Innovation and Commercialization in Medicine: on DOM InCMed

Innovation and Commercialization in Medicine: on DOM InCMed

Posted by  | Education, Research, Vice Chair Contributors

The word “innovation” appears almost everywhere. According to Google’s ngram word use database, the word overtook “invention” around 1970. Now, almost 50 years later, the word is used as a noun, verb and adjective- frequently as a buzzword in entrepreneurial circles. Last year, our DOM leadership assigned two vice chairs of “Innovation and Commercialization.”  We(...)

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Catherine DeAngelis Lecture and Presentation of the Vice Dean’s Award for the Advancement of Women

Catherine DeAngelis Lecture and Presentation of the Vice Dean’s Award for the Advancement of Women

Posted by  | CME

The 2016 Catherine Deangelis, MD, MPH, Visiting  Lectureship for Women in Medicine and presentation of the Vice Dean’s Award for the Advancement of Women will take place on Monday February 8, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. in the Chevy Chase Auditorium. Lisa Ishii, M.D., M.H.S., co-chair of the Committee on the Status of Women, associate professor(...)

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Thank You to All Those Who Braved the Blizzard

Thank You to All Those Who Braved the Blizzard

Posted by  | Administration

We survived the blizzard of 2016 which, in no small part, is due to the dedication and commitment of you, our DOM faculty, trainees and staff.  Thanks to each of you and all your team members we were able to seamlessly continue outstanding patient care in spite of the exceptional weather conditions.  You are a(...)

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New Blog Launch: ID Clinical Minute

New Blog Launch: ID Clinical Minute

Posted by  | Education

The Center for Clinical Global Health Education has launched a new blog that will feature evidence-bases syntheses of clinical practice issues pertaining to the diagnosis, treatment and management of infectious diseases, emerging infectious diseases and disease outbreaks and epidemics as well as review of groundbreaking articles. "ID Clinical Minute" is headed by Natasha Chida, fellow(...)

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We survived Snowmageddon 2016!

We survived Snowmageddon 2016!

Posted by  | Nursing Matters

Thank you for your support during the storm. We couldn’t have done it without you! The care and dedication you provided to our patients and colleagues has not gone unnoticed. In fact, because of your efforts the DOM has been a shining star during this entire event. The entire nursing team went above and beyond to ensure operations continued normally. Our employees, housestaff(...)

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Toward Earlier Inclusion of Pregnant and Postpartum Women in Tuberculosis Drug Trials: Consensus Statements From an International Expert Panel

Toward Earlier Inclusion of Pregnant and Postpartum Women in Tuberculosis Drug Trials: Consensus Statements From an International Expert Panel

Posted by  | Article of the Week

ARTICLE: Toward Earlier Inclusion of Pregnant and Postpartum Women in Tuberculosis Drug Trials: Consensus Statements From an International Expert Panel AUTHORS: Gupta A, Mathad JS, Abdel-Rahman SM, Albano JD, Botgros R, Brown V, Browning RS, Dawson L, Dooley KE, Gnanashanmugam D, Grinsztejn B,Hernandez-Diaz S, Jean-Philippe P, Kim P, Lyerly AD, Mirochnick M, Mofenson LM, Montepiedra G, Piper J, Sahin L, Savic R, Smith B,Spiegel H, Swaminathan S, Watts DH, White A JOURNAL: Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Dec(...)

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Kalyani named Co-Chair for the ADA’s Professional Practice Committee

Kalyani named Co-Chair for the ADA’s Professional Practice Committee

Posted by  | Congratulations, Patient Care

Rita Kalyani, assistant professor in the Division of Endocrinology, has been asked to co-chair the American Diabetes Association's Professional Practice Committee (PPC). The PPC is responsible for overseeing the annual publication of the standards of care used both nationally and internationally for diabetes management. Appointment to the PPC is based on excellence in clinical practice(...)

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Women’s Task Force Events and Updates

Posted by  | Administration

The Department of Medicine’s Task Force on Women's Academic Careers in Medicine (TF) was created in 1990 with the goal of identifying career obstacles facing women and working with departmental leadership to develop solutions. This work includes supporting the needs of women fellows and residents in the department. The Fellow Committee on the Task Force is(...)

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