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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

Posted by  | Civic Engagement

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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Our Journey in Medicine Continues

Our Journey in Medicine Continues

Posted by  | Administration, Civic Engagement

I am pleased to introduce the new "Our Journey in Medicine Continues" blog feature. We generated excellent discussion and many great ideas during our 5-part Journeys in Medicine series this past summer. Even though the riots have ended, the issues in our community leading to the riots persist. This blog feature is one of many(...)

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Journeys Wrap-Up/Action Session

Journeys Wrap-Up/Action Session

Posted by  | Administration, Civic Engagement

Last Wednesday, July 22, we concluded our Journeys in Medicine Series: Exploring the roles race and community play in shaping the Department of Medicine. 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(...)

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Journeys at the Crossroads: A Conversation about Community by Community

Journeys at the Crossroads: A Conversation about Community by Community

Posted by  | Administration, Civic Engagement

The third session of the Journeys in Medicine series entitled Journeys at the Crossroads: A Conversation about Community by Community brought together members of the Baltimore and Hopkins community and discussed some of the challenges the Baltimore City community face that played an underlying role in the riots in Baltimore back in April. On Tuesday,(...)

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