Patient Care

Ebola and Special Pathogen Simulation Training

Ebola and Special Pathogen Simulation Training

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Our nurse educator, nurse manager and a BCU super user traveled to New York City’s Bellevue hospital for two full days of training and knowledge sharing. Hospital representatives from around the country attended the National Ebola Training and Education Center (NETEC) Ebola and Special Pathogen Simulation training to practice skills while in full personal protective(...)

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Mathews Speaks on EY Health Webcast Panel

Mathews Speaks on EY Health Webcast Panel

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Simon Mathews, assistant professor in the Division of Gastroenterology, participated a live EY Health Webcast in New York City earlier this month on "The Upside of Disruption for Healthcare" representing the clinical and patient perspective on the changes affecting the U.S. health landscape. Over 2,500 people registered for the event. EY partners with the Johns Hopkins(...)

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The Role of Health Care Professionals in Reducing LGBTQ Health Disparities

The Role of Health Care Professionals in Reducing LGBTQ Health Disparities

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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

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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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U.S. News & World Report Reputation Surveys

U.S. News & World Report Reputation Surveys

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The annual U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals and Best Children’s Hospitals reputation surveys are now available to be completed by all eligible physicians. Some faculty may have already received an email to take the survey based on previous years’ participation. To vote, log in to Doximity.com or open the Doximity app. The app(...)

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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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