Administration

Recent Phishing Scams Reported

Recent Phishing Scams Reported

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We have recently been informed of a targeted attacks during which Hopkins faculty or members of the faculty’s administrative staff were phoned and requested to provide credit card numbers for hotels related to meetings or seminars. The cyber attackers will typically have details regarding the seminar to appear more legitimate. Additionally, if questioned about the(...)

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Director’s Reflections: One DOM, Multiple Campuses

Director’s Reflections: One DOM, Multiple Campuses

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We in the Department of Medicine are one faculty. But we practice our mission-based activities at more than one place. While we began our journey at the Johns Hopkins Hospital (JHH), Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center (JHBMC) joined in in 1984.  JHBMC, formerly the Baltimore City Hospital, brought with it opportunities for important new programs(...)

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Developments from the Development Office

Developments from the Development Office

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The Department of Medicine Development Office is pleased to share that we have exceeded our annual goal, raising $26.2M in FY18 which will be directed towards faculty and program support, research and unrestricted use. Several highlights of our year include: $375K pledge supporting the Murex Leadership Award in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care(...)

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Eschenbach Named Division Administrator

Eschenbach Named Division Administrator

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Eduardo (Alex) Eschenbach was named the administrator for the Division of Allergy and Immunology earlier this month. In this role, he will support the staff and faculty of the division with the goal of establishing multiple centers of excellence and publishing world-recognized, groundbreaking research. Alex earned a MBA in healthcare administration, data analytics and marketing(...)

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Advancing Our Community through Civic Engagement and Culture Change

Advancing Our Community through Civic Engagement and Culture Change

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This month, members of the DOM Civic Engagement Committee published an article in Academic Medicine, the journal of the American Association of Medical College, entitled "A Perspective on the Baltimore Freddie Gray Riots: Turning Tragedy into Civic Engagement and Culture Change in an Academic Department of Medicine." The article talks about the "Journeys in Medicine"(...)

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Director’s Reflections: The Department Review

Director’s Reflections: The Department Review

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You may have noticed recently that our department underwent a comprehensive review, a task completed every five years for each department in the School of Medicine. I’d like to extend my thanks to the many of you who participated—whether directly or indirectly—in this Herculean administrative effort with a special call out to Holly Sellers and(...)

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Director’s Reflections: Pride Month

Director’s Reflections: Pride Month

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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

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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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