Epic Updates

Epic Updates

Posted by  | Administration

We are in the final 90 days of JHH Epic Go-Live planning. Comparing the amount of work done in the Department of Medicine to a glacier, it would be accurate to say that July 1 is the tip of the iceberg. Countless individuals have and continue to contribute a tremendous amount of effort to the(...)

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Faculty Promotions and Additions

Faculty Promotions and Additions

Posted by  | Congratulations

Congratulations to all of the below faculty members who have been promoted since January. Promoted to Associate Professor: Promoted to Assistant professor: Sajida Chaudry, Division of General Internal Medicine Abednego Chibungu, Division of Hospital Medicine Nimisha Kalia-Satwah, Division of Occupational Medicine Illeana Ponor, Division of Hospital Medicine Clare Rock, Division of Infectious Diseases Dwight Wooster,(...)

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Teaching the Principles of High Value Care: An Educator’s Workshop

Teaching the Principles of High Value Care: An Educator’s Workshop

Posted by  | CME

Speakers: Anthony Accurso, faculty director of Providers for Responsible Ordering, assistant professor in the Division of Chemical Dependence Heather Sateia, co-chair of the High Value Care Education Subcommittee, instructor in the Division of General Internal Medicine Amit Pahwa, co-chair of the High Value Care Committee, director of TIME: High Value Healthcare, assistant professor in the Division of(...)

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Antimicrobial Access in the 21st Century: Delays and Critical Shortages

Antimicrobial Access in the 21st Century: Delays and Critical Shortages

Posted by  | Article of the Week

ARTICLE: Antimicrobial Access in the 21st Century: Delays and Critical Shortages AUTHORS: Shmuel Shoham, Annukka Antar, Paul Auwaerter, Christine Durand, Mark Sulkowski and Deborah Cotton JOURNAL: Ann Intern Med. 2016 Mar 22. doi: 10.7326/M15-3076. [Epub ahead of print] A young woman with a bone marrow transplant and relapsed leukemia is placed on a regimen of the antibiotic(...)

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Aggarwal Receives Department of Defense Award

Aggarwal Receives Department of Defense Award

Posted by  | Congratulations, Research

The Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP) and the Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award of the Department of Defense has funded Neil Aggarwal, assistant professor in the Division of Pulmonary, and partnering PI Nicola Heller with $1.5 million over 3 years to conduct research relating to Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS). ARDS(...)

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Highlights from the March 31 Collaborative Practice Meeting

Highlights from the March 31 Collaborative Practice Meeting

Posted by  | Leadership

FY16 Data: Geography and Boarding Hours Almost 80 percent of our Medicine patients are assigned to the home unit of their service thru February. FY16 data shows Emergency Department patients admitted to Medicine average an 11.7 hour wait time, corresponding to a current department rate of 90 percent occupancy. Dr. Charles Locke, MD: Thayer Firm(...)

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JHU Society of Scholars Inductee Lecture

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“Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease—What do we know?” Alain G. Bertoni, MD, MPH ‘99, professor and chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Prevention at the Wake Forest School of Medicine  Monday, April 11 10–11:30 a.m. Wolfe Street Building W5030   Alain Bertoni is a professor and chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Prevention at Wake Forest(...)

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Dietz and Purwin Win Staff Recognition Awards

Dietz and Purwin Win Staff Recognition Awards

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Congratulations to Katie Dietz and Grazyna Purwin who were selected to receive this quarter's Staff Recognition Awards based on their glowing nominations. Katie, a research program manager in the Division of General Internal Medicine, the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research and the Johns Hopkins Center to Eliminate Cardiovascular Health Disparities, began as a(...)

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