nurses residing in the department as a functional unit, our nurses, physicians and other care team members unite(...)

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Happy National Doctors’ Day!

Happy National Doctors’ Day!

In honor of National Doctors’ Day, we would like to express our sincere gratitude to all of our physicians who remain committed not only to this department, but to our patients. You are the lifeline that fuels this department, and we are grateful for the extraordinary efforts you put forth every day.  Despite our increasingly(...)

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Brennan Named Medical Co-Director of the Comprehensive Transplant Center

Brennan Named Medical Co-Director of the Comprehensive Transplant Center

We are delighted to introduce Daniel C. Brennan, MD, FACP, who, on July 1, 2017, will become the new Medical Co-Director of the Comprehensive Transplant Center at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology. Dr. Brennan will provide leadership to this important Johns Hopkins Medicine multi-disciplinary service line, blending(...)

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Fine Named Interim Director of Nephrology

Fine Named Interim Director of Nephrology

I am delighted to announce that Derek Fine has agreed to serve as interim director of the Division of Nephrology effective March 1. We are confident in Dr. Fine’s ability to lead the division and maintain its strong history during this time of transition. In addition to his interim leadership role, he will serve as(...)

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Thank You for a Successful Joint Commission Visit!

Thank You for a Successful Joint Commission Visit!

Every three years, The Joint Commission performs an unannounced inspection of the Johns Hopkins Health System hospitals to ensure we are meeting quality and safety performance standards for our patients. At The Johns Hopkins Hospital, this routine survey was completed last week over a period of four days. In its tradition of excellence, the hospital(...)

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Medicine (and Compensation) Matters: Spring 2016 Update

Medicine (and Compensation) Matters: Spring 2016 Update

I am writing to update you on the progress of our compensation model.  On April 26, our model was presented and approved by the School of Medicine Compensation Committee. This committee was formed in response to the dean’s mandate that all departments implement a compensation model available as a written document by July 1, 2016.(...)

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Thank You to All Those Who Braved the Blizzard

Thank You to All Those Who Braved the Blizzard

We survived the blizzard of 2016 which, in no small part, is due to the dedication and commitment of you, our DOM faculty, trainees and staff.  Thanks to each of you and all your team members we were able to seamlessly continue outstanding patient care in spite of the exceptional weather conditions.  You are a(...)

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New Leadership Roles in the Department of Medicine

New Leadership Roles in the Department of Medicine

With such a large department with multiple missions competing for attention, the role of administrator can best be tackled by splitting the position to allow each administrator to focus on a more specific set of tasks. With this in mind, I decided to name two internal candidates as administrators for our department going forward. Matt(...)

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