Tips from the AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar

Tips from the AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar

Posted by  | Administration

In July, the department sponsored Dr. Wendy Bennett, assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, to attend the AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar in Englewood, Colorado. Below are some helpful tips she learned from the seminar:  Become More Efficient–one way to improve e-mail management is called “Zero Inbox.” The goal(...)

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Our Journey in Medicine Continues

Our Journey in Medicine Continues

Posted by  | Administration, Civic Engagement

I am pleased to introduce the new "Our Journey in Medicine Continues" blog feature. We generated excellent discussion and many great ideas during our 5-part Journeys in Medicine series this past summer. Even though the riots have ended, the issues in our community leading to the riots persist. This blog feature is one of many(...)

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Economic and Epidemiological Impact of Early Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation in India

Economic and Epidemiological Impact of Early Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation in India

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ARTICLE: Economic and Epidemiological Impact of Early Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation in India AUTHORS: Manoj V Maddali, David W Dowdy, Amita Gupta, Maunank Shah JOURNAL: J Int AIDS Soc. 2015, 18:20217 Abstract INTRODUCTION: Recent WHO guidance advocates for early antiretroviral therapy (ART) initiation at higher CD4 counts to improve survival and reduce HIV transmission. We sought to quantify how the cost-effectiveness and epidemiological impact of early ART strategies(...)

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Celebrating 200+ Women Professors

Celebrating 200+ Women Professors

Posted by  | Congratulations

Celebrate the promotion to professor of over 200 women on Wednesday, October 14, at 4 p.m. in the Chevy Chase Bank Auditorium. A reception will follow the celebration. Paul Rothman and Janice Clements, vice dean for faculty, will host the celebration. Linda Fried and Julie Freischlag, now deans, will speak about their personal journeys as(...)

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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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