Administration

Senior Faculty Transition Program Sessions

Senior Faculty Transition Program Sessions

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On Nov. 1, the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine introduced a Senior Faculty Transition Program (SFTP) which offers two distinct and voluntary pathways to retirement for professors and associate professors with contract to retirement. The new retirement options were a result of 2016 recommendations made by the Dean’s Task Force on Senior Faculty Support(...)

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Mission, Vision and Values Week

Mission, Vision and Values Week

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This week marked the rollout of the Department of Medicine’s new mission, vision and values that we have created to more accurately reflect our aims and priorities as a department. See below for the core values we highlighted each day this week as well as testimonials of employees who uphold these values each and every day.(...)

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Empowering Care Providers to Address Patient Discrimination in the Clinical Setting

Empowering Care Providers to Address Patient Discrimination in the Clinical Setting

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The Journeys in Medicine event on Oct. 17 focused on the topic of “Empowering Care Providers to Address Patient Discrimination in the Clinical Setting." While this is not a new issue at Johns Hopkins, it has become a more frequent problem in the last 6-8 months given the national political climate. Sherita Golden, professor and executive vice(...)

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The DOM Wiki Has Launched!

The DOM Wiki Has Launched!

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The DOM Wiki has launched to provide a convenient, accessible forum for faculty to share available resources related to research, clinical, education, data integrity and information technology. It is an intranet only resource accessible only with JHED authentication on the secure Hopkins network (or remotely by VPN connection). Our vice chairs have already been busy adding(...)

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BNGAP National Pre-Faculty Career Development Conference

BNGAP National Pre-Faculty Career Development Conference

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Building the Next Generation of Academic Physicians (BNGAP) is holding a conference in Miami from February 16-18 to bring together trainees, faculty and senior leaders to share and discuss activities and best practices to better prepare trainees (e.g. college, graduate, post-doctoral) to consider, pursue and ultimately succeed as future educators, researchers and clinical faculty. This conference(...)

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Byrd Named Division Administrator

Byrd Named Division Administrator

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Andrew Byrd was named the division administrator for the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine in late September. His start at Johns Hopkins University two years ago as the division administrator for Gyn & GI Pathology marked a return home to Maryland after spending five years as the assistant administrator for the Department of(...)

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Higher Death Rates In White Americans—Is There an Epidemic of Despair?

Higher Death Rates In White Americans—Is There an Epidemic of Despair?

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Many may recall this past spring when the media led a full-court press focusing on work published by Case and Deaton in PNAS in 2015 on the rising morbidity and mortality among white Americans. In short, Case and Deaton’s work highlighted what they characterize as “deaths of despair.” These deaths from suicide, poisoning and liver disease(...)

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It’s Time to Get Your Flu Shot

It’s Time to Get Your Flu Shot

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The Occupational Health Services team is administering free flu vaccinations through Friday, October 27. Please see below for the schedule. You do not need an appointment, and the process should only take a few minutes. Who Must Receive a Vaccination The Johns Hopkins Medicine Influenza Vaccination Policy requires that faculty and staff members, postdoctoral fellows,(...)

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Journeys in Medicine Event

Journeys in Medicine Event

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The Department of Medicine Civic Engagement Committee would like all of our faculty, staff and trainees to consider attending this Journeys in Medicine session on Tuesday, October 17 from noon to 1:30 p.m. Unfortunately in the first half of 2017, our medical care teams have reported more incidents of intolerance and patients making derogatory comments or requesting(...)

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