Administration

DOM Staff Recognition Awards – CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

DOM Staff Recognition Awards – CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Posted by  | Administration

We would like formally recognize the accomplishments of our staff and show our gratitude to staff members who have exemplified outstanding service. With this, we present the next wave of Department of Medicine Staff Recognition Awards. Who is eligible to be nominated: All staff members in the Department of Medicine. These people could be administrators, administrative(...)

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Saying Farewell to Marvin Schuster

Posted by  | Administration, Leadership

It is with sadness that we inform you that Dr. Marvin Schuster died on May 12, 2017. Dr. Schuster was Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, the former Director of the Division of Gastroenterology at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and the Founding Director of the Marvin M. Schuster Center(...)

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Our Network of Computers Benefits from Individual Security Measures

Our Network of Computers Benefits from Individual Security Measures

Posted by  | Administration, Vice Chair Contributors

Today's news is dominated by the extensive worldwide cybersecurity attack. The root causes are a matter for speculation and investigation at this point, but a couple of things seem clear: Health systems have been affected, with impacts on patient care <https://www.wired.com/2017/05/ransomware-meltdown-experts-warned>, <https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2017/05/nhs-ransomware-cyber-attack> At least some of the affected health systems had been warned for months about out-of-date computer(...)

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Happy National Nurses Week

Happy National Nurses Week

Posted by  | Administration

In honor of National Nurses Week, I would like to express my sincere appreciation for our entire nursing staff. Our nurses are instrumental in the high quality of care our patients have become accustomed to. With our nurses residing in the department as a functional unit, our nurses, physicians and other care team members unite(...)

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Is Equity the Missing Link?

Is Equity the Missing Link?

Posted by  | Administration

In a recent Health Affairs Blog "Restoring Equity to the Health Law Debate," Abraham Nussbaum, a psychiatrist at Denver Health, delivers an awakening perspective on a missing component of our critical conversation and public debate on health reform--EQUITY. He delves into a historical account of the Scottish physician, Archie Cochrane whose insights from the famous lecture(...)

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April Report from the Development Office

April Report from the Development Office

Posted by  | Administration

I am pleased to share that we have completed the third quarter of the fiscal year and have reached our goal early! We have raised $22,869,010 toward our goal of $20,250,000. Congratulations to all of our fundraising partners. Of course, we will continue to work hard during the fourth quarter and hope to secure more(...)

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Dealing with Racist Patients

Dealing with Racist Patients

Posted by  | Administration

Managing medically complex patients from around Maryland and the world is a practice that physicians at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions regularly handle. However, the experience of caring for patients with openly alternate or even bigoted viewpoints regarding matters of race, ethnicity, gender or religion can be difficult. We can look back at the February 2016(...)

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Happy National Doctors’ Day!

Happy National Doctors’ Day!

Posted by  | Administration

In honor of National Doctors’ Day, we would like to express our sincere gratitude to all of our physicians who remain committed not only to this department, but to our patients. You are the lifeline that fuels this department, and we are grateful for the extraordinary efforts you put forth every day.  Despite our increasingly(...)

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Brennan Named Medical Co-Director of the Comprehensive Transplant Center

Brennan Named Medical Co-Director of the Comprehensive Transplant Center

Posted by  | Administration, Congratulations

We are delighted to introduce Daniel C. Brennan, MD, FACP, who, on July 1, 2017, will become the new Medical Co-Director of the Comprehensive Transplant Center at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology. Dr. Brennan will provide leadership to this important Johns Hopkins Medicine multi-disciplinary service line, blending(...)

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