Education

CCGHE Launched LEAP Program

CCGHE Launched LEAP Program

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The Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE) recently launched a NIH-funded Long Acting/Extended Release Antiretroviral Resource Program (LEAP). The program will be led by Charles Flexner, professor in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology and aims to advance the development of long-lasting therapies for illnesses that require taking medications long-term. For more information, see the announcement(...)

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Innovation and Commercialization in Medicine: on DOM InCMed

Innovation and Commercialization in Medicine: on DOM InCMed

Posted by  | Education, Research, Vice Chair Contributors

The word “innovation” appears almost everywhere. According to Google’s ngram word use database, the word overtook “invention” around 1970. Now, almost 50 years later, the word is used as a noun, verb and adjective- frequently as a buzzword in entrepreneurial circles. Last year, our DOM leadership assigned two vice chairs of “Innovation and Commercialization.”  We(...)

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New Blog Launch: ID Clinical Minute

New Blog Launch: ID Clinical Minute

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The Center for Clinical Global Health Education has launched a new blog that will feature evidence-bases syntheses of clinical practice issues pertaining to the diagnosis, treatment and management of infectious diseases, emerging infectious diseases and disease outbreaks and epidemics as well as review of groundbreaking articles. "ID Clinical Minute" is headed by Natasha Chida, fellow(...)

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Bumpus named contributor for Science Magazine

Bumpus named contributor for Science Magazine

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Namandje Bumpus, associate professor in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology and associate dean for institutional and student equity, has recently become a contributor for Science, where she will write about issues regarding educational equity. To read her first piece, published earlier this month, click here: http://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/career_magazine/previous_issues/articles/2015_12_07/caredit.a1500273 Below, Dr. Bumpus answers questions about her new role from(...)

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Scholarly Concentrations Mentoring Opportunity

Scholarly Concentrations Mentoring Opportunity

Posted by  | Education, Leadership

First year Hopkins medical students in the Scholarly Concentrations (SC) course are currently seeking faculty mentors for summer research projects. Students will have seven weeks of full-time availability in the summer to work on their projects. The SOM pays them a stipend to work during those seven weeks. Mary Catherine Beach, professor in the Division(...)

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IEE Education Awards for Outstanding Achievement Call for Nominations

IEE Education Awards for Outstanding Achievement Call for Nominations

Posted by  | Administration, Education

Do you know a great Hopkins educator? Nominations for the annual Institute for Excellence in Education (IEE) Awards for Outstanding Achievement are open. Each award is selected by peers, and recognizes outstanding work in education. Winners will each receive $1,000. IEE Education Awards for Outstanding Achievement Lisa J. Heiser Award for Junior Faculty Contribution in(...)

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Barker, Janeway, Longcope and Thayer Firms Turn 40

Barker, Janeway, Longcope and Thayer Firms Turn 40

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With another new year underway and all new housestaff now assigned to their firms, we reflect on how the firm system came to be just 40 years ago. A product of Dr. Victor McKusick’s tenure as the director of medicine, the firms arose out of his desire to continue Hopkins’ reputation for collegiality and continuity(...)

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Institute for Excellence in Education Annual Conference

Institute for Excellence in Education Annual Conference

Posted by  | Congratulations, Education

Members of the Department of Medicine were widely lauded at the Institute for Excellence in Education’s Annual Conference and celebration on Friday, April 17th.  Our faculty won almost every award offered this year! Please join us in congratulating the following award winners: Scott Wright, MD, Professor of Medicine, director of the Miller-Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence(...)

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Latino Health Conference

Latino Health Conference

Posted by  | CME, Education

Johns Hopkins Centro SOL and the Urban Health Institute announce their upcoming Latino Health Conference titled “Land of Opportunity? Latino Immigrants and the Affordable Care Act” on Tuesday, May 12 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Feinstone Hall, 615 N. Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205. This event will provide a(...)

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