Operation Limelight

Operation Limelight

Posted by  | Patient Care

On Wednesday, August 29, the BCU team held a short exercise called Operation Limelight for congressional staffers and media outlets. Operation Limelight was a demonstration of several aspects of an activated unit including patient admission via an Isopod, personal protective equipment (PPE) donning and doffing procedures, autoclave operations, laboratory specimen processing and adaptive communication via(...)

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Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Minority Health Policy

Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Minority Health Policy

Posted by  | Education

The Commonwealth Fund Fellowship in Minority Health Policy at Harvard University (CFF) is pleased to announce  the call for applications for the 2019-2020 year. At the Harvard Medical School, Boston, applications are now being accepted for a one-year, degree-granting, full-time fellowship beginning July 2019. Application deadline is 5 p.m. on December 1, 2018. All application(...)

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IEE Education Shark Tank

IEE Education Shark Tank

Posted by  | Education

Shark Tank has become a big hit at our education conference. In years past, four to five finalists have been selected to present proposals to our panel of Education Scholarship Sharks, who then distributed $10,000 among the project(s). It's always possible that the best proposal might get it all, or it might be divided among projects! This is a great opportunity to(...)

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Faculty Senate Update

Faculty Senate Update

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The School of Medicine’s Faculty Senate had its first meeting of the year on September 12. Members discussed the results from the faculty satisfaction survey and the new online education program. The faculty representatives for the DOM are: Meredith McCormack, associate professor in the Division of Pulmonary (mmccor16@jhmi.edu), John Sperati, associate professor in the Division of(...)

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Risk of Neoplastic Progression in Individuals at High Risk for Pancreatic Cancer Undergoing Long-term Surveillance

Risk of Neoplastic Progression in Individuals at High Risk for Pancreatic Cancer Undergoing Long-term Surveillance

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ARTICLE: Risk of Neoplastic Progression in Individuals at High Risk for Pancreatic Cancer Undergoing Long-term Surveillance AUTHORS: Marcia Irene Canto, Jose Alejandro Almario, Richard D. Schulick, Charles J. Yeo, Alison Klein, Amanda Blackford, Eun Ji Shin, Abanti Sanyal, Gayane Yenokyan, Anne Marie Lennon, Ihab R. Kamel, Elliot K. Fishman, Christopher Wolfgang, Matthew Weiss, Ralph H. Hruban and Michael Goggins JOURNAL: Gastroenterology. 2018 Sep;155(3):740-751.e2. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2018.05.035. Epub 2018 May 24.(...)

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Feldman Featured in the Curbsiders Podcast

Feldman Featured in the Curbsiders Podcast

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Lenny Feldman, associate professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was recently featured in the Curbside Internal Medicine podcast entitled "Things We Do For No Reason." Lenny discusses high value care and how to avoid low value practices and inflated medical bills. Click here to listen to the podcast: https://thecurbsiders.com/podcast/109-things-we-do-for-no-reason-a-high-value-episode

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Gebo Named Chief Medical and Scientific Officer

Gebo Named Chief Medical and Scientific Officer

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Kelly Gebo, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, was named chief medical and scientific officer of the All of Us Research Program at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). In this role, shewill work with health care professionals and researchers, participants and national and community-based organizations to lead the program’s scientific agenda, with a special(...)

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Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture

Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture

Posted by  | CME, Research

Join us as we celebrate the legacy of Mrs. Henrietta Lacks, Saturday, October 6 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in Turner Auditorium, 720 Rutland Ave, 21205. We are pleased to have Dr. Francis S. Collins, the current director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), as our keynote speaker. Special guests include members of(...)

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George A. and Margaret Yates Berkheimer Faculty Education Scholars Grant

George A. and Margaret Yates Berkheimer Faculty Education Scholars Grant

Posted by  | Education, Research

The Institute for Excellence in Education (IEE) of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2019 Berkheimer Faculty Education Scholars Grant. This award provides up to $50,000 for 12-18 months to a faculty member or team (maximum of three faculty members) who exhibit promise, innovation,(...)

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