April Report from the Development Office

April Report from the Development Office

Posted by  | Administration

I am pleased to share that we have completed the third quarter of the fiscal year and have reached our goal early! We have raised $22,869,010 toward our goal of $20,250,000. Congratulations to all of our fundraising partners. Of course, we will continue to work hard during the fourth quarter and hope to secure more(...)

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Dealing with Racist Patients

Dealing with Racist Patients

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Managing medically complex patients from around Maryland and the world is a practice that physicians at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions regularly handle. However, the experience of caring for patients with openly alternate or even bigoted viewpoints regarding matters of race, ethnicity, gender or religion can be difficult. We can look back at the February 2016(...)

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Pharmacologic Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes: Synopsis of the 2017 American Diabetes Association Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes

Pharmacologic Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes: Synopsis of the 2017 American Diabetes Association Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes

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ARTICLE: Pharmacologic Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes: Synopsis of the 2017 American Diabetes Association Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes. AUTHORS: James J. Chamberlain, William H. Herman, Sandra Leal, Andrew S. Rhinehart, Jay H. Shubrook, Neil Skolnik, Rita Rastogi Kalyani JOURNAL: Ann Intern Med. 2017 Mar 14. doi: 10.7326/M16-2937. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract DESCRIPTION: The American Diabetes Association (ADA) annually updates the Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes to provide clinicians, patients, researchers, payers, and other interested parties with evidence-based recommendations for the(...)

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Screenings of “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”

Screenings of “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”

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Free screenings of the new HBO movie, “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” starring Oprah Winfrey. Location: Turner Auditorium Date: Friday, April 21, 2017 Time: FOUR options throughout the day (8 a.m., Noon, 3:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.) Tickets are free, but must be secured prior to attending the show. Click here for tickets: http://www.insidehopkinsmedicine.org/news/news_detail_page.cfm?id=21247

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Third Thursdays with the ICTR

Third Thursdays with the ICTR

Posted by  | CME, Research

The Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) is debuting a new lecture series, “Third Thursdays with the ICTR.” Each month, speakers will share research-related news and showcase a resource and/or service that can aid clinical research study team members. The next lecture is Thursday, April 20 from 1– 2 p.m. in the Wood Basic(...)

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Epic Tip of the Week: More Smartlinks

Epic Tip of the Week: More Smartlinks

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Use Smartlinks to quickly calculate risk prediction models like ASCVD, Framingham score or MELD. Due to Epic guidelines, we cannot post example screenshots on the blog. To view this post, visit: https://jh.box.com/s/sj4wzyjlwxiwwtskthhrn33vhzabcdow -Tim Niessen, assistant professor in GIM and Epic superuser

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Dorjee and Chaisson Receive Mentee-Mentor Award

Dorjee and Chaisson Receive Mentee-Mentor Award

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Kunchok Dorjee, research fellow in the Division of Infectious Diseases, and mentor Richard Chaisson, professor in ID, were recently named the recipients of the 2017 Mentee-Mentor Award in the Clinical Research category from the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs. This award recognizes Johns Hopkins School of Medicine postdoctoral fellows and their mentors for outstanding contributions to science(...)

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Faculty Promotions and Additions

Faculty Promotions and Additions

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Congratulations to all of the below faculty members who were recently promoted. Associate Professor: Nada Alachkar, Nephrology Rashmi Nisha Aurora (not pictured), Pulmonary Ashwin Balagopal, Infectious Diseases Zackary Berger, General Internal Medicine Jenell Coleman, Clinical Pharmacology Mihaela Pertea (not pictured), Genetic Medicine Tariq Shafi, Nephrology Ami Shah, Rheumatology Zack Wang, Hematology Assistant Professor: Michael Goldman, Clinical Immunology(...)

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Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) Pilot/Feasibility Grants

Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) Pilot/Feasibility Grants

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Letter of Intent (LOI) due by noon on Monday, May 1, 2017 The Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC), an NIH-funded center, is soliciting Letters of Intent to apply for Pilot and Feasibility grants of up to $50,000 (WITH NO MORE THAN $5,000 GOING TOWARDS SALARY SUPPORT FOR THE PI OR CO-I). Eligibility for a second year of funding(...)

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Miller-Coulson Academy of Excellence in Patient Care Symposium

Miller-Coulson Academy of Excellence in Patient Care Symposium

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The 2017 class of the Miller-Coulson Academy of Excellence in Patient Care will be inducted on Monday, April 17, 2017, 11:30-1 PM at the Excellence in Patient Care Symposium. The event will be held at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Sheikh Zayed Tower, Chevy Chase Auditorium. This year’s class includes: James H. Black, III, MD, Vascular Surgery(...)

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