Bumpus named contributor for Science Magazine

Bumpus named contributor for Science Magazine

Posted by  | Education

Namandje Bumpus, associate professor in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology and associate dean for institutional and student equity, has recently become a contributor for Science, where she will write about issues regarding educational equity. To read her first piece, published earlier this month, click here: http://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/career_magazine/previous_issues/articles/2015_12_07/caredit.a1500273 Below, Dr. Bumpus answers questions about her new role from(...)

Read More

December Updates!

December Updates!

Posted by  | Nursing Matters

Dear Medical Nursing Family, Thank you for creating a positive healing experience for our patients. We hope you have a peaceful holiday season and that the new year brings you much joy. Best Wishes & Happy Holidays, -Ron and Terry   View a special 2015 elf message from Ron, Terry, Donna and Katie here:  http://www.elfyourself.com/?mId=66745957.3(...)

Read More

Trends in National Institutes of Health Funding for Clinical Trials Registered in ClinicalTrials.gov

Trends in National Institutes of Health Funding for Clinical Trials Registered in ClinicalTrials.gov

Posted by  | Article of the Week

ARTICLE: Trends in National Institutes of Health Funding for Clinical Trials Registered in ClinicalTrials.gov AUTHORS: Ehrhardt S, Appel LJ, Meinert CL JOURNAL: JAMA. 2015 Dec 15;314(23):2566-7. doi: 10.1001/jama.2015.12206 Since 2006, the number of industry-sponsored clinical trials studying the benefits and harms of medical treatments has risen dramatically, while the number of clinical trials funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has fallen substantially, according to new Johns(...)

Read More

Colburn named Tideswell Leadership Scholar

Colburn named Tideswell Leadership Scholar

Posted by  | Congratulations

Jessica Colburn, assistant professor in the Division of Geriatric Medicine, was named a Tideswell Leadership Scholar by the American Geriatrics Society (AGS). The AGS partnered with Tideswell at UCSF and the Association of Geriatric Academic Programs (ADGAP) on a National Leadership Development Program, a yearlong leadership development program for emerging leaders in the field of aging. Supported by the Stephen(...)

Read More

Call for Applications – Associate Program Director for JHBMC Internal Medicine Residency Program

Posted by  | Administration

We are currently seeking an Associate Program Director focusing in primary care for the Johns Hopkins Bayview Internal Medicine Residency Program. Through its Primary Care Track, the residency program has become one of the nation's most highly regarded training programs in primary care internal medicine, recognized for numerous innovations in medical education. The Associate Program(...)

Read More

Feinberg named Bloomberg Distinguished Professor

Feinberg named Bloomberg Distinguished Professor

Posted by  | Congratulations

Andy Feinberg, professor in the Division of Molecular Medicine, was named the 18th Bloomberg Distinguished Professor and will now be appointed in the Bloomberg School of Public Health's Department of Mental Health and the Whiting School of Engineering's Department of Biomedical Engineering, where he will be mentoring students and teaching an undergraduate course in epigenetics(...)

Read More

Ambulatory Patient Access Process Improvement

Ambulatory Patient Access Process Improvement

Posted by  | Administration, Patient Care

The Patient Access Process Improvement (PAPI) plan is an initiative geared toward the creation of world-class patient and family-centered access when seeing a provider for a medical appointment within our outpatient settings. This plan will be implemented in two major roll-outs known as “pathways” with three phases to make the process of creating an appointment(...)

Read More

Managing Osteoporosis in Patients on Long-Term Bisphosphonate Treatment: Report of a Task Force of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research

Managing Osteoporosis in Patients on Long-Term Bisphosphonate Treatment: Report of a Task Force of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research

Posted by  | Article of the Week

ARTICLE: Managing Osteoporosis in Patients on Long-Term Bisphosphonate Treatment: Report of a Task Force of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research AUTHORS: Adler RA, Fuleihan GE, Bauer DC, Camacho PM, Clarke BL, Clines GA, Compston JE, Drake MT, Edwards BJ, Favus MJ, Greenspan SL, McKinney R Jr, Pignolo RJ, Sellmeyer DE JOURNAL: J Bone Miner Res. 2015 Sep 9. doi: 10.1002/jbmr.2708. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract Bisphosphonates(...)

Read More

Sponsored Staff Recognition Awards

Sponsored Staff Recognition Awards

Posted by  | Congratulations

Individual Staff Member award We are very happy to award the inaugural Staff Recognition Award to Laura Noffke (right), research service manager in the Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine. Laura has exceeded in every one of the criteria for this award: leadership, teamwork, can-do attitude, resourcefulness and dedication. Pulmonary has pioneered the pre-(...)

Read More