2017 Clinical Awards for Physicians and Care Teams

2017 Clinical Awards for Physicians and Care Teams

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Now in their third year, the Johns Hopkins Medicine Clinical Awards for Physicians and Care Teams aim to recognize physicians and care teams who provide consistently outstanding patient care throughout all of Johns Hopkins Medicine. All Johns Hopkins Medicine hospitals and Johns Hopkins Community Physicians facilities selected their six winners after nomination and local committee review. This year’s winners were(...)

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Senior Faculty Transition Program Sessions

Senior Faculty Transition Program Sessions

Posted by  | Administration

On Nov. 1, the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine introduced a Senior Faculty Transition Program (SFTP) which offers two distinct and voluntary pathways to retirement for professors and associate professors with contract to retirement. The new retirement options were a result of 2016 recommendations made by the Dean’s Task Force on Senior Faculty Support(...)

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Mission, Vision and Values Week

Mission, Vision and Values Week

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This week marked the rollout of the Department of Medicine’s new mission, vision and values that we have created to more accurately reflect our aims and priorities as a department. See below for the core values we highlighted each day this week as well as testimonials of employees who uphold these values each and every day.(...)

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Take Your Research Further with BEAD

Take Your Research Further with BEAD

Posted by  | Research

As part of research initiatives supported by DOM, the Vice Chairs for Research are pleased to announce that direct, research consultative services are now available to faculty. The Biostatistics Epidemiology and Data Management (BEAD) Core is offering up to 20 hours of free research consultative services to faculty of the DOM. BEAD aims to provide(...)

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Empowering Care Providers to Address Patient Discrimination in the Clinical Setting

Empowering Care Providers to Address Patient Discrimination in the Clinical Setting

Posted by  | Administration

The Journeys in Medicine event on Oct. 17 focused on the topic of “Empowering Care Providers to Address Patient Discrimination in the Clinical Setting." While this is not a new issue at Johns Hopkins, it has become a more frequent problem in the last 6-8 months given the national political climate. Sherita Golden, professor and executive vice(...)

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NIH Loan Repayment Programs

NIH Loan Repayment Programs

Posted by  | Research

Approximately 1,500 researchers benefit from the more than $68 million the NIH invests each year. Participants in the NIH Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs) receive up to $70,000 of qualified educational debt repayment with a two-year contract. Get Ready for the New Application Cycle! Obtain your NIH Commons ID and make sure your password is up(...)

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Aldosterone, Renin, Cardiovascular Events, and All-Cause Mortality Among African Americans

Aldosterone, Renin, Cardiovascular Events, and All-Cause Mortality Among African Americans

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ARTICLE: Aldosterone, Renin, Cardiovascular Events, and All-Cause Mortality Among African Americans AUTHORS: Joshua J. Joseph, Justin B. Echouffo-Tcheugui, Rita R. Kalyani, Hsin-Chieh Yeh, Alain G. Bertoni, Valery S. Effoe,  Ramon Casanova, Mario Sims, Wen-Chih Wu, Gary S. Wand, Adolfo Correa, Sherita H. Golden JOURNAL: JACC Heart Fail. 2017 Sep;5(9):642-651. doi: 10.1016/j.jchf.2017.05.012. Epub 2017 Aug 16. Abstract(...)

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Siliciano Receives Grant Renewal

Siliciano Receives Grant Renewal

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Robert Siliciano, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, recently received seven more years of funding from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to continue his work studying the latent reservoir for HIV. Robert and his lab have been studying this topic for over 20 years with grants from HHMI, the National Institute of Health (NIH) and the Bill(...)

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Rabb Receives Academic Excellence Award

Rabb Receives Academic Excellence Award

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Hamid Rabb, professor in the Division of Nephrology, was named the 2017 recipient of the Academic Excellence Award from the American Nephrologists of Indian Origin (ANIO) at the American Society of Nephrology meeting in New Orleans. This award recognizes individuals of Indian origin who have made substantial academic contributions to nephrology and have sustained achievements in the areas(...)

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