Civic Engagement

Go Red for Women

Go Red for Women

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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

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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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Celebrate National Women Physicians Day!

Celebrate National Women Physicians Day!

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Today marks the second annual National Women Physicians Day in honor of Elizabeth Blackwell's birthday. Blackwell was the first woman to receive a medical degree in America, opening the door for women to pursue a career that had not previously been available to them. It is clear today that the tides have changed with almost 9,000 women(...)

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Support Aspiring Health Care Professionals in MERIT

Support Aspiring Health Care Professionals in MERIT

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MERIT is a nonprofit health career pipeline program transforming Baltimore City high school students into health care leaders.  MERIT provides support through four key program areas: 1) weekly academic sessions, 2) summer internships in hospitals and laboratories, 3) individualized college and career counseling and 4) longitudinal mentoring. As the year ends, please consider helping more(...)

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Chaisson Meets with the Dalai Lama

Chaisson Meets with the Dalai Lama

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Richard Chaisson, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, is currently in Dharamsala, India with fellow Kunchok Dorjee where they traveled to launch a project to eliminate TB in refugee Tibetan schoolchildren in India called Zero TB in Tibetan Kids. They met with the Dalai Lama, the Prime Minister of the Government in Exile, the Speaker(...)

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Food Drive for Catonsville Emergency Assistance

Food Drive for Catonsville Emergency Assistance

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From now through Friday, January 6 the DOM will be collecting canned food and other non-perishables for Catonsville Emergency Assistance, an organization that provides emergency food, eviction prevention and utility cut-off intervention to greater Catonsville residents. Please consider donating any of the following items: Jelly Cake/Brownie Mix Packages Dry Soup (Ramen Noodle Soups: Lipton, Nissin, Marchaun) Small(...)

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National Pathway to College Program Seeking Mentors

National Pathway to College Program Seeking Mentors

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WHEN: Current school year 2016-2017 WHERE: PTECH at Dunbar, 1400 Orleans Street, Baltimore, MD MORE INFO: Email Dr. Craig Spilman, consultant, Johns Hopkins University (cspilman@jhu.edu) for more information. What began in 2011 as an IBM-led school transformation initiative has now spread to over 60 schools in the US and Australia. One of the first Pathways in Technology Early(...)

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The DOM Stepped Out for Diabetes

The DOM Stepped Out for Diabetes

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Once again the Department of Medicine was the top Johns Hopkins Medicine fundraiser at the 2016 Baltimore American Diabetes Association Step Out Walk—raising $17,528!  We want to thank our team captains for their dedication and hard work. Megan Brown & Nisa Maruthur (General Internal Medicine/Welch Forza Brancati) David Harriman (Medical Nursing Administration) Tamala Knox &(...)

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