Administration

Computers Used at Johns Hopkins – Coming and Going

Computers Used at Johns Hopkins – Coming and Going

Posted by  | Administration, Vice Chair Contributors

Summer is a time of comings and goings in an academic center, so it’s important to be mindful of how this relates to the electronic devices we use at work. Arriving personnel and their devices Computers purchases using Johns Hopkins funds (sponsored or non-sponsored, paid directly or reimbursed) must be made through Johns Hopkins purchasing(...)

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Petty to Step Down as Chair of Credentials Committee

Petty to Step Down as Chair of Credentials Committee

Posted by  | Administration, Patient Care

Brent Petty, associate professor in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, will be stepping down from his role as chair of the Department of Medicine Credentials Committee on June 30 after 29 years of service. For almost three decades, Brent oversaw all initial and reappointments of Department of Medicine clinical providers at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.(...)

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Director’s Reflections: Pride Month

Director’s Reflections: Pride Month

Posted by  | Administration

It is my privilege this month to post about Pride Month. When people think about Johns Hopkins Medicine and LGBTQ issues, the entry point is often colored by the vocal and public Paul McHugh, former head of the Department of Psychiatry, who viewed gender dysphoria as a psychological problem, not a biological phenomenon—asserting that patients(...)

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Pearse to Step Down as Chair of the Appointments and Promotions Committee

Pearse to Step Down as Chair of the Appointments and Promotions Committee

Posted by  | Administration, Leadership

David Pearse, professor in the Division of Pulmonary, will be stepping down as chair of the Department of Medicine Appointments and Promotions Committee. Dave succeeded Richard Moore in 2013, and he has been instrumental in the successful promotions of an impressive number of associate professors and professors over the past five years. During his tenure,(...)

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Introducing Everyday DOM

Introducing Everyday DOM

Posted by  | Administration

As a continuation of last year’s Mission, Vision and Values Week, we launch Everyday DOM, a blog feature that aims to recognize employees who embody our core values in the work they do each and every day and celebrate our faculty, staff and trainees. Below are our inaugural winners.   Gwen Leatherman is the senior research nurse in the(...)

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Director’s Reflections: Joy in Medicine

Director’s Reflections: Joy in Medicine

Posted by  | Administration

The words “Joy in Medicine” have been cropping up all over the place recently. I myself have been meaning to write a blog on the topic ever since Lee Daugherty Biddison discussed it during Medical Grand Rounds (watch her talk beginning at 25:06) during which she shared findings and solutions sought after by the Joy(...)

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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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