Civic Engagement

Bayview Swims Across America

Bayview Swims Across America

Posted by  | Civic Engagement

On September 18, groups from Bayview participated in Swim Across America's open water swim in Pasadena to benefit cancer research throughout various organizations including Hopkins' own Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center. Bayview surpassed its fundraising goal and raised a total of $544,700. The Department of Medicine team banned together to raise almost $4,000. Many thanks to the(...)

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Service Day at Moveable Feast

Service Day at Moveable Feast

Posted by  | Civic Engagement

Last Friday, members of the DOM administration along with division administrators stepped out of their offices and into the kitchen of Moveable Feast, an organization whose mission is to preserve the quality of life for people with HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening conditions by providing food and services. The group of 20 donned their hairnets and aprons(...)

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Maryland College Application Campaign-Volunteers Needed

Posted by  | Civic Engagement

On behalf of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, we are soliciting your support for the Maryland College Application Campaign (MCAC). The campaign will involve each senior completing at least one college application and their FAFSA. The MCAC will be held October 10–19 at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, located adjacent to the East Baltimore Campus(...)

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ACS Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

ACS Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

Posted by  | Civic Engagement

Date: Sunday, October 16, 2016 Event Time: Registration: 7:30 a.m. | Walk: 9 a.m. Walk Length: 5K (3.1 miles) Location: Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Center YMCA Contact: Beth Lubben at BaltimoreMDStrides@cancer.org or (800) 787-4337 Sign up to walk or donate here: http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR?px=44168396&fr_id=77472&pg=personal

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COMING UP THURSDAY: Support Dining Out For Life and Baltimore’s Moveable Feast

COMING UP THURSDAY: Support Dining Out For Life and Baltimore’s Moveable Feast

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On September 15, go to Atwaters Hopkins for lunch and they will donate 25 percent of their lunch revenue to Moveable Feast. Rather go out for dinner? Check out www.diningoutforlife.com/Baltimore for a list of restaurants donating 25-100 percent of their proceeds to support Moveable Feast. Moveable Feast partners with Johns Hopkins Medicine to provide medically(...)

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Civic Engagement Initiative Kickoff Event

Civic Engagement Initiative Kickoff Event

Posted by  | Civic Engagement

We are excited to announce the kickoff event of our department’s Civic Engagement Initiative! We will be hosting a Journeys In Medicine Session focused on police-community relationships, entitled “A Dialogue to Create a Bridge Between the Police and our Community.” Our guest speaker for this forum will be Lt. Colonel Melvin Russell, chief of the(...)

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American Heart Association Heart Walk

American Heart Association Heart Walk

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Heart disease is the leading cause of death among Americans, and this statistic is what motivates the American Heart Association (AHA) to continue pursuing efforts to reduce this disease’s impact on our lives. The AHA’s annual Heart Walk, on Saturday, October 8, 2016, helps fund these efforts. Johns Hopkins has long been a corporate partner(...)

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Steering Committee Members Needed: DOM Civic Engagement Initiative

Steering Committee Members Needed: DOM Civic Engagement Initiative

Posted by  | Civic Engagement, Vice Chair Contributors

In response to Dean Rothman’s request to department directors to devise a plan and generate ideas for Hopkins to make a positive impact on the Baltimore community following the riots that ensued after the funeral of Freddie Gray, Drs. Anderson and Golden announced a five-part lecture series entitled “Journeys in Medicine,” on May 1, 2015(...)

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