Appel Named Distinguished Scientist

Appel Named Distinguished Scientist

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Larry Appel, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was elected as a Distinguished Scientist of the American Heart Association (AHA). This designation was created in 2003 to honor AHA/ASA members who have made extraordinary contributions to cardiovascular and stroke research. Larry will be recognized at the AHA Scientific Sessions in Chicago in November.

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Petty to Step Down as Chair of Credentials Committee

Petty to Step Down as Chair of Credentials Committee

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Brent Petty, associate professor in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, will be stepping down from his role as chair of the Department of Medicine Credentials Committee on June 30 after 29 years of service. For almost three decades, Brent oversaw all initial and reappointments of Department of Medicine clinical providers at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.(...)

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Director’s Reflections: Pride Month

Director’s Reflections: Pride Month

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It is my privilege this month to post about Pride Month. When people think about Johns Hopkins Medicine and LGBTQ issues, the entry point is often colored by the vocal and public Paul McHugh, former head of the Department of Psychiatry, who viewed gender dysphoria as a psychological problem, not a biological phenomenon—asserting that patients(...)

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June Updates

June Updates

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Happy Summer! On behalf of Medical Nursing Administration, we hope that you will have a happy and healthy summer and are able to enjoy some time for family, friends, hobbies and rest. Telesitter Implementation The Remote Patient Monitoring called “telesitter” was successfully implemented on June 8. The room is staffed by specially trained clinical technicians(...)

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Bennett Elected to Faculty Senate

Bennett Elected to Faculty Senate

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Wendy Bennett, associate professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was recently elected to represent the Department of Medicine in the Faculty Senate. The Faculty Senate provides a mechanism for faculty, fellows and students of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine to participate more effectively in the deliberations and governance of  the institution.(...)

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Association of a Bundled Hospital-at-Home and 30-Day Postacute Transitional Care Program With Clinical Outcomes and Patient Experiences

Association of a Bundled Hospital-at-Home and 30-Day Postacute Transitional Care Program With Clinical Outcomes and Patient Experiences

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ARTICLE: Association of a Bundled Hospital-at-Home and 30-Day Postacute Transitional Care Program With Clinical Outcomes and Patient Experiences AUTHORS: Alex D. Federman, Tacara Soones, Linda V. DeCherrie, Bruce Leff, Albert L. Siu JOURNAL: JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Jun 25. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.2562 Abstract Importance: Hospital-at-home (HaH) care provides acute hospital-level care in a patient’s home as a substitute(...)

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June News

June News

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On June 4-5, the BCU team travelled to Minneapolis for the third annual summit of the National Ebola Training and Education Center (NETEC). This two-day conference brought together representatives from the ten Regional Ebola and Special Pathogens Treatment Centers (RESPTCs) as well as officials from the CDC, WHO, ASPR and NIOSH. The summit focused on(...)

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Record Appointed Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education

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We are pleased to announce that Janet Record will assume the position of assistant dean for undergraduate medical education, effective July 1. Dr. Record is an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine and the division of hospital medicine at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. She has had a number of important leadership roles in(...)

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Carrese Named Hastings Center Fellow

Carrese Named Hastings Center Fellow

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Joseph Carrese, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was recently elected as a fellow of the Hastings Center, recognizing him as an individual of outstanding accomplishment whose body of work has informed scholarship and/or a public understanding of complex ethical issues in health, health care and the life sciences. The Hastings Center was(...)

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