Civic Engagement

Structural Racism and Supporting Black Lives—The Role of Health Professionals in the NEJM

Structural Racism and Supporting Black Lives—The Role of Health Professionals in the NEJM

Posted by  | Civic Engagement, Vice Chair Contributors

In the October 12, 2016 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine, a perspectives article makes the distinction between interpersonal racism and structural racism, citing the latter as a contributor to premature death and reduced levels of overall health and well-being. Structural racism is “a confluence of institutions, culture, history, ideology and codified practices(...)

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Bake Sale to Benefit United Way

Bake Sale to Benefit United Way

Posted by  | Civic Engagement

Join the SOM Department of Facilities Management for a bake sale to help support the United Way of Central Maryland Campaign on: Tuesday, November 15, 2016 – JHU 2024 E Monument St (Lobby) at 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. In Support of Project Homeless Connect, which provides on-site services for the local homeless community at(...)

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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

Posted by  | Civic Engagement

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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