Civic Engagement

The Civic Engagement Committee Steps Out

The Civic Engagement Committee Steps Out

Posted by  | Administration, Civic Engagement

On Wednesday, June 21, The Johns Hopkins Hospital Department of Medicine’s Civic Engagement Committee volunteered in the Douglas Homes Community Health Fair. The purpose of the fair was to educate and empower families to take actions and make good choices to be more self-sufficient. The fair connected families with community resources with health screenings for all ages,(...)

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Great Strides Walk for Cystic Fibrosis

Great Strides Walk for Cystic Fibrosis

Posted by  | Civic Engagement

Team Hopkins will be walking at the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation annual Great Strides Walk on Thursday, May 25 at  Baltimore’s M&T Stadium. Registration at 5:30 p.m. Walk begins at 6 p.m. This is a short walk around the stadium followed by a happy hour with entertainment, food and drink. Participants are asked to have at least(...)

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Latino Health Conference

Latino Health Conference

Posted by  | Civic Engagement, Research

Centro SOL and the Urban Health Institute invite you to the 3rd Annual Latino Health Conference entitled "The Values of Latino Health Research during Changing Times" for a discussion of the relevance of an inclusive research agenda at this moment in U.S. political history. Featuring Joshua Sharfstein, associate dean public health practice, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg(...)

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MERIT College Decision Day

MERIT College Decision Day

Posted by  | Civic Engagement

College decisions are rolling in for MERIT scholars. MERIT Health Leadership Academy is a non-profit organization dedicated to transforming Baltimore City high school students into health care leaders by preparing them for success in college and beyond. After months spent eagerly awaiting college decisions, MERIT seniors have received some very exciting news: Senior scholars have earned more(...)

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Donate to the Professional Clothing Drive

Donate to the Professional Clothing Drive

Posted by  | Civic Engagement

So far, the DOM has collected over 200 professional clothing items and accessories as part of the CIVIC Engagement Committee’s Professional Clothing Drive. These items will benefit job seekers involved with Maryland New Directions, a non-profit organization offering no-cost employment counseling and specialized career training programs for Baltimore-area residents. It’s not too late to donate!(...)

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Go Red for Women

Go Red for Women

Posted by  | Civic Engagement

The month of February was Go Red for Women month sponsored by the American Heart Association to raise awareness about women and heart disease. The journal Circulation published its first-ever Go Red for Women issue and in addition to articles about gender disparities in research and clinical outcomes, they also chose to publish an article(...)

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Diversity Recognition Awards

Diversity Recognition Awards

Posted by  | Civic Engagement

The Johns Hopkins Diversity Leadership Council (DLC) is seeking nominations for its 15th annual Diversity Recognition Awards. These awards recognize exceptional contributions of faculty, staff and students in advancing and celebrating diversity and inclusiveness at Johns Hopkins. Faculty, staff and students from all divisions of Johns Hopkins are eligible to receive the award. Current members of the DLC are(...)

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