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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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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