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The Search for the Next Nephrology Division Director Has Begun

The Search for the Next Nephrology Division Director Has Begun

With Paul Scheel’s impending departure, I have convened a search committee to find the next Director of the Division of Nephrology. I would like to extend a sincere thank you to the Nephrology faculty, to Dr. Scheel for his leadership and to the search committee for their work to identify the best candidates to lead(...)

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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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Medicine (and Compensation) Matters: Fall 2015 Update

Medicine (and Compensation) Matters: Fall 2015 Update

Lots of progress has been made on the compensation model since the series of posts this summer and the most recent post naming the committee members. The steering committee and subcommittees have met to learn more about the mechanics of the model, so they can educate others about how the model will work and gain important(...)

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One year and counting

One year and counting

It is with great satisfaction and immense gratitude that I take this opportunity to summarize my first year in the Department of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. This was a year of many events both good and arresting. It did not fail to disappoint in providing exciting opportunities, unexpected challenges and many twists and turns.(...)

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Medicine (and Compensation) Matters: Faculty Forum Recap

Medicine (and Compensation) Matters: Faculty Forum Recap

Thank you for everyone who attended one of the open forums last month to discuss our progress toward building a comprehensive departmental compensation model. I continue to appreciate the high level of engagement on this important project. For those faculty who were not able to attend any of the sessions due to scheduling conflicts, a(...)

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Medicine (and Compensation) Matters: Compensation Committee

Medicine (and Compensation) Matters: Compensation Committee

The next major step in our efforts to develop a comprehensive compensation plan for the department is to convene members of the DOM compensation committee. This committee will be primarily tasked to provide guidance on the steps necessary to operationalize the model over the next year and serve as an advocate for education and adoption(...)

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Medicine (and Compensation) Matters: the AAMC

Medicine (and Compensation) Matters: the AAMC

In many ways the Department of Medicine operates like a very large multi-specialty group practice with a wide range of expertise from primary care to high-end procedural specialties. This heterogeneity in our practice contributes to a complex salary structure where variation in clinical salaries are driven by market differences. These differences are why our salary(...)

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