Special Pilot/Feasibility Funding Opportunity

Special Pilot/Feasibility Funding Opportunity

Posted by  | Research

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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The Leaves are Changing and So Are We!

The Leaves are Changing and So Are We!

Posted by  | Nursing Matters

Autumn is here! As temperatures drop and flu season approaches, please remember to get immunized. Epic Update:  As the organization transitions to a new Electronic Medical Record (EMR), the countdown to the Bayview implementation on December 1, 2015 is fast approaching. Let’s show our support for our colleagues by supporting them during their Go-Live throughout the(...)

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Miller-Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence Call for Nominations

Posted by  | Administration

The Miller-Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence is now accepting nominations of clinically excellent physician-faculty members, and will do so through September 25, 2015. The Miller-Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence aims to recognize and promote clinical excellence at Johns Hopkins for the benefit of the individuals and communities that we serve. Physicians from all departments at(...)

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Satisfaction with primary care provider involvement is associated with greater weight loss: Results from the practice-based POWER trial

Satisfaction with primary care provider involvement is associated with greater weight loss: Results from the practice-based POWER trial

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ARTICLE: Satisfaction with primary care provider involvement is associated with greater weight loss: Results from the practice-based POWER trial AUTHORS: Wendy L. Bennett, Nae-Yuh Wang, Kimberly A. Gudzune, Arlene T. Dalcin, Sara N. Bleich, Lawrence J. Appel, Jeanne M. Clark JOURNAL: Patient Educ Couns. 2015 Sep;98(9):1099-105. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2015.05.006. Epub 2015 May 27 Abstract OBJECTIVE: To evaluate(...)

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Employee Service Milestones

Employee Service Milestones

Posted by  | Administration, Congratulations

Hopkins runs on dedicated employees. For that reason, it is important that we recognize the members of our team who have spent significant portions of their careers working to improve our organization. Below is a list of hospital employees in the Department of Medicine that will be recognized at the 2015 Employee Service Awards Ceremony(...)

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Professor Promotions

Professor Promotions

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FY15 saw the promotions of 14 well-deserving members of our department across many divisions and specialties. The below individuals demonstrate the diversity and proficiency that spans the Department of Medicine and succeeded in surpassing an extremely competitive process in order to earn the title of Professor of Medicine. Congratulations to: Theodore Abraham, Division of Cardiology(...)

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Engagement All-Stars

Engagement All-Stars

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2015 proved to be a successful Employee Engagement Survey year with 69 percent of the 41,000 faculty and staff members of Johns Hopkins Medicine participating. To read the comments from leaders across the Hopkins organizations commending participants, click here: http://intranet.insidehopkinsmedicine.org/human_resources/managers/employee_engagement/_docs/quotes-from-leadership.pdf Three groups within the Department of Medicine achieved a GrandMean in the 75th percentile or(...)

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