Endoscopy Excels in Patient Experience and Employee Engagement Scores

Endoscopy Excels in Patient Experience and Employee Engagement Scores

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*Pictured above: Patricia Gent and Sarah Disney The Endoscopy Unit within the Division of Gastroenterology has been hard at work improving conditions for both patients and employees and the results show. The most recent Gallop survey for patient experience and employee engagement shows a .6 increase in scores, which is especially significant since even a(...)

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IEE Award Winners

IEE Award Winners

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The Department of Medicine took home all but three of the Institute for Excellence in Education's (IEE) Awards for Outstanding Achievement at their ceremony last Friday. This is a testament to our department's incredible educators in all stages of their careers. Congratulations to all of the following faculty members: David Kern, professor in the Division of(...)

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Bailey and Nguy Named Division Administrators

Bailey and Nguy Named Division Administrators

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Talia Bailey, MBA, MHA, was named the division administrator for the Division of Cardiology in February. A native of Stewartstown, Pennsylvania, Talia came to Baltimore to attend Loyola University where she received both a Bachelor and a Master of Business Administration. She later went on to complete a Master of Health Administration from the University(...)

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Marr Named Vice President of ASCI

Marr Named Vice President of ASCI

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Kieren Marr, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and vice chair for innovation and commercialization, was recently elected vice president of the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI). After serving as vice president for one year, Kieren will progress to president-elect and then president in 2020. The ASCI aims to support the scientific efforts, educational needs(...)

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Misanalysis of Urinalysis: A Teachable Moment

Misanalysis of Urinalysis: A Teachable Moment

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ARTICLE: Misanalysis of Urinalysis: A Teachable Moment AUTHORS: Kathryn B. Holroyd, Alexander Rittenberg and Amit Pahwa JOURNAL: JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Mar 7. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.0067. [Epub ahead of print] A 64-year-old woman with a history of Bertolotti syndrome causing chronic low back pain presented to the emergency department because she was experiencing medication withdrawal symptoms. She had recently stopped her home(...)

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Mason F. Lord Lecture

Mason F. Lord Lecture

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The Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology and the Bayview Department of Medicine will co-host the 2016 Mason F. Lord Lecture on Tuesday, March 29 from noon-1 p.m. in the Johns Hopkins Asthma & Allergy Center, Grossi Auditorium. Guest Speaker: Terri R. Fried, MD, Professor of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine RSVP: jsnell5@jhmi.edu

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One Minute Guide to: Clostridium Difficile Testing

One Minute Guide to: Clostridium Difficile Testing

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Updates in C Diff: Rapid Review of the 2018 IDSA Guidelines Q: Should I send stool for C. difficile testing for all my inpatients with diarrhea? Should I retest within 7 days if the first test is negative, and should I send a test for cure? The Bottom Line: NO! Don’t test your patient for C. diff if(...)

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Thank you for Another Successful Research Retreat

Thank you for Another Successful Research Retreat

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Thank you to all who participated in this year's Research Retreat. It was another successful year showcasing the science and discovery sought after by our talented faculty and staff. Congratulations to this year's award winners! David M. Levine Excellence in Mentoring Awards: Daniel Ford, MD, MPH Nadia Hansel, MD, MPH Edgar (Pete) Miller, MD, MPH L.(...)

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Congrats to the Graduates of the Emerging Women’s Leadership Program

Congrats to the Graduates of the Emerging Women’s Leadership Program

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The Department of Medicine had six graduates of the 2015 cohort of the Emerging Women's Leadership program sponsored by the Office of Women in Science and Medicine and the SOM Office of Faculty Development. This 11-month program aims to provide leadership development for highly skilled women faculty and has resulted in new research collaborations amongst participants as(...)

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