International Spotlight on JHM Echo Programs

International Spotlight on JHM Echo Programs

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The Johns Hopkins Echo Lab was in the international spotlight last week at the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) Scientific Sessions in Seattle, WA. Theodore Abraham, director of the Johns Hopkins Echo Programs and professor in the Division of Cardiology, delivered the 17th Annual Feigenbaum Lecture, the keynote scientific lecture for the sessions named in honor of(...)

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Johns Hopkins University’s Collaboration with Pfizer’s Centers for Therapeutic Innovation (CTI)

Johns Hopkins University’s Collaboration with Pfizer’s Centers for Therapeutic Innovation (CTI)

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Johns Hopkins University has been invited to join the group of over 25 institutions who are collaborating with Pfizer’s Centers for Therapeutic Innovation (CTI) network, which is designed to help bridge the gap between early scientific discovery and its translation into new medicines through public-private resource sharing. Pfizer’s CTI program pairs leading researchers with Pfizer resources(...)

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Tornheim and Florido Receive Fellow Teaching Awards

Tornheim and Florido Receive Fellow Teaching Awards

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Jeff Tornheim, fellow in the Division of Infectious Diseases, and Roberta Florido, fellow in the Division of Cardiology, recently received Fellow Teaching Awards from the Bayview Medical Housestaff Training Program. This award is given to the fellow in the Department of Medicine recognized as the most outstanding teacher by interns and residents at the Johns(...)

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Paint Night Benefitting the United Way

Paint Night Benefitting the United Way

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Paint a beach scene onto a canvas bag to benefit United Way on Monday, June 20 at 6:30 p.m. in the Turner Concourse. All supplies, beverages and door prizes are included for $30. Preregister by contacting Dana Webster at 410-955-8104 or dwebster@jhmi.edu. Payment may be collected at the door.

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Reengineering the Physical Examination for the New Millennium?

Reengineering the Physical Examination for the New Millennium?

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ARTICLE: Reengineering the Physical Examination for the New Millennium? AUTHORS: William G. Nelson, Antony Rosen, Peter J. Pronovost JOURNAL: JAMA. 2016;315(22):2391-2392. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.4470. Most patients hope for more face-to-face time with their physicians. Most physicians want to ensure that (1) a diagnosis, treatment plan, and the expected benefits or adverse effects of treatment are well understood by the patient; (2) the patient(...)

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Truven Health MarketScan Research Databases Information Session

Truven Health MarketScan Research Databases Information Session

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The Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research is hosting an information session to introduce Truven Health MarketScan® Research Databases and discuss how it can be useful to study teams. The session will take place Wednesday, June 22 from 10-11 a.m. in the Tilghman Auditorium in the Miller Research Building. All study team members(...)

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Take Your Ideas to Bootcamp

Take Your Ideas to Bootcamp

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The word “bootcamp” conjures up images of drill sergeants training military recruits or similarly inspired fitness training programs. The idea is to improve fitness, strength and stamina by pushing someone to their physical and mental limits. For some of us, it sounds a bit like internship- a time in life that we remember fondly but(...)

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One Minute Guide to: Type & Screen Testing

One Minute Guide to: Type & Screen Testing

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Q: How often should I order a type and screen for my patients? The Bottom Line: A single type and screen upon admission is sufficient for most patients who are at low risk of bleeding, are not pregnant and have not had a prior positive antibody screen. Context: A type and screen (T&S) determines ABO(...)

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Women’s Task Force Annual Dinner

Women’s Task Force Annual Dinner

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This year's Annual Women's Task Force dinner proved to be not only an excellent networking event for women, but an inspiring evening full of meaningful conversation between faculty, staff, residents and fellows as well as our institution's leaders. The event took place on Tuesday, May 31 at the Center Club in Baltimore where keynote speakers Andrea Cox,(...)

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