Solomon Receives Avenir Award

Solomon Receives Avenir Award

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Sunil Solomon, assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, recently received the Avenir Award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse in the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The Avenir Award, using the French word for future, looks toward the future by supporting early stage investigators proposing highly innovative studies. Dr. Soloman’s study focuses(...)

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Fahey Named Director of the Cullman Chemoprotection Center

Fahey Named Director of the Cullman Chemoprotection Center

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Jed Fahey, Sc.D., assistant professor in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology with secondary appointments in the Departments of Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences (SOM) and International Health (BSPH) is now the director of the Cullman Chemoprotection Center (SOM). Dr. Fahey has been an integral part of the Cullman Center since its inception by Dr. Paul Talalay(...)

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Why Care about Closing Clinic Encounters?

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Johns Hopkins, in conjunction with the Clinical Practice Association, is embarking upon a new method to monitor the closing of our clinic encounters. As detailed in several emails that you recently received, this process will be embedded in our current procedure for monitoring discharge summaries and operative notes. Once a month, the Department of Health(...)

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Miller Appointed Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs for the Johns Hopkins Health System

Miller Appointed Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs for the Johns Hopkins Health System

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Redonda Miller, associate professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was named Senior Vice President of medical affairs for the Johns Hopkins Health System, effective Jan. 1, 2016. Redonda currently serves as vice president of medical affairs for The Johns Hopkins Hospital, a position she has held since 2009. From the outset, as our(...)

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An Epic start to the New Year!

An Epic start to the New Year!

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2015 concluded with the Bayview Inpatient and Revenue Cycle Epic go-lives. Thank you to the central Epic team and to those faculty, nurses and administrators from the Department of Medicine who spent nights, days and weekends making this a successful go-live. We also want to recognize those who continue to support the transition. Overall we(...)

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Why I Believe in Hospital at Home

Why I Believe in Hospital at Home

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ARTICLE: Why I Believe in Hospital at Home AUTHOR: Bruce Leff JOURNAL: N Engl Med. 2015 Dec 21 As a medical resident in the late 1980s, I made house calls to homebound older adults in Baltimore. I loved seeing patients and their families in their own space, thinking about their medical issues in that context,(...)

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Nelson 4 named Service Stars

Nelson 4 named Service Stars

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Congratulations to the multidisciplinary staff of Nelson 4 who were named one of Johns Hopkins Hospital's quarterly Service Stars. Please take a moment to view their picture on the plasma screens around the hospital. Thank you to the Nelson 4 team for your outstanding patient-centered care!

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Gudzune awarded Junior Investigator Award

Gudzune awarded Junior Investigator Award

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Kimberly Gudzune, assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine recently received the Annals of Internal Medicine's Junior Investigator Recognition Award for the article "Efficacy of commercial weight-loss programs: an updated systematic review." See the abstract here: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25844997 See the full article here: http://annals.org/article.aspx?articleid=2214178 Annals of Internal Medicine and the American College of Physicians began recognizing excellence(...)

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2015 Winners of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Clinical Awards for Physicians and Care Teams

2015 Winners of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Clinical Awards for Physicians and Care Teams

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To recognize physicians and care teams who provide consistently outstanding patient care, the Office of Johns Hopkins Physicians launched an annual awards program earlier this year, called the Johns Hopkins Medicine Clinical Awards for Physicians and Care Teams. This awards program is particularly meaningful at Johns Hopkins Medicine, where we value quality patient care as(...)

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