Patient Care

Martin and Rouf Named Finalists of Nokia-Medicine X Digital Health Challenge

Martin and Rouf Named Finalists of Nokia-Medicine X Digital Health Challenge

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Seth Martin, associate professor in the Division of Cardiology, Rosanne Rouf, assistant professor in the Division of Cardiology, and their team including Michael Yu, Bayview resident, and Francoise Marvel, Cardiology fellow, were named one of five international finalists in the Nokia-Medicine X Digital Health Challenge from Stanford Medicine. They were recognized for their efforts to(...)

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Four from the DOM Honored by the American College of Physicians

Four from the DOM Honored by the American College of Physicians

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Each year, the American College of Physicians (ACP) collects nominations for awards and masterships in order to recognize excellence and distinguished contributions to internal medicine. The following members of the DOM were chosen for 2018-2019 and will be honored at the 2019 Internal Medicine Meeting. To see the full list of awardees, visit: https://www.acponline.org/about-acp/awards-masterships-and-competitions/new-masters-and-awardees Jeanne Clark, professor(...)

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Galiatsatos Gives TEDx Talk

Galiatsatos Gives TEDx Talk

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Panagis Galiatsatos, instructor in the Division of Pulmonary, recently gave a TEDxBeaconStreet talk about challenges related to patient care and Medicine for the Greater Good, a community engagement initiative from the Center for Innovative Medicine that he co-founded. The talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format, but independently organized by a local(...)

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Operation Limelight

Operation Limelight

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On Wednesday, August 29, the BCU team held a short exercise called Operation Limelight for congressional staffers and media outlets. Operation Limelight was a demonstration of several aspects of an activated unit including patient admission via an Isopod, personal protective equipment (PPE) donning and doffing procedures, autoclave operations, laboratory specimen processing and adaptive communication via(...)

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Feldman Featured in the Curbsiders Podcast

Feldman Featured in the Curbsiders Podcast

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Lenny Feldman, associate professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was recently featured in the Curbside Internal Medicine podcast entitled "Things We Do For No Reason." Lenny discusses high value care and how to avoid low value practices and inflated medical bills. Click here to listen to the podcast: https://thecurbsiders.com/podcast/109-things-we-do-for-no-reason-a-high-value-episode

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Gupta Doing a World of Good

Gupta Doing a World of Good

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Amita Gupta, associate professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, was recently featured in a podcast sponsored by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers foundation called "Doing a World of Good." During the podcast also featuring Sujata Bhatia, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the University of Delaware, they discuss approaching medical and public health(...)

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Rounding Out the Summer

Rounding Out the Summer

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The BCU is rounding out its quarterly validations for the month of August. Twenty-six nurses, eight laboratory technicians, six respiratory therapists, three radiology technicians, 17 providers and 13 infection control personnel completed over 200 total hours of training. One of the more fun training objectives included the annual fire extinguisher training with personnel from the(...)

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Bias Reduction in Internal Medicine Initiative Comes to Hopkins

Bias Reduction in Internal Medicine Initiative Comes to Hopkins

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The Department of Medicine welcomes BRIM- Bias Reduction in Internal Medicine. The BRIM initiative is a NIH funded study to evaluate an evidence-based pro-diversity intervention throughout academic medicine. Despite having an explicit commitment to equality and fairness, stereotypes can influence our judgments, decision-making and behaviors in unwanted and unintended ways. Evidence from multiple disciplines including(...)

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Current Trends, Treatments & Topics in Addiction Medicine

Current Trends, Treatments & Topics in Addiction Medicine

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Are you a clinician dealing with increasing rates of addiction in your patient population? Or an addiction medicine specialist working every day to treat patients as our region battles a growing opioid epidemic? Attend the 2018 Annual Meeting and CME Educational Conference of the Maryland-DC Society of Addiction Medicine (MDDCSAM) for a discipline-wide, innovative and(...)

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