Administration

The Search for the Next Cardiology Division Director Has Begun

The Search for the Next Cardiology Division Director Has Begun

Posted by  | Administration, Leadership

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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Happy Nurses Week!

Happy Nurses Week!

Posted by  | Administration

This is National Nurses Week, and in honor of the nurses who support the tripartite mission of research, education and patient care within the Department of Medicine, we want to thank you! Nursing is an essential partner to team-based medicine. In fact, our department was designed as a 'functional unit' comprised of a Department of Nursing(...)

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Celebrating 125 Years

Celebrating 125 Years

Posted by  | Administration, Congratulations

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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#MeToo—Considering All of the Implications and the Call for Action

#MeToo—Considering All of the Implications and the Call for Action

Posted by  | Administration, Vice Chair Contributors

Both the March 27 and April 2 issues of JAMA included important opinion pieces related to the #MeToo Movement. Dr. Freischlag and Ms. Faria highlight the importance of this movement, which was evidenced by TIME Magazine’s Person of the Year for 2017 being shared by “silence breakers,” 61 women and men from various industries who spoke(...)

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Seeking Medical Illustration Project Proposals

Seeking Medical Illustration Project Proposals

Posted by  | Administration, Education, Research

The graduate program in medical illustration seeks thesis projects for their students, proposed by a faculty member (preceptor) in any department in the School of Medicine. Proposals should describe a project based on a communication challenge identified by the preceptor that requires a novel visual solution. If interested, please email Cory Sandone (csandon1@jhmi.edu), director of(...)

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Flores Named Division Administrator for Nephrology

Flores Named Division Administrator for Nephrology

Posted by  | Administration, Congratulations

Sunghee Flores, M.B.A, was named division administrator for the Division of Nephrology. Sunghee started her professional career with Johns Hopkins University Department of Biomedical Engineering in 2002 working with grants and contracts and departmental finances. She remained in that position for five years before leaving to join the Medical Clinic P.A. as CFO in 2007.(...)

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Director’s Reflections: The Meaning of Symbols

Director’s Reflections: The Meaning of Symbols

Posted by  | Administration

As members of the Hopkins community, we are surrounded by symbols both tangible and intangible. As a longstanding institution and the cradle of graduate medical education, many of these symbols represent traditions laid down before our time. Deservedly, Johns Hopkins has transformed into a symbol of diversity, Mary Elizabeth Garrett of inclusion and William Osler(...)

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Should We Include Social Determinants in Electronic Health Records?

Should We Include Social Determinants in Electronic Health Records?

Posted by  | Administration

Social factors account for a significant percent of deaths in the United States; however, research and the inclusion of standard ways to define and capture these determinants into patient health records are arguably in their nascent stage. As talk of social determinants of health permeate the halls of academic medical centers and schools of public health,(...)

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