Patient Care

Evolving Research and Training Opportunities

Evolving Research and Training Opportunities

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This past month the BCU hosted its first quarterly staff meeting of the new academic year. During the meeting, BCU team members received a global update on highly infectious diseases as well as a summary of recent BCU activities. We rounded out the quarterly staff activities with crabs at Nick’s Fish House in celebration of(...)

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Miller Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence Call for Nominations

Miller Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence Call for Nominations

Posted by  | Leadership, Patient Care

The Miller Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence is accepting nominations of clinically excellent physician-faculty members through October 6. Faculty physicians that have been nominated 6+ times may be invited to apply. Nominees who have at least 2 nominations from beyond their own department will most likely be invited to complete the application process. Physicians wishing to(...)

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CFAR to Partner in $59 Million Unitaid Grant to Control TB

CFAR to Partner in $59 Million Unitaid Grant to Control TB

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The Executive Board of Unitaid, the Geneva-based UN agency promoting innovations to end global pandemics, has approved a new grant to the Aurum Institute of South Africa, Johns Hopkins University and other partners to improve the uptake of treatment to prevent tuberculosis (TB), the world’s leading infectious disease killer. The $59 million grant, called IMPAACT4TB,(...)

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Solbert Permutt Memorial Lecture

Solbert Permutt Memorial Lecture

Posted by  | CME, Miscellaneous, Patient Care

The Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine cordially invites you to attend the Solbert Permutt Memorial Lecture entitled “Data Sharing in the Context of Clinical Trials” with speaker Jeffrey M. Drazen, MD, editor-in-chief of New England Journal of Medicine and Distinguished Parker B Francis Professor of Medicine of Harvard Medical School on Tuesday, September 26 at 4 p.m. in the Welch Medical(...)

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The Society of Bedside Medicine

The Society of Bedside Medicine

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The Society of Bedside Medicine (SBM) is a global community of physician educators dedicated to bedside teaching and improving physical examination and diagnostic skills. The purpose of the society is to foster a culture of bedside medicine through deliberate practice and teaching, and by encouraging innovation in education and research on the role of the(...)

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Epic Upgrade on September 10

Epic Upgrade on September 10

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Over the next few days, our Epic environment will be upgraded to the most current version of the Epic software. This newest version of the product reflects many of the enhancements we have recently requested, and we are grateful for the contributions of our physicians, nurses and all healthcare professionals in defining these emerging requirements.(...)

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We’ll Miss You, Mallory!

We’ll Miss You, Mallory!

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This past month the BCU continued our engagement with the National Ebola Training and Education Center (NETEC) by sending two of our providers to a pediatric training session at Texas Children’s Hospital. Riley and Grace participated in live action simulation with providers from across the country and their lessons learned will help us to continue to(...)

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Internal Medicine at Johns Hopkins Bayview Earns National Recognition for Patient-Centered Care

Internal Medicine at Johns Hopkins Bayview Earns National Recognition for Patient-Centered Care

Posted by  | Congratulations, Patient Care

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) announced that Internal Medicine at Bayview has received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long‐term, participative relationships. The NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home is a model of primary care that combines teamwork and information technology to improve care,(...)

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