Administration

#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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Seeking Medical Illustration Project Proposals

Seeking Medical Illustration Project Proposals

Posted by  | Administration, Education, Research

The graduate program in medical illustration seeks thesis projects for their students, proposed by a faculty member (preceptor) in any department in the School of Medicine. Proposals should describe a project based on a communication challenge identified by the preceptor that requires a novel visual solution. If interested, please email Cory Sandone (csandon1@jhmi.edu), director of(...)

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Flores Named Division Administrator for Nephrology

Flores Named Division Administrator for Nephrology

Posted by  | Administration, Congratulations

Sunghee Flores, M.B.A, was named division administrator for the Division of Nephrology. Sunghee started her professional career with Johns Hopkins University Department of Biomedical Engineering in 2002 working with grants and contracts and departmental finances. She remained in that position for five years before leaving to join the Medical Clinic P.A. as CFO in 2007.(...)

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Director’s Reflections: The Meaning of Symbols

Director’s Reflections: The Meaning of Symbols

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As members of the Hopkins community, we are surrounded by symbols both tangible and intangible. As a longstanding institution and the cradle of graduate medical education, many of these symbols represent traditions laid down before our time. Deservedly, Johns Hopkins has transformed into a symbol of diversity, Mary Elizabeth Garrett of inclusion and William Osler(...)

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Should We Include Social Determinants in Electronic Health Records?

Should We Include Social Determinants in Electronic Health Records?

Posted by  | Administration

Social factors account for a significant percent of deaths in the United States; however, research and the inclusion of standard ways to define and capture these determinants into patient health records are arguably in their nascent stage. As talk of social determinants of health permeate the halls of academic medical centers and schools of public health,(...)

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Happy Doctor’s Day!

Happy Doctor’s Day!

Posted by  | Administration

We'd like to take this opportunity to extend a sincere thank you to all of our physicians in honor of National Doctor's Day. We appreciate your time and efforts facing, at times, countless obstacles to care for our patients, educate our students and staff and move our department forward. Our department seems constantly in motion--growing and changing--but(...)

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Barlow Named Assistant Administrator for Sponsored Projects

Barlow Named Assistant Administrator for Sponsored Projects

Posted by  | Administration, Research

Katherine Barlow began her position as Assistant Administrator for Sponsored Projects Administration for the Department of Medicine on Monday, March 19. Partnering with the existing Assistant Administrator for Sponsored Projects Administration, Megan Martin, Katherine will focus on pre-award administration for the department. Katherine brings with her twelve years of experience in sponsored projects administration at(...)

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2018 Research Retreat Recap

2018 Research Retreat Recap

Posted by  | Administration, Research

This year's Research Retreat marked the first-ever collaboration with the Whiting School of Engineering. Thank you to everyone who attended and helped make the event a huge success celebrating the scientific innovations of both the Department of Medicine and the School of Engineering. David M. Levine Excellence in Mentoring Awards: Dale Needham, professor in the Division of Pulmonary(...)

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