Leadership

Partnering with Patients in Decision Making: Continuing the Conversation at Johns Hopkins

Partnering with Patients in Decision Making: Continuing the Conversation at Johns Hopkins

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For more information, to register and to submit an abstract, visit: http://www.bioethicsinstitute.org/partnering Partnering with Patients in Decision Making at Johns Hopkins Planning Committee (partial list)  Martha Abshire, Lisa Allen, Mary Catherine Beach, Kathleen Becker, Zackary Berger, Emily Boss, John Bridges, Colleen Christmas, Patricia Davidson, Nick Dawson, Sydney Dy, Michael Saheb Kashaf, Joy Lee, Harold Lehmann, Marie(...)

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Highlights from the March 31 Collaborative Practice Meeting

Highlights from the March 31 Collaborative Practice Meeting

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FY16 Data: Geography and Boarding Hours Almost 80 percent of our Medicine patients are assigned to the home unit of their service thru February. FY16 data shows Emergency Department patients admitted to Medicine average an 11.7 hour wait time, corresponding to a current department rate of 90 percent occupancy. Dr. Charles Locke, MD: Thayer Firm(...)

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Diversity Recognition Awards

Diversity Recognition Awards

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The Johns Hopkins Institutions Diversity Leadership Council is seeking nominations for its 14th annual Diversity Recognition Awards. These awards recognize exceptional contributions of faculty, staff and students in advancing and celebrating diversity and inclusiveness at Johns Hopkins. Faculty, staff and students from all divisions of Johns Hopkins are eligible to receive the award. Current members of the Johns Hopkins Institutions(...)

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Congrats to the Graduates of the Emerging Women’s Leadership Program

Congrats to the Graduates of the Emerging Women’s Leadership Program

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The Department of Medicine had six graduates of the 2015 cohort of the Emerging Women's Leadership program sponsored by the Office of Women in Science and Medicine and the SOM Office of Faculty Development. This 11-month program aims to provide leadership development for highly skilled women faculty and has resulted in new research collaborations amongst participants as(...)

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Collaborative Practice is Best Practice

Collaborative Practice is Best Practice

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As healthcare evolves, Johns Hopkins Medicine encourages clinicians to constantly seek “best practice.” Best practice enables clinicians to improve performance and the deliver the safest, patient-centered care possible. As a leader in innovation and discovery, best practice is woven into so much of our Johns Hopkins Medicine daily practice. We incorporate “Best Practice Advisory” into(...)

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Partnering with Patients in Decision-Making: Continuing the Conversation at Johns Hopkins

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Partnering with Patients in Decision-Making: Continuing the Conversation at Johns Hopkins will take place on June 1, 2016, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the Owens Auditorium in the Cancer Research Building. Open to all, this meeting will feature discussions of clinical, educational and research approaches to decision making in the Johns Hopkins Medicine(...)

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Ahima Named Director of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Ahima Named Director of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

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We are delighted to announce that Rexford Ahima will join Johns Hopkins Medicine on as the Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Diabetes, director of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, and leader of the Diabetes Initiative at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Ahima will assume division directorship on June 1, 2016, succeeding(...)

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Why Collaborative Practice?

Why Collaborative Practice?

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Many of us have experienced the incredible sense of satisfaction that results from being involved in meaningful interdisciplinary experiences in which the whole was truly greater than the sum of the parts. Magic happened as each individual brought their unique perspective, knowledge and skills to solve a problem. Collaboration is defined as: a mutually beneficial(...)

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Cooper Named Vice President for Health Equity for Johns Hopkins Medicine

Cooper Named Vice President for Health Equity for Johns Hopkins Medicine

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Lisa Cooper, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, has been named vice president for health care equity for Johns Hopkins Medicine. She will assume the newly created position on Jan. 1, 2016. As our nation struggles to improve population health while managing health care spending, moving from health disparities to health equity has(...)

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