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Medicine (and Compensation) Matters: Part 4: (likely to be) Frequently Asked Questions

Medicine (and Compensation) Matters: Part 4: (likely to be) Frequently Asked Questions

A model should be built on principles, but what are these principles?  One critical principle is equal work for equal pay. What does equal pay for equal work mean, precisely, and how would this principle be operationalized? Equal pay for equal work means that faculty engaged in the same activities, with the same seniority status(...)

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Medicine (and Compensation) Matters: Part 3: Clinical FTE

Medicine (and Compensation) Matters: Part 3: Clinical FTE

Since last summer, our division directors and division and department administrators have worked to develop, and in some cases update, department-wide principles to guide a quantitative definition of a clinical full-time equivalent/employee (cFTE).  A clear cFTE definition for each division and service area is a tool to measure clinical productivity, perform a gap analysis for(...)

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Thank You to Nurses in honor of National Nurses Week


In celebration of National Nurses Week, I would like to send a heartfelt thank you to our entire nursing staff.  Nurses account for the largest portion of personnel in our department and have an immeasurable impact in each of our tripartite missions. From creating teachable moments for our Medicine trainees, to being compassionate care givers,(...)

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Engblom to become Administrator for Ambulatory Services


It is with very mixed feelings that we announce the departure of Patricia (Patti) A. Engblom from the administration team in the Department of Medicine to become the Administrator for Ambulatory Services at Johns Hopkins Hospital. In 1994, Patti came to Johns Hopkins as a post-graduate fellow in the Health Services Management program. Her first(...)

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Spring Reflections

Spring Reflections

As spring dawns, in addition to enjoying the warmer weather (today not withstanding), I am taking time to reflect on the department’s major accomplishments of the past year and goals for 2015. Now that I’m over halfway through my first year in the department I’m happy to report being your director continues to be an(...)

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