Administration

Lessons from the AAIM Women in Leadership Development Forum

Lessons from the AAIM Women in Leadership Development Forum

Posted by  | Administration, Leadership, Vice Chair Contributors

On October 20, six women faculty, supported by the DOM, attended the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM), Women in Leadership Development Forum. The program focused on practical skills development as well as on strategies for creating a supportive environment that allows diverse faculty to thrive. The skills workshops included Crucial Conversations, Resilience and Sustainability(...)

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Developments from the Development Office

Developments from the Development Office

Posted by  | Administration

We have raised $6,845,793 this year toward a goal of $20,250,000. A few large commitments that came in the first quarter are a $667,326 bequest intention for the Myositis Center, a total of $500,000 for the Amos Center for Food, Body and Mind in the Center for Innovative Medicine and $300,000 for the Vasculitis Center. A(...)

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Assessing and Improving Hospital Team Communication with Primary Care Providers

Assessing and Improving Hospital Team Communication with Primary Care Providers

Posted by  | Administration, Patient Care, Vice Chair Contributors

Good communication between hospital providers and primary care providers (PCPs) prevents readmissions, medication errors and dropped treatment plans, but good communication is not the norm. Discharge summaries, a standard form for this communication, are often received late or never at all.1 Direct communication between providers during the hospitalization can be challenging to implement. Phone calls require(...)

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Update Your Faculty Profile

Update Your Faculty Profile

Posted by  | Administration

Faculty profiles are among the most visited pages on the entire hopkinsmedicine.org website. Frequented by patients and researchers both within and outside of Hopkins alike, the faculty profiles can provide a snapshot of your CV, recent publications, credentialed locations and more. While some information is automatically populated based on credentialing, the most effective profiles include bios, research(...)

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New Healthy at Hopkins Portal

Posted by  | Administration

On Oct. 12, the new Healthy at Hopkins online portal launched for staff members. The new portal provides a one-stop shop for employee health resources and information, and also features the incentive program to earn quarterly cash incentives. The portal features include: Integration with wearable devices and mobile apps Information about on-site programs and services(...)

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A Dialogue Between the Police and the Community Recap

A Dialogue Between the Police and the Community Recap

Posted by  | Administration, Vice Chair Contributors

Department of Medicine faculty and staff enjoyed an engaging dialogue with Melvin Russell, chief of the Community Collaboration Division of the Baltimore City Police last month. He successfully built the case that many of the current challenges between the police and the community are a deficit in relational equity between the two groups who ultimately(...)

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Happy National Research Administrator Day!

Happy National Research Administrator Day!

Posted by  | Administration, Research

Sunday, September 25 marked the second annual National Research Administrator Day established by the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA) as a way to recognize and celebrate the enormous and valuable contributions of administrators in supporting research, innovation, inquiry and discovery. Research impacts and benefits everyone and research administrators are a big part of(...)

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Meadowcroft Named Human Resources Director

Meadowcroft Named Human Resources Director

Posted by  | Administration, Congratulations

Kim Meadowcroft will become the DOM's human resources director effective October 17, 2016. In this role, she will lead the HR team in a strategic and proactive way to address the changing needs of the department. Some of her first projects will include implementing the impact of the FLSA changes and identifying opportunities for the HR(...)

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Martin Named Assistant Administrator for Sponsored Finance

Martin Named Assistant Administrator for Sponsored Finance

Posted by  | Administration

Megan Martin has been named the assistant administrator for sponsored finance effective October 3. Hailing from Westminster, Megan came to Hopkins through an internship program at Towson University. She began working in the Department of Surgery after earning a bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Phoenix. She then worked in the Business(...)

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