Engaging Community Partners

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Please join the Translational Research Communities (TRC) and the Research Participant & Community (RCPC) Core on Wednesday, June 24, from 11 a.m. to noon in the Tilghman Auditorium on 733 N. Broadway Street as they collaborate to host a seminar discussing the importance of community involvement in conducting clinical research. This seminar will feature speakers(...)

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World Sickle Cell Day

World Sickle Cell Day

Posted by  | Patient Care

Observed annually on June 19, World Sickle Cell Day has been designated by the United Nations as a day to raise global awareness about the significant public health burden known as sickle cell disease, which is a serious inherited disorder of the blood. Sickle cell disease is one of the most common inherited disorders of the blood(...)

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Johns Hopkins Sleep & Circadian Research Day

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The first annual Johns Hopkins Sleep & Circadian Research Day will take place on Monday, June 22, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Chase Auditorium in the Zayed Building. Participants from more than 30 departments across Hopkins and local institutions will present and hear about the latest findings in sleep and circadian research.(...)

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Older Americans Independence Center Request for Proposals

Older Americans Independence Center Request for Proposals

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The JHU Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center (OAIC) is seeking proposals from faculty researchers for studies related to frailty and late-life decline. Successful applicants would receive salary, research core support and mentorship in aging and frailty research (biological, clinical, translational and epidemiological) through one of the following OAIC funding mechanisms: OAIC Pilot/Exploratory Studies(...)

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Introduction to a compendium on sudden cardiac death: epidemiology, mechanisms and management

Introduction to a compendium on sudden cardiac death: epidemiology, mechanisms and management

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ARTICLE: Introduction to a compendium on sudden cardiac death: epidemiology, mechanisms and management AUTHOR: Gordon F. Tomaselli JOURNAL: Circulation Research. June 5, 2015; Vol. 116, No. 12 Overview of Sudden Cardiac Death and Scope of the Compendium Sudden cardiac death (SCD) is a devastating complication of many forms of heart disease and on occasion presents(...)

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Golden awarded R34 grant

Golden awarded R34 grant

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Dr. Sherita Golden, professor and executive vice-chair of the Department of Medicine, was recently awarded an R34 grant for the study entitled “Implementation and Evaluation of an Inpatient Diabetes Superuser Education Program.” The study will be funded through an R34 mechanism, Pragmatic Research in Healthcare Setting, through the National Institute for Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney(...)

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One Minute Guide to: Telemetry Inpatient Cardiac Monitoring

One Minute Guide to: Telemetry Inpatient Cardiac Monitoring

Posted by  | Patient Care

Q: Should cardiac monitoring be routinely ordered for non-ICU in-patients with concern for clinical deterioration to provide early indication of worsening status? The Bottom Line: Cardiac monitoring is indicated for specific patient populations at high risk for life-threatening arrhythmias and should not be used in place of or as an adjunct to close clinical observation.(...)

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Medicine (and Compensation) Matters: the AAMC

Medicine (and Compensation) Matters: the AAMC

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In many ways the Department of Medicine operates like a very large multi-specialty group practice with a wide range of expertise from primary care to high-end procedural specialties. This heterogeneity in our practice contributes to a complex salary structure where variation in clinical salaries are driven by market differences. These differences are why our salary(...)

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Vice Chair and Associate Vice Chair for Innovation and Commercialization Announced

Vice Chair and Associate Vice Chair for Innovation and Commercialization Announced

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Drs. Pankaj Jay Pasricha and Kieren Marr were named the Vice Chair and Associate Vice Chair for Innovation and Commercialization, respectively, beginning June 15, 2015. In these roles, they will work to foster a culture of innovation in the department and help create pathways to turn scholarly activity of our scientists and clinician-scientists into products(...)

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