Administration

2016 Summer Faculty Photoshoots

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All full-time school of medicine faculty members who have not taken a formal photo in the last five years are invited to sit for a professional portrait during one of several upcoming photoshoot sessions. Photos will be used for Johns Hopkins-related marketing and communications materials, and you will be provided with an electronic version that(...)

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Thank You for a Successful Epic Rollout

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The start of the academic and fiscal year is always marked with change—new interns, new roles for residents, new fellows and faculty and new financial and operational goals. This July 1, 2016, was marked with added excitement in the Department of Medicine at The Johns Hopkins Hospital – a new dialysis service (Fresenius), a new(...)

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Hughes and Patel Named Administrative Residents

Hughes and Patel Named Administrative Residents

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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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Diabetes Walk Call for Team Captains

Diabetes Walk Call for Team Captains

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As many of you know, every October, Johns Hopkins participates in an institution-wide walk to benefit the American Diabetes Association. This year’s Step Out Baltimore Walk to Stop Diabetes will be held October 2, 2016 at the Canton Waterfront Park. This year Johns Hopkins has committed to recruiting 600 walkers and raising $60,000 for diabetes(...)

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Women’s Task Force Annual Dinner

Women’s Task Force Annual Dinner

Posted by  | Administration, Leadership

This year's Annual Women's Task Force dinner proved to be not only an excellent networking event for women, but an inspiring evening full of meaningful conversation between faculty, staff, residents and fellows as well as our institution's leaders. The event took place on Tuesday, May 31 at the Center Club in Baltimore where keynote speakers Andrea Cox,(...)

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Women of Color in Academic Medicine

Women of Color in Academic Medicine

Posted by  | Administration, Vice Chair Contributors

Recently the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) released an analytic brief highlighting the demographics and challenges of women of color who are full-time medical school faculty. This unique group may experience two forms of bias—one based on sex and the other based on race/ethnicity. Few prior studies had documented the number of women of(...)

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Thank You for a Successful Joint Commission Visit!

Thank You for a Successful Joint Commission Visit!

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Every three years, The Joint Commission performs an unannounced inspection of the Johns Hopkins Health System hospitals to ensure we are meeting quality and safety performance standards for our patients. At The Johns Hopkins Hospital, this routine survey was completed last week over a period of four days. In its tradition of excellence, the hospital(...)

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Professional Fee Billing News

Professional Fee Billing News

Posted by  | Administration, Patient Care

This past spring the Department of Medicine leadership conducted a survey of section chiefs, clinical directors and division administrators in order to elicit means to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the DOM’s professional fee billing operation. On behalf of myself, Production Unit Manager Amanda Holmes, and Coding Manger Denise Burke, we thank all who(...)

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What’s the Buzz in Johns Hopkins Ambulatory Medicine?

What’s the Buzz in Johns Hopkins Ambulatory Medicine?

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The Department of Medicine supports diverse outpatient practices that offer a range of highly sought-after clinician groups. This strength can also present challenges when trying to apply clinic standards for ambulatory medicine. What initiatives are most important to improve patient care and safety? Who decides the priorities? How do we achieve the goals? These questions are(...)

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