Administration

Empowering Care Providers to Address Patient Discrimination in the Clinical Setting

Empowering Care Providers to Address Patient Discrimination in the Clinical Setting

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The Journeys in Medicine event on Oct. 17 focused on the topic of “Empowering Care Providers to Address Patient Discrimination in the Clinical Setting." While this is not a new issue at Johns Hopkins, it has become a more frequent problem in the last 6-8 months given the national political climate. Sherita Golden, professor and executive vice(...)

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The DOM Wiki Has Launched!

The DOM Wiki Has Launched!

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The DOM Wiki has launched to provide a convenient, accessible forum for faculty to share available resources related to research, clinical, education, data integrity and information technology. It is an intranet only resource accessible only with JHED authentication on the secure Hopkins network (or remotely by VPN connection). Our vice chairs have already been busy adding(...)

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First Quarter Report from the Development Office

First Quarter Report from the Development Office

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We are off to a great start in fiscal year 2018 with $8,245,232 raised in gifts, grants and pledges. A few highlights include: A bequest that will fund a Chair in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism A $250K bequest for The Pamela Tucker Fund in Infectious Disease A $60K gift for the Schoenborn/Young Fund in Geriatrics(...)

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BNGAP National Pre-Faculty Career Development Conference

BNGAP National Pre-Faculty Career Development Conference

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Building the Next Generation of Academic Physicians (BNGAP) is holding a conference in Miami from February 16-18 to bring together trainees, faculty and senior leaders to share and discuss activities and best practices to better prepare trainees (e.g. college, graduate, post-doctoral) to consider, pursue and ultimately succeed as future educators, researchers and clinical faculty. This conference(...)

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Byrd Named Division Administrator

Byrd Named Division Administrator

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Andrew Byrd was named the division administrator for the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine in late September. His start at Johns Hopkins University two years ago as the division administrator for Gyn & GI Pathology marked a return home to Maryland after spending five years as the assistant administrator for the Department of(...)

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It’s Time to Get Your Flu Shot

It’s Time to Get Your Flu Shot

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The Occupational Health Services team is administering free flu vaccinations through Friday, October 27. Please see below for the schedule. You do not need an appointment, and the process should only take a few minutes. Who Must Receive a Vaccination The Johns Hopkins Medicine Influenza Vaccination Policy requires that faculty and staff members, postdoctoral fellows,(...)

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Journeys in Medicine Event

Journeys in Medicine Event

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The Department of Medicine Civic Engagement Committee would like all of our faculty, staff and trainees to consider attending this Journeys in Medicine session on Tuesday, October 17 from noon to 1:30 p.m. Unfortunately in the first half of 2017, our medical care teams have reported more incidents of intolerance and patients making derogatory comments or requesting(...)

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Goodhew Named Division Administrator

Goodhew Named Division Administrator

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Grace Goodhew, MBA, has been named the new senior administrative manager for the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology. Grace has been with the division for a year as the business operations manager, overseeing Johns Hopkins Home-based Medicine (JHOME) and clinical reporting. Grace received her bachelor's of science with honors in aging studies from Ithaca(...)

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Experiencing Racial Bias During Medical Training

Experiencing Racial Bias During Medical Training

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In a recent JAMA Viewpoint article, "Making All Lives Matter in Medicine From the Inside Out," Michael O. Mensah, a current resident at the University of California, Los Angeles, reveals a brief narrative of an “all-to-familiar” experience where during his medical student years at the University of California, San Francisco he was subjected to situations(...)

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