Administration

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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Introducing Everyday DOM

Introducing Everyday DOM

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As a continuation of last year’s Mission, Vision and Values Week, we launch Everyday DOM, a blog feature that aims to recognize employees who embody our core values in the work they do each and every day and celebrate our faculty, staff and trainees. Below are our inaugural winners.   Gwen Leatherman is the senior research nurse in the(...)

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Director’s Reflections: Joy in Medicine

Director’s Reflections: Joy in Medicine

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The words “Joy in Medicine” have been cropping up all over the place recently. I myself have been meaning to write a blog on the topic ever since Lee Daugherty Biddison discussed it during Medical Grand Rounds (watch her talk beginning at 25:06) during which she shared findings and solutions sought after by the Joy(...)

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The Search for the Next Cardiology Division Director Has Begun

The Search for the Next Cardiology Division Director Has Begun

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With Gordon Tomaselli's impeding departure, we have convened a search committee to find the next Director of the Division of Cardiology. I would like to extend a sincere thank you to the Cardiology faculty, to Gordon for his leadership and to the search committee for their work to identify the best candidates to lead our Cardiology Division into the(...)

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