Patient Care

The Role of Health Care Professionals in Reducing LGBTQ Health Disparities

The Role of Health Care Professionals in Reducing LGBTQ Health Disparities

Posted by  | CME, Patient Care

The Johns Hopkins Institute for Genetic Medicine, Graduate Program in Human Genetics, Professional Development and Careers Office and the Office of Graduate Student Affairs are pleased to be hosting Dr. Andrew Hollenbach, professor of genetics at Louisiana State University, for a visit on May 1-2. Dr. Hollenbach has been highly active through the Association of American(...)

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Mosaic Initiative Lectureship in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology

Mosaic Initiative Lectureship in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology

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Deidra Crews, associate professor in the Division of Nephrology and associate vice chair for diversity and inclusion, will speak at the 8th Annual Mosaic Initiative Lectureship in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology on Thursday, June 28 at 4-5 p.m. in the Johns Hopkins Asthma & Allergy Center, Level 1, Richard A. Grossi Auditorium (Bayview campus); reception to follow. Title(...)

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Armstrong Institute Patient Safety and Quality Leadership Academy

Armstrong Institute Patient Safety and Quality Leadership Academy

Posted by  | Leadership, Patient Care

Are you interested in leading successful quality improvement or patient safety activities? Do you want to lead an innovative project to improve clinical practice? Faculty and staff of the Department of Medicine are encouraged to apply to the Armstrong Institute Patient Safety and Quality Leadership Academy. During the Leadership Academy, participants will initiate, plan and(...)

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We’re Published!

We’re Published!

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On March 14, the BCU published its first manuscript describing a new methodology to study how infectious pathogens travel through our clinical space. In partnership with the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab, we used a cough machine named “Barney” to recreate a human cough composed of fluorescent microbeads. We then used sensors placed throughout the(...)

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Closler: Moving Us Closer to Osler Website Launch

Closler: Moving Us Closer to Osler Website Launch

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CLOSLER.org, a site that exposes physicians around the world to exceptional clinician role models who are masterful in caring for patients, free of charge, launched earlier this month. Scott Wright, chief of General Internal Medicine at Johns Hopkins Bayview, launched a free online platform, CLOSLER, to expose medical students, residents and physicians to clinically excellent patient-centered(...)

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The Ocho Drill

The Ocho Drill

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On Tuesday, February, the Biocontainment Unit hosted the National Ebola Training Center (NETEC) for its annual site assessment. Representatives from Nebraska Medical, Emory and New York Bellevue hospitals came together to discuss the progress the Johns Hopkins BCU has made in the last year and observed BCU staff in a full scale exercise, the Ocho(...)

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Center for Clinical Global Health Education 2017 Year in Review

Center for Clinical Global Health Education 2017 Year in Review

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The Center for Clinical Global Health Education, led by Robert Bollinger, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, aims to improve health outcomes in resource limited countries through infectious disease research and education. To see their recently published impact report, visit one of the links below. Flipbook: http://issuu.com/ccghe/docs/2017-year-in-review?e=17124323/58213098 PDF: https://main.ccghe.net/sites/default/files/assets/documents/2017-Year-in-Review-.pdf

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Members of the DOM Recognized by the Society of Hospital Medicine

Members of the DOM Recognized by the Society of Hospital Medicine

Posted by  | Congratulations, Patient Care

The Johns Hopkins Health System High Value Care Committee was recently named the recipient of the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM)’s Award of Excellence in Teamwork in QI. The committee’s goal is to improve patient care quality while eliminating wasteful practices across the health system. Committee members include: Amit Pahwa, GIM Lenny Feldman, GIM Mike Borowitz,(...)

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