Education

Take Your Ideas to Bootcamp

Take Your Ideas to Bootcamp

Posted by  | Education, Research, Vice Chair Contributors

The word “bootcamp” conjures up images of drill sergeants training military recruits or similarly inspired fitness training programs. The idea is to improve fitness, strength and stamina by pushing someone to their physical and mental limits. For some of us, it sounds a bit like internship- a time in life that we remember fondly but(...)

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Ghanem Recieves Commencement Awards

Ghanem Recieves Commencement Awards

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Khalil Ghanem, associate professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, received two awards at the School of Medicine Commencement/Convocation on Monday, May 16. He was selected by the medical students to receive the the George J. Stuart Award for the second year in a row, as well as the W. Barry Wood Jr. Award for Excellence(...)

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What’s the Big Idea?

What’s the Big Idea?

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My morning started like most school days. Kid commotion: cries over the hairbrush, breakfast dish banging and a 15-minute music play-off featuring the 5th grade oboe vs. 2nd grade piano. I mused that the earplug inventor had at least two kids, maybe more. For a curtain call, my 11-year old battled her backpack. I observed(...)

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Society of Scholars Inducts 3 Former Residents

Society of Scholars Inducts 3 Former Residents

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Johns Hopkins University recently inducted 16 new members into its Society of Scholars, a society that recognizes former postdoctoral fellows, postdoctoral degree recipients, house staff and junior or visiting faculty who have gained marked distinction in their respective fields. Three of the newest members completed their residency training right here in the DOM, demonstrating our training(...)

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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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Johns Hopkins Longitudinal Program in Teaching Skills

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Applications are now being accepted for the 2016-2017 Johns Hopkins Longitudinal Program in Teaching Skills.   The Teaching Skills program provides educators in the biomedical field the opportunity to reflect on teaching and learning and practice skills in a supportive and collaborative learning environment. Specific content areas covered include but are not limited to: feedback(...)

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Essential W’s of Intellectual Property at JHU: Why, What, When and Where?

Essential W’s of Intellectual Property at JHU: Why, What, When and Where?

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While we didn’t go into academic medicine to commercialize products, many of us have ideas and discoveries that can improve health. Intellectual Property (IP) has a broad definition- any new and useful process, machine, composition of matter, life form, article of manufacture, software, copyrighted work or tangible property. It’s imperative that we know our responsibilities(...)

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Want to Pie Fessler, Ray or Sozio in the Face?

Want to Pie Fessler, Ray or Sozio in the Face?

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Henry Fessler, Stuart Ray and Stephen Sozio have been selected to participate in the Johns Hopkins medical students' Relay for Life Pie-in-the-Face fundraiser. This charity event supports the American Cancer Society, and takes place on Friday, April 15 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the Armstrong Medical Education Building. During the event, several faculty members will be pie-d in the face in exchange for donations. For every $25(...)

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IDAMS: A New Program for DOM Faculty from InCMed and Carey School

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Initial Discovery Assessment and Market Scan (IDAMS) is a program co-sponsored by the Carey Business School and the Department of Medicine’s InCMed program to assist the department’s investigators in assessing their scientific ideas for potential commercialization. Investigators who would like to know if their discoveries might be commercializable are paired with a team of MBA(...)

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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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