Through a Gender Lens: A View of Gender and Leadership Positions in a Department of Medicine

Through a Gender Lens: A View of Gender and Leadership Positions in a Department of Medicine

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ARTICLE: Through a Gender Lens: A View of Gender and Leadership Positions in a Department of Medicine AUTHORS: Anne K. Monroe, Rachel B. Levine, Jeanne M. Clark, Janet Bickel, Susan M. MacDonald and Linda Resar JOURNAL: J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2015 Jul 22. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract BACKGROUND: Despite increasing numbers in academic medicine,(...)

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U.S. News and World Report Annual Rankings

U.S. News and World Report Annual Rankings

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Once again Hopkins was ranked among the best hospitals in the country, receiving the third slot on U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Hospital’s list. A contributing factor among the success of the hospital are the seven specialties within the Department of Medicine that were ranked some of the best nationwide. Please join us(...)

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Jump Forward to Get Back to Basics

Jump Forward to Get Back to Basics

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ARTICLE: Jump Forward to Get Back to Basics AUTHOR: Eric B. Bass JOURNAL: J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Jun 30. [Epub ahead of print] How should primary care providers react to the study by Sutkowi-Hemstreet et al. showing that many patients do not understand the benefits and harms of “overused” screening tests?1 My instinctual reaction(...)

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Institute for Clinical & Translational Research Pilot Awards

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Pilot awards to catalyze new research collaborations are a key component of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Strategic Plan. With institutional financial support and the leadership of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Research Council, the Institute for Clinical & Translational Research has reviewed the 2015 Discovery Fund applications from faculty members reflecting the full spectrum of research(...)

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Journeys in Healthcare: A Conversation About The Healthcare System And The Community

Journeys in Healthcare: A Conversation About The Healthcare System And The Community

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The fourth and penultimate session of the Journeys in Medicine series brought medical professionals and community leaders together to discuss the relationship between clinicians and researchers and the community, how to improve it and how far Hopkins has already come in caring for its patients and community members. On July 15, moderator Dr. Lisa Cooper,(...)

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Cooper receives Laureate Award

Cooper receives Laureate Award

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Dr. David Cooper, professor in the Division of Endocrinology, was recently named one of the 2016 Laureate Award recipients by the Endocrine Society. The Laureate Awards recognize endocrinologists worldwide for seminal research, meritorious service, leadership and mentorship, innovation, international contributions, public service, translation of science to practice and lifetime achievement. Dr. Cooper received the Outstanding(...)

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Risk of community-acquired pneumonia with outpatient proton-pump inhibitor therapy: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Risk of community-acquired pneumonia with outpatient proton-pump inhibitor therapy: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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ARTICLE: Risk of community-acquired pneumonia with outpatient proton-pump inhibitor therapy: a systematic review and meta-analysis AUTHORS: Allison A. Lambert, Jennifer O. Lam, Julie J. Paik, Cesar Ugarte-Gil, M. Bradley Drummond, Trevor A. Crowell JOURNAL: PLoS One. 2015 Jun 4;10(6):e0128004. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0128004. eCollection 2015. Abstract BACKGROUND: Proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) are among the most frequently prescribed medications.(...)

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Barker, Janeway, Longcope and Thayer Firms Turn 40

Barker, Janeway, Longcope and Thayer Firms Turn 40

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With another new year underway and all new housestaff now assigned to their firms, we reflect on how the firm system came to be just 40 years ago. A product of Dr. Victor McKusick’s tenure as the director of medicine, the firms arose out of his desire to continue Hopkins’ reputation for collegiality and continuity(...)

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