Patient Care

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

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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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Blumenthal to Write ACC/AHA Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Guidelines

Blumenthal to Write ACC/AHA Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Guidelines

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Roger Blumenthal, professor in the Division of Cardiology, will co-chair the task force in charge of writing the 2018 Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Guidelines for the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA). The goal of the task force is to create a single-source, consolidated and readable guideline for both primary care(...)

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Ciccarone Center Update

Ciccarone Center Update

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The Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease recently published its 28th Annual Report featuring brief summaries on most of its 250+ publications, a summary of the Cardiovascular Research Retreat run by David Kass with a listing of all of the Stanley L. Blumenthal, MD award winners and their mentors, and news and highlights from(...)

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The BCU Receives Discovery Grant

The BCU Receives Discovery Grant

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The BCU is excited to be a 2018 recipient of the Fisher Center Discovery Program grant. Brian Garibaldi and Lauren Sauer were awarded the grant for their project entitled, “Environmental transmission and traceability of aerosolized bio-simulants in a clinical biocontainment unit." The grant will allow the BCU to continue its partnership with the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab(...)

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Ahmed, Al Ammary, Sateia and Sood Named Epic Faculty Scholars

Ahmed, Al Ammary, Sateia and Sood Named Epic Faculty Scholars

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Shabina Ahmed, assistant professor in Endocrinology, Fawaz Al Ammary, assistant professor in Nephrology, Heather Sateia, assistant professor in GIM, and Geeta Sood, assistant professor in ID, were named part of the first cohort of the Epic Faculty Scholars Program by the Office of Faculty of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The awardees are predominantly clinicians(...)

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