Administration

The Civic Engagement Committee Steps Out

The Civic Engagement Committee Steps Out

Posted by  | Administration, Civic Engagement

On Wednesday, June 21, The Johns Hopkins Hospital Department of Medicine’s Civic Engagement Committee volunteered in the Douglas Homes Community Health Fair. The purpose of the fair was to educate and empower families to take actions and make good choices to be more self-sufficient. The fair connected families with community resources with health screenings for all ages,(...)

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Sendon and Sulmonte Named Administrative Residents

Sendon and Sulmonte Named Administrative Residents

Posted by  | Administration

In support of Johns Hopkins' education mission, the DOM typically hosts an administrative resident from the Bloomberg School of Public Health for one year during his/her second year of the Health Administration Program. The resident year is marked with many learning opportunities and project management. The goal is to provide exposure to as much of(...)

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Peter Terry to Retire

Peter Terry to Retire

Posted by  | Administration, Congratulations

It is with a sense of appreciation and a hint of sadness that I announce the retirement of Peter Terry. Peter began at Hopkins as a senior resident in 1972, and completed Pulmonary fellowships both here at Hopkins and at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He joined the faculty as an instructor in 1975,(...)

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New Opportunities to Lunch with the Director

New Opportunities to Lunch with the Director

Posted by  | Administration, Leadership

I was delighted by our last grand rounds led by Drs. Sherita Golden and Lee Biddison. It addressed new efforts to parsimoniously define the purposes and mission of our department, interactively discussed ways to improve the work experience of our clinical faculty and outlined progress and opportunities to more effectively engage our community. I am eager(...)

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Journeys Forward

Journeys Forward

Posted by  | Administration

About two years ago our department began on a journey to chronicle thought-provoking articles, activities and innovative ideas that focused on community engagement, community health and equity. We encourage readers to look back at previous posts, as well as review a recent post from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Improving Community Health by Strengthening Community Investment: Roles(...)

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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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