James and Brownlee named Assistant Administrators

James and Brownlee named Assistant Administrators

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Hailey James, MHA, was named the assistant administrator for Inpatient Operations and Excellence in September. Hailey joined Hopkins two years ago as a business services analyst following the completion of her administrative fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina. Earlier this year, she served as the interim chief of staff for the department. In her(...)

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Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture

Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture

Posted by  | CME

This event in the Turner Concourse is full, but a satellite location will be held at the Homewood campus. The event will be broadcast via live stream at Mudd Hall, Room 26.  Free transportation will be provided from the Turner Concourse location. For more information and to register, please click on the following link: Click(...)

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Clinician Scientist Award Applications

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The next deadline for the School of Medicine Clinician Scientist Award applications is Wednesday, November 4, 2015, at 5 p.m. The award provides up to $80,000 per year for a maximum of two years to support up to 75 percent of the applicant’s salary and benefits. The portal will open on October 1. The applicant(...)

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Introducing the New Clinical Affairs Feature

Introducing the New Clinical Affairs Feature

Posted by  | Administration, Patient Care

This will be the start of a regular blog feature outlining updates in the clinical affairs capacity. Please look for it every first and third Thursday of each month. The vision of the Johns Hopkins Department of Medicine Clinical Affairs enterprise is three-fold: 1. High-value, safe, patient and family centered care delivery and education Since(...)

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Ambrisentan and Tadalafil Upfront Combination Therapy in Scleroderma-Associated PAH

Ambrisentan and Tadalafil Upfront Combination Therapy in Scleroderma-Associated PAH

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ARTICLE: Ambrisentan and Tadalafil Upfront Combination Therapy in Scleroderma-Associated PAH AUTHORS: Paul M Hassoun, Roham T Zamanian, Rachel Damico, Noah Lechtzin, Rubina Khair, Todd M Kolb, Ryan J Tedford, Olivia L Hulme, Traci Housten, Chiara Pisanello, Takahiro Sato, Erica H Pullins, Celia P Corona-Villalobos, Stefan L Zimmerman, Mohamed A Gashouta, Omar A Minai, Fernando Torres, Reda E Girgis, Kelly Chin, and Stephen C Mathai JOURNAL: Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Sep 11. [Epub(...)

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Special Pilot/Feasibility Funding Opportunity

Special Pilot/Feasibility Funding Opportunity

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The funding for the pilot/feasibility project is available from the Hopkins Conte Digestive Diseases Basic and Translational Research Core Center. The amount of this P/F is up to $25,000. The main goal is to perform GI-related research involving advanced imaging that uses instrumentation provided in Olympus Demonstration Unit on Ross 9 floor. Funding is for(...)

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Fitzgerald receives Herbert S. Waxman Award

Fitzgerald receives Herbert S. Waxman Award

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The Herbert S. Waxman Award presented by the American College of Physicians (ACP) is a highly competitive award given to an outstanding medical student educator. April Fitzgerald, assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was recognized for her work building the Maryland Chapter’s Internal Medicine Interest Group, our ACP Student Council, our Community(...)

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