One Minute Guide to: High Value Prescribing

One Minute Guide to: High Value Prescribing

Posted by  | Patient Care

Q: Should I bother to find generic alternatives to brand-name drugs for my patients? The Bottom Line: Prescribing generic alternatives to brand name drugs reduces costs for your patients and may result in improved adherence and clinical benefit. Context: The U.S. healthcare system generates more than 4 billion prescriptions annually (more than 13 prescriptions per(...)

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Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting Awards Ceremony

Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting Awards Ceremony

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The Johns Hopkins Hospitalist Program in the Division of General Internal Medicine had an outstanding showing at HM15, the annual national Society of Hospital Medicine meeting. The program had at least 6 research posters and multiple award winners including: Dr. Dan Brotman, director of the hospitalist program received the National Excellence in Research Award, Dr.(...)

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Faculty Scholar Program

Faculty Scholar Program

Posted by  | Research

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Simons Foundation have joined forces with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to support the Faculty Scholars Program. This competition aims to strengthen the community of basic researchers and physician scientists who bring innovative approaches to the study of biological problems. More information about the Faculty Scholars Program(...)

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Synergy and Innovation Awards

Synergy and Innovation Awards

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The School of Medicine Synergy and Innovation Awards are open to all faculty, and applications are due on May 1, 2015. The Synergy Awards aim to spark new collaborative projects between investigators and enhance scientific achievements of the highest quality and impact. As long as one of the co-principle investigators include a school of medicine(...)

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Latino Health Conference

Latino Health Conference

Posted by  | CME, Education

Johns Hopkins Centro SOL and the Urban Health Institute announce their upcoming Latino Health Conference titled “Land of Opportunity? Latino Immigrants and the Affordable Care Act” on Tuesday, May 12 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Feinstone Hall, 615 N. Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205. This event will provide a(...)

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Berlin named fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives

Berlin named fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives

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Tom Berlin, division administrator of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, has recently been named a fellow within the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). The ACHE aims to be the leading professional society for healthcare executives dedicated to improving health and healthcare management. Earning the distinction of board certification signifies Tom’s expertise, commitment and achievement within(...)

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Levine and Sellmeyer elected into Alpha Omega Alpha

Levine and Sellmeyer elected into Alpha Omega Alpha

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Drs. Rachel Levine and Deborah Sellmeyer have been elected into Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA), the national medical honor society due to their lasting commitment to scholarship, leadership, professionalism and service. Dr. Levine, associate professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, is a renowned scholar in the field of medical education and has made important(...)

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Peguero named Administrator for the Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

Peguero named Administrator for the Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

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Victor Peguero has been named the new administrator for the Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine effective March 9. In this role, he will lead the division’s financial, operational and administrative activities to continue the success of one of the Department of Medicine’s largest divisions. Victor is a New Yorker who received his degree(...)

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