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Cosgrove Named Expert Leading the Field of Patient Safety

Cosgrove Named Expert Leading the Field of Patient Safety

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Becker’s Hospital Review has named Sara Cosgrove, associate professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, one of 50 Experts Leading the Field of Patient Safety. Sara is president-elect of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) and serves as the director of the antimicrobial stewardship program and the associate hospital epidemiologist at JHH. She was recognized in 2014(...)

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10 Inducted into the Distinguished Teaching Society

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Eleven members of our department were elected by the medical student body to be inducted into the Distinguished Teaching Society, a selective new teaching honor society affiliated with the JHUSOM medical student government, JHUSOM Institute for Excellence in Education (IEE) and the JHUSOM Vice Dean for Education that recognizes excellence in clinical medical student teaching(...)

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Gross Receives Professors’ Award for Excellence in Teaching

Gross Receives Professors’ Award for Excellence in Teaching

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Richard Gross, associate professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was recently named the School of Medicine's seventh recipient of the Johns Hopkins University Professors' Award for Excellence in Teaching for Part-Time Faculty for his investment and devotion for sharing his expertise to assist the next generation of graduates. The formal announcement will be made at(...)

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Faculty Promotions and Additions

Faculty Promotions and Additions

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Congratulations to all of the below faculty members who have been promoted since January. Promoted to Associate Professor: Promoted to Assistant professor: Sajida Chaudry, Division of General Internal Medicine Abednego Chibungu, Division of Hospital Medicine Nimisha Kalia-Satwah, Division of Occupational Medicine Illeana Ponor, Division of Hospital Medicine Clare Rock, Division of Infectious Diseases Dwight Wooster,(...)

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Aggarwal Receives Department of Defense Award

Aggarwal Receives Department of Defense Award

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The Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP) and the Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award of the Department of Defense has funded Neil Aggarwal, assistant professor in the Division of Pulmonary, and partnering PI Nicola Heller with $1.5 million over 3 years to conduct research relating to Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS). ARDS(...)

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Dietz and Purwin Win Staff Recognition Awards

Dietz and Purwin Win Staff Recognition Awards

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Congratulations to Katie Dietz and Grazyna Purwin who were selected to receive this quarter's Staff Recognition Awards based on their glowing nominations. Katie, a research program manager in the Division of General Internal Medicine, the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research and the Johns Hopkins Center to Eliminate Cardiovascular Health Disparities, began as a(...)

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Kirk Named Fulbright Global Scholar

Kirk Named Fulbright Global Scholar

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Gregory Kirk, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, has been named a Fulbright Global Scholar to pursue research and mentorship focused on the global impact of the intersecting HIV and non-communicable disease (NCD) epidemics. From 2016 to 2019, he will spend 2 months each year working sequentially in Barbados, the Netherlands and South Africa. These(...)

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Kliment Wins Baurenschmidt Fellowship

Kliment Wins Baurenschmidt Fellowship

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Corrine Kliment, fellow in the Division of Pulmonary, was recently awarded the Baurenschmidt Postdoctoral Research Fellowship from the Johns Hopkins Eudowood Board. This one-year award will support her research working to find new pathways to treat COPD. Along with her colleagues in Doug Robinson's lab in the Department of Cell Biology, she has identified a new(...)

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Endoscopy Excels in Patient Experience and Employee Engagement Scores

Endoscopy Excels in Patient Experience and Employee Engagement Scores

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*Pictured above: Patricia Gent and Sarah Disney The Endoscopy Unit within the Division of Gastroenterology has been hard at work improving conditions for both patients and employees and the results show. The most recent Gallop survey for patient experience and employee engagement shows a .6 increase in scores, which is especially significant since even a(...)

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IEE Award Winners

IEE Award Winners

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The Department of Medicine took home all but three of the Institute for Excellence in Education's (IEE) Awards for Outstanding Achievement at their ceremony last Friday. This is a testament to our department's incredible educators in all stages of their careers. Congratulations to all of the following faculty members: David Kern, professor in the Division of(...)

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