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Meadowcroft Named Consultant on ASHHRA Committee

Meadowcroft Named Consultant on ASHHRA Committee

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Kim Meadowcroft, director of human resources, was elected to become the Region 3 Consultant on the 2018 American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA) Regional, Chapter and Member Service Committee. The committee provides feedback on the wants and needs of the regions to the ASHHRA office and represents the members and non-members in their(...)

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Gapud Receives Distinguished Fellow Award

Gapud Receives Distinguished Fellow Award

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Eric Gapud, instructor in the Division of Rheumatology, received the Distinguished Fellow Award at the 2017 American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego.  The Distinguished Fellow Award was created by the American College of Rheumatology in 2001 to honor trainees who have made meritorious contributions to the study and practice of rheumatology.

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Smith Named Visionary in Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Smith Named Visionary in Hospice and Palliative Medicine

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Tom Smith, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was named one of the 30 most influential leaders in hospice and palliative medicine, the medical specialty focused on relieving suffering and improving quality of life for people with serious illnesses. In celebration of 30 years serving the profession, the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative(...)

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Mathews Named Head of Clinical Innovation

Mathews Named Head of Clinical Innovation

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Simon Mathews, assistant professor in the Division of Gastroenterology and assistant director at the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality at Johns Hopkins Bayview, has been named head of clinical innovation for the Johns Hopkins Medicine Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality. He will be leading efforts to integrate quality and safety more(...)

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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 were recently promoted. Professor: Associate Professor: Assistant Professor: Jennifer Foulke-Abel, Division of Gastroenterology We would also like to welcome our new faculty members who joined the department last quarter. Melissa Blakeman, instructor, GIM Lonnie Fuller, instructor, GIM Dean Grove, instructor, Occupational Medicine Kelly Koay, instructor, GIM Kimiyoshi Kobayashhi,(...)

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Kwon Receives Established Investigator Award

Kwon Receives Established Investigator Award

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Chulan Kwon, associate professor in the Division of Cardiology, received an Established Investigator Award from the American Heart Association, which supports mid-career individuals with unusual promise and commitment to cardiovascular science. The grant was funded with an outstanding priority score and a total award amount of up to $400,000. The grant will help with his research involving heart generation(...)

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High Value All Star Awards

High Value All Star Awards

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Members of the DOM were recognized by Vice Dean for Education Roy Ziegelstein at the December Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC) meeting for their successful quality improvement projects related to high value care. Award recipients receive a High Value All Star certificate and a $100 check to use for a high value celebration. From infectious diseases, Masako Mizusawa, Christopher Kauffman, Lisa(...)

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Parikh Named Director of Nephrology

Parikh Named Director of Nephrology

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We are delighted to announce that Dr. Chirag Parikh, MD, PhD, will assume the role of Director of the Division of Nephrology effective July 1, 2018. He will succeed interim director Derek Fine, who graciously stepped in after Paul Scheel’s departure in the spring. We would like to thank not only our search committee, but(...)

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Crews Selected for NAM’s Emerging Leaders Forum

Crews Selected for NAM’s Emerging Leaders Forum

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Deidra Crews, associate professor in the Division of Nephrology, was selected to be an inaugural member of the National Academy of Medicine’s (NAM) Emerging Leaders Forum. This initiative aims to provide opportunities to engage, experience, learn and develop activities addressing current priorities under the umbrella of the NAM. Deidra is one of 12 members selected as(...)

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