Journeys in Medicine

Journeys in Medicine

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The first of the Journeys in Medicine: Exploring the Roles Race and Community Play in Shaping the DOM lecture will take place on Tuesday, May 26 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Wood Basic Science Building Auditorium. Please RSVP for the first session by Thursday, May 21 by clicking here: https://jhmi.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_9MOiMHJskBSiRdH All sessions are open(...)

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One Minute Guide to: Fractional Excretion Indices in Acute Kidney Injury

One Minute Guide to: Fractional Excretion Indices in Acute Kidney Injury

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Q: Should we always use fractional excretion indices in the evaluation of acute kidney injury? The Bottom Line: Do not order urine electrolytes to calculate fractional excretion indices as part of the initial evaluation of acute kidney injury. These indices may be helpful in differentiating pre-renal azotemia from acute tubular necrosis in oliguric patients, but(...)

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Medicine (and Compensation) Matters: Part 3: Clinical FTE

Medicine (and Compensation) Matters: Part 3: Clinical FTE

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Since last summer, our division directors and division and department administrators have worked to develop, and in some cases update, department-wide principles to guide a quantitative definition of a clinical full-time equivalent/employee (cFTE).  A clear cFTE definition for each division and service area is a tool to measure clinical productivity, perform a gap analysis for(...)

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20th Annual C.R. Bard Inc. Golf Classic

20th Annual C.R. Bard Inc. Golf Classic

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The 20th Annual C.R. Bard Inc. Golf Classic will be held on Monday, June 15, at Hayfields Country Club. The fund-raiser benefits patient safety programs at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. The tournament begins with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. and is played in a basic scramble format with handicaps. Team prizes will be(...)

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Minority Faculty Career Development Seminar

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The Minority Faculty Career Development Seminar will take place the weekend of September 18-21 at the Westin Buckhead Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia. The Department of Medicine Diversity Council will assist with travel expenses for two faculty or fellows who are accepted to attend. The three-day seminar will aid junior faculty and post docs in attaining(...)

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May Dean’s Research Integrity Lecture

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Dr. Anderson will be giving a presentation entitled “Research Integrity, the Importance of the Responsible Conduct of Research” on Thursday, May 14 at 3:30 p.m. in the Wood Basic Science Building Auditorium. The presentation will also be simulcast to Carroll Auditorium on the Bayview campus. This will be the ninth lecture in the 2014-2015 Dean’s(...)

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Paternal sperm DNA methylation associated with early signs of autism risk in an autism-enriched cohort

Paternal sperm DNA methylation associated with early signs of autism risk in an autism-enriched cohort

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ARTICLE: Paternal sperm DNA methylation associated with early signs of autism risk in an autism-enriched cohort AUTHORS: Jason I Feinberg, Kelly M Bakulski, Andrew E Jaffe, Rakel Tryggvadottir, Shannon C Brown, Lynn R Goldman, Lisa A Croen, Irva Hertz-Picciotto, Craig J Newschaffer, M Daniele Fallin, Andrew P Feinberg JOURNAL: Int J Epidemiol. 2015 Apr 14.(...)

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Yeh inducted to Delta Omega Society

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Dr. Jessica Yeh, associate professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, core faculty in the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research and senior epidemiologist for the Osler Housestaff Research Program, was elected to the Alpha Chapter of the Delta Omega Society at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Delta Omega(...)

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Women’s Task Force Updates

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Women’s Task Force Annual Dinner The Women’s Task Force Annual Dinner on Tuesday, May 19 from 6-9 p.m. at the Engineer's Club of Baltimore is a networking event for all DOM women faculty and trainees. If you are interested in attending please RSVP to Kim Williams ksimmers@jhmi.edu by May 15. This year’s keynote speaker for(...)

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Ujala Foundation Recognized for Commitment to Hopkins Work in India

Ujala Foundation Recognized for Commitment to Hopkins Work in India

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On April 30, the Ujala Foundation was recognized for its generous support to address some of India’s most serious health burdens. An ardent supporter of the Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE) for years, the Ujala Foundation reconfirmed its commitment by pledging $2.5 million toward CCGHE’s Building Bridges to a Healthier India campaign, a(...)

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